Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana / Levine, Domingo, Scotto, National Philharmonic

Release Date: 10/9/2015
Label: Sony
Catalog Number: 88697576572
Composer: Pietro Mascagni
Conductor: James Levine
Number of Discs: 1

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Notes and Editorial Reviews
"Levine is equally successful with Cavalleria rusticana, of which he gives one of the most compelling accounts available on disc. Scotto and Domingo bring Santuzza and Turiddu excitingly to life."
-- Charles Osborne, BBC Music Magazine

"the Scotto/Domingo set now stands as a first recommnendastion for Mascagni's red-blooded opera, with Domingo giving a heroic accoungt of the rolee of Turiddu, full of deciance...James Levine directs with a splended sensse of pacing..."
-- Penguin Guide [2003/4 Edition]
Works on This Recording
1. Cavalleria Rusticana by Pietro Mascagni
Performer: Jean Kraft (Mezzo Soprano), Placido Domingo (Tenor), Renata Scotto (Soprano), Pablo Elvira (Baritone), Isola Jones (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: James Levine
Period: Romantic
Written: 1890 ; Italy
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