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Verdi: Luisa Miller / Gavazzeni, Fichera, Alaimo, Gasdia, Okayama

Verdi / Fichera / Okayama / Gavazzeni
Release Date: 06/12/2012 
Label:  Hardy Classics   Catalog #: 4048  
Composer:  Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Simone AlaimoHiroyuki OkayamaCecilia GasdiaAnna Maria Fichera,   ... 
Conductor:  Gianandrea Gavazzeni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan RAI OrchestraMilan RAI Chorus

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Gianandrea Gavazzeni is regarded as one of the greatest Italian opera conductors after De Sabata. He was La Scala’s Musical Director from 1961-1968. In this 1981 production of Verdi’s Luisa Miller, Gavazzeni worked closely with a cast of young singers to present the opera in a new light.
Sung in Italian with subtitles in Italian, English, French and Spanish.

Disc 1: Luisa Miller - Color, PCM Stereo/DTS, 129 minutes, 4:3, All regions
Disc 2: "Backstage" - 60 minutes, No subtitles

Luisa - Cecilia Gasdia
Rodolfo - Nazzareno Antinori
Il Conte di Walter - Simone Alaimo
Miller - Carlo Desideri
Federica - Annamaria Fichera
Wurm - Hiroyuki Okayama
Laura - Kumiko Yoshii
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Orchestra and Chorus of RAI Radiotelevisione Italiana
Gianandrea Gavazzeni, conductor
(Live performance, Pavia 1981)

Director: Filippo Crivelli Read less

Works on This Recording

Luisa Miller by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Simone Alaimo (Bass Baritone), Hiroyuki Okayama (Bass), Cecilia Gasdia (Soprano),
Anna Maria Fichera (Mezzo Soprano), Nazzareno Antinori (Tenor)
Conductor:  Gianandrea Gavazzeni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan RAI Orchestra,  Milan RAI Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1849; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1981 

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