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Pavarotti Sings Verdi

Pavarotti / Mooc / Levine
Release Date: 04/08/2008 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 001086309  
Composer:  Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Harolyn BlackwellAprile MilloFlorence QuivarLeo Nucci,   ... 
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

Un ballo in maschera · Il Trovatore · Ernani

Florence Quivar · Leo Nucci · Aprile Millo · Sherrill Milnes · Dolora Zajick · Eva Marton · Ruggero Raimondi · Leona Mitchell
The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
James Levine

3 DVD-VIDEO NTSC 073 4458 |G|H 3|
STEREO: PCM / SURROUND: Dolby Digital 5.1 & DTS 5.1
Picture Format: 4:3
Subtitles: Italian/German/English/French/Chinese
A production of Metropolitan Opera Association, Inc.

* Pavarotti at the Met in three of his signature Verdi roles.
* Filmed live at New York’s Metropolitan Opera, where the legendary Italian tenor sang
Read more 378 performances, more than anywhere else in the world.
* Pavarotti’s Manrico in Verdi’s Il trovatore is “meltingly ardent” (New York Times). “[Pavarotti’s] compelling portrayal” in Un ballo in maschera is “beautifully and intensely sung” (Gramophone). In Ernani, “a quartet of major voices was on hand to fill the leading roles…Pavarotti gave a splendid, full-throated performance.” (New York Times)
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Works on This Recording

1.
Un ballo in maschera by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Harolyn Blackwell (Soprano), Aprile Millo (Soprano), Florence Quivar (Mezzo Soprano),
Leo Nucci (Baritone), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Chorus,  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; Italy 
2.
Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Jeffrey Wells (Bass Baritone), Sherrill Milnes (Baritone), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor),
Dolora Zajic (Mezzo Soprano), Eva Martón (Soprano), Mark Baker (Tenor)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Chorus,  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1988 
Venue:  Metropolitan Opera, New York 
3.
Ernani by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Sherrill Milnes (Baritone), Ruggero Raimondi (Bass),
Leona Mitchell (Soprano)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Metropolitan Opera Chorus,  Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1844; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1983 
Venue:  Metropolitan Opera, New York 

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