Monday MON 25 December 2017
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Rolando Villazón / Ildar Abdrazakov © Deutsche Grammophon / Dario Acosta

Rolando Villazón / Ildar Abdrazakov

Tuesday 12 December 2017
19:30 – ca. 22:00
Großer Saal

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Janáček Philharmonie Ostrava

Rolando Villazón, Tenor

Ildar Abdrazakov, Bass

Guerassim Voronkov, Dirigent


Emil Nikolaus von Reznicek

Ouverture zu «Donna Diana» (1894)

Giuseppe Verdi

L'esule «Im Exil»

Mentre gonfiarsi l'anima (Arie des Attila aus «Attila») (1846)

Pietro Mascagni

Intermezzo (Cavalleria rusticana) (1890)

Giuseppe Verdi

Non t'accostare all'urna «Nähere dich nicht der Urne» (Bearbeitung: Robert Sadin) (1838)

Arrigo Boito

Son lo spirito che nega «Ich, der Geist, der stets verneinet» (Arie des Mefistofele aus «Mefistofele») (1868)

Strano figlio del caos (Szene aus dem ersten Akt von «Mefistofele») (1868)


Reveriano Soutullo, Juan Vert

Ya mis horas felices (La del soto del parral) (1927)

Sergej Rachmaninoff

Ne poj, krasavica «Singe nicht, schöne Geliebte» op. 4/4 (Sechs Lieder) (1892-1893)

Jules Massenet

Le dernier sommeil de la vierge (La vierge)

Stanislao Gastaldon

Musica Proibita

Luigi Denza

O begli occhi di fata

Amilcare Ponchielli

Danza delle Ore «Tanz der Stunden» E-Dur (La Gioconda) (1876)

Agustín Lara

Granada (Bearbeitung: Guerassim Voronkov) (1932)

Florian Hermann

Otshi tshornye «Schwarze Augen» (Bearbeitung: Guerassim Voronkov)



Harold Arlen

Over the rainbow (Aus dem Film «The Wizard of Oz») (Bearbeitung: Guerassim Voronkov) (1939)

Gioachino Rossini

La calunnia è un venticello «Die Verleumdung ist ein Lüftchen» (Verleumdungsarie des Basilio aus «Il barbiere di Siviglia») (1815-1816)

La danza / Tarantella «Già la luna» (Les soirées musicales Nr. 8) (1830-1835 ca.)

Giuseppe Verdi

Brindisi (Bearbeitung: Guerassim Voronkov) (1845)

Luigi Denza

Funiculì, funiculà (1880)


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«Great Voices»

At long last, Rolando Villazón returns with an aria evening! The public's darling and the sought-after Russian Bass Ildar Abdrazakov perform arias and duets from French and Italian operas by Gaetano Donizetti, Charles Gounod, Arrigo Boito and Giuseppe Verdi. That both singers are real stage personalities, one as charismatic as the other, is something that this programme brings to the fore. The men's duets are not all about love, but about friendship or even animosity. The composers frequently set such scenes to extraordinary music. The Mexican tenor surely needs no introduction, as he probably one of the most famous tenors in the world. Ildar Abdrazakov, whose bass is as powerful as it is elegant and agile, also performs in the world’s most important houses, from La Scala in Milan to the Metropolitan Opera in New York and the Salzburg Festival, where he made his debut in 2009 under the baton of Riccardo Muti. The combination of these two impressive singer personalities promises to be a real vocal highlight!

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