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Pavarotti - The Italian Opera Collection

Pavarotti / Mooc / Levine
Release Date: 04/08/2008 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 001086409  
Composer:  Giacomo PucciniRuggero LeoncavalloGaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Ingvar WixellAndrea VelisRenata ScottoLuciano Pavarotti,   ... 
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera ChorusMetropolitan Opera Orchestra
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

LUCIANO PAVAROTTI
THE ITALIAN OPERA COLLECTION

PUCCINI: La Bohème · Il Tabarro
LEONCAVALLO: Pagliacci
DONIZETTI: L'Elisir d'amore

Kathleen Battle · Juan Pons · Enzo Dara · Renata Scotto · Maralin Niska · Teresa Stratas · Plácido Domingo · The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus · James Levine

3 DVD-VIDEO NTSC 073 4300 |G|H 3|
STEREO: PCM / SURROUND: Dolby Digital 5.1 & DTS 5.1
Picture Format: 4:3
Subtitles: Italian/German/English/French/Spanish
A production of Metropolitan Opera Association, Inc.

Luciano Pavarotti at the Met in three of the
Read more legendary Italian tenor’s greatest roles: * His Nemorino in L’elisir d’amore is “a blend of rustic innocence with a warm, amorous side, and a bit of virtuosic hamminess” (New York Times).
* As Rodolfo in La Bohème, “he was in peak form in 1977…funny, warm, touching, believable, and a consummate vocal stylist” (Fanfare).
* In Pagliacci, Pavarotti “was singing Canio for the first time on stage, and he does so magnificently, dramatically as well as vocally” (International Record Review).
* Bonus: Interviews with Luciano Pavarotti, James Levine, and Renata Scotto – plus a picture gallery.
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Works on This Recording

1. La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Ingvar Wixell (Baritone), Andrea Velis (Tenor), Renata Scotto (Soprano),
Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Maralin Niska (Soprano), Allan Monk (Baritone),
Italo Tajo (Bass Baritone), Paul Plishka (Bass)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Chorus,  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
2. Il Tabarro by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Teresa Stratas (Soprano), Juan Pons (Baritone), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Chorus,  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
3. I Pagliacci by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer:  Teresa Stratas (Soprano), Juan Pons (Baritone), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Chorus,  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
4. L'Elisir d'Amore by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Enzo Dara (Baritone), Juan Pons (Baritone),
Kathleen Battle (Soprano), Korliss Uecker (Soprano)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Chorus,  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Italy 
Date of Recording: 11/1991 
Venue:  Metropolitan Opera House, New York 
Language: Italian 

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