Placido Domingo - The Opera Collection

Release Date: 1/25/2011
Catalog Number: B001515202
Number of Discs: 26

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Domingo reaches his 70th birthday and Deutsche Grammophon celebrates by releasing The Opera Collection, a collection of his amazingly rich DG/Decca catalog recognizing the tenor's achievement.

In the recording world, he has made more than 100 live and studio recordings of complete operas and other recordings. He has won seven Grammy and three Latin Grammy awards. He is active as a conductor, holds the directorship of two major American opera houses and three young artist programs. He has been active in humanitarian work in Mexico and the United States.
Works on This Recording
1. Carmen by Georges Bizet
Performer: Leslie Fyson (Baritone), Sherrill Milnes (Baritone), Teresa Berganza (Mezzo Soprano), Alicia Nafé (Mezzo Soprano), Jean Lainé (Tenor), Placido Domingo (Tenor), Geoffrey Pogson (Tenor), Gordon Sandison (Baritone), Richard [baritone] Amner (Baritone), Yvonne Kenny (Soprano)
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Period: Romantic
Written: 1873-1874 ; France
2. Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer: Samuel Ramey (Bass), Placido Domingo (Tenor), Jennifer Larmore (Mezzo Soprano), Juan Pons (Baritone), Fernando De La Mora (Tenor), Cheryl Studer (Soprano)
Conductor: Ion Marin
Period: Romantic
Written: 1835 ; Italy
3. I Pagliacci by Ruggero Leoncavallo
Performer: Juan Pons (Baritone), Teresa Stratas (Soprano), Placido Domingo (Tenor), Florindo Andreolli (Tenor), Alberto Rinaldi (Baritone)
Conductor: Georges Prêtre
Period: Romantic
Written: 1892 ; Italy
4. Cavalleria Rusticana by Pietro Mascagni
Performer: Susanne Mentzer (Mezzo Soprano), Juan Pons (Baritone), Agnes Baltsa (Mezzo Soprano), Placido Domingo (Tenor), Wiera Baniewicz (Alto)
Conductor: Giuseppe Sinopoli
Period: Romantic
Written: 1890 ; Italy
5. Les contes d'Hoffmann by Jacques Offenbach
Performer: Huguette Tourangeau (Mezzo Soprano), Pedro Di Proenza (Tenor), Roland Jacques (Bass), Jacques Charon (Tenor), Paul Guigue (Baritone), Gabriel Bacquier (Baritone), Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano), Placido Domingo (Tenor), Hugues Cuénod (Tenor)
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Period: Romantic
Written: 1881 ; Paris, France
6. Tosca by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Ralf Lukas (Bass), Bryan Secombe (Bass), Samuel Ramey (Bass), Mirella Freni (Soprano), Angelo Veccia (Baritone), Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone), Lee Tiernan (Boy Soprano), Anthony Laciura (Tenor), Placido Domingo (Tenor)
Conductor: Giuseppe Sinopoli
Period: Romantic
Written: 1900 ; Italy
7. Turandot by Giacomo Puccini
Period: Romantic
Written: 1926 ; Italy
8. Il barbiere di Siviglia by Gioachino Rossini
Performer: Lucio Gallo (Baritone), Kathleen Battle (Soprano), Carlos Chausson (Bass Baritone), Gabriele Sima (Mezzo Soprano), Ruggero Raimondi (Bass), Placido Domingo (Tenor), Frank Lopardo (Tenor)
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Period: Romantic
Written: 1816 ; Italy
9. Samson et Dalila, Op. 47 by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer: Renato Bruson (Baritone), Placido Domingo (Tenor), Pierre Thau (Bass), Elena Obraztsova (Mezzo Soprano), Constantin Zaharia (Tenor), Robert Lloyd (Bass)
Conductor: Daniel Barenboim
Period: Romantic
Written: 1877 ; France
10. Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Giorgio Zancanaro (Baritone), Anna di Stasio (Mezzo Soprano), Brigitte Fassbaender (Mezzo Soprano), Evgeny Nesterenko (Bass), Placido Domingo (Tenor), Walter Gullino (Tenor), Aldo Verrecchia (Tenor), Rosalind Plowright (Soprano)
Period: Romantic
Written: 1853 ; Italy
11. La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Alfredo Giacomotti (Bass), Placido Domingo (Tenor), Walter Gullino (Tenor), Giovanni Foiani (Bass), Stefania Malagú (Mezzo Soprano), Helena Jungwirth (Mezzo Soprano), Sherrill Milnes (Baritone), Ileana Cotrubas (Soprano), Paul Friess (Bass), Bruno Grella (Bass)
Conductor: Carlos Kleiber
Period: Romantic
Written: 1853 ; Italy
12. Otello by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Sergei Leiferkus (Baritone), Ramón Vargas (Tenor), Michael Schade (Tenor), Ildebrando D'Arcangelo (Bass), Denyce Graves (Mezzo Soprano), Placido Domingo (Tenor), Giacomo Prestia (Baritone), Cheryl Studer (Soprano)
Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung
Period: Romantic
Written: 1887 ; Italy
13. Lohengrin by Richard Wagner
Performer: Siegmund Nimsgern (Bass), Hans Sotin (Bass), Anton Scharinger (Bass), Peter Jelosits (Boy Soprano), Eva Randová (Mezzo Soprano), Jessye Norman (Soprano), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone), Placido Domingo (Tenor), Brigitte Poschner (Voice), Thomas Mohr (Baritone)
Conductor: Sir Georg Solti
Period: Romantic
Written: 1846-1847 ; Germany
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