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Puccini: Tosca / Pappano, Gheorghiu, Royal Opera House Covent Garden


Release Date: 08/18/2017 
Label:  Arthaus Musik   Catalog #: 109292  
Composer:  Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  David CangelosiRoberto AlagnaAngela GheorghiuEnrico Fissore,   ... 
Conductor:  Antonio Pappano
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden OrchestraRoyal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Tosca - the epitome of Italian opera. It is a thrilling story about desire, passion and death. A story about one beloved woman and two men, who fight a duel - one of them is an angel and the other one a demon. Benoit Jacquot, the successful French film director, does not create a stage performance but an opera for the cinema in 2001. A bold idea and an exciting venture - he loves his actors, the close-up shots and he has developed his own style as it turned out in many other of his films before. The result is a wonderful production of one of Puccini's greatest operas with an amazing set design, beautiful costumes and an emotional performance by Angela Gheorghiu and Roberto Alagna, the opera dream couple at that time, in the main roles and Read more Ruggero Raimondi as counterpart. Read less

Works on This Recording

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Tosca by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  David Cangelosi (Tenor), Roberto Alagna (Tenor), Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano),
Enrico Fissore (Bass), Maurizio Muraro (Bass), Ruggero Raimondi (Bass),
Sorin Coliban (Bass)
Conductor:  Antonio Pappano
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra,  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 

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