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September 19, 2010

Piotr Beczala — Slavic arias

Filed under: Piotr Beczala — Administrator @ 7:49 pm

Piotr Beczala’s CD of Slavic arias, which was released in the United Kingdom on July 26, is scheduled for release in the United States on September 28, 2010.

1. Prince Igor: Daylight is fading “Vladimir’s Aria” by Alexander Borodin

2. Rafael, Op. 37: My heart trembles with passion by Anton Arensky

3. Rusalka, Op. 114/B 203: Vidino divná, presladká by AntonĂ­n Dvorák

4. Raftsman: Aria by Stanislaw Moniuszko

5. Haunted Manor: Aria by Stanislaw Moniuszko

6. Halka: Aria by Stanislaw Moniuszko

7. Legenda Baltyku: Aria by Feliks Nowowiejski

8. Aleko: Young Gypsy’s Song by Sergei Rachmaninov

9. Sadko: Aria by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

10. Bartered Bride, B 143/T 93: Aria by Bedrich Smetana

11. Eugene Onegin, Op. 24: Lensky’s aria by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

12. Iolanta, Op 69: No! The charms of a voluptuous beauty by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

13. Queen of Spades, Op. 68: What is our life? A Game! by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

14. Janek: Aria(s) by Wladyslaw Zelenski

CD, amazon.co.uk

CD, amazon.com

“In this recital, recorded in his native Poland, he sticks to the east European music that has moulded his finely bladed tenor, finding ample character and variety in a well-balanced programme.”–Andrew Clark, ft.com, 3 stars

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