50X OPERA

50X
OPERA

Int. Release 07 Apr. 2014
3 CDs / Download
0289 478 6747 0


Track List

CD 1: 50 x Opera

Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)
Rigoletto

Act 3

Luciano Pavarotti, London Symphony Orchestra, Richard Bonynge

Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924)
La Bohčme

Act 2

Elizabeth Harwood, Mirella Freni, Luciano Pavarotti, Nicolai Ghiaurov, Gianni Maffeo, Michel Sénéchal, Rolando Panerai, Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Le nozze di Figaro, K.492

Original version, Vienna 1786

Act 1

Tom Krause, Vienna Haydn Orchestra, István Kertész

Act 2

Brigitte Fassbaender, Vienna Haydn Orchestra, István Kertész

Gioacchino Rossini (1792 - 1868)
Il barbiere di Siviglia

Act 1

Sherrill Milnes, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Silvio Varviso

Teresa Berganza, London Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Gibson

Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)
Il Trovatore

Act 2

The London Opera Chorus, The National Philharmonic Orchestra, Richard Bonynge

Act 3

Mario del Monaco, Renata Tebaldi, Athos Cesarini, Coro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, L'Orchestre du Grand Théâtre de Genčve, Alberto Erede

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Die Zauberflöte, K.620

(E. Schikaneder)

Act 1

Tom Krause, Vienna Haydn Orchestra, István Kertész

Don Giovanni, K.527

Act 1

Lucia Popp, Tom Krause, Vienna Haydn Orchestra, István Kertész

Georges Bizet (1838 - 1875)
Carmen, WD 31

Act 2

José van Dam, The John Alldis Choir, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Georg Solti

Charles Gounod (1818 - 1893)
Roméo et Juliette, CG 9

Act 1

Joan Sutherland, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Francesco Molinari-Pradelli

Faust, CG 4

Version 1860/1869

Act 4

Margreta Elkins, Monica Sinclair, Robert Massard, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, Richard Bonynge

Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)
Rigoletto

Act 1

Luciano Pavarotti, London Symphony Orchestra, Richard Bonynge

La Traviata

Act 1

Carlo Bergonzi, Joan Sutherland, Coro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, John Pritchard

Act 1

Kiri Te Kanawa, Alfredo Kraus, Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Zubin Mehta

Pietro Mascagni (1863 - 1945)
Cavalleria rusticana

Julia Varady, The London Opera Chorus, The National Philharmonic Orchestra, Gianandrea Gavazzeni

Total Playing Time: 1:06:48

CD 2: 50 x Opera

Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924)
Gianni Schicchi

Renata Tebaldi, Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Lamberto Gardelli

Georges Bizet (1838 - 1875)
Les pęcheurs de perles, WD 13

Act 1

Libero De Luca, Jean Borthayre, Paris Conservatoire Orchestra, Alberto Erede

Léo Delibes (1836 - 1891)
Lakmé

Act 1

Joan Sutherland, Jane Berbié, Orchestre National de l'Opéra de Monte-Carlo, Richard Bonynge

Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921)
Samson et Dalila, Op. 47, R. 288

Act 2

Marilyn Horne, Wiener Opernorchester, Henry Lewis

Jacques Offenbach (1819 - 1880)
Les Contes d'Hoffmann

Act 2

Joan Sutherland, Huguette Tourangeau, Chorus Pro Arte Lausanne Du Brassus, Radio Suisse Romande Chorus, L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Richard Bonynge

Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)
Aida

Act 1

Luciano Pavarotti, Wiener Volksopernorchester, Leone Magiera

Rigoletto

Act 1

Joan Sutherland, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Francesco Molinari-Pradelli

Nabucco

Act 3

Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor, Wiener Staatsopernorchester, Lamberto Gardelli

Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924)
Madama Butterfly

Act 2

Wiener Staatsopernchor, Wiener Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan

La Bohčme

Act 1

Luciano Pavarotti, Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan

Act 1

Mirella Freni, Luciano Pavarotti, Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Cosě fan tutte, K.588

Act 1

Lucia Popp, Brigitte Fassbaender, Tom Krause, Vienna Haydn Orchestra, István Kertész

Le nozze di Figaro, K.492

Original version, Vienna 1786

Act 2

Kiri Te Kanawa, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Georg Solti

Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924)
Tosca

Act 1

Franco Corelli, Alfredo Mariotti, Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Lorin Maazel

Vincenzo Bellini (1801 - 1835)
Norma

Tragica lirica in due atti di Felice Romani (1788-1865)

Act 1

Joan Sutherland, London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, Richard Bonynge

Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924)
La Rondine

Act 1

Renata Tebaldi, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Oliviero de Fabritiis

Total Playing Time: 1:15:13

CD 3: 50 x Opera

Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924)
Turandot

Completed by Franco Alfano

Act 3

1.
2:59

Luciano Pavarotti, The John Alldis Choir, Wandsworth School Boys Choir, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta

Act 1

Maria Chiara, Wiener Volksopernorchester, Nello Santi

Gaetano Donizetti (1797 - 1848)
L'elisir d'amore

Act 2

Giuseppe di Stefano, Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Francesco Molinari-Pradelli

Antonín Dvorák (1841 - 1904)
Rusalka, Op.114, B. 203

Act 1

Pilar Lorengar, Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Giuseppe Patanč

Alfredo Catalani (1854 - 1893)
La Wally

Act 1

Renata Tebaldi, Orchestre National de l'Opéra de Monte-Carlo, Fausto Cleva

Ruggiero Leoncavallo (1857 - 1919)
Pagliacci

Act 1

Mario del Monaco, Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Francesco Molinari-Pradelli

Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924)
Tosca

Act 2

Kiri Te Kanawa, The National Philharmonic Orchestra, Georg Solti

Act 3

Franco Corelli, Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Lorin Maazel

Madama Butterfly

Act 2

Mirella Freni, Wiener Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan

Christoph Willibald von Gluck (1714 - 1787)
Orfeo ed Euridice, Wq. 30

Vienna Version (1762)

Act 3

Teresa Berganza, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Alexander Gibson

Jules Massenet (1842 - 1912)
Werther

Act 3

Giuseppe di Stefano, Tonhalle Orchester Zurich, Franco Patané

Georges Bizet (1838 - 1875)
Carmen, WD 31

Act 1

Marilyn Horne, Wiener Opernchor, Wiener Opernorchester, Henry Lewis

Act 2

Plácido Domingo, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Georg Solti

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Die Zauberflöte, K.620

(E. Schikaneder)

Act 2

Cheryl Studer, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Neville Marriner

Richard Wagner (1813 - 1883)
Tannhäuser, WWV 70

Paris version

Act 3

Helga Dernesch, Victor Braun, Wiener Staatsopernchor, Wiener Philharmoniker, Georg Solti

Die Walküre, WWV 86B

Act 3

Birgit Nilsson, Berit Lindholm, Brigitte Fassbaender, Claudia Hellmann, Helen Watts, Helga Dernesch, Marilyn Tyler, Vera Schlosser, Wiener Philharmoniker, Georg Solti

Tristan und Isolde, WWV 90

Act 3

Birgit Nilsson, Wiener Philharmoniker, Georg Solti

Total Playing Time: 1:12:28