vocal concert & recital
selected opera acts,
opera preludes/overtures

compilations or telecasts
starring various artists

Connecticut Yankee (Rodgers & Hart)
starring Eddie Albert

An Old Fashioned Christmas
Bell Telephone Hour, 1959-1966

New Year’s Concert, 2011
- From the Teatro La Fenice
with Daniel Harding

New Year Concert, 2010
-From the Teatro La Fenice
with Sir John Elliot Gardner

New Year's Concert 2009
-From the Teatro La Fenice
Georges Prêtre

New Year Concert 2008
- From the Teatro La Fenice

Roberto Abbado

Mireille (Abridged)
- & Pelléas et Mélisande (Act 2)

Alarie, Simoneau, Savoie,
Chiocchio, Dulude, Harbour,
Rouleau. Danco, Savoie, Jeanotte.

Harold Arlen:
- An All-Star Tribute

Cole Porter - All Star Tribute
Ethel Merman, John Raitt,
Martha Wright, Gretchen Wyler,
Peter Nero, and Jillana

Bell Telephone Hour!
Great Stars of Opera
- Vol 1, 2 & 3

Producers' Showcase:
Festival of Music, Vol 1 & 2

Great Singers of Russia Vol 1
"Chaliapin to Reizen"
Great Singers of Russia Vol 2
"Petrov to Kazarnovskaya"

Sherrill Milnes - All-Star Gala

Domingo, Freni, Miguenes,
Milnes, Schreier

by artist last name:

A Portrait in Music

Bergonzi, Carlo
In Concert

, Benjamin
Rehearsal & Performance
with Peter Pears

Bumbry, Grace
Art of Grace Bumbry
in Concert

Caballé, Montserrat
In Concert
In Recital, plus Norma Act 1
In Recital (1983)

, Barbara
Bell Telephone Appearances

Cosí fan Tutte, Act 1

Del Monaco, Mario
Scenes: Carmen and Pagliacci

De Los Angeles
, Victoria
Glory of Spain
with McGill Chamber Orchestra

Di Stefano,
La Voce del Cuore

Kiss Me, Kate

, Eileen
American Prima Donna

Freni, Mirrela
with Cesare Siepi in Concert

Gray, Dolores
Bell Telephone Hour

, Florence
First Ladies of Broadway
Bell Telephone Hour

, Marilyn
Berlioz: Les Nuits díÉté
In Recital - Milan, 1981
in Concert

Hvorostovsky, Dimitri
Songs of the Russian War Years
In Concert

Jackson, Mahalia
TV from 1957 to 1962

in Recital

, Gwyneth
In Concert

Jones, Shirley
First Ladies of Broadway
Bell Telephone Hour

Live in Salzburg

In Recital

In Performance

Lawrence, Carol
Bell Telephone Hour

, George
A Tribute

Lenya, Lotte
Theater Songs of Brecht & Weill

Lorengar, Pilar
In Recital

, Gisela
Theater Songs of Brecht & Weill

, Mary
& Merman, Ethel
Ford's 50th Anniversary

Milnes, Sherrill
An All Star Gala

Moffo, Anna
A Tribute

Kiss Me, Kate

, Elena
In Recital

Nilsson, Birgit
Bell Telephone Hour

, Russell
America's Legendary

Songs and Arias

Pavarotti, Luciano
The 1984 Bari Recital

Pears, Peter
Britten in Rehearsal
& Performance

Price, Leontyne
Art of
Christmas With

Quilico, Louis
Concerto Italiano
A Portrait (w/ Tebaldi)

Schwarzkopf, Elisabeth
A Viennese Evening

Scotto, Renata
In Budapest

, Cesare
with Mirrela Freni in Concert

, Gérard
The Art of Vols. 1 & 2

Steber, Eleanor
Cosí fan Tutte, Act 1

Sutherland, Joan
Complete Bell Telephone
The Art of Joan Sutherland

Tebaldi, Renata
Concerto Italiano
A Portrait

Te Kanawa, Kiri
An Evening with

Vickers, Jon
Four Operatic Portraits
Vickers & Böhm
Early TV Appearances

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Vol 1 Vol 2
The Art of Gérard Souzay, Vol 1
VAI DVD 4312, $29.95

The legendary Gérard Souzay in two rare telecasts from 1955 and 1966, when he was at the height of his powers. He sings some of his most celebrated repertoire: opera arias by Lully (Alceste), Mozart (Don Giovanni) and Berlioz (La Damnation de Faust), lieder by Schubert, and chansons by Gounod, Duparc, Faure, Debussy and Ravel. 53 minutes, Black and White. No subtitles.Texts and translations inside booklet.
The Art of Gerard Souzay, Vol. 2
VAI 4360, $34.95

More treasures from the archives of Canadian television. This second volume devoted to the legendary interpreter of French mélodies and German lieder features performances (1956-1967) of songs by Fauré, Duparc, Schubert, Strauss, and others. DVD bonus: a 1977 documentary on Souzay featuring excerpts from his master classes. Includes optional English and French subitles. Color/B&W, 97 min.

The Art of Gérard Souzay, Vol 1

Opening Credits

ALCESTE: Il faut passer (Lully)

Ballade que Villon feit à la requeste de sa mère
pour prier Nostre-Dame (Debussy)

Don Quichotte à Dulcinée (Ravel)

Au clair de la lune (attrib. Lully)

LES INDES GALANTES: Brillant soleil (Rameau)

DON GIOVANNI: Deh, vieni alla finestra (Mozart)

Heidenröslein; Wanderers Nachtlied (Schubert)

Une puce gentile; Voici des roses; Devant la maison

Viens, les gazons sont verts (Gounod)

Chanson triste (Duparc)

Toujours (Fauré)

ORPHÉE ET EURYDICE: J’ai perdu mon Euryidice (Gluck)

Le premier jour de mai (traditional)

CHANTS D’AUVERGNE: Baïléro (Canteloube)

Closing Credits

Gérard Souzay, baritone/baryton
Telecasts of February 3, 1955 and March 3, 1966
Orchestre de Radio-Canada
Roland Leduc & Jean Beaudet, conductors
Dalton Baldwin, piano

The Art of Gerard Souzay, Vol. 2

Opening Credits

Radio-Canada telecast of February 9, 1956:
FAURÉ: Chanson du pêcheur • Mandoline
DUPARC: Chanson triste
Orchestre de Radio-Canada / Jean Deslauriers, conductor

Radio-Canada telecast of October 18, 1960:
FAURÉ: Aurore • Mai • Chanson du pêcheur • Toujours
DEBUSSY: Beau soir • Fantoches
DUPARC: Le Manoir de Rosemonde • Phidylé
STRAUSS: Heimkehr • Ständchen
With Dalton Baldwin, piano

CBC Vancouver telecast of February 9, 1967:
LULLY: Bois épais • ARNE: Where The Bee Sucks
SCHUBERT: Der Schiffer • Der Doppelgänger
STRAUSS: Zueignung • DUPARC: Chanson triste • FAURÉ: Toujours
Encores —
The Stuttering Lovers • OVALLE: Azulão • OBRADORS: Coplas de Curro Dulce
With Dalton Baldwin, piano

Gérard Souzay, baritone/baryton

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