Joyce DiDonato sings “Una voce poco fa” from Rossini’s Il barbiere di Siviglia at the 2007 Richard Tucker Music Foundation Gala. Asher Fisch, Conductor and member of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra.
Incredibly moving performance of the “Presentation of the Rose” from Strauss’ “Der Rosenkavalier” by Diana Damrau as Sophie and Joyce DiDonato as Octavian.
Richard Tucker and Robert Merrill singing “Invano, Alvaro” from La forza del destino at the Bing Gala 1972.
René Pape singing “Le veau d’or” from Faust.
René Pape and Hei-Kyung Hong singing “La ci darem la mano” from Don Giovanni.
With the great Toscanini conducting, a young Richard Tucker sings a gorgeous “Celeste Aida” from Verdi’s Aida. This was the first complete opera ever telecast, in March of 1949. Truly historical, and wonderful.
Anna Moffo & Richard Tucker sing “O soave fanciulla” duet from La Bohème (Puccini)(Bell Telephone Hour 1961)
From: VAI DVD 4383 Anna Moffo: A Tribute
David Daniels, American countertenor, sings “Ombra mai fu” from Xerxes by Handel. Julius Rudel conducting. Richard Tucker Foundation Gala, Avery Fisher Hall, New York, 1997.
This is the famous Grand Inquisitor Scene from Verdi’s Don Carlo. Sam Ramey sings the Grand Inquisitor and James Morris sings King Phillip ll. Avery Fisher Hall, Dec. 12, 1993. Daniel Oren conducts.
Ruth Ann Swenson sings “Qui la voce…Vien, diletto” from Bellini’s I Puritani.