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Catan: Il Postino / Domingo, Castronovo, Gershon, Los Angeles Opera

Domingo,Placido
Release Date: 10/16/2012 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 191970  
Composer:  Daniel Catán
Performer:  Amanda SquitieriPlacido DomingoCharles CastronovoCristina Gallardo-Domâs,   ... 
Conductor:  Grant Gershon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Opera ChorusLos Angeles Opera Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The world premiere performance with Placido Domingo and the LA Opera, Mexican composer Daniel Catan’s Il Postino is based on the Academy Award-winning 1994 Italian film that became a surprise hit with audiences around the world and also on the 1985 novel Ardiente Paciencia by Antonio Skármeta. It is the story of a shy young postman in a tiny Italian fishing village, who discovers the courage to pursue his dreams through his daily deliveries to his only customer, the esteemed Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, played by Plácido Domingo. The world premiere performance with Placido Domingo and the LA Opera, Mexican composer Daniel Catan’s Il Postino is based on the Academy Award-winning 1994 Italian film that became a surprise hit with audiences around the world and also on the 1985 novel Ardiente Paciencia by Antonio Skármeta. It is the story of a shy young postman in a tiny Italian fishing village, who discovers the courage to pursue his dreams through his daily deliveries to his only customer, the esteemed Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, played by Plácido Domingo. Read less

Works on This Recording

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Il postino by Daniel Catán
Performer:  Amanda Squitieri (Soprano), Placido Domingo (Tenor), Charles Castronovo (Tenor),
Cristina Gallardo-Domâs (Soprano), Nancy Fabiola Herrera (Mezzo Soprano), Vladimir Chernov (Baritone),
José Adán Pérez (Baritone)
Conductor:  Grant Gershon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Los Angeles Opera Chorus,  Los Angeles Opera Orchestra

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