Placido Domingo and Shirley Verrett star in the title roles of this live recording from the San Francisco Opera. Placido Domingo and Shirley Verrett star in the title roles of this live recording from the San Francisco Opera. Read less
Works on This Recording
Samson et Dalila, Op. 47by Camille Saint-Saëns Performer:
Placido Domingo (Tenor),
Shirley Verrett (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic Written: 1877; France
Average Customer Review: ( 1 Customer Review )
Placido Domingo at his vocal and dramatic bestJanuary 31, 2013By Hugh O. (Scottsdale, AZ)See All My Reviews"Well worth buying and watching and listening. Both principals sang beautifully. The dramatic force of Placido's performance made it almost a religious experience. I think Shirley Verret's portrayal of Delilah as a totally heartless secret service operative could have been a bit more nuanced."Report Abuse
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