Teresa Berganza (mezzo-soprano) [La belle Dulcinée] José van Dam (baritone) [Don Quichotte] Alain Fondary [Sancho Pança] Isabelle Vernet [Pedro] Marie-Ange Todorovitch [Garcias] Christian Papis [Rodriguez] Nicolas Rivenq (bass) [Juan] Jean-Claude Barbier [Le chef des bandits] Chour et Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse Michel Plasson (conductor)
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Act I, Nr. 1, Cavatina. "Ecco, ridente in cielo"
Thomas Allen (baritone) [Figaro] Agnes Baltsa (mezzo-soprano) [Rosina] Francisco Araiza [Il Conte d'Almaviva] Domenico Trimarchi [Bartolo] Robert Lloyd (bass) [Basilio] Sally Burgess [Berta] Matthew Best [Fiorello] John Noble [Ufficiale] Ambrosian Opera Chorus Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Sir Neville Marriner (conductor)
Enjoy this step through time charting WETA's history from its founding in the 1950s as an educational television station, the addition of a public radio station, and evolution into a major national producer for PBS.