A thrilling and sublimely sung 1971 performance of one of Donizetti’s most beautiful scores, starring two of opera’s most magnificent artists, mezzo-soprano Fiorenza Cossotto and tenor Alfredo Kraus. The powerful supporting cast includes baritone Sesto Bruscantini as King Alfonso and bass Ruggero Raimondi as Baldassare.The NHK Symphony Orchestra is under the direction of the great maestro Oliviero de Fabritiis. Includes optional subtitles in English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish.180 minutes, Color, mono, All regions.
Leonora: Fiorenza Cossotto
Fernando: Alfredo Kraus
Alfonso XI: Sesto Bruscantini
Baldassarre: Ruggero Raimondi
Don Gasparo: Augusto Pedroni
Ines: MarisaRead more Zotti
The NHK Symphony Orchestra
NHK Italian Opera Chorus (The Members of the Japan Chorus Union)
Tokyo City Ballet Troupe
Oliviero De Fabritiis, conductor
La Favoritaby Gaetano Donizetti Performer:
Alfredo Kraus (Tenor),
Fiorenza Cossotto (Mezzo Soprano),
Ruggero Raimondi (Bass)
Oliviero de Fabritiis
NHK Symphony Orchestra Tokyo
Period: Romantic Written: 1840; Italy Date of Recording: September 13, 1971 Venue: Tokyo Bunka Kaikan
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