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The Verdi Opera Selection Vol 2 - Nabucco, Simon Boccanegra, Aida

Verdi / Pavarotti / Chiara / Nucci
Release Date: 03/26/2013 
Label:  Arthaus Musik   Catalog #: 107526  
Composer:  Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Paata BurchuladzeNicolai GhiaurovMaria ChiaraGhena Dimitrova,   ... 
Conductor:  Lorin MaazelFabio LuisiDaniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala OrchestraMilan Teatro alla Scala ChorusVienna State Opera Chorus,   ... 
Number of Discs: 4 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Giuseppe Verdi
THE OPERA SELECTION, VOL 2
(4-DVD Box Set)

Aida

Aida - Maria Chiara
Radames - Luciano Pavarotti
Amneris - Ghena Dimitrova
Amonasro - Juan Pons
Il re - Paata Burchladze
Ramfis - Nicolai Ghiaurov
Una sacerdotessa - Francesca Garbi
Un messaggero - Ernesto Gavazzi

Milan La Scala Chorus and Orchestra
Lorin Maazel, conductor

Luca Ronconi, stage director

Recorded at the Teatro alla Scala, Milan, 1985

Bonus:
- The Making of Aida, including interviews with Luciano Pavaroddi, Lorin Maazel, Carlo Bergonzi, Renata Tibaldi, Dame Eva Turner

Nabucco
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Nabucco – Leo Nucci
Abigaille – Maria Guleghina
Zaccaria – Giacomo Prestia
Ismaele – Miroslav Dvorský
Fenena – Marina Domashenko
Il gran sacerdote di Belo – Goran Simi?
Abdallo – Walter Pauritsch
Anna – Renate Pitscheider

Vienna State Opera Chorus and Orchestra
(chorus master: Ernst Dunshirn)
(musical director for stage orchestra: Maksimilijan Cen?i?)
Fabio Luisi, conductor

Günter Krämer, stage director
Manfred Voss and Petra Buchholz, stage designer
Falk Bauer, costume design

Recorded live from the Vienna State Opera, 9 June 2001

Simon Boccanegra

Simon Boccanegra – Plácido Domingo
Jacopo Fiesco – Ferruccio Furlanetto
Paolo Albiani – Massimo Cavalletti
Pietro – Ernesto Panariello
Amelia Grimaldi (Maria) – Anja Harteros
Gabriele Adorno – Fabio Sartori
Capitano dei Balestrieri – Antonello Ceron
Ancella di Amelia – Alisa Zinovjeva

Milan La Scala Chorus and Orchestra
(chorus master: Bruno Casoni)
Daniel Barenboim, conductor

Federico Tiezzi, stage director
Pier Paolo Bisleri, set designer
Giovanna Buzzi, costume designer
Marco Filibeck, lighting designer

Recorded live from Teatro alla Scala, Milan, 2010

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Picture format: NTSC 16:9 (Nabucco, Simon Boccanegra) / 4:3 (Aida)
Sound format: PCM Stereo / Dolby Digital 5.1 (all operas) / DTS 5.1 (Nabucco)
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: English, German, French, Spanish (all operas) / Italian (Nabucco, Simon Boccanegra) / Korean (Simon Baccanegra) / Dutch (Aida) Running time: 7 hours 15 mins (operas) + 78 mins (Aida bonus)
No. of DVDs: 4 (DVD 9) Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Paata Burchuladze (Bass), Nicolai Ghiaurov (Bass), Maria Chiara (Soprano),
Ghena Dimitrova (Soprano), Juan Pons (Baritone), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor),
Francesca Garbi (Mezzo Soprano), Ernesto Gavazzi (Tenor)
Conductor:  Lorin Maazel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1985 
Venue:  Milan, Italy 
2. Nabucco by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Leo Nucci (Baritone), Maria Guleghina (Soprano), Marina Domashenko (Mezzo Soprano),
Giacomo Prestia (Bass), Goran Simic (Bass), Renate Pitscheider (Soprano),
Miroslav Dvorsky (Tenor), Walter Pitscheider (Tenor)
Conductor:  Fabio Luisi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna State Opera Chorus,  Vienna State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1842; Italy 
3. Simon Boccanegra by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Fabio Sartori (Tenor), Massimo Cavalletti (Baritone), Placido Domingo (Tenor),
Ferruccio Furlanetto (Bass), Ernesto Panariello (Baritone), Anja Harteros (Soprano),
Antonello Ceron (Tenor)
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857; Italy 

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