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Placido Domingo Vol 4 - Verismo Opera [4 DVDs]


Release Date: 04/26/2011 
Label:  Kultur Video   Catalog #: 4650  
Composer:  Umberto GiordanoManuel PenellaRuggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Anna Tomowa-SintowPlacido DomingoGiorgio ZancanaroMabel Perelstein,   ... 
Conductor:  Julius RudelMiguel RoaLeonard Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden OrchestraRoyal Opera House Covent Garden ChorusLos Angeles Music Center Opera Chorus,   ... 
Number of Discs: 4 
Length: 5 Hours 38 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Plácido Domingo is the most important person alive in opera. Greatest of the stage tenors still performing, experienced conductor, intendant of not one but two US opera houses these bald facts hardly begin to delineate the man. Major sponsorship flocks to him, his influence is felt in opera houses worldwide, and his support can be the making of a singer's career. And once every ten years he allows television cameras in.

This time is probably the last television look at his active career and takes the form of a retrospective of his greatest work, building up a picture of this unique man throughout his extraordinary career.

Plácido Domingo has selected the roles he regards as his greatest, and the particular performances
Read more at which he was at his peak.

Format: NTSC
Region: 1 (US and Canada)
Running Time:
Andrea Chénier - 112 min.
El Gato Montés - 112 min.
Pagliacci - 79 min.; Bonus Interviews - 35 min.
Color: Color Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Andrea Chénier by Umberto Giordano
Performer:  Anna Tomowa-Sintow (Soprano), Placido Domingo (Tenor), Giorgio Zancanaro (Baritone)
Conductor:  Julius Rudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra,  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
2.
El gato montés by Manuel Penella
Performer:  Mabel Perelstein (Alto), Placido Domingo (Tenor), Justino Diaz (Bass),
Verónica Villarroel (Soprano)
Conductor:  Miguel Roa
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Music Center Opera Chorus,  Los Angeles Music Center Opera Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1916; Spain 
3.
I Pagliacci by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Manuel Lanza (Tenor), Placido Domingo (Tenor), Verónica Villarroel (Soprano),
David Cangelosi (Tenor), Gregory Yurisich (Bass Baritone)
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Washington National Opera Orchestra,  Washington National Opera Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 

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 The best. March 21, 2014 By Maria Mendiolea (Townsville, QLD) See All My Reviews "Beautiful, Placido Domingo. Te queremos. Maria Mendiolea" Report Abuse
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