Giordano: Andrea Chenier / Capuana, Giordano, Tebaldi

Release Date: 4/24/2007
Catalog Number: 4419
Conductor: Franco Capuana
Number of Discs: 1

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From the archives of Japanese Television (NHK) comes this magnificent document of tenor Mario Del Monaco and soprano Renata Tebaldi in a live 1961 performance of Giordano’s verismo classic. The supporting cast includes baritone Aldo Protti, and the performance is conducted by Franco Capuana. With optional subtitles in English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish. Black & White, mono, 132 minutes.

Region code: 0 (all)
Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
Picture Format: NTSC

Opera in Four Acts
Music by Umberto Giordano
Libretto by Luigi Illica
Andrea Chenier...................Mario del Monaco
Maddalena di Coigny................Renata Tebaldi
Carlo Gerard..........................Aldo Protti
Bersi..............................Anna di Stasio
Madelon / The Countess of Coigny......Amalia Pini
Majordomo/Roucher/Dumas..........Silvano Pagliuca
Fuoquier-Tinville/Schmidt..........Giorgio Onesti
Fléville / Mathieu................Arturo La Porta
The NHK Symphony Orchestra NHK Italian Opera Chorus & Fujiwara Opera Chorus & Tokyo Choraliers Franco Capuana, conductor

Live Performance, October 1, 1961, 131 minutes. Tokyo, Japan
Works on This Recording
1. Andrea Chénier by Umberto Giordano
Performer: Silvano Pagliuca (Bass), Renata Tebaldi (Soprano), Giorgio Onesti (Bass), Anna di Stasio (Mezzo Soprano), Amalia Pini (Mezzo Soprano), Aldo Protti (Baritone), Arturo La Porta (Baritone), Mario Del Monaco (Tenor)
Conductor: Franco Capuana
Period: Romantic
Written: 1896 ; Italy
1. Andrea Chénier by Umberto Giordano
Performer: Aldo Protti (Baritone), Arturo La Porta (Baritone), Giorgio Onesti (Bass), Silvano Pagliuca (Bass), Anna di Stasio (Mezzo Soprano), Amalia Pini (Mezzo Soprano), Renata Tebaldi (Soprano), Mario Del Monaco (Tenor)
Conductor: Franco Capuana
Period: Romantic
Written: 1896 ; Italy
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