Donizetti: Lucia Di Lammermoor / Rescigno, Gruberova, Royal Philharmonic

Release Date: 5/12/2017
Catalog Number: 560933
Conductor: Nicola Rescigno
Number of Discs: 2

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Notes and Editorial Reviews
Edita Gruberova is an undisputed queen of bel canto opera. When this recording first appeared, Gramophone praised her Lucia for combining the best qualities of such legendary interpreters as Joan Sutherland, Maria Callas and Toti dal Monte. She is partnered by Alfredo Kraus, one of the great tenor stylists of the 20th century, Renato Bruson, a baritone exceptional for his amalgam of power and elegance, and Nicola Rescigno, a conductor deeply versed in the Italian operatic tradition.
Works on This Recording
1. Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer: Bonaventura Bottone (Tenor), Alfredo Kraus (Tenor), Robert Lloyd (Bass), Kathleen Kuhlmann (Mezzo Soprano), Edita Gruberova (Soprano), Bruno Lazzaretti (Tenor), Renato Bruson (Baritone)
Conductor: Nicola Rescigno
Period: Romantic
Written: 1835 ; Italy
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