O Sole Mio by Luciano Pavarotti

https://youtu.be/eQSNVBLTXYY O Sole MioOpera Luciano Pavarotti Luciano PavarottiOperaBorn: 12 October 1935, Modena, ItalyNationality: ItalianDied: 6 September 2007, Modena, Italy 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 O Sole Mio by Luciano Pavarotti

La zingara by Gaetano Donizetti

https://youtu.be/9FfxvddI90s La zingara1822Opera Gaetano Donizetti Gaetano DonizettiOperaBorn: 29 November 1797, Bergamo, ItalyNationality: ItalianDied: 8 April 1848, Bergamo, Italy Donizetti was a composer best known for almost 70 operas. He was one of the leading composers of the bel canto opera style, along with Vincenzo Bellini and Gioachino Rossini, during the first half of the 19th … Continue reading La zingara by Gaetano Donizetti

Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi

https://youtu.be/fYDI6MWkCW8 Rigoletto1851Opera Giuseppe Verdi Giuseppe VerdiOperaBorn: 10 October 1813, Le Roncole, ItalyNationality: ItalianDied: 27 January 1901, Milan, Italy Verdi was an opera composer; born to a provincial family of moderate means he developed a musical education with help of a local patron. He dominated the Italian opera scene after the era of Vincenzo Bellini, Gioachino, … Continue reading Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi

Habanera by Maria Callas

https://youtu.be/EseMHr6VEM0 Habanera1962Opera Maria Callas Maria CallasOperaBorn: 2 December 1923, New York, USANationality: AmericanDied: 16 September 1977, Paris, France 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 Callas’ musical … Continue reading Habanera by Maria Callas

War and Peace by Sergei Prokofiev

https://youtu.be/p9maRdCdeV8 War and Peace1946Opera 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 Romeo … Continue reading War and Peace by Sergei Prokofiev

Vissi d’arte by Maria Callas

https://youtu.be/Nk5KrlxePzI Vissi d'arte1964Opera Maria Callas Maria CallasOperaBorn: 2 December 1923, New York, USANationality: AmericanDied: 16 September 1977, Paris, France 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 toto bel canto operas Callas’ … Continue reading Vissi d’arte by Maria Callas

Emilia di Liverpool by Gaetano Donizetti

https://youtu.be/90gyxHWr7Rk Emilia di Liverpool1824Opera Gaetano Donizetti Gaetano DonizettiOperaBorn: 29 November 1797, Bergamo, ItalyNationality: ItalianDied: 8 April 1848, Bergamo, Italy Donizetti was a composer best known for almost 70 operas. He was one of the leading composers of the bel canto opera style, along with Vincenzo Bellini and Gioachino Rossini, during the first half of the … Continue reading Emilia di Liverpool by Gaetano Donizetti

Beatrice and Bénédict by Hector Berlioz

https://youtu.be/xxCNTyw8SQA Beatrice and Bénédict1862Opera Hector Berlioz Hector BerliozRomanticBorn: 11 December 1803, La Côte-Saint-André, FranceNationality: FrenchDied: 8 March 1869, Paris, France Berlioz was a composer and conductor of the Romantic era. His works include orchestral works, choral pieces, three operas and compositions of hybrid genres. As the eldest son of a provincial doctor, Berlioz was expected … Continue reading Beatrice and Bénédict by Hector Berlioz

O Mio Babbino Caro by Maria Callas

https://youtu.be/l1C8NFDdFYg O Mio Babbino Caro1965Opera Maria Callas Maria CallasOperaBorn: 2 December 1923, New York, USANationality: AmericanDied: 16 September 1977, Paris, France 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 toto bel canto … Continue reading O Mio Babbino Caro by Maria Callas

A Quiet Place by Leonard Bernstein

https://youtu.be/wLqLwhsHFTM A Quiet Place1983Opera Leonard Bernstein Leonard BernsteinMusicals, OperaBorn: 25 August 1918, Massachusetts, USANationality: AmericanDied: 4 October 1990, New York, USA Bernstein was a composer, conductor, pianist, educator, author, and humanitarian. Consider among the most important conductors of his time Bernstein was the first American conductor to receive international acclaim. Best known for the musical … Continue reading A Quiet Place by Leonard Bernstein

Candide by Leonard Bernstein

https://youtu.be/422-yb8TXj8 Candide1956Opera Leonard Bernstein Leonard BernsteinMusicals, OperaBorn: 25 August 1918, Massachusetts, USANationality: AmericanDied: 4 October 1990, New York, USA Bernstein was a composer, conductor, pianist, educator, author, and humanitarian. Consider among the most important conductors of his time Bernstein was the first American conductor to receive international acclaim. Best known for the musical West Side … Continue reading Candide by Leonard Bernstein

The Damnation of Faust by Hector Berlioz

https://youtu.be/l4NG_NSXfIw The Damnation of Faust1846Opera Hector Berlioz Hector BerliozRomanticBorn: 11 December 1803, La Côte-Saint-André, FranceNationality: FrenchDied: 8 March 1869, Paris, France Berlioz was a composer and conductor of the Romantic era. His works include orchestral works, choral pieces, three operas and compositions of hybrid genres. As the eldest son of a provincial doctor, Berlioz was … Continue reading The Damnation of Faust by Hector Berlioz

La Mamma Morta by Maria Callas

https://youtu.be/5oZi2fovnZQ La Mamma Morta1896Opera Maria Callas Maria CallasOperaBorn: 2 December 1923, New York, USANationality: AmericanDied: 16 September 1977, Paris, France 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 toto bel canto operas … Continue reading La Mamma Morta by Maria Callas

Bridal Chorus by Richard Wagner

https://youtu.be/5C5FOW2ekHo Bridal Chorus1850Opera Richard Wagner Richard WagnerOperaBorn: 22 May 1813, Leizig, GermanyNationality: GermanDied: 13 February 1883, Venice, Italy Wagner was a composer, polemicist, theatre director, and conductor best known for his operas . He wrote both the libretto and the music for his stage works and established his reputation in the romantic vein of Carl … Continue reading Bridal Chorus by Richard Wagner

O Don Falale by Maria Callas

https://youtu.be/r9LMFdzb4AU O Don Falale1962Opera Maria CallasOperaBorn: 2 December 1923, New York, USANationality: AmericanDied: 16 September 1977, Paris, France 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 toto bel canto operas Callas’ musical … Continue reading O Don Falale by Maria Callas

Nessun Dorma by Luciano Pavarotti

https://youtu.be/RdTBml4oOZ8 Nessun DormaOpera Luciano Pavarotti Luciano PavarottiOperaBorn: 12 October 1935, Modena, ItalyNationality: ItalianDied: 6 September 2007, Modena, Italy 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 his … Continue reading Nessun Dorma by Luciano Pavarotti

Zoraida di Granata by Gaetano Donizetti

https://youtu.be/rkjbuZ4R0VU Zoraida di Granata1824Opera Gaetano Donizetti Gaetano DonizettiOperaBorn: 29 November 1797, Bergamo, ItalyNationality: ItalianDied: 8 April 1848, Bergamo, Italy Donizetti was a composer best known for almost 70 operas. He was one of the leading composers of the bel canto opera style, along with Vincenzo Bellini and Gioachino Rossini, during the first half of the … Continue reading Zoraida di Granata by Gaetano Donizetti

Otello by Giuseppe Verdi

https://youtu.be/njs-aQy_89c Otello1887Opera Giuseppe Verdi Giuseppe VerdiOperaBorn: 10 October 1813, Le Roncole, ItalyNationality: ItalianDied: 27 January 1901, Milan, Italy Verdi was an opera composer; born to a provincial family of moderate means he developed a musical education with help of a local patron. He dominated the Italian opera scene after the era of Vincenzo Bellini, Gioachino, … Continue reading Otello by Giuseppe Verdi

Elvida by Gaetano Donizetti

https://youtu.be/GVNkx_620GA Elvida1826Opera Gaetano Donizetti Gaetano DonizettiOperaBorn: 29 November 1797, Bergamo, ItalyNationality: ItalianDied: 8 April 1848, Bergamo, Italy Donizetti was a composer best known for almost 70 operas. He was one of the leading composers of the bel canto opera style, along with Vincenzo Bellini and Gioachino Rossini, during the first half of the 19th century. … Continue reading Elvida by Gaetano Donizetti

Die Walküre Act 3 by Richard Wagner

https://youtu.be/Ap_p_oQtqec Die Walküre: Act 31852Opera Richard Wagner Richard WagnerOperaBorn: 22 May 1813, Leipzig, GermanyNationality: GermanDied: 13 February 1883, Venice, Italy Wagner was a composer, polemicist, theatre director, and conductor best known for his operas . He wrote both the libretto and the music for his stage works and established his reputation in the romantic vein … Continue reading Die Walküre Act 3 by Richard Wagner

Gabriella di Vergy by Gaetano Donizetti

https://youtu.be/kUSjDtgQoDI Gabriella di Vergy1826Opera Gaetano Donizetti Gaetano DonizettiOperaBorn: 29 November 1797, Bergamo, ItalyNationality: ItalianDied: 8 April 1848, Bergamo, Italy Donizetti was a composer best know for almost 70 operas. He was one of the leading composers of the bel canto opera style, along with Vincenzo Bellini and Gioachino Rossini, during the first half of the … Continue reading Gabriella di Vergy by Gaetano Donizetti

Pelléas et Mélisande by Claude Debussy

https://youtu.be/gHSKXZpZWCk Pelléas et Mélisande1902Opera Claude Debussy Claude DebussyRomantic, Classical, ImpressionistBorn: 22 August 1862, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, FranceNationality: FrenchDied: 25 March 1918, Paris France Debussy was a composer. He is seen as the first impressionist composer, although he himself rejected the term. Among the first influential composers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries he was born … Continue reading Pelléas et Mélisande by Claude Debussy

Air pour les Sauvages by Jean-Philippe Rameau

https://youtu.be/P1ufu247fHg Air pour les Sauvages1735Opera Jean-Philippe RameauOperaBorn: 25 September 1683, Dijon, FranceNationality: FrenchDied: 12 September 1764, Paris, France Rameau was an important composer and music theorist of 18th century French music. He succeeded Jean-Baptiste Lully as the dominant composer of French opera and is considered a leading composer of his time for the harpsichord

Orpheus by Georg Philipp Telemann

https://youtu.be/8NtiF2OZIcw Orpheus1726Opera Georg Philipp Telemann Georg Philipp TelemannBaroqueBorn: 14 March 1681, Magdeburg, GermanyNationality: GermanDied: 25 June 1767, Hamburg, Germany Telemann was a composer and multi-instrumentalist. He became a composer against his family’s wishes and was almost self-educated musically. Before settling in Hamburg in 1721 as a musical director of the city’s five main churches, he … Continue reading Orpheus by Georg Philipp Telemann

Der Ring des Nibelungen by Richard Wagner

https://youtu.be/xeRwBiu4wfQ Der Ring des Nibelungen1857Opera Richard Wagner Richard WagnerOperaBorn: 22 May 1813, Leipzig, GermanyNationality: GermanDied: 13 February 1883, Venice, Italy Wagner was a composer, polemicist, theatre director, and conductor best known for his operas . He wrote both the libretto and the music for his stage works and established his reputation in the romantic vein … Continue reading Der Ring des Nibelungen by Richard Wagner

La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi

https://youtu.be/JYGiRbDHr7k La Traviata1853Opera Giuseppe VerdiOperaBorn: 10 October 1813, Le Roncole, ItalyNationality: ItalianDied: 27 January 1901, Milan, Italy Verdi was an opera composer; born to a provincial family of moderate means he developed a musical education with help of a local patron. He dominated the Italian opera scene after the era of Vincenzo Bellini, Gioachino, Rossini, … Continue reading La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi

Nessun Dorma by Giacomo Puccini

https://youtu.be/cWc7vYjgnTs Nessun Dorma1920Opera Giacomo PucciniOperaBorn: 22 December 1858, Lucca, ItalyNationality: ItalianDied: 29 November 1924, Brussels, Belgium Puccini was a composer of opera and has been recognised as the greatest composer of Italian opera since Verdi. His early work was rooted in traditional late 19th-century romantic opera and later he as his work developed, he became … Continue reading Nessun Dorma by Giacomo Puccini

Nabucco by Giuseppe Verdi

https://youtu.be/2VejTwFjwVI Nabucco1841Opera Giuseppe VerdiOperaBorn: 10 October 1813, Le Roncole, ItalyNationality: ItalianDied: 27 January 1901, Milan, Italy Verdi was an opera composer; born to a provincial family of moderate means he developed a musical education with help of a local patron. He dominated the Italian opera scene after the era of Vincenzo Bellini, Gioachino, Rossini, and … Continue reading Nabucco by Giuseppe Verdi

La Danza by Gioachino Rossini

La Danza1835Classical https://youtu.be/2DbwrU3QZsA Gioachino RossiniClassicalBorn: 29 February 1792, Pesaro, ItalyNationality: ItalianDied: 13 November 1868, Paris, France Rossini was a composer famed for his thirty-nine operas. He also composed songs, chamber music, sacred music, and piano pieces. He set new standards for serious and humorous and retired from large-scale productions while at the height of his … Continue reading La Danza by Gioachino Rossini

Aida by Giuseppe Verdi

Aida1871Opera https://youtu.be/b8rsOzPzYr8 Giuseppe VerdiOperaBorn: 10 October 1813, Le Roncole, ItalyNationality: ItalianDied: 27 January 1901, Milan, Italy Verdi was an opera composer; born to a provincial family of moderate means he developed a musical education with help of a local patron. He dominated the Italian opera scene after the era of Vincenzo Bellini, Gioachino, Rossini, and … Continue reading Aida by Giuseppe Verdi

Il Trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi

Il Trovatore1853Opera https://youtu.be/WEMMVHAINFM Giuseppe VerdiOperaBorn: 10 October 1813, Le Roncole, ItalyNationality: ItalianDied: 27 January 1901, Milan, Italy Verdi was an opera composer; born to a provincial family of moderate means he developed a musical education with help of a local patron. He dominated the Italian opera scene after the era of Vincenzo Bellini, Gioachino, Rossini, … Continue reading Il Trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi

Semiramide by Gioachino Rossini

Semiramide1823Opera https://youtu.be/bTauHYkul3c Gioachino RossiniOperaBorn: 29 February 1792, Pesaro, ItalyNationality: ItalianDied: 13 November 1868, Paris, France Rossini was a composer famed for his thirty-nine operas. He also composed songs, chamber music, sacred music, and piano pieces. He set new standards for serious and humorous and retired from large-scale productions while at the height of his popularity … Continue reading Semiramide by Gioachino Rossini

Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini

Madama Butterfly1898Opera https://youtu.be/IYrbdiee9SU Giacomo PucciniOperaBorn: 22 December 1858, Lucca, ItalyNationality: ItalianDied: 29 November 1924, Brussels, Belgium Puccini was a composer of opera and has been recognised as the greatest composer of Italian opera since Verdi. His early work was rooted in traditional late 19th-century romantic opera and later he as his work developed, he became … Continue reading Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini

O Mio Babbino Caro by Giacomo Puccini

O Mio Babbino Caro1917-18Opera https://youtu.be/ZRuYQ9KRJms Giacomo PucciniOperaBorn: 22 December 1858, Lucca, ItalyNationality: ItalianDied: 29 November 1924, Brussels, Belgium Puccini was a composer of opera and has been recognised as the greatest composer of Italian opera since Verdi. His early work was rooted in traditional late 19th-century romantic opera and later he as his work developed, … Continue reading O Mio Babbino Caro by Giacomo Puccini