Garanca New Year’s concert

New Year’s Eve Concert Gala 2010

The 2010 New Year’s Eve concert, from Berlin, featured two very prominent stars: Elina Garanca, mezzo soprano, and conductor Gustavo Dudamel.

Recorded live, this gala performance presents a selection of arias and orchestral works that include excerpts from one of Ms. Garanca’s most celebrated roles, Bizet’s Carmen, and Marguerite in Berlioz’s Damnation of Faust.

As well as providing world – class accompaniment, the Berlin Philharmonic makes an excellent contribution to the program with the overture to Berlioz’s thrilling “Roman Carnival” and excerpts from Manuel de Falla’s ballet, “The Three-Cornered Hat”.

The track list follows:


  • Le carnaval romain Overture, Op. 9
  • D’amour l’ardente flamme (from La damnation de Faust)

Elina Garanca (mezzo soprano)

  • Carmen: Prelude to Act I
  • L’amour est un oiseau rebelle ‘Habanera’ (from Carmen)

Elina Garanca (mezzo soprano)

  • Carmen: Entr’acte to Act III (Intermezzo)
  • Près des remparts de Séville (Séguedille) (from Carmen)

Elina Garanca (mezzo soprano)

  • Carmen: Entr’acte to Act IV (Aragonaise)
  • Les tringles des sistres tintaient (from Carmen)

Elina Garanca (mezzo soprano)

  • Al pensar en el dueno (from Las Hijas del Zebedeo)

Elina Garanca (mezzo soprano)

  • Three dances from El Sombrero de Tres Picos
  • Danse Espagnole (from La Vida Breve)

Lara, Augustin:

  • Granada

Elina Garanca (mezzo soprano)

  • Bacchanale from Samson et Dalila
  • Mon cœur s’ouvre à ta voix (from Samson et Dalila)

Elina Garanca (mezzo soprano)

Performed by the Berliner Philharmoniker, conducted by Gustavo Dudamel

Here is Bizet: Carmen, “L’amour est un oiseau rebelle” performed by Elīna Garanča and Gustavo Dudamel



Tags: New Year’s Eve Concert Gala 2010, Dudamel, Garanca, Berlin Philharmonic

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