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Yellow Lounge @ Silent Green with Benjamin Bernheim & Ildar Abdrazakov

Russian bass Ildar Abdrazakov and French tenor Benjamin Bernheim each present a program of opera arias at the impressive Berlin venue, The Silent Green, the dome hall of the former crematorium in Wedding. Both singers, accompanied by the French pianist Sara Thymans, and surrounded by an audience sitting almost within touching distance, included arias from their recent debut albums for Deutsche Grammophon.

Verdi: “Mentre gonfiarsi l’anima… or son liberi I miei sensi”, from Attila, Act I, No. 3
Boito: “Son lo spirito che nega”, from Mefistofele, Act I
Gonoud: “Me voici…” (Duett Faust / Méphistophéles), from Faust, Act I

Massenet: “En fermant les yeux” (Le rêve de des Grieux), from Manon, Act II, Air No.7
Donizetti: “Una furtiva lagrima”, from L’elisir d’amore, Act II, Sc. 8
Tschaikowski: “Kuda, kuda vï udalilis”(Lenski’s Aria), from Eugene Onegin, Act II, No 17
Massenet: “Pourquoi me réveiller”, from Werther, Act III