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    Lawrence Brownlee | tenor
    Michael Spyres | tenor

    Opera Fuoco
    David Stern | direction

    Michael Spyres and Lawrence Brownlee go head to head in a bel canto festival.

    Lawrence Brownlee, Michael Spyres
    Michael Spyres, Lawrence Brownlee © Shervin Lainez

    Mozart La Clemenza de Tito, overture
    Mitridate, « Se di lauri il crine adorno » (L. Brownlee)
    Latilla Siroe, « Se il mio paterno amore » (M. Spyres)
    Rossini Ricciardo e Zoraide, « Donala a questo core… Teco or sarà » (duo)
    L'Italiana in Algeri, overture
    Elisabetta, Regina d’Inghilterra « Deh! scusa i trasporti » (duo)
    Otello, « Ah vieni, nel tuo sangue » (duo)
    Guillaume Tell, « Asile héréditaire… Amis, secondez ma vengeance » (L. Brownlee)
    Verdi Il Trovatore« Ah si ben mio…Di quella pira » (M.  Spyres)
    Bizet Les Pêcheurs de perles, « Au fond du temple saint » (duo)
    Symphonie en ut (3th mvt)
    Rossini Les soirées musicales, No. 8, « La danza » (L. Brownlee)
    Leoncavallo « Mattinata » (M. Spyres)
    Di Capua « O sole mio » (duo)
    Tosti « Marechiare » (duo)

    One tenor is good, two tenors are even better! Lawrence Brownlee and Michael Spyres, opulent singers and great Rossini experts, share the stage for an exceptional evening in which masterpieces from the Italian bel canto repertoire will be performed alongside some of the finest works of French verism. After some arias and duets devoted to Rossini, which promises to be a delight, the singers will showcase the expressive power of Bizet, not forgetting the greats – Verdi and Mozart. This programme is skilfully designed to allow the sensational virtuosity of these two star tenors to shine as they spark off each other.

    Production Les Grandes Voix

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