Opera for Lovers

OPERA FOR LOVERS

Opera For Lovers
34 Romantic Arias And Duets
From La Bohème, Rigoletto,
Tosca, Carmen, Aida, Madama
Butterfly, Don Giovanni a.o.
Int. Release 05 Nov. 1998
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2 CDs 0289 460 3192 6 df2
Decca DDD/ADD


Track List

CD 1: Opera for Lovers

Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924)
La Bohème

Act 1

Luciano Pavarotti, Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan

Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)
Rigoletto

Act 1

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

Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924)
Tosca

Act 1

Leontyne Price, Giuseppe di Stefano, Wiener Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan

Georges Bizet (1838 - 1875)
Carmen, WD 31

Act 1

Marilyn Horne, Wiener Opernchor, Wiener Opernorchester, Henry Lewis

Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924)
Manon Lescaut

Act 1

José Carreras, Orchestra del Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Riccardo Chailly

Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)
Otello

Act 1

Carlo Cossutta, Margaret Price, Wiener Philharmoniker, Georg Solti

Aida

Act 1

Jon Vickers, Orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, Georg Solti

Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924)
Madama Butterfly

Act 2

Régine Crespin, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Edward Downes

Georges Bizet (1838 - 1875)
Carmen, WD 31

Act 2

Plácido Domingo, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Georg Solti

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

Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924)
Turandot

Completed by Franco Alfano

Act 1

11.
2:45

Montserrat Caballé, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Don Giovanni, K. 527

Act 2

Bryn Terfel, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Georg Solti

Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924)
Tosca

Act 2

Kiri Te Kanawa, The National Philharmonic Orchestra, Georg Solti

Manon Lescaut

Act 2

Kiri Te Kanawa, José Carreras, Orchestra del Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Riccardo Chailly

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

Act 2

Regina Resnik, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Edward Downes

Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924)
La Bohème

Act 1

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

Total Playing Time: 1:16:33

CD 2: Opera for Lovers

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)
Don Giovanni, K. 527

Act 1

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

Antonín Dvo?ák (1841 - 1904)
Rusalka, Op.114, B. 203

Act 1

2.
6:42

Renée Fleming, London Symphony Orchestra, Georg Solti

Hector Berlioz (1803 - 1869)
Les Troyens, H 133

Act 4

Françoise Pollet, Gary Lakes, Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, Charles Dutoit

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

Edited Alberto Zedda

Act 2

Roberto Alagna, Orchestre de l'Opera National de Lyon, Evelino Pidò

Alfredo Catalani (1854 - 1893)
Loreley

Act 2

Maria Chiara, The National Philharmonic Orchestra, Kurt Herbert Adler

Jules Massenet (1842 - 1912)
Werther

Act 3

Luciano Pavarotti, The National Philharmonic Orchestra, Oliviero de Fabritiis

Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)
La traviata

Act 3

Frank Lopardo, Angela Gheorghiu, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Georg Solti

Luisa Miller

Act 2

Carlo Bergonzi, Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Gianandrea Gavazzeni

Gaetano Donizetti (1797 - 1848)
La Favorita

Italian version

Act 3

Fiorenza Cossotto, Orchestra del Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Richard Bonynge

Umberto Giordano (1867 - 1948)
Fedora

Act 2

10.
1:57

Jussi Björling, Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Alberto Erede

Gaetano Donizetti (1797 - 1848)
Lucia di Lammermoor

Act 1

Joan Sutherland, Luciano Pavarotti, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Richard Bonynge

Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924)
Gianni Schicchi

Renata Tebaldi, Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Lamberto Gardelli

Tosca

Act 3

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

Pietro Mascagni (1863 - 1945)
L'amico Fritz

Act 1

14.
3:27

Maria Chiara, The National Philharmonic Orchestra, Kurt Herbert Adler

Charles Gounod (1818 - 1893)
Faust, CG 4

Version 1860/1869

Act 3

Giuseppe di Stefano, Tonhalle Orchester Zurich, Franco Patané

Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924)
La Bohème

Act 2

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

Amilcare Ponchielli (1834 - 1886)
La Gioconda, Op.9

Act 2

17.
4:48

Luciano Pavarotti, The National Philharmonic Orchestra, Bruno Bartoletti

Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924)
Madama Butterfly

Act 1

18.
8:01

Renata Tebaldi, Carlo Bergonzi, Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Tullio Serafin

Total Playing Time: 1:16:34