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Puccini: La Boheme (Highlights) / De Billy, Villazon, Netrebko


Release Date: 11/23/2009 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 001223702   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Anna NetrebkoRolando VillazónStèphane DegoutBoaz Daniel,   ... 
Conductor:  Bertrand De Billy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This recording is the original soundtrack to one of the first opera movies created especially for a theatrical screening. Puccini’s beloved opera, La Bohème demands emotion,spontaneity, and intensity. All of these attributes and much more are conveyed in this classical masterpiece!

La Bohème: The Highlights of the complete recording is the perfect memento to the artful vision of this film by director Robert Dornhelm. The story is portrayed unlike ever before and includes sparkling performances by Anna Netrebko and Rolando Villazón, two great actors of the opera stage. Their unique voices and artistry come across suberbly on camera, leaving the viewer wanting more.

Cast List:
Mimì, a seamstress - ANNA
Read more NETREBKO
Rodolfo, a poet - ROLANDO VILLAZÓN
Musetta, a singer - NICOLE CABELL
Marcello, a painter - BOAZ DANIEL
Schaunard, a musician - STÉPHANE DEGOUT
Colline, a philosopher - VITALIJ KOWALJOW
Benoît, the landlord - TIZIANO BRACCI
Alcindoro, a councillor of State - TIZIANO BRACCI Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
La Bohème: Non sono in vena! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Anna Netrebko (Soprano), Rolando Villazón (Tenor)
Conductor:  Bertrand De Billy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
2.
La Bohème: Che gelida manina by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Rolando Villazón (Tenor)
Conductor:  Bertrand De Billy
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
3.
La Bohème: Si, mi chiamano Mimì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Anna Netrebko (Soprano), Rolando Villazón (Tenor), Stèphane Degout (Baritone),
Boaz Daniel (Bass), Vitalij Kowaljow (Bass)
Conductor:  Bertrand De Billy
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
4.
La Bohème: O soave fanciulla by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Boaz Daniel (Bass), Anna Netrebko (Soprano), Rolando Villazón (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
5.
La Bohème: Quando m'en vo' soletta "Musetta's Waltz" by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Vitalij Kowaljow (Bass), Boaz Daniel (Bass), Anna Netrebko (Soprano),
Rolando Villazón (Tenor), Stèphane Degout (Baritone), Nicole Cabell (Soprano),
Tiziano Bracci (Bass)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
6.
La Bohème: Donde lieta uscì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Anna Netrebko (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
7.
La Bohème: Dunque è proprio finita? by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Rolando Villazón (Tenor), Anna Netrebko (Soprano), Boaz Daniel (Bass),
Nicole Cabell (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
8.
La Bohème: O Mimì, tu più non torni by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Boaz Daniel (Bass), Rolando Villazón (Tenor)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
9.
La Bohème: Vecchia zimarra by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Vitalij Kowaljow (Bass), Stèphane Degout (Baritone)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
10.
La Bohème: Sono andati? Fingevo di dormire by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Rolando Villazón (Tenor), Anna Netrebko (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
11.
La Bohème: Oh Dio! Mimi! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Stèphane Degout (Baritone), Rolando Villazón (Tenor), Anna Netrebko (Soprano),
Boaz Daniel (Bass), Vitalij Kowaljow (Bass), Nicole Cabell (Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 

Sound Samples

La Bohème / Act 1: Non sono in vena! - Si sente meglio
La Bohème / Act 1: "Che gelida manina"
La Bohème / Act 1: "Sì. Mi chiamano Mimì" (Aria) - "Ehi! Rodolfo!"
La Bohème / Act 1: "O soave fanciulla"
La Bohème / Act 2: La commedia è stupenda! ... Quando m'en vo - Fuori il danaro!
La Bohème / Act 3: "Donde lieta uscì"
La Bohème / Act 3: "Dunque è propio finita!"
La Bohème / Act 4: "In un Coupe?....O Mimi, tu piu non torni"
La Bohème / Act 4: "Vecchia zimarra, senti"
La Bohème / Act 4: "Sono andati"
La Bohème / Act 4: Oh Dio! Mimi! ...Che ha detto il medico?

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