Kynan Johns, conductor

"Incisive... first rate... brilliant" - New York TImes
"His direction breathes theater... attentive to the singer, lively, aerial and sensual" - Le Monde de la Musique

A protégé of Maestro Lorin Maazel, Kynan Johns has conducted over 100 orchestras including the Israel Philharmonic, Rotterdam Philharmonic, and Vienna Chamber Orchestra. He has worked at Covent Garden, conducted at La Scala, and worked with Maazel and Mehta for four seasons at the Palau de les Arts (Opera House) in Spain. In addition to complete Beethoven, Brahms, Strauss and Mahler cycles his opera credits include Don Giovanni, Madame Butterfly, Luisa Miller, Don Carlos, Turn of the Screw, La Boheme, Traviata, Faust, Adés's Powder Her Face & Offenbach's Perichole.

OPERA GALA

  • Teatro Real Madrid Spain

NEW YORK CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

OLGA PERETYATKO, soprano

DMITRY KORCHAK, tenor

KYNAN JOHNS, conductor

SOCIEDED CORAL EXCELENTIA DE MADRID

 

PROGRAM

Overture to La Forza del Destino
Je Veux Vivre  (Romeo & Juliet)
Ah! Leve-toi soleil (Romeo and Juliet)
Gloire immortelle de nos aieux (Faust)
Non si da follia maggiore (Il Turco in Italy)
Una furtiva lagrima (L'elisir d'amore)
Sempre libera (La Traviata)
Va Pensiero (Nabucco)
Vieni fra queste bracca (I Puritani)

(Interval)

Carmen Oveture (Carmen)
Ah, sette voix....le crois (Pearl Fishers)
O mio Babbino Caro (Gianni Schicchi)
Intermezzo - Manon Lescaut
Lunge da lei…O mio rimorso (La Traviata)
Anvil Chorus (Il Trovatore)       
O luce di quest'anima (Linda di Chamounix)
Gloria all’Egitto ad Iside (Aida)
Parigi, O cara (La Traviata)
Caro Elisir! Sei Mio! Esulti pur la barbara (L'elisir d'Amore)

Verdi, Donizetti, Bellini, Bizet, Puccini, Rossini, Gounod

December 12
Beethoven 9