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Verdi Collection

Verdi Collection / Various
Release Date: 10/27/2009 
Label:  Dynamic   Catalog #: 33643  
Composer:  Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Yasu NakajimaAlberto GazaleSusan NevesOrlin Anastassov,   ... 
Conductor:  Riccardo FrizzaAntonello AllemandiRenato PalumboStefano Ranzani,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Genoa Teatro del Carlo Felice ChorusGenoa Teatro del Carlo Felice OrchestraParma Teatro Regio Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 6 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

In this nice Collection dedicated to Verdi Dynamic presents the live recordings of 5 Operas masterpieces plus one (Verdi Gala) with 5 beautiful concerts.

Within them you will find Nabucco which had its triumphant first performance at La Scala in Milan on 1842. The victory he won with this opera did not bring Verdi a definitive condition of economic security and ease to work.Throughout the 1840s Verdi set himself very intensive rhythms of work in order to consolidate his position as a successful composer. These were the infamous “galley years”. Emblematic of this period are two operas proposed in our collection, Ernani and Il Corsaro.

With I Vespri Siciliani and La Forza del Destino we have two operas written
Read more when he was already an international celebrity. They has been written for two of the most important foreign theatres of the day, the Paris Opéra and the Imperial Theatre of St Petersburg.

Picture Format: NTSC
Aspect Radio: 16:9 Audio Format: DD 5.1 / LPCM 2.0
Region Code: 0 (all region)
Duration: 839 minutes
Language: Italian
Subtitles: English German French Spanish Italian (“Verdi Gala” and Nabucco also in Japanese) (Nabucco also in Chinese) Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Nabucco by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Yasu Nakajima (Tenor), Alberto Gazale (Baritone), Susan Neves (Soprano),
Orlin Anastassov (Bass)
Conductor:  Riccardo Frizza
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Genoa Teatro del Carlo Felice Chorus,  Genoa Teatro del Carlo Felice Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Italy 
Date of Recording: 6/2004 
Venue:  Live Teatro Carlo Felice, Genoa 
2.
Ernani by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Carlo Guelfi (Baritone), Susan Neves (Soprano), Marco Berti (Tenor),
Giacomo Prestia (Baritone)
Conductor:  Antonello Allemandi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Parma Teatro Regio Orchestra,  Parma Teatro Regio Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Italy 
Date of Recording: 5/2005 
Venue:  Live Teatro Tegio, Parma 
3.
Il corsaro by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Michela Sburlati (Soprano), Zvetan Michailov (Tenor), Renato Bruson (Baritone),
Adriana Damato (Soprano)
Conductor:  Renato Palumbo
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Parma Teatro Regio Orchestra,  Parma Teatro Regio Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1848; Italy 
Date of Recording: 6/2004 
Venue:  Live Teatro Tegio, Parma 
4.
I vespri siciliani by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Amarilli Nizza (Soprano), Vladimir Stoyanov (Baritone), Renzo Zulian (Tenor),
Orlin Anastassov (Bass)
Conductor:  Stefano Ranzani
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arturo Toscanini Foundation Orchestra,  Arturo Toscanini Foundation Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855; Italy 
Date of Recording: 2/2003 
Venue:  Live Teatro Verdi, Busseto 
5.
La forza del destino by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Marco Di Felice (Baritone), Renzo Zulian (Tenor), Susanna Branchini (Soprano),
Paolo Battaglia (Bass)
Conductor:  Loukas Karytinos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rovigo Teatro Sociale Chorus,  Venice Philharmonic Orchestra "G.F. Malipiero"
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1/2006 
Venue:  Live Teatro Comunale, Modena 
6.
Work(s) by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  José Cura (Tenor), Zvetan Michailov (Tenor), Tiziana Fabbricini (Soprano),
Adriana Damato (Soprano), Vladimir Stoyanov (Baritone), Leo Nucci (Baritone),
Alessandra Rezza (Soprano), Valter Borin (Voice), Franco De Grandis (Bass)
Conductor:  Renato Palumbo
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 10/2004 
Venue:  Live Teatro Regio, Parma 

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