Tag: opera

Between Birds of Prey #169 – Tristan und Isolde (part II)

This week we have the second part of the celebration of Wagner’s ‘Tristan und Isolde’ 150 years. You can also listen to the first part of this celebration. Here is the audio and playlist: Richard Wagner – Tristan und Isolde – Act II – Scene 2 – 3. Lausch, Geliebter (Tristan und Isolde) Richard Wagner –…


Between Birds of Prey #113 – The Baroque – A Tribute to Antonio Vivaldi

Today we will make a musical exploration of the Baroque period as a sort of tribute to the violinist and composer Antonio Vivaldi whom was born 336 years ago. Vivaldi, nicknamed “Il Prete Rosso” (The Red Priest), was a Venetian priest and one of the most important composers of the Baroque period. The playlist and audio…


Between Birds of Prey #95 – 200 years of Verdi

In this episode we will pay tribute to Giuseppe Verdi, one of the most important composers of the XIX century, with an episode entirely dedicated to his operas. Giuseppe Verdi lived between 9 or 10 October 1813 and 27 January 1901, and he and Richard Wagner are considered the two preeminent opera composers of the nineteenth century….


Between Birds of Prey #75 – A Tribute to Richard Wagner

Today’s program is a tribute to Richard Wagner, whom was born in this day 200 years ago. Richard Wagner (22 May 1813 – 13 February 1883) was one of the most important composers of the 19th century and he was a major influence for the musical revolutions of the 20th century. While listening to this two hours of music,…