Anna Tomowa-Sintow · Vasile Moldoveanu Sherrill Milnes · Paul Plishka
The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Produced by Tito Capobianco / Directed by Brian Large
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STEREO: PCM / SURROUND: DTS 5.1
Picture Format: 4:3
A production of Metropolitan Opera Association, Inc.
* This live production from the MET from 1984 of one of Verdi's finest and most challenging operas was conducted by Maestro James Levine and directed by Brian Large.
* An all star cast led by SherrillRead more Milnes - widely hailed as the supreme Verdi baritone - in the title role and Anna Tomowa-Sintow as Amelia Grimaldi.
R E V I E W S:
“Baritone Sherrill Milnes … gave a superb portrayal of the troubled Doge Simon, an his canny underplaying of the part was cause of deep admiration.” -- New York Daily News
“Paul Plishka was a strong Fiesco…” -- New York Daily News
"The set, costumes and lighting are superb." -- New York Times
"…Levine’s conducting serves Verdi magnificently; from the exquisite instrumental delicacy of the Act I prelude to the sweeping grandeur of the final ensemble.” -- New York Magazine Read less
Works on This Recording
Simon Boccanegraby Giuseppe Verdi Performer:
Paul Plishka (Bass),
Sherrill Milnes (Baritone),
Anna Tomowa-Sintow (Soprano),
Vasile Moldoveanu (Tenor)
Metropolitan Opera Chorus,
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic Written: 1857; Italy Date of Recording: 1984
Average Customer Review: ( 1 Customer Review )
the best of verdiAugust 24, 2013By daniel abrahams (palm bay, FL)See All My Reviews"MILNES AND SINTOW IN GREAT VOICE A FIRST CLASS PRODUCTION I RECOMMEND HIGHLY"Report Abuse
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