Classical IPR in Concert: Opera chorus singalong soiree

Dec 30, 2020

Credit Metropolitan Opera

It's been close to a year since it was safe for large choruses to gather and sing together.

This week on Classical IPR in Concert, we invite you to sing along to your favorite opera choruses at a safe distance.

Thanks to our friend Martha for the idea!

Listen on demand below, and scroll down to see the complete playlist.

Playlist

Giuseppe Verdi: Grand March from "Aida"; Anvil chorus from "Il trovatore"; Slave chorus from "Nabucco"; Scots' chorus from "Macbeth"

Gilbert & Sullivan: "With catlike tread" and "When the foeman bares his steel" from "The Pirates of Penzance"; "We sail the ocean blue" from "HMS Pinafore"

Richard Wagner: Bridal chorus from "Lohengrin"; Sailors' Chorus and Spinning Chorus from "The Flying Dutchman"; the Entrance of the Guests and the Pilgrims' Chorus from "Tannhauser"

Alexander Borodin: Polovtsian Dances from "Prince Igor"

Aaron Copland: "The promise of living" and "Stomp your foot" from "The Tender Land"

Carl Maria von Weber: the Hunters' chorus and the Bridesmaids' chorus from "Der Freischutz"

Georges Bizet: the Children's chorus and the Bullfighters' chorus from "Carmen"