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The Essential Angela Gheorghiu


Release Date: 05/11/2004 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 473320   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Alfredo CatalaniGiacomo PucciniGiuseppe VerdiCharles Gounod,   ... 
Performer:  Angela GheorghiuRoberto AlagnaFrank LopardoTiziana Tramonti
Conductor:  John MauceriRiccardo ChaillySir Georg SoltiEvelino Pidò
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Turin Teatro Regio OrchestraMilan Teatro alla Scala OrchestraRoyal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 18 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. La Wally: Ebben?... Ne andrò lontana by Alfredo Catalani
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Mauceri
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Turin Teatro Regio Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Italy 
Language: Italian 
2. La Bohème: Si, mi chiamano Mimì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Language: Italian 
3. La Bohème: O soave fanciulla by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano), Roberto Alagna (Tenor)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Language: Italian 
4. La traviata: Ah, fors' è lui...Sempre libera by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano), Frank Lopardo (Tenor)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Language: Italian 
5. La forza del destino: Pace, pace, mio Dio by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1862/1869; Italy 
Language: Italian 
6. Faust: Ah! je ris de me voir si belle "Jewel Song" by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Mauceri
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Turin Teatro Regio Chorus,  Turin Teatro Regio Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Language: French 
7. L'Elisir d'Amore: Chiedi all' aura lusinghiera by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano), Roberto Alagna (Tenor)
Conductor:  Evelino Pidò
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lyon National Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Italy 
Language: Italian 
8. I vespri siciliani: Mercè, dilette amiche "Bolero" by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1855; Italy 
Language: Italian 
9. Simon Boccanegra: Come in quest' ora bruna by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857; Italy 
Language: Italian 
10. La traviata: Addio del passato by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano)
Conductor:  Sir Georg Solti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Language: Italian 
Notes: This selection begins with "Teneste la promessa la disfida." 
11. Il trovatore: Tacea la notte placida...Di tale amor by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Tiziana Tramonti (Mezzo Soprano), Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Language: Italian 
12. Valurile Dunari: Muzica by Teodor Grigoriu
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Mauceri
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Turin Teatro Regio Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Language: Italian 
13. Chérubin: Viva amour "Aubade" by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Mauceri
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Turin Teatro Regio Chorus,  Turin Teatro Regio Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; France 
Language: French 
14. La Bohème: Donde lieta uscì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
Language: Italian 
15. Hérodiade: Il est doux, il est bon by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Mauceri
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Turin Teatro Regio Chorus,  Turin Teatro Regio Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; France 
Language: French 

Sound Samples

La Wally / Act 1: Ebben? Ne andrò lontana
La Bohème / Act 1: "Sì. Mi chiamano Mimì"
La Bohème / Act 1: "O soave fanciulla"
La traviata / Act 1: "Ah, fors'è lui...Sempre libera"
La forza del destino / Act 4: "Pace, pace, mio Dio"
Faust / Act 3: Air des bijoux: "O Dieu! que de bijoux! Ah! Je ris de me voir"
Hérodiade / Act 1: Il est doux, il est bon
Chérubin / Act 3: Aubade: Vive amour qui rêve
L'elisir d'amore / Act 1: "Chiedi all'aura lusinghiera"
La Bohème / Act 3: "Donde lieta uscì al tuo grido"
I vespri siciliani / Act 5: "Mercè, dilette amiche"
Simon Boccanegra / Act 1: "Come in quest'ora bruna"
La traviata / Act 3: "Addio del passato"
Il Trovatore / Act 1: Tacea la notte placida...di tale amor
Valurile Dunarii: Muzica

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