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Close Encounters with Great Singers - Jon Vickers

Album Summary

>Jon Vickers / Jon Tolansk : Jon Vickers in Conversation with Jon Tolansky (Interview)
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Otello
>Wagner, Richard : Tristan und Isolde
>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio
>Britten, Benjamin : Peter Grimes
>Strauss, Richard : Enoch Arden, Op. 38
Performers Conductors Ensembles Composers


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Works Details

>Jon Vickers / Jon Tolansk : Jon Vickers in Conversation with Jon Tolansky (Interview) :: Includes Berlioz' s "Par une telle nuit"
  • Performers: Josephine Veasey (Mezzo Soprano); Jon Vickers
  • Conductor: Colin Davis
  • Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
  • Running Time: 23 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 06/2001

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Otello :: Act I. Già nella notte densa
  • Performers: Mirella Freni; Jon Vickers
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Notes: Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany (04/30/1973/05/01/1973)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1887

>Jon Vickers / Jon Tolansk : Jon Vickers in Conversation with Jon Tolansky (Interview) :: Includes Verdi's "Ah! mille vite...Sì, pe
  • Performers: Peter Glossop (Baritone); Jon Vickers
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Running Time: 8 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 06/2001

>Wagner, Richard : Tristan und Isolde :: Act III. Scene 1. Wie sie selig, hehr und milde
  • Performer: Jon Vickers
  • Conductor: Horst Stein
  • Ensemble: Buenos Aires Teatro Colón Orchestra
  • Running Time: 6 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1857-1859

>Handel, George Frideric : Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio :: Ev'ry Valley
  • Performer: Jon Vickers
  • Conductor: Thomas Beecham
  • Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Running Time: 11 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Cantata/Oratorio
  • Written: 1741

>Britten, Benjamin : Peter Grimes :: Act III. Ellen, give me your hand
  • Performer: Jon Vickers
  • Conductor: Colin Davis
  • Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
  • Running Time: 11 min. 1 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1945

>Strauss, Richard : Enoch Arden, Op. 38 :: Long lines of cliff breaking
  • Performers: Marc-André Hamelin (Piano); Jon Vickers
  • Notes: Composition written: 1897.
  • Running Time: 6 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1897