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Puccini: La Boheme / Chailly, Livermore, James, Machado, Romeu, Buratto

Puccini / Chailly / Cor De La Generalitat
Release Date: 11/19/2013 
Label:  Accentus   Catalog #: 20283  
Composer:  Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Mattia OlivieriGianluca BurattoMassimo CavallettiGal James,   ... 
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Valencia Community OrchestraValencia Regional Government Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
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Giacomo Puccini
La Bohème
from the Palau de les Arts "Reina Sofía", Valencia

Directed by Riccardo Chailly
Staged by Davide Livermore

Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana
Cor de la Generalitat Valenciana
Escola Coral Veus Juntes de Quart de Poblet
Escolania de la Mare de Déu dels Desemparats

Gal James (Mimì), Aquiles Machado (Rodolfo)
Carmen Romeu (Musetta), Massimo Cavalletti (Marcello)
Gianluca Buratto (Colline), Mattia Olivieri (Schaunard)
Matteo Peirone (Benoît)

The musical
Read more notes of this Puccini masterpiece provide the starting point and foundation for a new, highly successful collaboration between Riccardo Chailly and Davide Livermore. In their interpretation, there is "no moment, no movement, that goes against the musical meaning" (R. Chailly). The result is an energetic, authentic, and atmospherically strong Bohème, "in which every sacred phrase receives its own orchestral colour, its own dynamic and its own expression." (Corriere della Sera)

Bonus Film (20 min)
“The Making of La Bohème in Valencia”
(Subtitles: Italian, English, German, French)

Picture Format DVD: NTSC 16:9 Sound Formats DVD: Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1, PCM Stereo
Region Code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: Original (Italian), English, German, French, Korean, Japanese
Running Time: 114:13 min
Number of Discs: 1
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Works on This Recording

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La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Mattia Olivieri (Baritone), Gianluca Buratto (Bass), Massimo Cavalletti (Baritone),
Gal James (Soprano), Carmen Romeu (Soprano), Aquiles Machado (Tenor),
Matteo Peirone (Bass)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Valencia Community Orchestra,  Valencia Regional Government Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 

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