Giacomo Puccini - The Operas

Release Date: 10/28/2008
Catalog Number: 15460
Composer: Giacomo Puccini
Number of Discs: 17

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Works on This Recording
1. Manon Lescaut by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Vicente Sardinero (Baritone), Montserrat Caballé (Soprano), Ian Partridge (Tenor), Robert Lloyd (Bass), Richard Van Allan (Bass), Bernard Dickerson (Tenor), Gwynne Howell (Bass), Noël Mangin (Bass), Placido Domingo (Tenor), Robert Tear (Tenor), Delia Wallis (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: Bruno Bartoletti
Period: Romantic
Written: 1893 ; Italy
2. La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini
Conductor: Thomas Schippers
Period: Romantic
Written: 1896 ; Italy
3. Tosca by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Tito Gobbi (Baritone), Maria Callas (Soprano), Carlo Bergonzi (Tenor), Leonardo Monreale (Bass), Renato Ercolani (Tenor), Ugo Trama (Bass), Giorgio Tadeo (Bass), David Sellar (Boy Soprano)
Conductor: Georges Prêtre
Period: Romantic
Written: 1900 ; Italy
4. Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Bonaldo Giaiotti (Bass), Mario Sereni (Baritone), Victoria de los Angeles (Soprano), Silvia Bertona (Soprano), Arturo La Porta (Baritone), Paolo Montarsolo (Bass), Paolo Caroli (Tenor), Antonio Sacchetti (Bass), Piero de Palma (Tenor), Jussi Björling (Tenor), Miriam Pirazzini (Mezzo Soprano), Vera Magrini (Mezzo Soprano), Nina De Courson (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: Gabriele Santini
Period: Romantic
Written: 1904 ; Italy
5. La Fanciulla del West by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Birgit Nilsson (Soprano), Dino Mantovani (Baritone), Andrea Mongelli (Baritone), Giuseppe Costariol (Baritone), Enzo Sordello (Baritone), Florindo Andreolli (Tenor), Joao Gibin (Tenor), Renato Ercolani (Tenor), Dino Formichini (Tenor), Antonio Cassinelli (Bass)
Conductor: Lovro von Matacic
Period: Romantic
Written: 1910 ; Italy
6. La Rondine by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Patrizia Biccire (Soprano), Alberto Rinaldi (Baritone), Patrizia Ciofi (Soprano), Monica Bacelli (Mezzo Soprano), Andrew Busher (Tenor), Toby Spence (Tenor), William Matteuzzi (Tenor), Roberto Alagna (Tenor), Gareth Roberts (Tenor), Enrico Fissore (Bass), Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano), Inva Mula (Soprano), Riccardo Simonetti (Bass Baritone)
Conductor: Antonio Pappano
Period: Romantic
Written: 1917 ; Italy
7. Il Tabarro by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Carlo Guelfi (Baritone), Neil Shicoff (Tenor), Elena Zilio (Mezzo Soprano), Barry Banks (Tenor), Ricardo Cassinelli (Tenor), Daniel Hoadley (Tenor), Enrico Fissore (Bass), Roberto Alagna (Tenor), Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano), Maria Guleghina (Soprano), Rosalind Waters (Soprano)
Conductor: Antonio Pappano
Period: Romantic
Written: 1918 ; Italy
8. Suor Angelica by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Cristina Gallardo-Domâs (Soprano), Susan Mackenzie-Park (Soprano), Anna Maria Panzarella (Soprano), Judith Rees (Soprano), Dorothea Röschmann (Soprano), Felicity Palmer (Soprano), Elena Zilio (Mezzo Soprano), Sara Fulgoni (Mezzo Soprano), Francesca Pedaci (Soprano), Rosalind Waters (Soprano), Rachele Stanisci (Soprano), Bernadette Manca di Nissa (Mezzo Soprano), Deborah Miles-Johnson (Alto)
Conductor: Antonio Pappano
Period: Romantic
Written: 1918 ; Italy
9. Gianni Schicchi by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Adelio Zagonara (Tenor), Fernando Valentini (Bass), Virgilio Stoco (Bass), Paolo Caroli (Tenor), Alfredo Mariotti (Bass), Paolo Montarsolo (Bass), Carlo Del Monte (Tenor), Claudio Cornoldi (Violin), Victoria de los Angeles (Soprano), Lydia Marimpietri (Soprano), Tito Gobbi (Baritone), Saturno Meletti (Baritone), Giuliana Raymondi (Mezzo Soprano), Anna Maria Canali (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: Gabriele Santini
Period: Romantic
Written: 1918 ; Italy
10. Turandot by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Franco Ricciardi (Tenor), Franco Corelli (Tenor), Birgit Nilsson (Soprano), Ida Farina (Soprano), Renata Scotto (Soprano), Jeda Valtriani (Soprano), Guido Mazzini (Baritone), Giuseppe Morresi (Bass Baritone), Piero de Palma (Tenor), Angelo Mercuriali (Tenor), Bonaldo Giaiotti (Bass)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1926 ; Italy
11. Le Villi: Act 1 Prelude by Giacomo Puccini
Conductor: Antonio Pappano
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1884 ; Italy
12. Le Villi: Ecco la casa dio by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Roberto Alagna (Tenor)
Conductor: Antonio Pappano
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1884 ; Italy
13. Le Villi: Torna ai felici dì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Roberto Alagna (Tenor)
Conductor: Antonio Pappano
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1884 ; Italy
14. Le Villi: Intermezzo no 1 "L'Abbandono" by Giacomo Puccini
Conductor: Antonio Pappano
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1884 ; Italy
15. Le Villi: Intermezzo no 2 "La Tragenda" by Giacomo Puccini
Conductor: Antonio Pappano
Orchestra/Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1884 ; Italy
16. Morire? by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Antonio Pappano (Piano), Roberto Alagna (Tenor)
Period: Romantic
Written: circa 1917-1918 ; Italy
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