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Belcanto Amore Italian Operas [5 Blu-rays]

Verdi / Puccini
Release Date: 01/27/2015 
Label:  C Major   Catalog #: 719804  
Composer:  Giuseppe VerdiGiacomo Puccini
Performer:  Tigran MartirossianTatiana SerjanRubens PelizzariKevin Short,   ... 
Conductor:  Carlo RizziDaniele CallegariZubin MehtaYuri Temirkanov,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony OrchestraCracow Polish Radio/TV ChorusCamerata Silesia Singers,   ... 
Number of Discs: 5 
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ELCANTO D’AMORE (5-Blu-ray Disc Box Set)

Disc 1

Giuseppe Verdi
AIDA
Il Re - Kevin Short
Amneris - Iano Tamar
Aida - Tatiana Serjan
Radamès - Rubens Pelizzari
Ramfis - Tigran Martirossian
Amonasro - Iain Paterson
Un messaggero - Ronald Samm
Una sacerdotessa - Elisabetta Martorana

Camerata Silesia
Polish Radio Choir
Bregenz Festival Chorus
Vienna Symphony Orchestra
Carlo
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Graham Vick, stage director
Paul Brown, stage and costume designer
Wolfgang Göbbel, lighting designer
Ron Howell, choreographer

Recorded live from the Bregenz Festival, 22 and 24 July 2009

Disc 2

Giacomo Puccini
MADAMA BUTTERFLY

Cio-Cio-San / Butterfly - Raffaella Angeletti
F.B. Pinkerton - Massimiliano Pisapia
Suzuki - Annunziata Vestri
Sharpless - Claudio Sgura
Goro - Thomas Morris
Il Bonzo - Enrico Iori
Kate Pinkerton - Nino Batatunashvili
Il principe Yamadori - Enrico Cossutta

Coro Lirico Marchigiano V. Bellini
Marchigiana Philharmonic Orchestra
Daniele Callegari, conductor

Pier Luigi Pizzi, stage director, set and costume designer

Recorded live from Arena Sferisterio, Macerata, Italy, 2009

Disc 3

Giacomo Puccini
TURANDOT

Turandot - Maria Guleghina
Altoum - Javier Agulló
Timur - Alexander Tsymbalyuk
Calaf - Marco Berti
Liù - Alexia Voulgaridou
Ping - Fabio Previati
Pang - Vincenç Esteve
Pong - Roger Padullés
Un mandarino - Ventseslav Anastasov

Valencia Regional Government Choir
Valencian Community Orchestra
Zubin Mehta, conductor

Chen Kai-ge, stage director

Recorded live from the Palau de les arts “Reina Sofía”, Valencia, 2008

Disc 4

Giuseppe Verdi
LA TRAVIATA

Violetta Valéry - Svetla Vassileva
Flora Bervoix - Daniela Pini
Annina - Antonella Trevisan
Alfredo Germont - Massimo Giordano
Giorgio Germont - Vladimir Stoyanov
Gastone - Gianluca Floris
Barone Douphol - Armando Gabba
Marchese d’Obigny - Filippo Polinelli
Dottore Grenvil - Roberto Tagliavini
Giuseppe - Iorio Zennaro
Un domestico di Flora - Roberto Scandura
Un commissionario - Matteo Mazzoli

Parma Teatro Regio Chorus and Orchestra
(chorus master: Martino Faggiani)
Yuri Temirkanov, conductor

Karl-Ernst Herrmann, stage director, set, costume, and lighting designer
Ursel Hermann, stage director

Recorded live at the Teatro Regio di Parma, 9, 13, 15 October 2007

Disc 5

Giuseppe Verdi
RIGOLETTO

Il duca di Mantova - Francesco Demuro
Rigoletto - Leo Nucci
Gilda - Nino Machaidze
Sparafucile - Marco Spotti
Maddalenna - Stefanie Irányi
Giovanna - Katarina Nikolic
Il conte di Monterone - Roberto Tagliavini
Marullo - Orazio Mori
Matteo Borsa - Mauro Buffoli
Il conte di Ceprano - Ezio Maria Tisi
La contessa di Ceprano / Un paggio della duchessa - Scilla Cristiano Un usciere di corte - Alessandro Bianchini

Parma Teatro Regio Chorus and Orchestra
(chorus master: Martino Faggiani)
Massimo Zanetti, conductor

Stefano Vizioli, stage director
Alessandro Ciammarughi, set and costume designer (after Pierluigi Samaritani)
Franco Marri, lighting designer

Recorded live at the Teatro Regio di Parma, 16, 20, and 22 October 2008

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Bonus:
- Introduction to the operas La Traviata and Rigoletto
- Making of Turandot

Picture format: 1080i High Definition
Sound format: PCM 2.0 / DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: Italian, English, German, French, Spanish (all) + Chinese, Korean (Madama Butterfly, La Traviata, Rigoletto) + Japanese (La Traviata, Rigoletto)
Running time: 11 hrs 53 mins
No. of Discs: 5 (BD 50)
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Works on This Recording

1.
Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Tigran Martirossian (Bass), Tatiana Serjan (Soprano), Rubens Pelizzari (Tenor),
Kevin Short (Bass Baritone), Iano Tamar (Soprano)
Conductor:  Carlo Rizzi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Cracow Polish Radio/TV Chorus,  Camerata Silesia Singers  ... 
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/2009 
Venue:  Bregenz Festival 
2.
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Enrico Giuseppe Iori (Bass), Thomas Morris (Tenor), Claudio Sgura (Baritone),
Annunziata Vestri (Mezzo Soprano), Raffaella Angeletti (Soprano), Massimiliano Pisapia (Tenor),
Nino Batatunashvili (Mezzo Soprano), Enrico Cossutta (Tenor)
Conductor:  Daniele Callegari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Marchigiana Philharmonic Orchestra,  Marchigiana Vincenzo Bellini Lyric Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
3.
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Marco Berti (Tenor), Maria Guleghina (Soprano), Alexia Voulgaridou (Soprano),
Fabio Previati (Baritone), Vincenç Esteve (Tenor)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Valencia Community Orchestra,  Valencia Regional Government Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
4.
La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Massimo Giordano (Tenor), Armando Gabba (Baritone), Daniela Pini (Soprano),
Antonella Trevisan (Mezzo Soprano), Svetla Vassileva (Soprano), Vladimir Stoyanov (Baritone),
Gianluca Floris (Tenor), Filippo Polinelli (Bass)
Conductor:  Yuri Temirkanov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Parma Teatro Regio Orchestra,  Parma Teatro Regio Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
5.
Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Alessandro Bianchini (Bass), Ezio Maria Tisi (Bass), Mauro Buffoli (Tenor),
Roberto Tagliavini (Bass), Leo Nucci (Baritone), Stefanie Irányi (Mezzo Soprano),
Nino Machaidze (Soprano), Marco Spotti (Bass), Katarina Nikolic (Mezzo Soprano),
Francesco Demuro (Tenor), Orazio Mori (Bass)
Conductor:  Massimo Zanetti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Parma Teatro Regio Orchestra,  Parma Teatro Regio Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Date of Recording: 10/2008 
Venue:  Teatro Regio di Parma 

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