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Verdi: I due foscari / Domingo, Teatro alla Scala [Blu-ray]

Release Date: 09/15/2017 
Label:  C Major   Catalog #: 742104  
Composer:  Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Francesco MeliPlacido DomingoAndrea ConcettiAnna Pirozzi,   ... 
Conductor:  Michele Mariotti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di MilanoCoro del Teatro alla Scala di Milano
Number of Discs: 1 
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In his ‘new life’ as a baritone, Placido Domingo has triumphed in the role of Francesco Foscari in Los Angeles, London and Vienna. Now he takes to the role to La Scala, Milan, the theatre that is the symbol of Italian opera. I due Foscari, premiered in 1844, famously one of Verdi’s darkest operas, is staged by Alvis Hermanis, who made such an impact at the Salzburg Festival with "Die Soldaten" and "Il trovatore". Domingo is joined by two of Italy’s most exciting
Read more singers, the soprano Anna Pirozzi and the tenor Francesco Meli, and the acclaimed Italian conductor Michele Mariotti. The Financial Times was deeply moved by Domingo’s performance, calling his interpretation of the role “sublime”. BONUS Ioan Holender interviews Placido Domingo on the occasion of I Due Foscari at La Scala in Milan.
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Works on This Recording

I due Foscari by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Francesco Meli (Tenor), Placido Domingo (Tenor), Andrea Concetti (Bass),
Anna Pirozzi (Soprano), Edoardo Milletti (Tenor), Chiara Isotton (Soprano),
Azer Rza-zade (Voice), Modestas Sedievicius (Voice)
Conductor:  Michele Mariotti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano,  Coro del Teatro alla Scala di Milano
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Italy 

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