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Verdi: Don Carlo / Fulton, Caballe, Bumbry, Bruson, Estes, Aragall


Release Date: 10/12/2010 
Label:  Hardy Classics   Catalog #: 4045  
Composer:  Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luigi RoniSimon EstesGiacomo AragallMontserrat Caballé,   ... 
Conductor:  Thomas Fulton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  French National OrchestraFrench Radio Chorus

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This legendary performance of Verdi’s “Don Carlo” from 1984 has a starry cast: Montserrat Caballé, Grace Bumbry, Giacomo Aragall, Renato Bruson, and Simon Estes. The Orchestre National de France and the Chorus of Radio France is conducted by Thomas Fulton. Sung in Italian with optional Italian, English, French, Spanish, German subtitles. Color, Dolby Digital/PCM Stereo, Color, 4:3, 191 minutes, All regions.



Don Carlo
Opera in 4 Acts
Music by Guiseppe Verdi
Libretto by Joseph Mèry, Camille du Locle, Antonio Ghislanzoni
After the drama “Don Carlos” by Frederich Schiller.


Elisabetta di Valois………………Montserrat Caballé
Princess Eboli…………
Read more …………Grace Bumbry
Don Carlo………………………..Giacomo Aragall
Rodrigo…………………………..Renato Bruson
King Philip II…………………….Simon Estes
Voice from heaven……………….Ewa Godlewska
Grand Inquisitor………………….Luigi Roni
Friar………………………………Olim Sadoullaiev
Tebaldo…………………………..Pierrette Delange
Count of Lerma…………………..Jean-Louis Elie
Herald…………………………….Guy Gaballe
Countess of Aremberg…………....Michèle Dumont
Flemish delegates………………...Bertrand Kovack
Alain Perraton
Alain Vernhes


Thomas Fulton, conductor
Orchestre National de France
Chorus of Radio-France
Jacques Jouineau, chorus master


Jean-Claude Auvray, director
Jean-Paul Chambras, set
Yves-Andrè Hubert, video
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Works on This Recording

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Don Carlos by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luigi Roni (Bass), Simon Estes (Bass), Giacomo Aragall (Tenor),
Montserrat Caballé (Soprano), Grace Bumbry (Mezzo Soprano), Renato Bruson (Baritone),
Michel Dumont (Voice), Guy Gaballe (Voice)
Conductor:  Thomas Fulton
Orchestra/Ensemble:  French National Orchestra,  French Radio Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867/1886 

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