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New Years Concert 2009 From The Teatro La Fenice

Devia / Pisapia / Pretre
Release Date: 04/07/2009 
Label:  Hardy Classics   Catalog #: 4037  
Composer:  Richard WagnerGioachino RossiniGiuseppe VerdiGeorges Bizet,   ... 
Performer:  Mariella DeviaMassimiliano Pisapia
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice Teatro la Fenice OrchestraVenice Teatro la Fenice Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The acclaimed maestro conducts a program of overtures and preludes by Wagner, Rossini, and Bizet; arias by Verdi and Bellini. Prètre leads the Orchestra and Chorus of the Teatro La Fenice, Venice, with soloists soprano Mariella Devia and tenor Massimiliano Pisapia. Color, PCM Stereo/Dolby 5.1, 90 minutes, 4:3, All regions. The acclaimed maestro conducts a program of overtures and preludes by Wagner, Rossini, and Bizet; arias by Verdi and Bellini. Prètre leads the Orchestra and Chorus of the Teatro La Fenice, Venice, with soloists soprano Mariella Devia and tenor Massimiliano Pisapia. Color, PCM Stereo/Dolby 5.1, 90 minutes, 4:3, All regions. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Tannhäuser: Overture and Venusberg Music by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice Teatro la Fenice Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845/1861; Germany 
2. Guillaume Tell: Overture by Gioachino Rossini
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice Teatro la Fenice Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Italy 
3. Il trovatore: Vedi! le fosche notturne "Anvil Chorus" by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice Teatro la Fenice Orchestra,  Venice Teatro la Fenice Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
4. Carmen: Act 1 Prelude "Les toréadors" by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice Teatro la Fenice Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
5. Norma: Casta diva by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Mariella Devia (Soprano)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice Teatro la Fenice Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Italy 
6. Les contes d'Hoffmann: Barcarolle by Jacques Offenbach
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice Teatro la Fenice Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Paris, France 
7. Aida: Celeste Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Massimiliano Pisapia (Tenor)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice Teatro la Fenice Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
8. L'arlésienne: Suite no 2 - 4th movement, Farandole by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice Teatro la Fenice Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
9. Nabucco: Va, pensiero by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice Teatro la Fenice Orchestra,  Venice Teatro la Fenice Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Italy 
10. La traviata: Libiamo ne' lieti calici "Brindisi" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Mariella Devia (Soprano), Massimiliano Pisapia (Tenor)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Venice Teatro la Fenice Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 

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