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Verdi: Rigoletto / Pavarotti, Wixell, Gruberova, Chailly

Verdi / Wixell / Pavarotti / Vpo / Chailly
Release Date: 07/04/2006 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 000658109  
Composer:  Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Edita GruberovaLuciano PavarottiIngvar WixellFerruccio Furlanetto
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Rigoletto (Gesamtaufnahme · Complete)

Ingvar Wixell · Edita Gruberova · Luciano Pavarotti · Ferruccio Furlanetto
Wiener Philharmoniker
Riccardo Chailly
Directed by Jean-Pierre Ponnelle

STEREO: PCM / SURROUND: DTS 5.1
Subtitles: Italian/French/German/English/Spanish/Chinese
A production of UNITEL, Munich

* Filmed on location in 1981 in Italian Renaissance landmarks including the Castello di San Giorgio in Mantua, the Piazza Duomo in Cremona, and the Teatro Farnese in Parma, Jean-Pierre Ponnelle’s authentic rendering captures all the tenderness and tragedy of Verdi’s heart-breaking drama.
* Riccardo Chailly conducts the Wiener
Read more Philharmoniker and a stellar cast featuring Luciano Pavarotti, Edita Gruberova and Ingvar Wixell.
* Luciano Pavarotti sings the role of the Duke of Mantua, a part in which he is unsurpassed; Edita Gruberova, internationally acclaimed as one of the greatest coloratura sopranos of our time, sings the role of Gilda; and Ingvar Wixell, a superlative baritone, sings a captivating Rigoletto.

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“Not to be missed.” -- The New York Times
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Works on This Recording

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Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Edita Gruberova (Soprano), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Ingvar Wixell (Baritone),
Ferruccio Furlanetto (Bass)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 

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