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Puccini: Tosca / Behrens, Domingo, Sinopoli, MET

Puccini / Behrens / Domingo / Met / Levine
Release Date: 09/12/2006 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 000710109  
Composer:  Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Italo TajoAnthony LaciuraJames CourtneyHildegard Behrens,   ... 
Conductor:  Giuseppe Sinopoli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera ChorusMetropolitan Opera Orchestra

Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Tosca (Gesamtaufnahme · Complete)

Hildegard Behrens · Plácido Domingo · Cornell MacNeil · James Courtney · Italo Tajo · Anthony Laciura · Russell Christopher
The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Giuseppe Sinopoli
Stage Production and Set Design: Franco Zeffirelli

STEREO: PCM / SURROUND: Dolby Digital 5.1 & DTS 5.1
Picture Format: 4:3
Subtitles: Italian/German/English/French/Spanish/Chinese
A production of Metropolitan Opera Association, Inc

* Puccini´s masterpiece in three acts is the tragic story of an escaped political prisoner, a prima donna, and the brutal chief of the secret
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* Conducted by Giuseppe Sinopoli live from the MET in March 1985 an allstar cast led by Hildegard Behrens, give unforgettable opera moments.
* DVD bonus: “Tosca, Zeffirelli, and Rome” & “Artists´ Discussion.”

R E V I E W S

“Domingo’s Cavaradossi is a gorgeous piece of singing.” -- New York magazine

“The most beautiful, dramatic opera ever composed.” -- Franco Zeffirelli

“This production contains enough atmosphere for 20 Tosca’s.” -- New York magazine
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Works on This Recording

1. Tosca by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Italo Tajo (Bass), Anthony Laciura (Tenor), James Courtney (Bass),
Hildegard Behrens (Soprano), Placido Domingo (Tenor), Cornell MacNeil (Baritone),
Russell Christopher (Tenor)
Conductor:  Giuseppe Sinopoli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Chorus,  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Date of Recording: 3/1985 

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