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Maria Callas - Live In Milan 1956 & Athens 1957


Release Date: 11/05/2002 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 67917   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Gasparo SpontiniVincenzo BelliniAmbroise ThomasGiuseppe Verdi,   ... 
Performer:  Maria Callas
Conductor:  Alfredo SimonettoAntonino Votto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra MilanItalian Radio Chorus MilanAthens Festival Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

CD not available: This title is currently only available as an MP3 download.  

This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1.
La Vestale: Tu che invoco con orrore by Gasparo Spontini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Alfredo Simonetto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1807; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 09/27/1956 
Venue:  Live  RAI Studios, Milan, Italy 
Length: 11 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
2.
I puritani: Oh vieni al tempio by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Alfredo Simonetto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Milan,  Italian Radio Chorus Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/27/1956 
Venue:  Live  RAI Studios, Milan, Italy 
Length: 7 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "La dama d'Arturo..." 
3.
Hamlet: A vos jeux "Mad Scene" by Ambroise Thomas
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Antonino Votto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Athens Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; France 
Date of Recording: 08/05/1957 
Venue:  Live  Herodes Atticus Arena, Athens, Greece 
Length: 10 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
4.
Il trovatore: D'amor sull' ali rosee by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Antonino Votto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Athens Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 08/05/1957 
Venue:  Live  Herodes Atticus Arena, Athens, Greece 
Length: 6 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
5.
La forza del destino: Pace, pace, mio Dio by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Antonino Votto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Athens Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
Date of Recording: 08/05/1957 
Venue:  Live  Herodes Atticus Arena, Athens, Greece 
Length: 6 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
6.
Tristan und Isolde: Mild und leise "Liebestod" by Richard Wagner
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Antonino Votto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Athens Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Germany 
Date of Recording: 08/05/1957 
Venue:  Live  Herodes Atticus Arena, Athens, Greece 
Length: 6 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
7.
Lucia di Lammermoor: Regnava nel silenzio by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Antonino Votto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Athens Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Date of Recording: 08/05/1957 
Venue:  Live  Herodes Atticus Arena, Athens, Greece 
Length: 8 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
8.
Hamlet: Et maintenant écoutez ma chanson! by Ambroise Thomas
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Antonino Votto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Athens Festival Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1868; France 
Date of Recording: 08/05/1957 
Venue:  Live  Herodes Atticus Arena, Athens, Greece 
Length: 4 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
9.
Semiramide: Bel raggio lusinghier by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Maria Callas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Alfredo Simonetto
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Milan,  Italian Radio Chorus Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1823; Italy 
Date of Recording: 09/27/1956 
Venue:  Live  RAI Studios, Milan, Italy 
Length: 6 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: Italian 

Sound Samples

La Vestale (2002 Digital Remaster): Tu che invoco (Act II)
I puritani (2002 Digital Remaster): La dama d'Arturo....Ah, vieni al tempio (Act I)
Semiramide (2002 Digital Remaster): Bel raggio lusinghier (Act I)
Hamlet (2002 Digital Remaster): Ai vostri giochi...Ed ora a voi (Act IV)
Il trovatore (1999 Digital Remaster): Vanne, lasciami...D'amor sull'ali rosee (Act IV)
La Forza del destino (2002 Digital Remaster): Pace, pace mio Dio (Act IV)
Tristan und Isolde (2002 Digital Remaster): Dolce e calmo (Act 3)
Lucia di Lammermoor (2002 Digital Remaster): Regnava nel silenzio...Quando rapito in estasi (Act I)
Hamlet (2002 Digital Remaster): Ai vostri giochi...Ed ora a voi (Act IV)
Hamlet (1957 Digital Remaster): Encore: Ed ora a voi

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