the London Symphony Orchestra who appears on their recordings, Bach to Brubeck, Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 1-9, Berlioz: Harold en Italie,
The Dust Bowl Symphony, Epiphany, Mahler: Symphony No. 8,
Music of Hope, Symphony No. 1 Inspired by The Lord of
the Rings by Johan de Meij, and Walton: Belshazzar’s Feast/Symphony
May 2007, the LSO teamed up with soprano Angela Gheorghiu
for an evening of opera highlights that included “Caro mio ben” by Giuseppe Giordani, “Ch’il bel sogno di
Doretta” from La rondine, “In quelle trine morbide”
from Manon Lescaut, “O
mio babbino caro” from Gianni
Schicchi and “Un bel
di vedremo” from Madama Butterfly by Giacomo
Puccini, “Habanera” from Carmen
by Georges Bizet, “Lascia ch’io pianga”
by George Frideric Handel, and “Stridono lassu” from Pagliacci by Ruggero Leoncavallo.
offered up “Daphnis et Chloe
– Suite No. 2” by Maurice Ravel, “Metaboles”
by Henri Dutilleux and “Piano Concerto No.
1” by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky with Barry
Douglas at the keys on 3rd July 2007.
May 2008, they were joined by tenor Robert Alagna
for an evening of Verdi. Their
program featured “La mia letizia infondere” from
I lombardi alla prima crociata; “La
vita e inferno…” and “Oh tu che in seno agli angeli” from La forza del destino; “Lunge da
lei… De’ miei bollenti
spiriti” from La traviata; “Niun mi tema!” from Otello; “O
Ah, la paterna mano”
and “Patria oppressa!” from Macbeth; “Oh! fede negar potessi…
Quando le sere al placido”
from Luisa Miller; “Questa
o quella” from Rigoletto; “Se quell guerrier… Celeste
Aida” from Aida; and, “Va, pensiero” from Nabucco.
an all-Prokofiev concert that comprised “Concerto for Violin and
Orchestra No. 2 in G minor, Op. 63” with soloist Vadim
Repin, “Symphony No. 1 in D major, Op. 25”
(“Classical”) and “Symphony No. 5 in B major, Op. 100 on
17th May 2009.
June 2009, Deborah Voigt was the soloist when they performed “Abscheulicher” from Fidelio by Ludwig van Beethoven, “Closing Scene”
from Salome, “Ich kann nicht
sitzen” from Elektra and “Zweite Braut nacht” from Die Aegyptische
Helena by Richard Strauss, and “Dich, teure Halle” from Tannhauser and “Du bist der Lenz” from Die Walkure
by Richard Wagner.
recordings on which Gina appears include Effetto Notte by Il Poliedro
Di Leonard and Paganini: Violin Concerto No. 1/Sarasate: Carmen Fantasy with Orchestra Da Camera Di Santa Cecilia and Uto