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Verdi: I Vespri Siciliani / Ranzani, Stoyanov, Nizza

Verdi / Stpyanov / Lana / Muzzi / Nizza / Carraro
Release Date: 07/24/2007 
Label:  Dynamic   Catalog #: 33551  
Composer:  Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Cristiano OlivieriGiorgio TruccoTiziana CarraroLorenzo Muzzi,   ... 
Conductor:  Stefano Ranzani
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arturo Toscanini Foundation OrchestraArturo Toscanini Foundation Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Vladimir Stoyanov, baritone; Cesare Lana, bass; Lorenzo Muzzi, bass; Renzo Zulian, tenor; Orlin Anastassov, bass; Amarilli Nizza, soprano; Tiziana Carraro, alto; Giorgio Trucco, tenor; Cristiano Olivieri, tenor; Stefanos Koroneos, bass; Luca Casalin, tenor

Orchestra and Chorus, Fondazione Arturo Toscanini/Stefano Ranzani
Pier Luigi Pizzi, director, set and costume designer

Recording at Teatro Verdi, Busseto (Parma), February 2003

NTSC All Region; LPCM 2.0; Dolby Digital 5.1; Color; 16/9; 143 mins. Subtitled in Italian, English, German & French

Les Vêpres siciliennes, a five-act opera on a libretto by Auguste Scribe and Charles Duveyrier with music by Giuseppe Verdi,
Read more was first staged at the Paris Opéra on 13th June 1855. The subject of the opera was nothing other than an adaptation of a libretto that Scribe had written some years before, initially offered to Fromental Halévy and then to Gaetano Donizetti, who left it unfinished because of the onset of the illness that was to bring his life to an end. In the new version for Verdi, Scribe and Duveyrier transferred the action from sixteenth-century Flanders to thirteenth-century Sicily. At first the opera was greeted with great success.
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Works on This Recording

I vespri siciliani by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Cristiano Olivieri (Tenor), Giorgio Trucco (Tenor), Tiziana Carraro (Soprano),
Lorenzo Muzzi (Bass), Amarilli Nizza (Soprano), Vladimir Stoyanov (Baritone),
Renzo Zulian (Tenor), Cesare Lana (Bass), Orlin Anastassov (Bass)
Conductor:  Stefano Ranzani
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Arturo Toscanini Foundation Orchestra,  Arturo Toscanini Foundation Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855; Italy 
Date of Recording: 2/2003 

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