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Verdi: Aida / Aaron, Aldrich, Piper, Stefanelli

Aaron, Aldrich, Piper, Stefanelli
Release Date: 11/21/2006 
Label:  Tdk   Catalog #: AIDDBM  
Composer:  Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Adina AaronKate AldrichEnrico Giuseppe IoriGiuseppe Garra,   ... 
Conductor:  Massimiliano Stefanelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arturo Toscanini Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Directed by Franco Zeffirelli.

* This production of Aida constitutes a remarkable project, with Franco Zeffirelli, legendary film and opera director/producer, staging the ancient Egyptian opera in Verdi’s home town.
* The young singers, all in their mid-twenties, were selected by the legendary tenor Carlo Bergonzi, who tutored them. The result is truly astonishing, not just because they master the tremendously difficult pieces with ease but because they fill these pieces with a vitality and passion too.
* The detailed documentary film conveys additional insights into how the production came about.

Sound: DD 5.1, DTS 5.1, PCM-STEREO
Picture: 4:3 full screen
Subtitles: English, French,
Read more Italian, Spanish
Region: 0 (all)
Running time: 142 minutes (plus special features 45 minutes)


“Every gesture, every movement, every note seems to come from the very soul of [Adina Aaron’s] being and her naturally shaped singing, care over dynamic contrasts and sheer beauty of tone bespeak an auspicious future. As it is she moved me as much as any Aida since the young Leontyne Price and to judge from the audience’s reaction they shared my enthusiasm and respect for her portrayal.” -- The Gramophone
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Works on This Recording

1. Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Adina Aaron (Soprano), Kate Aldrich (Mezzo Soprano), Enrico Giuseppe Iori (Bass),
Giuseppe Garra (Baritone), Paolo Pecchioli (Bass), Scott Piper (Tenor)
Conductor:  Massimiliano Stefanelli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arturo Toscanini Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  1 Customer Review )
 PLEASE HELP ME May 11, 2012 By Armando Almaviva See All My Reviews "This opera has made a significant influence on my whole life. But I always wondered, why there is a part missing in act one, in duet ,,Quale insolita gioia''. In this version, after asking Radames if he has some other sweet dreams, and he answers ,,What a question!'', AMNERIS KISSES HIM. That cancells the normal following, in which they usually show their confusion.

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