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Donizetti: La Favorita / De Fabritiis, Cossotto, Kraus, Raimondi, Nhk Symphony

Donizetti / Cossotto / Kraus / Bruscantini
Release Date: 10/30/2007 
Label:  Video Artists International   Catalog #: 4423  
Composer:  Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Alfredo KrausFiorenza CossottoRuggero Raimondi
Conductor:  Oliviero de Fabritiis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NHK Symphony Orchestra Tokyo
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
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A thrilling and sublimely sung 1971 performance of one of Donizetti’s most beautiful scores, starring two of opera’s most magnificent artists, mezzo-soprano Fiorenza Cossotto and tenor Alfredo Kraus. The powerful supporting cast includes baritone Sesto Bruscantini as King Alfonso and bass Ruggero Raimondi as Baldassare.The NHK Symphony Orchestra is under the direction of the great maestro Oliviero de Fabritiis. Includes optional subtitles in English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish.180 minutes, Color, mono, All regions.

Cast:
Leonora: Fiorenza Cossotto
Fernando: Alfredo Kraus
Alfonso XI: Sesto Bruscantini
Baldassarre: Ruggero Raimondi
Don Gasparo: Augusto Pedroni
Ines: Marisa
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The NHK Symphony Orchestra
NHK Italian Opera Chorus (The Members of the Japan Chorus Union)
Tokyo City Ballet Troupe
Oliviero De Fabritiis, conductor

September 13, 1971
Tokyo Bunka Kaikan
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Works on This Recording

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La Favorita by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Alfredo Kraus (Tenor), Fiorenza Cossotto (Mezzo Soprano), Ruggero Raimondi (Bass)
Conductor:  Oliviero de Fabritiis
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NHK Symphony Orchestra Tokyo
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Italy 
Date of Recording: September 13, 1971 
Venue:   Tokyo Bunka Kaikan 

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