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Verdi: Don Carlo / Levine, Sylvester, Millo, Ramey, Chernov

Release Date: 04/20/1993 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 52500   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Michael SylvesterVladimir ChernovJane BunnellKathleen Battle,   ... 
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera ChorusMetropolitan Opera Orchestra
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 3 Hours 23 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Selection recorded April 20-24 and May 11-14, 1992. Selection recorded April 20-24 and May 11-14, 1992. Read less

Works on This Recording

Don Carlos by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Michael Sylvester (Tenor), Vladimir Chernov (Baritone), Jane Bunnell (Mezzo Soprano),
Kathleen Battle (Soprano), Dwayne Croft (Bass), Ferruccio Furlanetto (Bass),
Aprile Millo (Soprano), Samuel Ramey (Bass), John Horton Murray (Baritone),
Paul Plishka (Bass), Dolora Zajic (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Chorus,  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867/1886 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
Length: 213 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: Italian 
Notes: Composition written: Paris, France (03/11/1867).
Composition revised: Naples, Italy (1872).
Composition revised: La Scala Opera House, Milan, Italy (01/10/1884). 

Customer Reviews

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 My Favorite Don Carlo March 31, 2015 By Brian Lowery (Kearneysville, WV) See All My Reviews "Too bad all the original SONY recordings are gone, and this opera is only available on a re-recording at a greater cost, but it is still worth every penny. First, it is the five act version, and I believe it makes the love triangle more intense and meaningful. Secondly, Aprile Millo is the best Elizabetta. You can hear her innocence in the first act and gradually hear her become an adult woman at operas end. And of course there is James Levine, who puts together a consistent interpretation of the score. Other conductors get part of the opera right, but lack in the other parts. Levine gets all big moments right. I have many recordings of Don Carlo, but this is my favorite" Report Abuse
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