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Opera Obsession! - Opera D'oro's Greatest Hits

Opera Obsession / Various
Release Date: 03/05/2002 
Label:  Opera D'oro   Catalog #: 1001   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Giuseppe VerdiGeorges BizetAlfredo CatalaniJules Massenet,   ... 
Performer:  Placido DomingoMartina ArroyoFiorenza CossottoAlfredo Kraus,   ... 
Conductor:  Claudio AbbadoArmando La Rosa ParodiArturo BasilePeter Maag,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: n/a 
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Works on This Recording

Aida: Celeste Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Voice), Martina Arroyo (Voice), Fiorenza Cossotto (Voice)
Conductor:  Claudio Abbado
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 03/1972 
Venue:  Munich, Germany 
Les pêcheurs de perles: Au fond du temple saint by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Alfredo Kraus (Voice), Giuseppe Taddei (Voice)
Conductor:  Armando La Rosa Parodi
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; France 
Date of Recording: 1960 
Venue:  Milan, Italy 
La Wally: Ebben?... Ne andrò lontana by Alfredo Catalani
Performer:  Giacinto Prandelli (Voice), Renata Tebaldi (Voice), Silvio Maionica (Voice)
Conductor:  Arturo Basile
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1960 
Venue:  Rome, Italy 
Manon, opera in 5 acts: Io son sol... Ah Dispar, vision! by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Mirella Freni (Voice), Luciano Pavarotti (Voice), Rolando Panerai (Voice)
Conductor:  Peter Maag
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1882-1883; France 
Date of Recording: 1969 
Venue:  Milan, Italy 
La fille du régiment: Il faut partir by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Fernando Corena (Voice), Beverly Sills (Voice), Grayson Hirst (Voice)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1969 
La traviata: Libiamo ne' lieti calici "Brindisi" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Anna Pedrotti (Voice), Renata Scotto (Voice), José Carreras (Voice),
Sesto Bruscantini (Voice)
Conductor:  Nino Verchi
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1973 
Venue:  Tokyo, Japan 
Maria Stuarda: O nube, che lieve by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Enrique Serra (Voice), José Carreras (Voice), Montserrat Caballé (Voice)
Conductor:  Nello Santi
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1972 
Venue:  Paris, France 
Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Franco Corelli (Voice), Nicola Zaccaria (Voice), Galina Vishnevskaya (Voice),
Birgit Nilsson (Voice)
Conductor:  Gianandrea Gavazzeni
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1964 
Venue:  Milan, Italy 
Don Giovanni, K 527: Dalla sua pace by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Nicolai Ghiaurov (Voice), Sesto Bruscantini (Voice), Sena Jurinac (Voice),
Gundula Janowitz (Voice), Alfredo Kraus (Voice)
Conductor:  Carlo Maria Giulini
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
Date of Recording: 1970 
Venue:  Rome, Italy 
Mefistofele: Dai campi, dai prati by Arrigo Boito
Performer:  Renata Tebaldi (Voice), Carlo Bergonzi (Voice), Nicolai Ghiaurov (Voice)
Conductor:  Lamberto Gardelli
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1966 
Il trovatore: Di quella pira by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Giulietta Simionato (Voice), Leontyne Price (Voice), Franco Corelli (Voice),
Ettore Bastianini (Voice)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1962 
Venue:  Salzburg, Austria 
Arabella, Op. 79: Und du wirst mein Gebieter sein by Richard Strauss
Performer:  Siegmund Nimsgern (Voice), Kurt Moll (Voice), René Kollo (Voice),
Montserrat Caballé (Voice)
Conductor:  Wolfgang Rennert
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1929-1932; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1973 
Venue:  Rome, Italy 
Tannhäuser: Dich, teure Halle by Richard Wagner
Performer:  René Kollo (Voice), Gundula Janowitz (Voice), Wolfgang Brendel (Voice),
Mignon Dunn (Voice)
Conductor:  Wolfgang Sawallisch
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845/1861; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1972 
Venue:  Perugia 
La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: Excerpt(s) by Hector Berlioz
Performer:  Marilyn Horne (Voice), Nicolai Gedda (Voice), Dimiter Petkov (Voice)
Conductor:  Georges Prêtre
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; France 
Date of Recording: 1969 
Venue:  Rome, Italy 
La Bohème: Si, mi chiamano Mimì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Voice), Mirella Freni (Voice), Sesto Bruscantini (Voice),
Rita Talarico (Voice)
Conductor:  Thomas Schippers
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1969 
Venue:  Rome, Italy 
Otello: Dio, mi potevi scagliar tutti i mali by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Jon Vickers (Voice), Mirella Freni (Voice), Peter Glossop (Voice),
Ryland Davies (Voice)
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1971 
Venue:  Salzburg, Austria 
Tosca: E lucevan le stelle by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Renata Tebaldi (Voice), Tito Gobbi (Voice), Giuseppe Di Stefano (Voice)
Conductor:  Gianandrea Gavazzeni
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1959 
Venue:  Milan, Italy 
Rigoletto: Deh, non parlare al misero by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Callas (Voice), Giuseppe Di Stefano (Voice)
Conductor:  Guido Picco
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1952 
Venue:  Mexico City, Mexico 
Lucia di Lammermoor: Tu che a Dio spiegasti l'ali by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Piero Cappuccilli (Voice), Renata Scotto (Voice), Luciano Pavarotti (Voice)
Conductor:  Francesco Molinari-Pradelli
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1967 
Venue:  Turin, Italy 

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