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Nicole ‘Snooki’ Polizzi - Diana Damrau

Paul ‘Pauly D’ DelVecchio - David Daniels

Mike ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino - Erwin Schrott

Jennifer ‘JWoww’ Farley - Kate Lindsey

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O lieb S 298/2
by Diana Damrau + 329 plays


Franz Liszt:

“O lieb S 298/2”

Diana Damrau, soprano


Diana Damrau as the Queen of the Night

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Diana Damrau, Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Florez in the trio from Rossini’s ‘Le comte Ory’.


Diana Damrau sings ‘O zittre nicht…Du! Du! Du!’ from Mozart’s ‘Die Zauberflöte’, 2003.

Full versions of Die Zauberflote on Youtube


Hartmann, Roschmann, Damrau, Keenlyside, Selig, Davis cond.

Groves, Kuhmeier, Damrau, Gerhaher, Pape, Muti cond.

Araiza, Battle, Serra, Hemm, Moll, Levine cond.

Beczala, Hartelius, Mosuc, Scharinger, Salminen, Harnoncourt cond.

Beczala, Roschmann, Rancatore, Roth, Salminen, Fischer cond.

Filianoti, Piau, Rancatore, Werba, Williams, Korsten cond.

Bergman film

Branagh film

Eight different versions of Die Zauberflote to tide you over for the weekend.

Next week’s theme is…


Die Zauberflote! 

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