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Puccini: Madama Butterfly / Busuioc, Guerrero, Wellber, London Philharmonic

Release Date: 07/26/2019 
Label:  Opus Arte   Catalog #: OA 1167D  
Composer:  Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Elizabeth DeshongOlga BusuiocJoshua GuerreroMichael Sumuel
Conductor:  Omer Meir Wellber
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic OrchestraGlyndebourne Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
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Olga Busuioc's 'performance of sustained dramatic intensity and vocal brilliance... brings direction and shape to the Miskimmon "concept"' (The Arts Desk), in a Festival-premiere Butterfly revived from the 2016 tour. The Guardian lauds her reading's 'perception of clarity... dispassionate... yet full of heart... sensuously and expertly played by the London Philharmonic Orchestra under the eagerly responsive baton of Omer Meir Wellber' with praise for Guerrero's 'Pinkerton, sung with soaring, willful, preening grace' and a 'Sharpless, richly and sympathetically portrayed by Micael Sumuel'. 'Elizabeth DeShong's Suzuki was more
Read more striking - a rock of sanity and compassion, with a voice of superb authority' and 'the chorus under its new master Nicholas Jenkins sounded luminous in its humming serenade' (Telegraph)
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Works on This Recording

Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Elizabeth Deshong (Mezzo Soprano), Olga Busuioc (Soprano), Joshua Guerrero (Tenor),
Michael Sumuel (Baritone)
Conductor:  Omer Meir Wellber
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  Glyndebourne Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 

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