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Puccini: Tosca / Rescigno, Freni, Pavarotti, Milnes, National Philharmonic


Release Date: 11/21/2011 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 001615202  
Composer:  Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Mirella FreniLuciano PavarottiSherrill MilnesRichard Van Allan,   ... 
Conductor:  Nicola Rescigno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Opera ChorusNational Philharmonic OrchestraWandsworth School Boys' Choir
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1.
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Mirella Freni (Soprano), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Sherrill Milnes (Baritone),
Richard Van Allan (Bass), Italo Tajo (Bass), Michel Sénéchal (Tenor),
Paul Hudson (Bass), John Tomlinson (Bass), Walter Baratti (Treble)
Conductor:  Nicola Rescigno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Opera Chorus,  National Philharmonic Orchestra,  Wandsworth School Boys' Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Length: 116 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: Italian 

Customer Reviews

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 All round excellence July 11, 2017 By J. Tatnall (West Grove, PA) See All My Reviews "An unbeatable cast, fine orchestra, outstanding conductor, and top recording crew work together to bring this wonderful performance to disc. Freni and Pavarotti are a joy to hear together in these parts, and Milnes' beautifully sung Scarpia is truly frightening as only a youthful and uncontrollable nobleman in power would be." Report Abuse
 Excellent July 23, 2013 By David B. (Toronto, ON) See All My Reviews "This one deserves comparison with the best. Vibrant and energetic. Singers and orchestra perfectly balanced. Great stuff." Report Abuse
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