Angela Gheorghiu’s new recording is titled ‘Live from Covent Garden’, and it features the following music:
Casta Diva (from Norma)
Câte flori pe deal in sus (from Le Seceris)
Depuis le jour (from Louise)
Ecco: respiro appena. Io son l’umile ancella (from Adriana Lecouvreur)
Lascia ch’io pianga (from Rinaldo)
I Could Have Danced All Night (My Fair Lady)
Allons! Il le faut pour lui-même!… Adieu, notre petite table (from Manon)
Porgi amor (from Le nozze di Figaro)
Tu che di gel sei cinta (from Turandot)
Un bel di vedremo (from Madama Butterfly)
O mio babbino caro (from Gianni Schicchi)
Performed by Angela Gheorghiu (soprano), with the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Ion Marin conducting.
Angela Gheorghiu is an artist Who has an astounding voice, and she enjoys a special relationship with London’s Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, where she first captured the imagination and hearts of the world’s opera-lovers.
This recital with orchestra showcases Gheorghiu in roles she has championed in the theatre or on record (Adriana Lecouvreur, Madama Butterfly, Manon), and provides glimpses of the magic she brings to Bellini, Mozart and Handel – and the music of her native Romania and Broadway.
Here is Ms. Gheorghiu in the opera Toscanini, with the Vienna State Opera company: