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Verdi: I Vespri Siciliani / Muti, Studer, Merritt, Zancanaro, Capuano

Verdi / Muti / Zancanaro / Capuano / Studer
Release Date: 11/16/2004 
Label:  Opus Arte   Catalog #: 3008  
Composer:  Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Cheryl StuderChris MerrittGiorgio ZancanaroEnzo Capuano
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala OrchestraMilan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Length: 3 Hours 31 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Verdi’s 1855 Paris opera which followed Rigoletto, Il trovatore and La Traviata is treated to a performance of blazing energy and intimate refinement with a superb cast which includes Cheryl Studer and Chris Merritt.

The rarely-seen third act ballet is included complete, with the internationally-acclaimed dancers Carla Fracci and Wayne Eagling.

Sung in Italian with English subtitles. Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
Verdi’s 1855 Paris opera which followed Rigoletto, Il trovatore and La Traviata is treated to a performance of blazing energy and intimate refinement with a superb cast which includes Cheryl Studer and Chris Merritt.

The rarely-seen third act ballet is included complete, with the internationally-acclaimed dancers Carla Fracci and Wayne Eagling.

Sung in Italian with English subtitles. Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
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Works on This Recording

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I vespri siciliani by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Cheryl Studer (Soprano), Chris Merritt (Tenor), Giorgio Zancanaro (Baritone),
Enzo Capuano (Bass)
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855; Italy 

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