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The Great Operas Of Giuseppe Verdi


Release Date: 10/30/2001 
Label:  Opera D'oro   Catalog #: 5004   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Fiorenza CossottoWalter AlbertiGeorge PapasPedro Lavirgen,   ... 
Conductor:  Nino SanzognoHerbert von KarajanAldo Ceccato
Orchestra/Ensemble:  ORTF Lyric ChorusORTF Lyric OrchestraVienna Philharmonic Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 8 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 9 Hours 8 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Fiorenza Cossotto (Mezzo Soprano), Walter Alberti (Baritone), George Papas (Bass),
Pedro Lavirgen (Tenor), Francesco Moroni (Tenor), Luigi Roni (Bass),
Nicole Derille (Mezzo Soprano), Jessye Norman (Soprano)
Conductor:  Nino Sanzogno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  ORTF Lyric Chorus,  ORTF Lyric Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/05/1973 
Venue:  Live  Paris, France 
Length: 147 Minutes 31 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
2. Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Franco Corelli (Tenor), Laurence Dutoit (Soprano), Siegfried Rudolf Frese (Bass Baritone),
Ettore Bastianini (Baritone), Giulietta Simionato (Mezzo Soprano), Leontyne Price (Soprano),
Rudolf Zimmer (Bass), Kurt Equiluz (Tenor), Nicola Zaccaria (Bass)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra,  Vienna Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/31/1962 
Venue:  Live  Salzburg, Austria 
Length: 131 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
3. Otello by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Ryland Davies (Tenor), Stefania Malagú (Mezzo Soprano), Jon Vickers (Tenor),
Mirella Freni (Soprano), Peter Glossop (Baritone), Luigi Roni (Bass),
Hans Wegmann (Tenor), Siegfried Rudolf Frese (Baritone)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna State Opera Chorus,  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/30/1971 
Venue:  Live  Salzburg, Austria 
Length: 141 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
4. La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Renzo Gonzales (Bass), Mario Zanasi (Baritone), Anna Maria Borrelli (Soprano),
Vittorio Pandano (Tenor), Alfredo Vernetti (Tenor), Marisa Zotti (Soprano),
Beverly Sills (Soprano), Nino Carta (Baritone), Alfredo Kraus (Tenor),
Gennaro Chiocca (Bass), Gino Calo (Bass)
Conductor:  Aldo Ceccato
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Naples Teatro San Carlo Chorus,  Naples Teatro San Carlo Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/17/1970 
Venue:  Live  Salzburg, Austria 
Length: 127 Minutes 58 Secs. 
Language: Italian 

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