We return to the Aria Frequency Knowledge with the Tenor Aria Frequency Checklist.
As is our regular expectation, Tamino got here in first place with tenors this 12 months. We heard Dies Bildnis 11 instances whole, however solely as soon as in spherical one. We requested for it 5 instances in each spherical two and within the callbacks. Persevering with with Mozart, Don Ottavio’s arias had been nearly a good cut up – we heard Il mio tesoro 4 instances, 3 times within the second spherical and as soon as in callbacks and Dalla sua tempo 3 instances, as soon as in every spherical. We heard Tito’s Se all’impero 3 times all in spherical one, and ah! Se fosse intorno as soon as additionally solely in spherical one. We heard Belmonte’s Ich baue Ganz 3 times, as soon as in every spherical. The one one off was Idomeneo’s Vedrommi intorno which we requested for in callbacks.
Subsequent in reputation (by way of variety of instances sung) was Ah! Leve-toi soleil. Romeo was sung 4 instances in spherical one, 3 times within the second spherical and as soon as in callbacks for a complete of eight. Lensky was subsequent with seven hearings, 3 times in spherical one, and twice every within the second spherical and callbacks. Rounding out the highest 4 arias was Tonio and Ah! mes amis. The a number of excessive c’s got here flying on this aria 4 instances in spherical one and twice in callbacks for a complete of six.
Tied with 5 hearings every (nearly all of which had been in spherical one) had been Che gelida manina (La Boheme), La fleur que tu m’avais jetee (Carmen), Salut demeure chaste et pure (Faust) and Una furtiva lagrima (L’elisir d’amore).
Tom Rakewell (Right here I stand) and Male Refrain (Tarquinius’ Journey) topped the English choices with 4 hearings every. There was one listening to every of extra Britten within the type of, Hello, Sid! (Albert Herring), Miles! (Flip of the Screw), and Regular! There you might be (Peter Grimes). Essentially the most trendy aria we heard was from Elmer Gantry (2007) with Is Perception a Present in spherical one.
The Studio tenor candidates, greater than every other fach offered some actually beautiful track repertoire together with Love went a’using (Frank Bridge), Theology (Betty Jackson King), Until I wake (No. 5) (Henry Burleigh), After I Have Sung My Songs (Ernest Charles), and Zueignung (Richard Strauss).