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La Scala Collection - 11 Operas

Muti, Maazel, Gavazzeni, Et Al
Release Date: 07/25/2006 
Label:  Opus Arte   Catalog #: OA LS3000BD  
Composer:  Francesco CilèaGaetano DonizettiWolfgang Amadeus MozartGiuseppe Verdi,   ... 
Performer:  Giuseppe RivaErnesto GavazziFiorenza CossottoIvo Vinco,   ... 
Conductor:  Gianandrea GavazzeniStefano RanzaniRiccardo MutiLorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala OrchestraMilan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Number of Discs: 12 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Unlocked from the Archives of RAI Television, this complete series of classic performances from Milan's La Scala Opera house, is now available in a specially priced boxed set!

Here are 11 operas, including acclaimed productions of Adriana Lecouvreur, Lucia di Lammermoor and Don Giovanni, as well as the rarely performed Attila, I Due Foscari, and Pergolesi's Lo Frate 'nnamorato. The performances feature great artists including Riccardo Muti, Lorin Maazel, Placido Domingo, Mirella Freni, Cheryl Studer, June Anderson, Samuel Ramey and many others.

Each opera has a detailed booklet with libretto, and includes English subtitles. For more information
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Works on This Recording

1.
Adriana Lecouvreur by Francesco Cilèa
Performer:  Giuseppe Riva (Bass), Ernesto Gavazzi (Tenor), Fiorenza Cossotto (Mezzo Soprano),
Ivo Vinco (Bass), Peter Dvorsky (Tenor), Alessandro Cassis (Baritone),
Mirella Freni (Soprano), Sara Mingardo (Alto)
Conductor:  Gianandrea Gavazzeni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; Italy 
Notes:   
2.
Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Renato Bruson (Baritone), Carlo Colombara (Bass), Vincenzo La Scola (Tenor),
Ernesto Gavazzi (Tenor), Mariella Devia (Soprano), Marco Berti (Tenor),
Floriana Sovilla (Soprano)
Conductor:  Stefano Ranzani
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
3.
Così fan tutte, K 588 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Daniela Dessi (Soprano), Jozef Kundlák (Tenor), Delores Ziegler (Mezzo Soprano),
Alessandro Corbelli (Baritone), Claudio Desderi (Baritone), Adelina Scarabelli (Soprano)
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1790; Vienna, Austria 
4.
Attila by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Ernesto Gavazzi (Tenor), Samuel Ramey (Bass), Cheryl Studer (Soprano),
Giorgio Zancanaro (Baritone), Kaludi Kaludov (Tenor), Mario Luperi (Bass)
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846; Italy 
5.
Lo frate 'nnamorato by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
Performer:  Ezio Di Cesare (Tenor), Bruno De Simone (Baritone), Nicoletta Curiel (Mezzo Soprano),
Elisabeth Norberg-Schulz (Soprano), Amelia Felle (Soprano), Alessandro Corbelli (Baritone),
Bernadette Manca di Nissa (Mezzo Soprano), Nuccia Focile (Soprano), Luciana D'Intino (Soprano)
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1732; Naples, Italy 
6.
La Fanciulla del West by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luigi Roni (Bass), Sergio Bertocchi (Tenor), Placido Domingo (Tenor),
Juan Pons (Baritone), Antonio Salvadori (Baritone), Mara Zampieri (Soprano)
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1910; Italy 
7.
La donna del lago by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Ernesto Gavazzi (Tenor), Martine Dupuy (Mezzo Soprano), Marilena Laurenza (Soprano),
June Anderson (Soprano), Rockwell Blake (Tenor), Ferrero Poggi (Tenor),
Chris Merritt (Tenor)
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1819; Italy 
8.
I due Foscari by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Aldo Bramante (Bass), Alberto Cupido (Tenor), Aldo Bottion (Tenor),
Luigi Roni (Bass), Renato Bruson (Baritone), Linda Roark-Strummer (Soprano),
Monica Tagliasacchi (Mezzo Soprano), Renato Cazzaniga (Tenor)
Conductor:  Gianandrea Gavazzeni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Italy 
9.
I vespri siciliani by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Enzo Capuano (Bass), Giorgio Zancanaro (Baritone), Cheryl Studer (Soprano),
Chris Merritt (Tenor)
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855; Italy 
10.
Don Giovanni, K 527 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Sergej Kopcak (Bass), Thomas Allen (Baritone), Ann Murray (Mezzo Soprano),
Francisco Araiza (Tenor), Natale de Carolis (Bass Baritone), Claudio Desderi (Baritone),
Edita Gruberova (Soprano)
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague 
11.
Guillaume Tell by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Luigi Roni (Bass), Ernesto Gavazzi (Tenor), Amelia Felle (Soprano),
Giorgio Surian (Baritone), Giorgio Zancanaro (Baritone), Franco De Grandis (Bass),
Alberto Noli (Baritone), Cheryl Studer (Soprano), Luciana D'Intino (Soprano),
Chris Merritt (Tenor), Vittorio Terranova (Tenor)
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Italy 

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