trove thursday

In memoriam Mirella Freni In memoriam Mirella Freni

Today’s Trove Thursday was originally scheduled for February 27, which would have been Mirella Freni’s 85th birthday, but instead we remember today the beloved soprano who passed away this past weekend in Puccini.

on February 13, 2020 at 10:00 AM
Sacred ground Sacred ground

Trove Thursday celebrates Leontyne Price’s 93rd birthday on Sunday with a pair of her rarest collaborations with Herbert von Karajan: Bruckner’s Te Deum with Hilde Rössl-Majdan, Fritz Wunderlich and Walter Berry and Brahms’s Ein Deutsches Requiem alongside José van Dam.

on February 06, 2020 at 9:20 AM
Give me the Templar life Give me the Templar life

Otto Nicolai’s Il Templario with Juan Diego Flórez, Clémentine Margaine and Luca Salsi.

on January 30, 2020 at 10:00 AM
Mithridates is dead Mithridates is dead

Trove Thursday marks Mozart’s 264th birthday on Sunday with the 14-year-old’s remarkable opera seria Mitridate, Re di Ponto .

on January 23, 2020 at 10:00 AM
Bitter end Bitter end

Trove Thursday offers a rare third retelling of the saga of the ill-fated courtesan: Auber’s Manon Lescaut starring Mariella Devia.

on January 16, 2020 at 2:33 PM
These are the damned These are the damned

Anticipating the work’s return to the Met after more than a decade, Trove Thursday presents La Damnation de Faust in a 1959 broadcast featuring Régine Crespin, Nicolai Gedda and Ernest Blanc under the fine Berlioz conductor Igor Markevitch.

on January 09, 2020 at 10:13 AM
New singers, new songs New singers, new songs

The New Year begins with a hodgepodge of singers—and composers—each new to Trove Thursday.

on January 02, 2020 at 10:00 AM
Heaven is a place in Perth Heaven is a place in Perth

Trove Thursday bids adieu to 2019 with Bizet’s rare La Jolie Fille de Perth with the enchanting Christiane Eda-Pierre as the heroine who survives her madness.

on December 26, 2019 at 10:00 AM
Wir arme Leut! Wir arme Leut!

Trove Thursday presents that perennial holiday favorite Berg’s Wozzeck.

on December 19, 2019 at 10:00 AM
Immortal beloved Immortal beloved

Trove Thursday presents a 2002 broadcast of Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis with Camilla Nylund, Iris Vermillion, Jonas Kaufmann and Franz-Josef Selig.

on December 12, 2019 at 10:26 AM
Body and soul Body and soul

Trove Thursday offers Haydn’s L’Anima del filosofo ossia Orfeo ed Euridice with Joan Sutherland, Nicolai Gedda and Spiro Malas.

on December 05, 2019 at 10:00 AM
“A first-class second-rate composer” “A first-class second-rate composer”

Trove Thursday explores the alpha and omega of Richard Strauss.

on November 28, 2019 at 12:47 PM
I’m a believer I’m a believer

For its gala 200th (!) edition Trove Thursday presents an all-star performance of Mussorgsky’s “other” great masterpiece Khovanshchina with Christa Ludwig, Martti Talvela, Nicolai Ghiaurov, Bernd Weikl and Wieslaw Ochman.

on November 21, 2019 at 10:00 AM
Thoroughly Modern Jessye Thoroughly Modern Jessye

A second Trove Thursday marking the recent passing of Jessye Norman focuses on the soprano’s catholic repertoire with three 20th century works: Stravinsky’s Oedipus Rex; Berg’s Altenberg Lieder; and Franck’s Les Béatitudes.

on November 14, 2019 at 9:41 AM