Pagliacci by Ruggero Leoncavallo

https://youtu.be/rWDBOQ0jPMo Pagliacci1892Opera Ruggero LeoncavalloOperaBorn: 23 April 1857, Naples, ItalyNationality: ItalianDied: 9 August 1919, Montecatini Terme, Italy Ruggero Leoncavallo 1857-1919 Leoncavallo was an opera composer and librettist. He produced numerous operas and other songs throughout his career but is best known for the opera “Pagliacci” which remains one of the most popular and frequently performed works … Continue reading Pagliacci by Ruggero Leoncavallo

The Brandenburgers in Bohemia by Bedrich Smetana

https://youtu.be/UMa7gVQqEAg The Brandenburgers in Bohemia1862-63Opera Bedrich SmetanaClassicalBorn: 2 March 1824, Litomysl, CzechiaNationality: CzechDied: 12 May 1884, Prague, Czechia Bedrich Smetana 1824-1884 Smetana was a composer and a pioneer in the development of a musical style closely identified with his people’s aspirations for a cultural and political revival. In Czechia, he is regarded as the father … Continue reading The Brandenburgers in Bohemia by Bedrich Smetana

The Bartered Bride: Overture by Bedrich Smetana

https://youtu.be/QLUm_yvnyo4 The Bartered Bride: Overture1866Comic Opera Bedrich SmetanaClassicalBorn: 2 March 1824, Litomysl, CzechiaNationality: CzechDied: 12 May 1884, Prague, Czechia Bedrich Smetana 1824-1884 Smetana was a composer and a pioneer in the development of a musical style closely identified with his people’s aspirations for a cultural and political revival. In Czechia, he is regarded as the … Continue reading The Bartered Bride: Overture by Bedrich Smetana

Gugliolmo Ratcliff by Pietro Mascagni

https://youtu.be/DgUuGqRm26k Gugliolmo Ratcliff1894Opera Pietro MascagniOperaBorn: 7 December 1863, Livorno, ItalyNationality: ItalianDied: 2 August 1945, Rome, Italy Pietro Mascagni 1863-1945 Mascagni was a composer best known for his operas. In 1890 his opera “Cavalleria” caused one of the greatest sensations in operatic history and ushered in the Verismo movement in Italian dramatic music. Despite claims that … Continue reading Gugliolmo Ratcliff by Pietro Mascagni

L’amico Fritz by Pietro Mascagni

https://youtu.be/8eapIAePKEo L'amico Fritz1891Opera Pietro MascagniOperaBorn: 7 December 1863, Livorno, ItalyNationality: ItalianDied: 2 August 1945, Rome, Italy Pietro Mascagni 1863-1945 Mascagni was a composer best known for his operas. In 1890 his opera “Cavalleria” caused one of the greatest sensations in operatic history and ushered in the Verismo movement in Italian dramatic music. Despite claims that … Continue reading L’amico Fritz by Pietro Mascagni

Easter Hymn by Pietro Mascagni

https://youtu.be/n6D5ZNwqYB0 Easter Hymn1890Opera Pietro MascagniOperaBorn: 7 December 1863, Livorno, ItalyNationality: ItalianDied: 2 August 1945, Rome, Italy Pietro Mascagni 1863-1945 Mascagni was a composer best known for his operas. In 1890 his opera “Cavalleria” caused one of the greatest sensations in operatic history and ushered in the Verismo movement in Italian dramatic music. Despite claims that … Continue reading Easter Hymn by Pietro Mascagni

In the Mists by Leoš Janáček

https://youtu.be/9m5oVNFlKnc In the Mists1912Romantic Leoš JanáčekFolk, OperaBorn: 3 July 1854, Hukvsldy, CzechiaNationality: CzechDied: 12 August 1928, Ostrava, Czechia Leoš Janáček 1854-1928 Janáček was a composer, folklorist, musical theorist, teacher, and publicist, inspired by Moravian and other Slavic music to create a modern musical style. He devoted himself to folkloristic research until 1895. Janáček’s early musical … Continue reading In the Mists by Leoš Janáček

Griselda by Alessandro Scarlatti

https://youtu.be/AFcstiMN9_Q Griselda1701Opera Alessandro ScarlattiOperaBorn: 6 May 1660, SicilyNationality: SicilianDied: 22 October 1725, Naples, Italy Alessandro Scarlatti 1660-1725 Scarlatti was a composer, best known for his operas and chamber cantatas. He is considered to be one of the most important composers of the Neapolitan School of Opera. Scarlatti was also the father of the composers Domenico … Continue reading Griselda by Alessandro Scarlatti

Miss Sarajevo by Luciano Pavarotti

https://youtu.be/LWXQdw-YvVM Miss Sarajevo1995Classical Luciano PavarottiOperaBorn: 12 October 1935, Modena, ItalyNationality: ItalianDied: 6 September 2007, Modena, Italy Luciano Pavarotti 1938-2007 Pavarotti was an operatic tenor who crossed over into popular music late in his career. He became one of the most loved and acclaimed tenors of all time. He gained international fame for the quality of … Continue reading Miss Sarajevo by Luciano Pavarotti

From the House of the Dead by Leoš Janáček

https://youtu.be/ypFxqypp2o8 From the House of the Dead1928Opera Leoš JanáčekFolk, OperaBorn: 3 July 1854, Hukvsldy, CzechiaNationality: CzechDied: 12 August 1928, Ostrava, Czechia Leoš Janáček 1854-1928 Janáček was a composer, folklorist, musical theorist, teacher, and publicist, inspired by Moravian and other Slavic music to create a modern musical style. He devoted himself to folkloristic research until 1895. … Continue reading From the House of the Dead by Leoš Janáček

La Virgen Lava Pañales by Plácido Domingo

https://youtu.be/xmUsR8jlNMA La Virgen Lava Pañales1981Classical Plácido DomingoOperaBorn: 21 January 1941, Madrid, SpainNationality: Spanish Plácido Domingo Domingo is an opera singer, conductor, and arts administrator. He is well known for his versatility, performing in Italian, French, German, Spanish, English, and Russian in many of the most prestigious opera houses in the world. Domingo is primarily a … Continue reading La Virgen Lava Pañales by Plácido Domingo

Greensleeves by Kiri Te Kanawa

https://youtu.be/kFHOXCq-0OE Greensleeves1965Folk Kiri Te KanawaOperaBorn: 6 March 1944, Gisborne, New ZealandNationality: New Zealander Kiri Te Kanawa Te Kanawa is a retired opera singer best known for her full lyric soprano voice. She has received accolades from across the world, particularly for her performances of Mozart, Strauss Handel, Puccini, and Verdi. In her later career, Te … Continue reading Greensleeves by Kiri Te Kanawa

Il Pompeo by Alessandro Scarlatti

https://youtu.be/I9AC66M89nc Il Pompeo1682Opera Alessandro ScarlattiOperaBorn: 6 May 1660, SicilyNationality: SicilianDied: 22 October 1725, Naples, Italy Alessandro Scarlatti Scarlatti was a composer, best known for his operas and chamber cantatas. He is considered to be one of the most important composers of the Neapolitan School of Opera. Scarlatti was also the father of the composers Domenico … Continue reading Il Pompeo by Alessandro Scarlatti

Amor Ti Vieta by Andrea Bocelli

https://youtu.be/I7pdgC75NgA Amor Ti Vieta1998Opera Andrea BocelliOperaBorn: 22 September 1958, Lajatico, ItalyNationality: Italian Andrea Bocelli Bocelli is an operatic tenor and multi-instrumentalist. Diagnosed with congenital glaucoma at 5 months old he became blind at 12 years old after a soccer accident. Bocelli rose to fame in 1994 winning the preliminary round of the 44th Sanremo Music … Continue reading Amor Ti Vieta by Andrea Bocelli

The Heart Is Slow to Learn by Kiri Te Kanawa

https://youtu.be/HPkul9xqFtk The Heart Is Slow to Learn2001Musicals Kiri Te KanawaOperaBorn: 6 March 1944, Gisborne, New ZealandNationality: New Zealander Kiri Te Kanawa Te Kanawa is a retired opera singer best known for her full lyric soprano voice. She has received accolades from across the world, particularly for her performances of Mozart, Strauss, Handel, Puccini, and Verdi. … Continue reading The Heart Is Slow to Learn by Kiri Te Kanawa

Telemaco by Alessandro Scarlatti

https://youtu.be/khXbvkavXaA Telemaco1718Opera Alessandro ScarlattiOperaBorn: 6 May 1660, SicilyNationality: SicilianDied: 22 October 1725, Naples, Italy Alessandro Scarlatti Scarlatti was a composer, best known for his operas and chamber cantatas. He is considered to be one of the most important composers of the Neapolitan School of Opera. Scarlatti was also the father of the composers Domenico and … Continue reading Telemaco by Alessandro Scarlatti

Caruso by Andrea Bocelli

https://youtu.be/6iBjxRy8acQ Caruso1994Classical Andrea BocelliOperaBorn: 22 September 1958, Lajatico, ItalyNationality: Italian Andrea Bocelli Bocelli is an operatic tenor and multi-instrumentalist. Diagnosed with congenital glaucoma at 5 months old he became blind at 12 years old after a soccer accident. Bocelli rose to fame in 1994 winning the preliminary round of the 44th Sanremo Music festival with … Continue reading Caruso by Andrea Bocelli

Amigos para siempre by Jose Carreras

https://youtu.be/OmUS9vu-O1s Amigos para siempre1992Sport Jose CarrerasOperaBorn: 5 December 1946, Barcelona, SpainNationality: Spanish José Carreras Carreras is an operatic tenor best known for his performances in the operas of Donizetti, Verdi, and Puccini. He made his operatic debut at age 11 as Trujamán n Manuel de Falla’s “El Retablo de Messe Pedro”. Carreras’ career encompassed 60 … Continue reading Amigos para siempre by Jose Carreras

America by Tatiana Troyanos

https://youtu.be/wco-74BSFbI AmericaMusicals Tatiana TroyanosMezzo-sopranoBorn: 12 September 1938, New York, USANationality: AmericanDied: 21 August 1993, New York, USA Tatiana Troyanos Troyanos was a mezzo-soprano and remembered as one of the defining singers of her generation. Her performances covered the full range of operatic history in a career covering three decades. Troyanos was renowned for her work … Continue reading America by Tatiana Troyanos

Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss II

https://youtu.be/gPybrOxRoT4 Die Fledermaus1874Opera Johann Strauss IIClassicalBorn: 25 October 1825, Vienna, AustriaNationality: AustrianDied: 3 June 1899, Vienna, Austria Johann Strauss II Johann Strauss II was a composer of light music, dance music, and operettas. He was known as the Waltz King, having composed over 500 waltzes, polkas, and quadrilles, including ‘The Blue Danube’, Kaiser-Waltzer’, and ‘Tritsch-Tratsche-Polka’.

One Fine Day by Maria Callas

https://youtu.be/AR0SlCTj1Bo One Fine DayOpera Maria CallasOperaBorn: 2 December 1923, New York, USANationality: AmericanDied: 16 September 1977, Paris, France Maria Callas Callas was a soprano and one of the most influential opera singers of the 20th century. Critics acclaimed her bel canto technique, dramatic interpretations, and wide-ranging vocals. Ranging from classical opera to bel canto operas … Continue reading One Fine Day by Maria Callas

Il Mare Calmo Della Sera by Andrea Bocelli

https://youtu.be/Xjl156IBVGY Il Mare Calmo Della Sera1994Classical Andrea BocelliOperaBorn: 22 September 1958, Lajatico, ItalyNationality: Italian Andrea Bocelli Bocelli is an operatic tenor and multi-instrumentalist. Diagnosed with congenital glaucoma at 5 months old he became blind at 12 years old after a soccer accident. Bocelli rose to fame in 1994 winning the preliminary round of the 44th … Continue reading Il Mare Calmo Della Sera by Andrea Bocelli

On an Overgrown Path by Leoš Janáček

https://youtu.be/V280ixNS5Jc On an Overgrown Path1921Classical Leoš JanáčekFolk, OperaBorn: 3 July 1854, Hukvsldy, CzechiaNationality: CzechDied: 12 August 1928, Ostrava, Czechia Leoš Janáček Janáček was a composer, folklorist, musical theorist, teacher, and publicist, inspired by Moravian and other Slavic music to create a modern musical style. He devoted himself to folkloristic research until 1895. Janáček’s early musical … Continue reading On an Overgrown Path by Leoš Janáček

La Donna é Mobile by José Carreras

https://youtu.be/7LRo_ZpVIpE La Donna é Mobile1973Opera José CarrerasOperaBorn: 5 December 1946, Barcelona, SpainNationality: Spanish José Carreras Carreras is an operatic tenor best known for his performances in the operas of Donizetti, Verdi, and Puccini. He made his operatic debut at age 11 as Trujamán n Manuel de Falla’s “El Retablo de Messe Pedro”. Carreras’ career encompassed … Continue reading La Donna é Mobile by José Carreras

La Malagueña by Plácido Domingo

https://youtu.be/INe9AXdVYys La Malagueña1999Classical Plácido DomingoOperaBorn: 21 January 1941, Madrid, SpainNationality: Spanish Plácido Domingo Placido Domingo is an opera singer, conductor, and arts administrator. He is well known for his versatility, performing in Italian, French, German, Spanish, English, and Russian in many of the most prestigious opera houses in the world. Domingo is primarily a Lirico-spinto … Continue reading La Malagueña by Plácido Domingo

How Can I Go On by Montserrat Caballé and Freddie Mercury

https://youtu.be/ksNoe8W2jTc How Can I Go On1988Pop Montserrat CaballéOperaBorn: 12 April 1933, Barcelona, SpainNationality: SpanishDied: 6 October 2018, Barcelona, Spain Montserrat Caballé Caballé was an operatic soprano. Covering a wide variety of roles, she is best known for performances in the works of Verdi and of the bel canto repertoire including works of Rossini and Bellini. … Continue reading How Can I Go On by Montserrat Caballé and Freddie Mercury

Flute Sonata by Sergei Prokofiev

https://youtu.be/hfJ9-HenydQ Flute Sonata1943Sonata Sergei ProkofievClassicalBorn: 23 April 1891, Sontsivka, UkraineNationality: RussianDied: 5 March 1953, Moscow, Russia Sergei Prokofiev Prokofiev was a composer, pianist, and conductor. He is considered one of the major composers of the 20th century as the creator of accredited masterpieces across a variety of genres. His works include the ballet Romeo and … Continue reading Flute Sonata by Sergei Prokofiev

Noche Azul by Plácido Domingo

https://youtu.be/y9CRGq9rP5M Noche Azul1981Classical Plácido DomingoOperaBorn: 21 January 1941, Madrid, SpainNationality: Spanish Plácido Domingo Placido Domingo is an opera singer, conductor, and arts administrator. He is well known for his versatility, performing in Italian, French, German, Spanish, English, and Russian in many of the most prestigious opera houses in the world. Domingo is primarily a Lirico-spinto … Continue reading Noche Azul by Plácido Domingo

La Donna é Mobile by Plácido Domingo

https://youtu.be/a5lOCjQkM7c La Donna é Mobile1977Opera Plácido Domingo Plácido DomingoOperaBorn: 21 January 1941, Madrid, SpainNationality: Spanish Placido Domingo is an opera singer, conductor, and arts administrator. He is well known for his versatility, performing in Italian, French, German, Spanish, English, and Russian in many of the most prestigious opera houses in the world. Domingo is primarily … Continue reading La Donna é Mobile by Plácido Domingo

Cantique de Noël by Plácido Domingo

https://youtu.be/V7uiqRCW6I8 Cantique de Noël1999Classical Plácido Domingo Plácido DomingoOperaBorn: 21 January 1941, Madrid, SpainNationality: Spanish Placido Domingo is an opera singer, conductor, and arts administrator. He is well known for his versatility, performing in Italian, French, German, Spanish, English, and Russian in many of the most prestigious opera houses in the world. Domingo is primarily a … Continue reading Cantique de Noël by Plácido Domingo

Káťa Kabanová by Leoš Janáček

https://youtu.be/oFw2P-P9IFs Káťa Kabanová1921Opera Leoš JanáčekFolk, OperaBorn: 3 July 1854, Hukvsldy, CzechiaNationality: CzechDied: 12 August 1928, Ostrava, Czechia Leoš Janáček Janáček was a composer, folklorist, musical theorist, teacher, and publicist, inspired by Moravian and other Slavic music to create a modern musical style. He devoted himself to folkloristic research until 1895. Janáček’s early musical works were … Continue reading Káťa Kabanová by Leoš Janáček

Barcelona by Montserrat Caballé with Freddie Mercury

https://youtu.be/Y1fiOJDXA-E Barcelona1988Classical Montserrat CaballéOperaBorn: 12 April 1933, Barcelona, SpainNationality: SpanishDied: 6 October 2018, Barcelona, Spain Montserrat Caballé Caballé was an operatic soprano. Covering a wide variety of roles, she is best known for performances in the works of Verdi and of the bel canto repertoire including works of Rossini and Bellini. Caballé’s voice has been … Continue reading Barcelona by Montserrat Caballé with Freddie Mercury

Seven, They Are Seven by Sergei Prokofiev

https://youtu.be/3imEtW-4v80 Seven, They Are Seven1917Cantata Sergei Prokofiev Sergei ProkofievClassicalBorn: 23 April 1891, Sontsivka, UkraineNationality: RussianDied: 5 March 1953, Moscow, Russia Prokofiev was a composer, pianist, and conductor. He is considered one of the major composers of the 20th century as the creator of accredited masterpieces across a variety of genres. His works include the ballet … Continue reading Seven, They Are Seven by Sergei Prokofiev

I Love Rossini by Andrea Bocelli

https://youtu.be/4oBVvym5MMs I Love Rossini1999Classical Andrea Bocelli Andrea BocelliOperaBorn: 22 September 1958, Lajatico, ItalyNationality: Italian Bocelli is an operatic tenor and multi-instrumentalist. Diagnosed with congenital glaucoma at 5 months old he became blind at 12 years old after a soccer accident. Bocelli rose to fame in 1994 winning the preliminary round of the 44th Sanremo Music … Continue reading I Love Rossini by Andrea Bocelli

A Volte Il Cuore by Andrea Bocelli

https://youtu.be/JJUBBdp-Jxc A Volte Il Cuore1999Classical Andrea Bocelli Andrea BocelliOperaBorn: 22 September 1958, Lajatico, ItalyNationality: Italian Bocelli is an operatic tenor and multi-instrumentalist. Diagnosed with congenital glaucoma at 5 months old he became blind at 12 years old after a soccer accident. Bocelli rose to fame in 1994 winning the preliminary round of the 44th Sanremo … Continue reading A Volte Il Cuore by Andrea Bocelli

World In Union by Kiri Te Kanawa

https://youtu.be/fQS3kzgLYkg World In Union1994Sport Anthems Kiri Te Kanawa Kiri Te KanawaOperaBorn: 6 March 1944, Gisborne, New ZealandNationality: New Zealander Te Kanawa is a retired opera singer best known for her full lyric soprano voice. She has received accolades from across the world, particularly for her performances of Mozart, Strauss, Handel, Puccini, and Verdi. In her … Continue reading World In Union by Kiri Te Kanawa

Himno Real Madrid by Plácido Domingo

https://youtu.be/sj1PWvPkH24 Himno Real Madrid2002Sport Plácido Domingo Plácido DomingoOperaBorn: 21 January 1941, Madrid, SpainNationality: Spanish Placido Domingo is an opera singer, conductor, and arts administrator. He is well known for his versatility, performing in Italian, French, German, Spanish, English, and Russian in many of the most prestigious opera houses in the world. Domingo is primarily a … Continue reading Himno Real Madrid by Plácido Domingo

Tarakihi by Kiri Te Kanawa

https://youtu.be/_leRke4oA5o Tarakihi1999Classical Kiri Te Kanawa Kiri Te KanawaOperaBorn: 6 March 1944, Gisborne, New ZealandNationality: New Zealander Te Kanawa is a retired opera singer best known for her full lyric soprano voice. She has received accolades from across the world, particularly for her performances of Mozart, Strauss, Handel, Puccini, and Verdi. In her later career, Te … Continue reading Tarakihi by Kiri Te Kanawa

Serse by Georg Frideric Handel

https://youtu.be/uMlxM69ZJFA Serse1738Opera Georg Frideric Handel Georg Frideric HandelClassicalBorn: 5 March 1685, Halle, GermanyNationality: German-EnglishDied: 14 April 1759, London, UK Handel was a Baroque composer who spent most of his career in London, becoming naturalized British in 1727. He was well known for his operas, oratorios, concerti grossi, organ concertos, and anthems. Handel trained in Halle … Continue reading Serse by Georg Frideric Handel

Un Canto by Andrea Bocelli

https://youtu.be/7nJ5nWtkTBg Un Canto1999Classical Andrea Bocelli Andrea BocelliOperaBorn: 22 September 1958, Lajatico, ItalyNationality: Italian Bocelli is an operatic tenor and multi-instrumentalist. Diagnosed with congenital glaucoma at 5 months old he became blind at 12 years old after a soccer accident. Bocelli rose to fame in 1994 winning the preliminary round of the 44th Sanremo Music festival … Continue reading Un Canto by Andrea Bocelli

O Sole Mio by Andrea Bocelli

https://youtu.be/Mwj6-4zGhJI O Sole Mio1996Opera Andrea Bocelli Andrea BocelliOperaBorn: 22 September 1958, Lajatico, ItalyNationality: Italian Bocelli is an operatic tenor and multi-instrumentalist. Diagnosed with congenital glaucoma at 5 months old he became blind at 12 years old after a soccer accident. Bocelli rose to fame in 1994 winning the preliminary round of the 44th Sanremo Music … Continue reading O Sole Mio by Andrea Bocelli

E Lucevan Le Stelle by Plácido Domingo

https://youtu.be/5-AF1T4OehM E Lucevan Le Stelle1982Opera Plácido Domingo Plácido DomingoOperaBorn: 21 January 1941, Madrid, SpainNationality: Spanish Placido Domingo is an opera singer, conductor, and arts administrator. He is well known for his versatility, performing in Italian, French, German, Spanish, English, and Russian in many of the most prestigious opera houses in the world. Domingo is primarily … Continue reading E Lucevan Le Stelle by Plácido Domingo