Listen to the classic hits you know and love from Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro, Rossini's CinderellaStrauss's Der Rosenkavalier, and more. Plus, go behind the scenes of Lyric's world premiere of Bel Canto with an interview with composer Jimmy López. Listen to selections here then hear them live onstage at Lyric.

The Marriage of Figaro

by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Erato – Tomlinson, Rodgers, Bartoli, cond. Barenboim 

"Overture"
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“Non più andrai”
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“Voi che sapete”
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Cinderella

by Gioachino Rossini

Warner Classics – Larmore, Gimenez, cond. Rizzi

“Signor, altezza, in tavola”
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“Non più mesta”
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Wozzeck

by Alban Berg

Warner Classics – Skovhus, Denoke, cond. Metzmacher

“Du, der Platz ist verflucht!”
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“Und ist kein Betrug”
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The Merry Widow

by Franz Lehár

Warner Classics – Schwarzkopf, Waechter, cond. Matacic

“Es lebt eine Vilja”
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“Weibermarsch”
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“Lippen schweigen”
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Bel canto

by Jimmy López

Features the symphonic music of composer Jimmy López, available on the Harmonia Mundi label.

Interview with composer Jimmy López*
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Nabucco

by Giuseppe Verdi

Warner Classics – Manuguerra, Scotto, cond. Muti

“Deh perdona, deh perdona”
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“Va, pensiero”
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Der Rosenkavalier

by Richard Strauss

Warner Classics – Schwarzkopf, Ludwig, cond. Karajan

“Herr Kavalier”
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“Hab mir’s gelobt”
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Romeo and Juliet

by Charles Gounod

Warner Classics – Gheorghiu, Alagna, cond. Plasson

“Je veux vivre”
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“Ah, lève-toi, soleil”
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Warner Classics is the Official Education and Promotion Music Provider of Lyric Opera.

Photos: Michael Brosilow, Todd Rosenberg, Cory Weaver