The Best of Jose Carreras: A Portrait

Audio Samples

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Aida, opera
>     Se quel guerrier io fossi ... Celeste
>Gounod, Charles : Faust
>     Quel trouble inconnu me pénètre! ... Salut! demeure chaste et pure
>Bizet, Georges : Carmen, opera
>     La fleur que tu m'avais jetée
>Halévy, Jacques : La Juive (The Jewess)
>     Rachel, quand du Seigneur
>Massenet, Jules : Le Cid
>     O souverain, ô juge, ô père
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Don Carlo
>     Io l'ho perduta ... Io la vidi
>     Dio, che nell'alma infondere
>Offenbach, Jacques : La Perichole
>     Complainte
>     On me proposait d'être infåme
>Meyerbeer, Giacomo : L'Africaine (The African Woman)
>     Pays merveilleux ... O paradis
>Gounod, Charles : Romeo et Juliette
>     L'amour, l'amour ... Ah! lève-toi, soleil
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Macbeth
>     O figli ... Ah, la paterna mano
>Puccini, Giacomo : Turandot
>     Non piangere, Liú
>     Nessun dorma

Album Summary

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Aida, opera
>Gounod, Charles : Faust
>Bizet, Georges : Carmen, opera
>Halévy, Jacques : La Juive (The Jewess)
>Massenet, Jules : Le Cid
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Don Carlo
>Offenbach, Jacques : La Perichole
>Meyerbeer, Giacomo : L'Africaine (The African Woman)
>Gounod, Charles : Romeo et Juliette
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Macbeth
>Puccini, Giacomo : Turandot
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Works Details

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Aida, opera :: Se quel guerrier io fossi ... Celeste
  • Performer: José Carreras (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Notes: Composition written: 1871.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1871

>Gounod, Charles : Faust :: Quel trouble inconnu me pénètre! ... Salut! demeure chaste et pure
  • Performer: José Carreras (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Jacques Delacôte
  • Running Time: 6 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1856-1859

>Bizet, Georges : Carmen, opera :: La fleur que tu m'avais jetée
  • Performer: José Carreras (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Jacques Delacôte
  • Running Time: 4 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1873-1874

>Fromental Halévy (1799 - 1862) : La Juive (The Jewess) :: Rachel, quand du Seigneur
  • Performer: José Carreras (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Jacques Delacôte
  • Running Time: 6 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1835

>Massenet, Jules : Le Cid :: O souverain, ô juge, ô père
  • Performer: José Carreras (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Jacques Delacôte
  • Notes: Composition written: Spain.
  • Running Time: 5 min. 22 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Don Carlo :: Io l'ho perduta ... Io la vidi
  • Performer: José Carreras (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Notes: Composition written: 1884.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 25 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1884

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Don Carlo :: Dio, che nell'alma infondere
  • Performer: José Carreras (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Herbert Karajan
  • Notes: Composition written: 1884.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1884

>Offenbach, Jacques : La Périchole :: Complainte
  • Performers: Teresa Berganza; José Carreras (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Michel Plasson
  • Running Time: 2 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: circa 1868-1874

>Offenbach, Jacques : La Périchole :: On me proposait d'être infåme
  • Performers: Teresa Berganza; José Carreras (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Michel Plasson
  • Running Time: 4 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: circa 1868-1874

>Meyerbeer, Giacomo : L'Africaine (The African Woman) :: Pays merveilleux ... O paradis
  • Performer: José Carreras (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Jacques Delacôte
  • Notes: Composition written: 1864.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1864

>Gounod, Charles : Roméo et Juliette :: L'amour, l'amour ... Ah! lève-toi, soleil
  • Performer: José Carreras (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Jacques Delacôte
  • Notes: Composition written: 1865-71.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1865-1871

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Macbeth :: O figli ... Ah, la paterna mano
  • Performer: José Carreras (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Riccardo Muti
  • Notes: Composition written: 1847.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1847

>Puccini, Giacomo : Turandot :: Non piangere, Liú
  • Performer: José Carreras (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Alain Lombard
  • Notes: Composition written: 1926.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1926

>Puccini, Giacomo : Turandot :: Nessun dorma
  • Performer: José Carreras (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Alain Lombard
  • Notes: Composition written: 1926.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1926