Richard Tucker

Pecheurs duet

Richard Tucker and Robert Merril sing “Au fond du temple saint” from Bizet’s “Les Pecheurs du Perles. ” This was recorded during their legendary January 7, 1973 Carnegie Hall recital. George Schick is on piano.

Kol Nidre

Richard Tucker sings Kol Nidre, the service sung on Yom Kippur. Composed and conducted by Shel Secunda.

“Vesti la giubba Pagliacci”

Richard Tucker sings the aria from Leoncavallo’s 1892 opera, Pagliacci.

Richard Tucker 1964

Rare video clip from 1964 TV show with Metropolitan Opera tenor Richard Tucker singing magnificently.  Tucker sings Nessun Dorma, The Sweetest Sounds, and You’ll Never Walk Alone. Earl Wrightson is the host.

Richard Tucker & Robert Merrill

Richard Tucker and Robert Merrill singing “Invano, Alvaro” from La forza del destino at the Bing Gala 1972.

“Celeste Aida”

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 La Bohème

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