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Juan Diego Flórez, the king of bel canto tenors, gives a truly charming performance as the lovelorn Ernesto—a role he has triumphed in at The Metropolitan Opera and Royal Opera, Covent Garden.
• Featuring Ruggero Raimondi and Isabel Rey performing title roles in this traditional stage production from the Zurich Opera House.
• With an image up to six times sharper than conventional DVD and superior high-definition sound, Blu-ray lets you watch opera from the front row and experience every detail with exceptional clarity.
“This is bel canto singing with added modern
muscle.” -- The New York Times on Juan Diego Flórez
Works on This Recording
Don Pasquale by Gaetano Donizetti
Oliver Widmer (Baritone),
Ruggero Raimondi (Bass),
Isabel Rey (Soprano),
Juan Diego Flórez (Tenor)
Zurich Opera Chorus,
Zurich Opera House Orchestra
Written: 1843; Italy
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