Nixon in China - Part 1

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43m 20s
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John Adams - Nixon in China (with Score) - Part 1 - Act 1, Scenes 1 and 2
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John Adams Nixon in China - An Opera in Three Acts (1987) Libretto by Alice Goodman Performed by the Houston Grand Opera Chorus and Orchestra as conducted by John DeMain. Recorded live at its world premiere at the Wortham Theater Center, Houston on October 22nd 1987. PART 1: Act 1, Scenes 1 and 2 Scene 1 (Arrival of Air Force One) 0:00 Scene 2 (Meeting with Mao) 18:52 Cast: James Maddalena, baritone (Richard Nixon) Carolann Page, soprano (Pat Nixon) Sanford Sylvan, baritone (Chou En-lai) Thomas Hammons, bass (Henry Kissinger) John Duykers, tenor (Mao Tse-tung) Trudy Ellen Craney, coloratura soprano (Chiang Ch'ing) Mari Opatz, mezzo-soprano (Nancy Tang, 1st Secretary) Stephanie Friedman, alto (2nd Secretary) Marion Dry, alto (3rd Secretary)