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Bravissimo! - The Best Of Bel Canto


Release Date: 04/22/1997 
Label:  Philips   Catalog #: 454311   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Gioachino RossiniVincenzo BelliniGaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Frederica Von StadeDmitri HvorostovskySumi JoJosé Carreras,   ... 
Conductor:  Edo De WaartIon MarinJohn Eliot GardinerClaudio Scimone,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rotterdam Philharmonic OrchestraPhilharmonia OrchestraLyon Opera Chorus,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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This selection is available for a limited time as a special import.
Includes aria(s) by various composers.
This selection is available for a limited time as a special import.
Includes aria(s) by various composers. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Una voce poco fa...Io sono dolcile by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Frederica Von Stade (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Edo De Waart
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
2.
I puritani: Ah, per sempre io ti perdei by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)
Conductor:  Ion Marin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
3.
Le Comte Ory: En proie à la tristesse... by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Sumi Jo (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lyon Opera Chorus,  Lyon Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828; Italy 
4.
L'Elisir d'Amore: Una furtiva lagrima by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  José Carreras (Tenor)
Conductor:  Claudio Scimone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Turin Teatro Reale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Italy 
5.
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Largo al factotum by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Thomas Allen (Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1816; Italy 
6.
Lucia di Lammermoor: Ardon gl'incensi "Mad Scene" by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Montserrat Caballé (Soprano)
Conductor:  Jesús Lopez-Cobos
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
7.
La sonnambula: Vi ravviso, o luoghi ameni by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Samuel Ramey (Bass)
Conductor:  Donato Renzetti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ambrosian Opera Chorus,  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Italy 
8.
Stabat mater: Fac, ut portem Christi mortem by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Semyon Bychkov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832/1842; Italy 
9.
La Cenerentola: Si, ritrovarla io giuro by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Francisco Araiza (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ambrosian Opera Chorus,  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Italy 
10.
Maometto secondo: Si ferite: il chieggo, il merto by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  June Anderson (Soprano)
Conductor:  Claudio Scimone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ambrosian Opera Chorus,  Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
11.
Il turco in Italia: Intensi! Ah tutto intensi...Ah, sì! la speme by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Raúl Giménez (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1814; Italy 
12.
La Cenerentola: Nacqui all' affano...Non più mesta by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  John del Carlo (Bass), Agnes Baltsa (Mezzo Soprano), Carol Malone (Soprano),
Felicity Palmer (Mezzo Soprano), Ruggero Raimondi (Bass), Simone Alaimo (Baritone)
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ambrosian Opera Chorus,  Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Italy 

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