1992 Barcelona Opening Ceremony Music List

Musical Compositions for the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games Opening Ceremony.

HOLA!
‘Obertura Hola’, composed by Carles Santos
National Anthem of Catalonia
National Anthem of Spain
‘Fanfarra Medieval’, composed by Carles Santos

WELCOME
‘Benvinguts’ (Welcome), composed by Joan Lluís Moraleda and Lluís Serrahima and performed by Josep Carreras and Montserrat Caballe.
Lluis Millet – Cant de la Senyera (Song of the Flag)

LAND OF PASSION
‘Los tambores de Calanda’, composed by Josep Pons
‘Quintetto In Do Maggiore la Musica Notturna Delle Strade Di Madrid Op. 30, No. 6 (G. 324) – Passa Calle – Allegro Vivo’, composed by Luigi Boccherini
‘Te Quiero, Morena’, performed by by Placido Domingo
Gualberto García, bailadas for Cristina Hoyos
‘Del Cabello Mas Sutil’, performed by Alfredo Kraus
‘Quintetto In Do Maggiore la Musica Notturna Delle Strade Di Madrid Op. 30, No. 6 (G. 324) – Ritirata – Maestoso’, composed by Luigi Boccherini

THE MEDITERRANEAN: OLYMPIC SEA
‘El Mar Mediterrani’, composed by Ryuichi Sakamoto and performed by the City of Barcelona Orchestra

PARADE OF THE ATHLETES
‘Fanfarra Atletes’, composed by Carles Santos
‘Desfile de Atletas’, composed by Carlos Miranda
‘Espana’, composed by Carlos Miranda

OFFICIAL CEREMONY
‘Fanfarra Del Rei’, composed by Carles Santos
‘Tha Semanoun oi Kampanes’, composed by Mikis Theodorakis and performed by Greek mezzo-soprano Agnes Baltsa
‘Hymne Olympique’, performed by tenor, Alfredo Kraus
‘XXV Aniversario’ (XXVth Anniversary Theme), composed by Angelo Badalamenti
‘The Flaming Arrow’ and ‘Olympic Torch Theme’, composed by Angelo Badalamenti
‘Fanfarra Jurament’, composed by Carles Santos

THE GREAT FLAG OF FRIENDSHIP
‘Amigos Para Siempre’ (Friends for Life), written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and performed by the opening ceremony choir

HUMAN PYRAMIDS
Music of the popular Catalan instrument, gralles

OPERA, MUSIC FOR THE UNIVERSE
‘Barcelona Games Medley’, Conducted by Garcia Navarro with the City of Barcelona Symphony Orchestra and Montserrat Caballé (soprano), Teresa Berganza (mezzosoprano), Joan Pons (baritone) and tennors, Giacomo Aragall, José Carreras, Plácido Domingo
The medley consists of :
Prelude from Carmen
Brindisi tutti from La Traviata
Barcarolle from Les Contes d’Hoffmann
Quando me’n vo from La Boheme
La fleur que tu m’avais jetée from Carmen
Di Provenza from La Traviata
Bella figlia dell’amore from Rigoletto
Vesti la giubba from Pagliacci
E lucevan le stelle from Tosca
Una voce poco fa from Il barbiere di Siviglia
Casta diva from Norma
Largo al factotum from Il barbiere di Siviglia
Toreador, en garde! from Carmen
Habanera from Carmen
La donna è mobile from Rigoletto
Di quella pira from Il trovatore
Ritorna vincitor from Aida

‘Symphony No. 9″, the “Ode to Joy”‘, composed by Ludwig Van Beethoven. Performed by Eleazor Colomer with Montserrat Caballé (soprano), Teresa Berganza (mezzosoprano), Joan Pons (baritone) and tenors, Giacomo Aragall, José Carreras, Plácido Domingo


One Response to “1992 Barcelona Opening Ceremony Music List”

  1. Giid ti have this vakluable information, too bad we cannot see and hear it…………..

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