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Italian Operas [4 DVDs]

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Release Date: 10/27/2009 
Label:  Euroarts   Catalog #: 2057928  
Composer:  Gioachino RossiniGiuseppe VerdiGiacomo PucciniFrancesco Cilèa
Performer:  Nicolai GhiaurovManuel LanzaReinaldo MaciasVesselina Kasarova,   ... 
Conductor:  Nello SantiErnst MarzendorferRiccardo MutiRoberto Rizzi Brignoli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Zurich Opera House OrchestraZurich Opera House ChorusSlovak Philharmonic Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 4 
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ITALIAN OPERAS
(4 DVD Box set)

Gioachino Rossini
IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA

Il Conte d'Almaviva – Reinaldo Macias
Bartolo – Carlos Chausson
Rosina – Vesselina Kasarova
Figaro – Manuel Lanza
Basilio – Nicolai Ghiaurov
Berta – Elizabeth Rae Magnuson
Fiorello / Un uficciale – Valeriy Murga
Ambrogio – Kenneth Roberson

Zurich Opera House Chorus and Orchestra
Nello Santi, conductor

Grischa Asagaroff, stage director

Recorded live at the Opernhaus Zürich, April 2001

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Giuseppe Verdi
LA TRAVIATA

Violetta Valéry – Kristiane Kaiser
Read more Flora Bervoix – Magdalena Anna Hofmann
Annina – Stefanie Kopinits
Alfredo Germont – Jean-François Borras
Giorgio Germont – Georg Tichy
Gastone – Michael Kurz
Barone Douphol – Daniel Ohlenschläger
Marchese d'Obigny – Dieter Kschwendt-Michel
Dottoer Grenvil – Alessandro Teliga
Giuseppe – Ladislav Hallon
Un commissionario – Eugen Gaal
Un domestic – Attila Galács

Slovak Philharmonic Chorus and Orchestra
Ernst Märzendorfer, conductor

Robert Herzl, stage director

Recorded live at the Römersteinbruch St. Margarethen, 11 July 2008.

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Giacomo Puccini TOSCA

Floria Tosca – Maria Guleghina
Mario Cavaradossi – Salvatore Licitra
Il barone Scarpia – Leo Nucci
Cesare Angelotti – Giovanni Battista Parodi
Il sagrestano – Alfredo Mariotti
Spoletta – Ernesto Gavazzi
Sciarrone – Silvestro Sammaritano
Un carceriere – Ernesto Panariello
Un pastore – Virginia Barchi

Milan La Scala Chorus and Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor

Luca Ronconi, stage director
Margherita Palli, set design
Vera Marzot, costume design

Recorded live at the Teatro alla Scala, Milan, March 2000

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Francesco Cilea
ADRIANA LECOUVREUR

Maurizio – Sergei Larin
Il principe di Bouillon – Giorgio Giuseppini
L'abate di Chazeuil – Mario Bolognese
Michonnet – Carlo Guelfi
Poisson – Ernesto Gavazzi
Quinault – Marco Camastra
Un maggiordomo – Giuseppe de Luca
Adriana Lecouvreur – Daniela Dessi
La principessa di Bouillon – Olga Borodina
Mlle Jouvenot – Adelina Scarabelli
Mlle Dangeville – Annamaria Popescu

Milan La Scala Chorus and Orchestra
Roberto Rizzi Brignoli, conductor

Lamberto Puggelli, stage director
Paole Bregni, set designer
Luisa Spinatelli, costume designer

Recorded live at the Teatro alla Scala, Milan, January 2000

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Picture format: NTSC 16:9
Sound format: Dolby Digital 2.0 and 5.1 / DTS 5.1 (Barbiere, Traviata)
PCM Stereo / Dolby Digital 5.1 / DTS 5.1 (Tosca, Adriana Lecouvreur)
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian (Traviata only Italian, English, German)
Running time: 554 mins
No. of DVDs: 4 (DVD 9)
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Works on This Recording

1. Il barbiere di Siviglia by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Nicolai Ghiaurov (Bass), Manuel Lanza (Tenor), Reinaldo Macias (Tenor),
Vesselina Kasarova (Mezzo Soprano), Carlos Chausson (Bass Baritone), Elizabeth Magnuson (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Nello Santi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Zurich Opera House Orchestra,  Zurich Opera House Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Italy 
2. La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Daniel Ohlenschlager (Tenor), Georg Tichy (Baritone), Magdalena Anna Hofmann (Soprano),
Michael Kurz (Tenor), Stefanie Kopinits (Soprano), Jean-François Borras (Tenor),
Kristiane Kaiser (Soprano), Alexander Teliga (Bass), Ladislav Hallon (Tenor),
Eugen Gaal (Bass)
Conductor:  Ernst Marzendorfer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra,  Slovak Philharmonic Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
3. Tosca by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Silvestro Sammaritano (Bass), Salvatore Licitra (Tenor), Leo Nucci (Baritone),
Giovanni Battista Parodi (Baritone), Maria Guleghina (Soprano), Alfredo Mariotti (Bass),
Ernesto Gavazzi (Tenor), Ernesto Panariello (Baritone)
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
4. Adriana Lecouvreur by Francesco Cilèa
Performer:  Daniela Dessi (Soprano), Giuseppe de Luca (Baritone), Mario Bolognesi (Tenor),
Sergei Larin (Tenor), Carlo Guelfi (Baritone), Giorgio Giuseppini (Bass),
Ernesto Gavazzi (Tenor), Marco Camastra (Baritone), Olga Borodina (Mezzo Soprano),
Adelina Scarabelli (Soprano)
Conductor:  Roberto Rizzi Brignoli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1902; Italy 

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