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Three Tenors In Concert 1990 - Carreras, Domingo, Pavarotti

Carreras / Domingo / Pavarotti / Mehta
Release Date: 06/24/1997 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 71223  
Composer:  Eduardo Di CapuaGiacomo Puccini
Performer:  Luciano PavarottiJosé CarrerasPlacido Domingo
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Florence Maggio Musicale Orchestra

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

On the evening of 7 July 1990 an "impossible dream" came true: the three most famous tenors in the world joined forces with an orchestra of two hundred musicians against a backdrop of the majestic scenery of ancient Rome. In the famous Baths of Caracalla on a brilliant starlit night with a full moon rising, José Carreras, Plácido Domingo and Luciano Pavarotti, together with Maestro Zubin Mehta, presented an evening of arias, songs and medleys which was unique in musical history. For the six thousand fortunate people who crowded into Caracalla that evening and the television audience of eight hundred million it was an experience never to be forgotten. But few at the time could have realised the full historical Read more significance of the concert and the profound effect it would have on the popular perception of classical music. The concert has been broadcast and rebroadcast again and again and has always been received with undiminished enthusiasm. The album has sold more copies than any other classical recording ever, and its overwhelming popularity led to a repeat concert to coincide with the 1994 World Cup final in Los Angeles, followed by a world tour spanning the four continents of Asia, Europe, America and Australasia. The concert also became the first-ever classical release to appear on DVD video. With the unique combination of studio-quality pictures plus 5-channel surround sound, this release of the "Three Tenors" offers the most faithful document yet of that remarkable moment in musical history.

JOSÉ CARRERAS, PLÁCIDO DOMINGO, LUCIANO PAVAROTTI, Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, Zubin Mehta, conductor

TRACKLISTING Il lamento di Federico – Carreras Ô paradis – Domingo Recondita armonia – Pavarotti Dein ist mein ganzes Herz – Domingo Rondine al nido – Pavarotti Core 'ngrato – Carreras I vespri siciliani (Sinfonia) Torna a Surriento – Pavarotti Granada – Carreras No puede ser – Domingo L'improvviso – Carreras E lucevan le stelle – Domingo Nessun dorma – Pavarotti Finale Medley (arr. Lalo Schifrin): Maria – Tonight – 'O paese d' 'o sole – Cielito lindo – Memory – Ochi tchorniye – Caminito – La Vie en rose – Mattinata – Wien, Wien, nur du allein – Amapola – 'O sole mio Carreras / Domingo / Pavarotti Encore: 'O sole mio Encore: Nessun dorma
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Works on This Recording

1.
'O sole mio by Eduardo Di Capua
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), José Carreras (Tenor), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Florence Maggio Musicale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Italy 
2.
Turandot: Nessun dorma! by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor), José Carreras (Tenor), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Florence Maggio Musicale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1926; Italy 

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