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Verdi / Calleja


Release Date: 02/02/2018 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 028948315390  
Composer:  Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Joseph CallejaAngela GheorghiuVittorio Vitelli
Conductor:  Ramon Tebar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Valencia Community Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Joseph Calleja explores the light and dark in Verdi’s heroic tenors on his new Decca album, Verdi. A significant step into Verdi repertoire for Calleja, the album reflects the star tenor’s flourishing live career performing at leading opera houses the world over. Verdi features solo favorites such as “Se quell guerrier io fossi!...Celeste Aida” from Aida as well as duets with soprano Angela Gheorghiu and baritone Vittorio Vitelli from Otello, Il Trovatore and more. Joseph Calleja explores the light and dark in Verdi’s heroic tenors on his new Decca album, Verdi. A significant step into Verdi repertoire for Calleja, the album reflects the star tenor’s flourishing live career performing at leading opera houses the world over. Verdi features solo favorites such as “Se quell guerrier io fossi!...Celeste Aida” from Aida as well as duets with soprano Angela Gheorghiu and baritone Vittorio Vitelli from Otello, Il Trovatore and more. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Aida: Se quel guerrier io fossi ...Celeste Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Joseph Calleja (Tenor)
Conductor:  Ramon Tebar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Valencia Community Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871 
2.
Il trovatore: Ah si, ben mio by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Joseph Calleja (Tenor)
Conductor:  Ramon Tebar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Valencia Community Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
3.
Il trovatore: Di quella pira by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Joseph Calleja (Tenor), Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano)
Conductor:  Ramon Tebar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Valencia Community Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
4.
La forza del destino: La vita č inferno all'infelice by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Joseph Calleja (Tenor), Vittorio Vitelli (Baritone)
Conductor:  Ramon Tebar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Valencia Community Orchestra
Written: 1862, rev 1969 
5.
La forza del destino: Invano, Alvaro...Le menaccie by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Joseph Calleja (Tenor)
Conductor:  Ramon Tebar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Valencia Community Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
6.
Don Carlo: Dio che nell'alma infondere by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Joseph Calleja (Tenor), Vittorio Vitelli (Baritone)
Conductor:  Ramon Tebar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Valencia Community Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884 
7.
Otello: Giŕ nella notte densa by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Joseph Calleja (Tenor), Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano)
Conductor:  Ramon Tebar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Valencia Community Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 
8.
Otello: Oh! mostruosa colpa... Sě, pel ciel by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Joseph Calleja (Tenor), Vittorio Vitelli (Baritone)
Conductor:  Ramon Tebar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Valencia Community Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 
9.
Otello: Dio Mi Potevi Scagliare by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Joseph Calleja (Tenor)
Conductor:  Ramon Tebar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Valencia Community Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 
10.
Otello: Niun mi tema. by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Joseph Calleja (Tenor)
Conductor:  Ramon Tebar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Valencia Community Orchestra
Written: 1887 

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