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O beau pays de la Touraine

Opera details:

Opera title:

Les Hugenots

Composer:

Giacomo Meyerbeer

Language:

French

Synopsis:

Les Hugenots Synopsis

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Aria details:

Type:

aria

Role(s):

Marguerite de Valois

Voice(s):

Soprano

Act:

2

Previous scene: Ein feste Burg
Next scene: Ah! si j'étais coquette

Ruth Ann Swenson; "O beau pays de la Touraine"; LES HUGUENOTS; Giacomo Meyerbeer

Singer(s): Marilyn Horne Ruth Ann Swenson

THIS IS THE SUCCESSOR CHANNEL TO "liederoperagreats" WHICH WAS RECENTLY TERMINATED.
Ruth Ann Swenson--soprano
Nicola Rescigno--conductor
The London Philharmonic
1993
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"New York native Ruth Ann Swenson, born on August 25, 1959, made quite a career for herself.

The soprano, raised in Commack, NY, studied at the Hartt College of Music and Academy of Vocal Arts, before heading to the Merola Program at the San Francisco Opera. She would receive an honorary doctorate from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music in 2006.
Her first major major debut came in 1983 when she appeared as Despina in “Così fan tutte” at the San Francisco Opera, though she achieved greater artistic growth in her work on Handel’s “Orlando” opposite Marilyn Horne. She would then appear at the Met for the first time in 1991, performing over 230 times until 2010.

In 1993, she would win the Richard Tucker Music Foundation Award. Her career would expand throughout the 1990s and early 2000s, the soprano singing all over the world at such houses as the Berlin State Opera, Opéra National de Paris, the Royal Opera House, the Bayerische Staatsoper, and the Lyric Opera of Chicago, among others.

In 2006, she would be diagnosed with breast cancer and would undergo surgery. In 2008, she was awarded the San Francisco Opera Medal.
Swenson performed the role of Gilda in Verdi’s “Rigoletto” 49 times at the Met and it was one of the roles that helped launch her career. One of her first major assignments was to tour the US with Western Opera Theater in the very role. Of her portrayal of the role in 2002, NY Times critic Anthony Tommasini noted, “For sheer vocal beauty, her singing here was hard to top. She floated high-lying phrases effortlessly, supporting her sound so surely that her voice, which is not really that big, easily filled the house.”; opera wire

Watch videos with other singers performing O beau pays de la Touraine:

Lisette Oropesa in Meyerbeer s Les Huegenots  259937
1 - Lisette Oropesa
Annick MASSIS 2005 Les Huguenots I GMeyerbeer 123229
1 - Annick Massis

Les Huguenots Act 2 O beau pays de la Touraine Marguerite Urbain Coryphee Dame 123240
1 - Diana Damrau
Desiree Rancatore O beau Pays de la Touraine da Les Huguenots di G Meyerbeer 123233
1 - Desirée Rancatore

Ruth Ann Swenson O Beau pays de la Touraine Les Huguenots 123232
1 - Ruth Ann Swenson
Montserrat Caballe Les Huguenots Giacomo Meyerbeer 123239
1 - Montserrat Caballé

Christiane EdaPierre O beau pays de la Touraine Les Huguenots 123253
1 - Christiane Eda-Pierre

Beverly Sills Les Huguenots O beau pays de la Touraine Carnegie Hall 51469 259940
1 - Beverly Sills

Joan Sutherland O beau pays de la Touraine Les Huguenots Meyerbeer 123246
1 - Joan Sutherland
Margarethe Siems sing O glucklich Land from Les huguenots Meyerbeer 123249
1 - Margarethe Siems

Alida BarbasiniLes Huguenots O beau pays de la Touraine  123260
1 - Katia Ricciarelli
Meyerbeer Les Huguenots O beau pays de la Touraine by Eide Norena 1935 123270
1 - Eidé Norena

Soprano ANTONINA NEZHDANOVA Les Huguenots O beau pays de la Touraine 1908 123263
1 - Antonina Nezhdanova
Brenda Harris Meyerbeer LES HUGUENOTS O beau pays de la Touraine Boston 1985 259948
1 - Carol Vaness

Les Huguenots O beau pays de la touraine Recorded 1911 123281
1 - Frieda Hempel
Les Huguenots Act II O beau pays de la Touraine 123280
1 - Renée Doria

Les Huguenots Act II Au beau pays de la Touraine 123279
1 - Alice Verlet
Diana Damrau records Meyerbeer Grand Opera Les Huguenots O beau pays de la Touraine  123225
1 - Diana Damrau
1 - Maria Callas
2 - Joyce DiDonato

1962 live Joan Sutherland Les Huguenots at La Scala O beau pays de la Touraine 123226
1 - Joan Sutherland
2 - Fiorenza Cossotto
2 - Giulietta Simionato
Rita Shane O beau pays de la Touraine from Les Huguenots 123228
1 - Jeanette Scovotti
1 - Rita Shane

Giacomo Meyerbeer LES HUGUENOTS O beau pays de la Touraine Joan Sutherland 123235
1 - Joan Sutherland
1 - Kiri Te Kanawa

Meyerbeer Les Huguenots Act 2 O beau pays de la Touraine 123290
1 - Joan Sutherland
1 - Kiri Te Kanawa
2 - Huguette Tourangeau

Louise Lebrun Meyerbeer LES HUGUENOTS O beau pays de la Touraine Paris 1976 High E 259943
1 - Carol Neblett
1 - Edita Gruberová
1 - Pierrette Alarie
Les Huguenots Meyerbeer beau pays de la Touraine Lisette Oropesa 259946
1 - Ermonela Jaho
1 - Lisette Oropesa
2 - Karine Deshayes

Sumi Jo beau pays de la Touraine LES HUGEUNOTS Giacomo Meyerbeer 259958
1 - Sumi Jo
2 - Elīna Garanča
Ruth Ann Swenson O beau pays de la Touraine LES HUGUENOTS Giacomo Meyerbeer 259959
1 - Ruth Ann Swenson
2 - Marilyn Horne

Dame Joan Sutherland O beau pays de la Touraine LES HUGUEONOTS Giacomo Meyerbeer 259965
1 - Joan Sutherland
1 - Nellie Melba
2 - Marilyn Horne
Les Huguenots Act II Air O beau pays de la Touraine Sombres chimeres Marguerite 123289
1 - Renée Doria
2 - Simone Couderc

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