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The Art Of Leontyne Price - Verdi: Aida Act 3; Mozart, Gershwin, Et Al

Verdi / Price / Dutoit / Montreal So
Release Date: 03/30/2004 
Label:  Video Artists International   Catalog #: 4268  
Composer:  Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Leontyne PriceWilliam McgrathNapoleon Bisson
Conductor:  Jacques BeaudryCharles Dutoit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Radio Canada OrchestraMontreal Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

A testament to the longevity of Price’s illustrious career. Features a Radio-Canada television production of Act III of Verdi’s Aida, originally telecast October 23, 1958, and a 1982 concert with the Montreal Symphony, Charles Dutoit, cond. Arias from Così fan tutte, Ernani, Porgy and Bess, Madama Butterfly, La forza del destino, Gianni Schicchi, & Tosca. DVD bonus: Bell Telephone Hour performances (1963-67) featuring Price in arias from Il trovatore, Aida, and La forza del destino. 105 min., Color/ B & W, English subtitles.

Verdi: Aida, Act III
Aida................................Leontyne Price
Radamès.........................William McGrath
Read more Amonasro........................Napoléon Bisson
Orchestra de Radio-Canada
Jacques Beaudry, conductor

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Works on This Recording

1. Aida: Act 3 by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano), William Mcgrath (Tenor), Napoleon Bisson (Baritone)
Conductor:  Jacques Beaudry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Radio Canada Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
2. La forza del destino: Pace, pace, mio Dio by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Leontyne Price (Soprano)
Conductor:  Charles Dutoit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 

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