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Puccini: Madama Butterfly / Nicola Rescigno, Magda Olivero, Renato Cioni


Release Date: 09/09/2008 
Label:  Opera D'oro   Catalog #: 1484   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Renato CioniMario ZanasiAnna Maria BorrelliMagda Olivero,   ... 
Conductor:  Nicola Rescigno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Naples Teatro San Carlo ChorusNaples Teatro San Carlo Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: n/a 
Length: 2 Hours 15 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

“Although the term ‘legendary’ is all too frequently coined, its usage is both appropriate and justified when describing Magda Olivero. She was an unorthodox soprano whose career—notwithstanding various interruptions—spanned over half a century, from 1932 to 1990.” — Opera Quarterly “Although the term ‘legendary’ is all too frequently coined, its usage is both appropriate and justified when describing Magda Olivero. She was an unorthodox soprano whose career—notwithstanding various interruptions—spanned over half a century, from 1932 to 1990.” — Opera Quarterly Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Renato Cioni (Tenor), Mario Zanasi (Baritone), Anna Maria Borrelli (Soprano),
Magda Olivero (Soprano), Fernanda Cadoni (Mezzo Soprano), Mariano Caruso (Tenor)
Conductor:  Nicola Rescigno
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Naples Teatro San Carlo Chorus,  Naples Teatro San Carlo Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1961 
Venue:   Teatro di San Carlo, Naples, Italy 

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