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Placido Domingo - The Opera Collection


Release Date: 01/25/2011 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 001515202   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Georges BizetGaetano DonizettiRuggero LeoncavalloPietro Mascagni,   ... 
Performer:  Geoffrey PogsonJean LainéAlicia NaféRichard Amner,   ... 
Conductor:  Claudio AbbadoIon MarinGeorges PrętreGiuseppe Sinopoli,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony OrchestraAmbrosian SingersMilan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 26 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Domingo reaches his 70th birthday and Deutsche Grammophon celebrates by releasing The Opera Collection, a collection of his amazingly rich DG/Decca catalog recognizing the tenor's achievement.

In the recording world, he has made more than 100 live and studio recordings of complete operas and other recordings. He has won seven Grammy and three Latin Grammy awards. He is active as a conductor, holds the directorship of two major American opera houses and three young artist programs. He has been active in humanitarian work in Mexico and the United States.
Domingo reaches his 70th birthday and Deutsche Grammophon celebrates by releasing The Opera Collection, a collection of his amazingly rich DG/Decca catalog recognizing the tenor's achievement.

In the recording world, he has made more than 100 live and studio recordings of complete operas and other recordings. He has won seven Grammy and three Latin Grammy awards. He is active as a conductor, holds the directorship of two major American opera houses and three young artist programs. He has been active in humanitarian work in Mexico and the United States.
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Works on This Recording

1.
Carmen by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Geoffrey Pogson (Tenor), Jean Lainé (Tenor), Alicia Nafé (Mezzo Soprano),
Richard Amner (Baritone), Placido Domingo (Tenor), Teresa Berganza (Mezzo Soprano),
Yvonne Kenny (Soprano), Leslie Fyson (Baritone), Sherrill Milnes (Baritone),
Gordon Sandison (Baritone)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  Ambrosian Singers
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
2.
Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Fernando De La Mora (Tenor), Cheryl Studer (Soprano), Jennifer Larmore (Mezzo Soprano),
Samuel Ramey (Bass), Juan Pons (Baritone), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Ion Marin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  Ambrosian Singers
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
3.
I Pagliacci by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Alberto Rinaldi (Baritone), Teresa Stratas (Soprano), Placido Domingo (Tenor),
Florindo Andreolli (Tenor), Juan Pons (Baritone)
Conductor:  Georges Prętre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
4.
Cavalleria Rusticana by Pietro Mascagni
Performer:  Juan Pons (Baritone), Placido Domingo (Tenor), Susanne Mentzer (Mezzo Soprano),
Agnes Baltsa (Mezzo Soprano), Wiera Baniewicz (Alto)
Conductor:  Giuseppe Sinopoli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus,  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Italy 
5.
Les contes d'Hoffmann by Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  Roland Jacques (Bass), Gabriel Bacquier (Baritone), Huguette Tourangeau (Mezzo Soprano),
Placido Domingo (Tenor), Pedro Di Proenza (Tenor), Hugues Cuénod (Tenor),
Paul Guigue (Baritone), Jacques Charon (Tenor), Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lausanne Pro Arte Chorus,  Suisse Romande Orchestra,  Suisse Romande Chorus  ... 
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Paris, France 
6.
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Bryan Secombe (Bass), Anthony Laciura (Tenor), Mirella Freni (Soprano),
Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone), Angelo Veccia (Baritone), Placido Domingo (Tenor),
Samuel Ramey (Bass), Ralf Lukas (Bass), Lee Tiernan (Boy Soprano)
Conductor:  Giuseppe Sinopoli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus,  Philharmonia Orchestra,  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Childrens Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
7.
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Piero de Palma (Tenor), Placido Domingo (Tenor), Francisco Araiza (Tenor),
Heinz Zednik (Tenor), Barbara Hendricks (Soprano), Ruggero Raimondi (Bass),
Gottfried Hornik (Baritone), Siegmund Nimsgern (Bass), Katia Ricciarelli (Soprano)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna State Opera Chorus,  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
8.
Il barbiere di Siviglia by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Frank Lopardo (Tenor), Kathleen Battle (Soprano), Placido Domingo (Tenor),
Lucio Gallo (Baritone), Carlos Chausson (Bass Baritone), Ruggero Raimondi (Bass),
Gabriele Sima (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Chamber Orchestra of Europe,  Venice Teatro la Fenice Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Italy 
9.
Samson et Dalila, Op. 47 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Renato Bruson (Baritone), Placido Domingo (Tenor), Robert Lloyd (Bass),
Elena Obraztsova (Mezzo Soprano), Constantin Zaharia (Tenor), Pierre Thau (Bass)
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Paris Orchestra,  Paris Orchestra Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; France 
10.
Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Anna di Stasio (Mezzo Soprano), Placido Domingo (Tenor), Aldo Verrecchia (Tenor),
Brigitte Fassbaender (Mezzo Soprano), Giorgio Zancanaro (Baritone), Evgeny Nesterenko (Bass),
Rosalind Plowright (Soprano), Walter Gullino (Tenor)
Conductor:  Carlo Maria Giulini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Chorus,  Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
11.
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Sherrill Milnes (Baritone), Helena Jungwirth (Mezzo Soprano), Alfredo Giacomotti (Bass),
Stefania Malagú (Mezzo Soprano), Ileana Cotrubas (Soprano), Placido Domingo (Tenor),
Bruno Grella (Bass), Giovanni Foiani (Bass), Walter Gullino (Tenor),
Paul Friess (Bass)
Conductor:  Carlos Kleiber
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian State Orchestra,  Bavarian State Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
12.
Otello by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Cheryl Studer (Soprano), Sergei Leiferkus (Baritone), Michael Schade (Tenor),
Placido Domingo (Tenor), Ramón Vargas (Tenor), Denyce Graves (Mezzo Soprano),
Ildebrando D'Arcangelo (Bass), Giacomo Prestia (Baritone)
Conductor:  Myung-Whun Chung
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bastille Opera Orchestra,  Bastille Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 
13.
Lohengrin by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Peter Jelosits (Boy Soprano), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone), Jessye Norman (Soprano),
Siegmund Nimsgern (Bass), Placido Domingo (Tenor), Eva Randová (Mezzo Soprano),
Hans Sotin (Bass), Anton Scharinger (Bass), Thomas Mohr (Baritone),
Brigitte Poschner (Voice)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra,  Vienna State Opera Chorus Konzertvereinigung
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Germany 

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