Eugenia Zukerman, flute
Allan Vogel, oboe
Dennis Helmrich, piano

The wonder and enchantment of the flute is center stage in this delightful new collection of opera favorites. This release is perfect for listeners of all ages – its accessibility enhanced by appealing to fans of many categories of music. Spotlightling flutist Eugenia Zukerman (accompanied by the superb Allan Vogel on oboe and agile Dennis Helmrich on piano), these most beloved and classic opera arias are presented together in this generous single disc collection. From Puccini’s Madama Butterfly and La Boheme to Mozart’s delightful Die Zauberflote and even featuring the popular and lovely Flower Duet from Delibes’ Lakme, this charming program is a listener’s delight from beginning to end.

program includes:
Puccini: * Madama Butterfly – Un bel di * Manon Lescaut – In quelle trine morbide * Gianni Schicchi – O mio babbino caro * La Boheme – Quando m’en vo’ soletta * La Rondine – Chi il bel sogno di Doretta
Mozart: * Die Zauberflote – Ach, ich fuhls – Bei Mannern, welche Liebe fuhlen – O zittre nicht, mein lieber Sohn * Le Nozze di Figaro – Sull’ aria che soave zeffiretto
Thomas: Mignon – Connais – tue le pays?
Bellini: * Norma – Casta Diva
Humperdinck: * Hansel and Gretel – Evening Prayer
Delibes: * Lakme – Dome epais, le jasmin / “Flower Duet”
Donizetti: * Don Pasquale – Notturno
Offenbach: * Tales of Hoffman – Belle nuit, o nuit d’amour
Handel: * Julius Caesar – V’adoro, pupille * Serse – Ombra mai fu
Bizet: * Carmen – Seguidilla
Gounod: * Romeo et Juliet – Je veux vivre
Saint-Saens: * Samson et Dalilah – Mon coeur s’ouvre a ta voix
Cilea: * Adriana Lecouvreur – Lo son l’umile ancella