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Puccini: Il Trittico / Cappuccili, Sass, Plowright, Pons, Et Al

Puccini / Cappuccili / Sass / Plowright / Pons
Release Date: 02/17/2004 
Label:  Kultur Video   Catalog #: 2037  
Composer:  Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Rosalind PlowrightPiero CappuccilliSylvia SassJuan Pons
Conductor:  Gianandrea Gavazzeni
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Puccini's Il Trittico consists of three one-act operas, each satisfying in itself, yet skillfully contrasted to make up a thrilling complete program. The chilling melodrama of Il Tabarro, the sentiment of Suor Angelica, and the wit and brilliance of Gianni Schicchi are matched with the genius which has made La Boheme, Madama Butterfly and Tosca such established favorites. In this recording from Milan's legendary Teatro alla Scala, Piero Cappuccilli is the vindictive Michele in Il Tabarro, Rosalind Plowright makes her Scala debut in the title role of Suor Angelica, and Juan Pons portrays the artful Gianni Schicchi in Puccini's only comedy. Sung in Italian, with subtitles available in English, German, and Spanish. Region 1, NTSC, Full Screen Read more 4:3, Dolby Digital Stereo. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Il Trittico by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Rosalind Plowright (Soprano), Piero Cappuccilli (Baritone), Sylvia Sass (Soprano),
Juan Pons (Baritone)
Conductor:  Gianandrea Gavazzeni
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 

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