In this episode, I continued my opera theme from last week. It was so much fun, and opened up many wonderful program possibilities. It was nice to get great feedback on last week’s opera quiz. Very impressed with our participants!
Here are the pieces I performed, with start times in the video:
0:00 Gabriel Fauré, Après un rêve opening for composer’s birthday
3:32 Saverio Mercadante, Theme and Variations on Mozart’s “La ci darem la mano” from Don Giovanni
12:22 François Borne, Fantaisie Brilliante on Bizet’s Carmen
24:39 William Schuman, XXV Opera Snatches
32:48 Giacomo Puccini, “Mi chiamano Mimi” from La bohème
39:30 Pixinguinha and Benedito Lacerda, Naquele tempo