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Sunday, November 29  Remembering Gaetano Donizetti with his opera Adelia. This 1998 recording features Mariella Devia, Octavio Arevalo, and Stefano Antonucci. The conductor is John Neschling.

Gaetano Donizetti

Sunday, December 6 and 13  We will be celebrating the birthday of Hector Berlioz with a 1969 recording of his opera "Les Troyens". Since the opera is long, we will hear Acts I, II, and III on December 6, and Acts IV and V on December 13. Featured on this recording are Jon Vickers, Josephine Veasey, Peter Glossop, and Pierre Thau. The conductor is Sir Colin Davis.

Hector Berlioz, Jon Vickers, and Sir Colin Davis

Sunday, December 20  We will be listening to "Hansel und Gretel" by Engelbert Humperdinck. This recording from December 10, 1954 was live from Milan, and features Elisabeth Schwartzkopf, Sena Jurinac, Rolando Panerai, and Rita Streich. The performance is conducted by Herbert von Karajan.

Engelbert Humperdinck, Elisabeth Schwartzkopf, and Sena Jurinac

Rolando Panerai, Rita Streich, and Herbert von Karajan

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