Great Operatic Arias, Vol. 11 - Elizabeth Futral

 GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL (1685-1759)
1  Morgana's Aria (Tornami a vagheggier) from Alcina 5:00
  'Come take me in your arms'  
 GAETANO DONIZETTI (1797-1848)
2  Linda's Recitative and Cavatina (O luce di quest'anima) from Linda di Chamounix 6:17
  'I should have hurried!'-  
  'My soul is filled with love for you'  
   
 GIOACHINO ROSSINI (1792-1868)
3  Zelmira and Emma's Duet (Perchè mi guardi, e piangi) from Zelmira 5:58
  'What are these tears and sighs'  
  with Diana Montague mezzo-soprano - Lucy Wakeford harp - Jane Marshall cor anglais  
   
 WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART (1756-1791)
4  Constanza's Aria (Ach, ich liebte) from The Abduction from the Seraglio 5:47
  'How I loved him!'  
 VINCENZO BELLINI (1801-1835)
5  Quartet for Elvira, Enrichetta, Arturo and Giorgio (Polonaise: Son vergin vezzosa) from I puritani 5:14
  'A maiden adorning'  
  with Diana Montague mezzo-soprano - Peter Wedd tenor - Dean Robinson bass - Geoffrey Mitchell Choir  
   
 HECTOR BERLIOZ (1803-1869)
6  Hero's Aria (Je vais le voir!) from Beatrice and Benedict 9:21
  'He has come back'  
 WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART
7  Fiordiligi and Dorabella's Duet (Ah, guarda, sorella) from Così fa tutte 5:15
  'See here, Dorabella'  
  with Diana Montague mezzo-soprano  
   
 CHARLES-FRANCOIS GOUNOD (1818-1893)
8  Juliet's Aria (Ah! Je veux vivre dans ce rêve) from Romeo and Juliet 3:58
  'Ah! Let me live in this dream'  
 LEO DELIBES (1836-1891)
9  Lakmé and Gerald's Duet (C'est le Dieu de la jeunesse) from Lakmé 8:49
  'Reckless man! Are you mad?' -  
  'He's the god of youth and springtime'  
  with Barry Banks tenor  
10  Lakme's Bell Song: Scene and Legend of the Pariah's Daughter from Lakmé 8:46
  'Ah!' -  
  'Listen all to my daughter' -  
  'The silver moon was shining'  
  with Dean Robinson bass - Geoffrey Mitchell Choir  
   
 CARLISLE FLOYD (b. 1926)
11  Susannah's Aria from Susannah 7:03
  'Ain't it a pretty night!'  
 JACQUES OFFENBACH (1819-1880)
12  Edwige's Waltz-song (Conduisez-moi vers celui que j'adore) from Robinson Crusoe 4:08
  'Take me away to the one I adore'  
  with Geoffrey Mitchel Choir  
   
 GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL
13  Semele's Aria from Semele 3:37
  'Oh sleep, why dost thou leave me?'  
  with Elizabeth Kenny theorbo - David Cohen cello  
 Elizabeth Futral soprano
 Steven White
  21-24 June 2002