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Rossini: L'assedio Di Corinto / Schippers, Sills, Horne, Etc


Release Date: 02/27/2001 
Label:  Opera D'oro   Catalog #: 1271   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Paolo WashingtonFranco BonisolliMarilyn HorneBeverly Sills,   ... 
Conductor:  Thomas Schippers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala OrchestraMilan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 23 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Two of opera's authentic superstars, Beverly Sills and Marilyn Horne, head the cast in this thrilling performance of a Rossini spectacular, "The Siege of Corinth," led by the late Thomas Schippers, one of the greatest American conductors.

Pamira - Beverly Sills
Neocle - Marilyn Horne
Cleomene - Franco Bonisolli
Maometto II - Justino Diaz
Jero - Paolo Washington
Omar - Gianni Foiani
Ismene - Milna Paoli
Adrasto - Piero Di Palma

Thomas Schippers: Conductor
Live performance, La Scala, Milan, April 14, 1969

Also available in deluxe packaging with full libretto.
Two of opera's authentic superstars, Beverly Sills and Marilyn Horne, head the cast in this thrilling performance of a Rossini spectacular, "The Siege of Corinth," led by the late Thomas Schippers, one of the greatest American conductors.

Pamira - Beverly Sills
Neocle - Marilyn Horne
Cleomene - Franco Bonisolli
Maometto II - Justino Diaz
Jero - Paolo Washington
Omar - Gianni Foiani
Ismene - Milna Paoli
Adrasto - Piero Di Palma

Thomas Schippers: Conductor
Live performance, La Scala, Milan, April 14, 1969

Also available in deluxe packaging with full libretto.
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Works on This Recording

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L'assedio di Corinto by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Paolo Washington (Bass), Franco Bonisolli (Tenor), Marilyn Horne (Mezzo Soprano),
Beverly Sills (Soprano), Justino Diaz (Bass Baritone), Giovanni Foiani (Bass),
Milna Paoli (Mezzo Soprano), Piero de Palma (Tenor)
Conductor:  Thomas Schippers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1826; Italy 
Date of Recording: 04/14/1969 
Venue:  Live  La Scala Theater, Milan, Italy 
Length: 143 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: Italian 

Featured Sound Samples

Act I: "Cielo! Che diverrò?"

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