St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre

Maria Guleghina recital (soprano)

The programme includes romances and songs by Mikhail Glinka, Pyotr Tchaikovsky, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Gaetano Donizetti, Vincenzo Bellini and Gioachino Rossini

Piano: Ivari Ilja


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Mikhail Glinka
The Poor Singer (to poetry by Vasily Zhukovsky)
Don’t Tempt Me with no Need (to poetry by Yevgeny Baratynsky)
The Lark (to poetry by Nestor Kukolnik)
Don’t Say that Your Heart Aches (to poetry by Nikolai Pavlov)

Sergei Rachmaninoff
Oh, Don’t Be Sad (to poetry by Alexei Apukhtin)
A Prayer (from Heine, translated by Alexei Pleshcheyev)
Sad Night (to poetry by Ivan Bunin)
Spring Waters (to poetry by Fyodor Tyutchev)

Pyotr Tchaikovsky
Don’t Ask (from Goethe, translated by Alexander Strugovshchikov)
Death (to poetry by Dmitry Merezhkovsky)
The Cuckoo (to poetry by Alexei Pleshcheyev)
Does the Day Reign? (to poetry by Alexei Apukhtin)



Gaetano Donizetti
Il barcaiolo
Amore e morte
La conocchia
Me voglio fa’ na casa

Vincenzo Bellini
Dolente, immagine di Fille mia
Per pietа, bell’idol mio
Malinconia, Ninfa gentile

Gioacchino Rossini
La regata veneziana (lyrics by Carlo Pepoli)
Three songs in the Venetian dialect
Anzoleta avanti la regata
Anzoleta co passa la regata
Anzoleta dopo la regata


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Maria Ghulegina performing Rachmaninoff's Vocalise. Piano: Ivari Ilja. From the CD Passion of Rachmaninoff  – recorded and produced in 2002 by BKL Studios and in 2006 by NG Productions Ltd. All rights reserved.
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