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Juan Diego Florez, The Tenor

Florez, Juan Diego
Release Date: 03/06/2007 
Label:  Universal   Catalog #: 475841  
Composer:  Giuseppe VerdiGiacomo PucciniGaetano DonizettiJoseph M. Lacalle,   ... 
Performer:  Juan Diego FlórezNikola MijailovicShields-collins BrayWilliam Clay,   ... 
Conductor:  Carlo RizziRiccardo FrizzaMiguel Harth-BedoyaRiccardo Chailly,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra MilanVerdi Chorus MilanFort Worth Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

A compilation from Juan Diego Florez, the superstar tenor who has often been dubbed 'The Next Pavarotti ' Florez is in London to perform in an historic production at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and to launch and promote his album. The young Peruvian tenor has experienced huge success recently in the world's leading opera houses, leading him to be referred to as one of the best tenors of our day. A compilation from Juan Diego Florez, the superstar tenor who has often been dubbed 'The Next Pavarotti ' Florez is in London to perform in an historic production at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and to launch and promote his album. The young Peruvian tenor has experienced huge success recently in the world's leading opera houses, leading him to be referred to as one of the best tenors of our day. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Rigoletto: La donna è mobile by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Juan Diego Flórez (Tenor)
Conductor:  Carlo Rizzi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan,  Verdi Chorus Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
2.
Gianni Schicchi: Firenze è come un albero fiorito by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Juan Diego Flórez (Tenor)
Conductor:  Carlo Rizzi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan,  Verdi Chorus Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
3.
L'Elisir d'Amore: Una furtiva lagrima by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Juan Diego Flórez (Tenor)
Conductor:  Riccardo Frizza
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan,  Verdi Chorus Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Italy 
4.
La fille du régiment: Ah, mes amis...Pour mon âme by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Juan Diego Flórez (Tenor), Nikola Mijailovic (Baritone)
Conductor:  Riccardo Frizza
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan,  Verdi Chorus Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Italy 
5.
Amapola by Joseph M. Lacalle
Performer:  Juan Diego Flórez (Tenor), Shields-collins Bray (Piano), William Clay (Double Bass),
Karen Basrak (Cello), Daniel Binelli (Bandoneon), Michael Shih (Violin),
Adriana Voirin Decosta (Violin), David Galvez (Guitar), Laura Bruton (Viola)
Conductor:  Carlo Rizzi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan,  Verdi Chorus Milan
Period: Romantic 
6.
Granada by Agustín Lara
Performer:  Juan Diego Flórez (Tenor)
Conductor:  Miguel Harth-Bedoya
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1932; Mexico 
7.
Otello: Che ascolto ahimè...Ah, come mai non senti by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Juan Diego Flórez (Tenor)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan,  Verdi Chorus Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Italy 
8.
Mitridate, rè di Ponto, K 87 (74a): Se di regnar sei vago by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Juan Diego Flórez (Tenor)
Conductor:  Christophe Rousset
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Les Talens Lyriques
Period: Classical 
Written: 1770; Milan, Italy 
9.
La gazza ladra: Vieni, vieni, fra queste braccia by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Juan Diego Flórez (Tenor)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan,  Verdi Chorus Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Milan, Italy 
10.
Orfeo ed Euridice: Che farò senza Euridice? by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Juan Diego Flórez (Tenor)
Conductor:  Carlo Rizzi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan,  Verdi Chorus Milan
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
11.
Semiramide: La speranza, più soave by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Juan Diego Flórez (Tenor)
Conductor:  Carlo Rizzi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan,  Verdi Chorus Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1823; Italy 
12.
Un giorno di regno: Pietoso al lungo pianto by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Juan Diego Flórez (Tenor)
Conductor:  Carlo Rizzi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan,  Verdi Chorus Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Italy 
13.
Rita: Allegro io so by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Juan Diego Flórez (Tenor)
Conductor:  Riccardo Frizza
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1841; Italy 
14.
Messa di Gloria: Qui tollis peccata mundi by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Juan Diego Flórez (Tenor), Raffaella Ciapponi (Clarinet)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan,  Verdi Chorus Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832-1834; Italy 
15.
La Cenerentola: Si, ritrovarla io giuro by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Juan Diego Flórez (Tenor)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan,  Verdi Chorus Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Italy 

Sound Samples

Rigoletto / Act 3: La donna è mobile
Gianni Schicchi: Avete torto!...Firenze è come un albero fiorito
L'elisir d'amore / Act 2: "Una furtiva lagrima"
La fille du régiment / Act 1: Ah! mes amis, quel jour de fête!
Amapola
Granada
Otello / Act 2: Che ascolto?...
Mitridate, re di Ponto / Act 3: "Se di regnar sei vago"
La gazza ladra / Act 1: Vieni fra queste braccia...
Orfeo ed Euridice (Orphée et Eurydice): J'ai perdu mon Euridice
Semiramide / Act 2: La speranza più soave
Un giorno di regno / Act 2: "Pietoso al lungo pianto"
Rita: Allegro io son
Qui Tollis in F major
La Cenerentola / Act 2: Si di ritrovarla io giuro

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