Constantine Orbelian

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Anna Netrebko & Dmitri Hvorostovsky

Anna Netrebko & Dmitri Hvorostovsky

Live From Red Square


Giordano, U:

La mamma morta (from Andrea Chénier)

Hermann, Florian:

Ochi chyornye (Dark Eyes)

Kalman:

Heia, in den Bergen from Die Csárdásfürstin

Puccini:

Tre sbirri...Una carozza...Presto 'Te Deum' (from Tosca)

Solovyov-Sedoy:

Podmoskovnye vechera

Tchaikovsky:

Polonaise (from Eugene Onegin, Op. 24)

Uzh kak po mostu, mostochku (from Eugene Onegin)

O! Kak mnye tyazhelo! ? Onegin! Ya togda molozhe (from Eugene Onegin, Op. 24)

Verdi:

La forza del destino Overture

Mercè, dilette amiche 'Bolero' (from I Vespri Siciliani)

O Carlo, ascolta (from Don Carlo)

Anvil Chorus (from Il Trovatore)

Tacea la notte (from Il Trovatore)

Il balen del suo sorriso (from Il Trovatore)

Udiste? Come albeggi la scure al figlio (from Il Trovatore)

Va, pensiero (from Nabucco)

Cortigiani, vil razza dannata (from Rigoletto)


Anna Netrebko (soprano), Dmitri Hvorostovsky (baritone)

State Academic Symphony Orchestra “Evgeny Svetlanov”, Academic Grand Choir “Masters of Choral Singing”, Constantine Orbelian

Two of the biggest names in opera join forces for a live performance from historic Red Square in the heart of Moscow, captured in stunning sound and vision with 18 high definition cameras and 5.1 cinema surround sound.

Recorded at a superb live concert on 19 June 2013, Anna Netrebko and Dmitri Hvorostovsky return to their native Russia, singing a brilliant programme of popular arias and duets from some of the world’s best-loved operas, including Tosca, Eugene Onegin, and, celebrating Verdi's bicentenary, Il trovatore.

They are accompanied by Russia's State Academic Symphony Orchestra “Evgeny Svetlanov” and the huge forces of the Academic Grand Choir Masters of Choral Singing, under the baton of Constantine Orbelian.

Every detail of the once-in-a-lifetime event is faithfully captured by director Frank Hof, whose work includes the memorable Anna Netrebko, Placido Domingo, and Rolando Villazon performance at Berlin’s Waldbuhne, which Classical CD Review called “an absolute knock-out”… The two brought “the audience to a stunned silence with the despairing aria from Eugene Onegin” Bloomberg reported.

7500 people were present on the Red Square, more than 400 cinemas have screened the concert worldwide. Channel 1 ( Russia) , ZDF (Germany) , Arte ( France, Germany) and ORF (Austria) all have been broadcasting the Red Square concert- literally millions of viewers have seen this great evening.

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Bridge: Chamber Concerto etc.

Bridge: Chamber Concerto etc.


Bridge:

Chamber Concerto - Quintet 1912 arr. Orbelian

Three Idylls

Hindmarsh:

Four pieces for string orchestra (after Frank Bridge) 'To John, in Memoriam'


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Virtuoso Rossini Arias: Lawrence Brownlee

Virtuoso Rossini Arias: Lawrence Brownlee


Rossini:

Vieni fra queste braccia (from La gazza ladra)

Que les destins prospères (from Le Comte d'Ory)

D'ogni più sacro impegno (from L'Occasione fa il ladro)

Che ascolto (from Otello)

Ah dovè il cimento (from Semiramide)

Tu seconda il mio disegno (from Il Turco in Italia)

O fiamma soave (from La donna del lago)

Terra amica (from Zelmira)


This album of spectacular rarities by Gioacchino Rossini from superstar tenor Lawrence Brownlee – his firstever aria collection with orchestra – is long overdue. It not only captures the most exciting bel canto tenor voice of our time in its absolute prime, but also offers a choice selection of rarely heard vocal blockbusters – drawn from several of the old master’s most rarely performed operas.

Brownlee’s voice is unique in the bel canto repertoire. While dripping juicy emotion, it boasts uncanny evenness of tone and timbre from top to bottom; no other tenor can deliver this repertoire’s highest notes with his special blend of rapid-fire vibrato and a thrilling, chesty ring. He nails the speediest and most florid runs with jaw-dropping flexibility, precision and dead-on pitch. It all adds up to a blazing, “shiverme-timbers” vocal phenomenon that’s guaranteed to make any opera fan go weak in the knees. The Kaunas City Symphony Orchestra – under the assured baton of Constantine Orbelian – furnishes sympathetic and sonorous support.

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Delos - DE3455

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Power Players: Russian Arias for Bass

Power Players: Russian Arias for Bass


Borodin:

Ni sna, ni otdikha izmuchennoi dushe (from Prince Igor)

Glinka:

Ya ves'drozhu (from Ruslan and Lyudmila)

O pole, pole (from Ruslan and Lyudmila)

Ivan Susanin (A Life for the Tsar): They Guess the Truth

Mussorgsky:

Kak vo gorode bylo vo kazani (from Boris Godunov)

Kaunas State Choir

Boris Godunov: Coronation Scene

Kaunas State Choir

Prokofiev:

Velichavaya v solnechnykh luchakh (Kutuzov's aria) (War and Peace)

Rachmaninov:

Ves tabor spit (from Aleko)

Rimsky Korsakov:

Song of the Viking Guest (from Sadko)

Rubinstein:

Na vozdushnom okeane

Kaunas State Choir

Tchaikovsky:

Lyubvi fse vozrastï pokornï 'Gremin's aria' (from Eugene Onegin)

Gospod' moy, yesti greshen ya from Iolanta


Recorded in Kaunas, Lithuania, 9-13 May 2013.

The bass voice is more prominent in Russian opera than in other national styles, with basses often assigned the roles of men in positions of great authority and influence (ie kings, military heroes) – hence this album’s title, “Power Players.”

Distinguished Russian Bass Ildar Abdrazakov, now 37, devoted his early years to Italian and French repertoire – but he has returned to his national operatic roots as his voice has deepened over time, making it supremely well-suited to the richer vocal sound called for by the great Russian roles.

Delos - DE3456

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Anna Netrebko & Dmitri Hvorostovsky

Anna Netrebko & Dmitri Hvorostovsky

Live From Red Square


Giordano, U:

La mamma morta (from Andrea Chénier)

Hermann, Florian:

Ochi chyornye (Dark Eyes)

Kalman:

Heia, in den Bergen from Die Csárdásfürstin

Puccini:

Tre sbirri...Una carozza...Presto 'Te Deum' (from Tosca)

Solovyov-Sedoy:

Podmoskovnye vechera

Tchaikovsky:

Polonaise (from Eugene Onegin, Op. 24)

Uzh kak po mostu, mostochku (from Eugene Onegin)

O! Kak mnye tyazhelo! ? Onegin! Ya togda molozhe (from Eugene Onegin, Op. 24)

Verdi:

La forza del destino Overture

Mercè, dilette amiche 'Bolero' (from I Vespri Siciliani)

O Carlo, ascolta (from Don Carlo)

Anvil Chorus (from Il Trovatore)

Tacea la notte (from Il Trovatore)

Il balen del suo sorriso (from Il Trovatore)

Udiste? Come albeggi la scure al figlio (from Il Trovatore)

Va, pensiero (from Nabucco)

Cortigiani, vil razza dannata (from Rigoletto)


Anna Netrebko (soprano), Dmitri Hvorostovsky (baritone)

State Academic Symphony Orchestra “Evgeny Svetlanov”, Academic Grand Choir “Masters of Choral Singing”, Constantine Orbelian

Two of the biggest names in opera join forces for a live performance from historic Red Square in the heart of Moscow, captured in stunning sound and vision with 18 high definition cameras and 5.1 cinema surround sound.

Recorded at a superb live concert on 19 June 2013, Anna Netrebko and Dmitri Hvorostovsky return to their native Russia, singing a brilliant programme of popular arias and duets from some of the world’s best-loved operas, including Tosca, Eugene Onegin, and, celebrating Verdis bicentenary, Il trovatore.

They are accompanied by Russias State Academic Symphony Orchestra “Evgeny Svetlanov” and the huge forces of the Academic Grand Choir Masters of Choral Singing, under the baton of Constantine Orbelian.

Every detail of the once-in-a-lifetime event is faithfully captured by director Frank Hof, whose work includes the memorable Anna Netrebko, Placido Domingo, and Rolando Villazon performance at Berlin’s Waldbuhne, which Classical CD Review called “an absolute knock-out”… The two brought “the audience to a stunned silence with the despairing aria from Eugene Onegin” Bloomberg reported.

7500 people were present on the Red Square, more than 400 cinemas have screened the concert worldwide. Channel 1 ( Russia) , ZDF (Germany) , Arte ( France, Germany) and ORF (Austria) all have been broadcasting the Red Square concert- literally millions of viewers have seen this great evening.

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DG - 0734546

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Classical Chamomile

Classical Chamomile


Elmar Oliveira (violin), Douglas Davis (cello), Zuill Bailey (cello), Carol Rosenberger (piano), Tatiana Zavarskaya (cello), Evgeni Talisman (piano), Oleg Sergeev (flute), Illona Nokkilainen (harp), Paul Galbraith (guitar)

Moscow Chamber Orchestra, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Yale Cellos, Shanghai Quartet, Roanoke Symphony Orchestra, Constantine Orbelian, Gerard Schwarz, Aldo Parisot, David Wiley

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Delos 40th Anniversary Celebration: Encores!

Delos 40th Anniversary Celebration: Encores!


Olga Guryakova (soprano), Andrew von Oeyen (piano), Sasha Rozhdestvensky (violin), Josiane Marfurt (piano), Dmitri Kogan (violin), Marianna Vassilieva (violin), Allan Vogel (oboe), Jory Vinikour (harpsichord), Joshua Smith (flute), Smaro Gregoriadou (guitar), Joseph Bertolozzi (computer), Alan Murchie (organ), Awet Andemicael (soprano), Heather Petrie (contralto)

Dallas Symphony Chorus, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Russian Philharmonia, Moscow Chamber Orchestra, Voices of Ascension Chorus, Etherea Vocal Ensemble, Andrew Litton, Constantine Orbelian, Dennis Keene

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Laugh with Classical Music

Laugh with Classical Music


Charles, W:

Green Eyed Dragon

John Aler (tenor) and Grant Gershon (piano)

Françaix:

Petit Quatuor pour Saxophones: Sérénade Comique

Italian Saxophone Quartet

Khachaturian:

Masquerade Suite – Galop

Philharmonia of Russia, Constantine Orbelian

Lang, M R:

Nonsense Rhymes and Pictures, Opp. 42 & 43: excerpts

Donald George (tenor), Lucy Mauro (piano)

Rimsky Korsakov:

Flight of the Bumble Bee

Oleg Sergeev (flute)

Shostakovich:

Ballet Suite No. 1 (1949): Galop

Philharmonia of Russia, Constantine Orbelian

Polka from The Golden Age, Op. 22

Philharmonia of Russia, Constantine Orbelian

Ballet Suite No. 3 (1952): Dance

Philharmonia of Russia, Constantine Orbelian

Ballet Suite No. 1 (1949): Humoresque-Waltz

Moscow Chamber Orchestra, Constantine Orbelian

Vieuxtemps:

Souvenir d'Amérique on 'Yankee Doodle'

Dmitry Khakhamov (violin)


“Say WHAAT? Laugh to classical music? Heaven forbid, not ME!”

That’s no doubt what far too many soberly dignified classical music fans might well say upon learning about this very different new compilation of humor in classical music from Delos. But, just stop and think: Weren’t your favorite classical “gods” also human beings? And isn’t a sense of humor an almost universal component of human nature? How many of you have found yourselves resisting the urge to smile, snicker, or “LOL” to certain passages of great music, simply because you took it (and its creators) entirely too seriously?

The simple truth is, many of the greatest composers who ever lived had functional funnybones, and LOVED musical jokes and other classical chicanery. Realizing this, we at Delos have combed through our extensive back catalog to come up with prime examples of music that will get you to grinning, giggling or even guffawing to the art of top classical masters! And we mean standouts like Vieuxtemps, Rimsky-Korsakoff, Shostakovich, Khachaturian, Francaix, Lang, and others. You can count on top-notch performances from artists like Maestro Constantine Orbelian and his Moscow Chamber Orchestra, tenor John Aler, the Italian Saxophone Quartet, and tenor Donald George (with pianist Lucy Mauro).

They say that laughter is the best medicine. So here’s a collection that you can file in your musical “medicine cabinet. “ Then – whenever life gets you down – let Delos help you feel better!

“A short but very sweet and genial programme...Shostakovich’s naughtiness delights through his Golden Age Polka; one can imagine how this little gem deflated bureaucratic pomposity...A tonic.” MusicWeb International, 26th July 2013

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Classical Caffeine

Classical Caffeine


includes

Francoeur:

Cello Sonata in E major: Gigue

Hummel, J:

Trumpet Concerto in E (or E flat) major: 3rd movement

Kabalevsky:

Galop from The Comedians, Op. 26

Milhaud:

Brazileira from Scaramouche

Prokofiev:

Classical Symphony Op. 25: Finale

Rameau:

Tambourin

Shchedrin:

Carmen Suite: Bolero


Rouben Aharonian (violin), Svetlana Safonova (piano), Stephen Taylor (oboe), David Bilger (trumpet), Ransom Wilson (flute), Eugenia Zukerman (flute), Scott Tennant (guitar), Zuill Bailey (cello), Simone Dinnerstein (piano)

Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Moscow Chamber Orchestra, New York Chamber Symphony, Byelorussian Radio and TV Symphony Orchestra, Lincoln Center Chamber Music Society, Russia Philharmonia, Style of Five, Brazilian Guita, James DePreist, Gerard Schwarz, Constantine Orbelian, Anatoly Lapunov

Everybody needs an occasional jump-start, but nobody likes getting all jumpy. Most of us want to rev up our energy levels, elevate our moods and boost our productivity – but we want to do it without that strung-out, “wired” feeling that too much actual caffeine can leave us with.

Delos to the rescue – with our new Classical Caffeine album. It’s chock-full of happy, high-energy music by Bach, Mozart, Khachaturian, Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich, Vivaldi, Beethoven, Prokofiev, Debussy and others. Remember, upbeat music has been scientifically proven to make you feel better: it stimulates both mind and body, banishes the blues, refreshes flagging spirits, promotes energy, and leaves you with a smile on your face and a spring in your step.

Combing through our extensive catalog, we have come up with a sure-fire assortment of manic, fun music that’s guaranteed to wake you up and get you going! And these snazzy, snappy performances are sure to please, coming as they do from Delos’ long list of top-tier recording artists and ensembles. It might even save you some money: with fewer trips to your neighborhood coffee emporium, the album could well pay for itself in NO time!

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Hvorostovsky in Moscow

Hvorostovsky in Moscow


Gounod:

Avant de quitter ces lieux (from Faust)

Verdi:

Gran Dio…O de ver'anni miei (from Ernani)

O Carlo, ascolta (from Don Carlo)

Morrò, ma prima in grazia (from Un Ballo in Maschera)

Il Trovatore: Act 4, Confrontation scene


Dmitri Hvorostovsky (baritone) & Sondra Radvanovsky (soprano)

Philharmonia of Russia, Constantine Orbelian

A Magical Match Made in Moscow.

In June 2008, Dmitri Hvorostovsky invited Sondra Radvanovsky to be his guest star in the prestigious Moscow concert series "Hvorostovsky and Friends," with conductor Constantine Orbelian and the Philharmonia of Russia. This glamorous occasion, captured on film for Russian television, marked these artists’ first-ever musical collaboration -- and proved to be a historic event that documented for posterity one of those all-too-rare instances of magical artistic alchemy between two great opera stars. Their electrifying performance was an instant sensation, and a potent preview of the two stars’ effusively acclaimed later appearances together in Il Trovatore at Covent Garden, The Met and The San Francisco Opera.

Delos recorded the live concert, to be released later as the critically-acclaimed CD, "Verdi Opera Scenes" (DE3403). The Russian TV show, featuring their national baritone hero and his dazzling guest, was broadcast throughout the Russian Federation. Upon obtaining that film footage, Delos collaborated with California film editor Steve Scoville, who expertly synched the footage with Delos's concert audio. The result, available for the first time on this DVD, takes the viewer/listener to Moscow's Great Hall for the concert’s most unforgettable moments, with stunning "you are there" sonic and visual impact.

TOTAL TIME: 42 MIN + 16 MIN Bonus Interview with Maestro Orbelian

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