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Weekly playlist #05


Discover the 2017 International Festival opera programme in our new weekly playlist.

This week’s playlist carries on our theme for the week and features music from all the operas in the 2017 International Festival programme. To spice things up a little, we’ve included a few different interpretations of the works, recorded by many past, present and future International Festival performers.

Featuring Maria Callas, Gianandrea Noseda, the Vienna Philharmonic, Cecilia Bartoli, Bryn Terfel, Valery Gergiev, the original 1988 cast of Greek, Benjamin Britten, René Jacobs, Dana Hanchard, and many more.

Photo: Macbeth © Franco Lannino

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