La Scena Musicale

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Today's Birthdays in Music: July 29 (Schreier, Theodorakis)

1935 - Peter Schreier, Meissen, Germany; opera and concert tenor, conductor

Biography and pictures

Peter Schreier sings "Svegliatevi nel core" from Handel's Giulio Cesare (Munich Bach Orchestra, conducted by Karl Richter, 1969)

1925 - Mikis Theodorakis, Chios, Greece; composer


Excerpt from Zorbas, ballet-opera by Theodorakis (Arena di Verona, 1990)

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