The following selections are from my faculty recital at DePaul University on May 4, 2013 with Rebecca Edie, Piano:
Notes on the recordings:
Samson et Dalia (Saint-Saëns): Act 2 duet, Jane Bunnell, Mezzo-soprano; Michael Sylvester, Tenor; Dr. Kit Bridges, Piano. This was recorded at the DePaul University Voice Faculty Recital on Sep 26, 2010.
The next three selections are from Verdi’s opera Simon Boccanegra, these were recorded in 1991 at the Royal Opera House at Covent Garden (London), Kiri Te Kanawa, Soprano; Michael Sylvester, Tenor; Alexandru Agache, Baritone; Roberto Scanduizzi, Bass; Sir Georg Solti, Conductor. These are taken from the Polygram/Decca DVD.
The Aida selections are from a Metropolitan Opera performance in 1994. Cast: Andrea Gruber, Aida; Dolora Zajack, Mezzo-soprano; Michael Sylveser, Tenor; Paul Plishka, Ramfis; James Levine, Conductor.
Selections 10 and 11 are from a Recital in Roswell, Georgia in 2007.
The remaining selections are from a Recital at Fairleigh Dickinson University in 1994. Michael Sylvester, Tenor; Ted Taylor, Piano.
More to come…