Various / La Scala Box Set / Various [12 DVD]

Album Summary

>Pergolesi, Giovanni : Lo frate 'nnamorato
>Puccini, Giacomo : La Fanciulla del West
>Donizetti, Gaetano : Lucia di Lammermoor
>Rossini, Gioachino : Guillaume Tell
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Don Giovanni, K 527
>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Cosi fan tutte, K 588
>Verdi, Giuseppe : I due Foscari
>Verdi, Giuseppe : I vespri siciliani
>Rossini, Gioachino : La donna del lago
>Verdi, Giuseppe : Attila
>Cilèa, Francesco : Adriana Lecouvreur
Performers Conductors Ensembles Composers

Notes & Reviews:

With 11 operas and over 30 hours of performances, Opus Arte presents outstanding RAI television recordings of performances from the Teatro alla Scala, beautifully packaged as a high quality box set, each title complete with an informative booklet. The La Scala Collection brings together works from some of the best-loved opera composers - Donizetti, Mozart, Puccini, Rossini, Verdi and Pergolesi. Renowned conductors Riccardo Muti, Gianandrea Gavazzeni, Lorin Maazel and Stefano Ranzani lead the Orchestra and Chorus of Teatro alla Scala in these magnificent productions. These splendid performances feature some of the most famous opera singers in the world, Including Thomas Allen, Placido Domingo, Renato Bruson, Daniela Dessi, Alessandro Corbelli, Giorgio Zancanaro, Chris Merritt, Cheryl Studer and Sara Mingardo. This collection offers a wealth a material to enrich any library - a collection no opera lover should be without. (11 DVD set / 30 hours, 32 minutes / Full Screen and Letterbox / Picture format 4/3 / English Subtitles / Booklets with Full Libretti / Audio: Dolby Digital Stereo)

Notes & Reviews:

Run Time: 1832 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: NTSC, 4:3, Color
Sound Format(s): Dolby 2.0
Subtitles: English
Country of Origin: USA



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Works Details

>Pergolesi, Giovanni : Lo frate 'nnamorato
  • Performers: Elisabeth Norberg-Schulz (Soprano); Bernadette Manca di Nissa (Mezzo Soprano); Nuccia Focile (Soprano); Amelia Felle (Soprano); Luciana D'Intino (Soprano); Ezio Di Cesare (Tenor); Bruno De Simone (Baritone); Nicoletta Curiel (Mezzo Soprano); Alessandro Corbelli (Bass)
  • Conductor: Riccardo Muti
  • Ensemble: La Scala Philharmonic Chorus
  • Running Time: 172 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1732
  • Language: Italian
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Puccini, Giacomo : La Fanciulla del West
  • Performers: Mara Zampieri (Soprano); Antonio Salvadori (Baritone); Luigi Roni (Bass); Juan Pons (Baritone); Placido Domingo (Tenor); Sergio Bertocchi (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Lorin Maazel
  • Ensemble: La Scala Philharmonic
  • Running Time: 144 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1910
  • Language: Italian
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Donizetti, Gaetano : Lucia di Lammermoor
  • Performers: Floriana Sovilla (Soprano); Carlo Colombara (Bass); Renato Bruson (Baritone); Marco Berti (Tenor); Vincenzo La Scola (Tenor); Ernesto Gavazzi (Tenor); Mariella Devia (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Stefano Ranzani
  • Ensemble: La Scala Philharmonic Chorus
  • Running Time: 140 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1835
  • Language: Italian
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Rossini, Gioachino : Guillaume Tell
  • Performers: Luciana D'Intino (Soprano); Giorgio Zancanaro (Baritone); Vittorio Terranova (Tenor); Giorgio Surjan (Bass); Luigi Roni (Bass); Alberto Noli (Baritone); Chris Merritt (Tenor); Carla Gavazzi (Soprano); Amelia Felle (Soprano); Franco De Grandis (Baritone); Cheryl Studer (Mezzo Soprano)
  • Conductor: Riccardo Muti
  • Ensemble: Corale Polifonica di Sommariva Bosco
  • Running Time: 240 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1829
  • Language: Italian
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Don Giovanni, K 527
  • Performers: Ann Murray (Soprano); Susanne Mentzer (Mezzo Soprano); Edita Gruberova (Soprano); Claudio Desderi (Baritone); Natale de Carolis (Bass Baritone); Francisco Araiza (Tenor); Thomas Allen (Bass)
  • Conductor: Riccardo Muti
  • Ensemble: La Scala Philharmonic Chorus
  • Running Time: 179 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1787
  • Language: Italian
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus : Così fan tutte, K 588
  • Performers: Delores Ziegler (Mezzo Soprano); Adelina Scarabelli (Soprano); Daniela Dessì (Soprano); Claudio Desderi (Bass); Alessandro Corbelli (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Riccardo Muti
  • Ensemble: La Scala Philharmonic Chorus
  • Running Time: 187 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1790
  • Language: Italian
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Verdi, Giuseppe : I due Foscari
  • Performers: Alberto Cupido (Tenor); Renato Bruson (Baritone); Monica Tagliasacchi (Mezzo Soprano); Luigi Roni (Bass); Renato Cazzaniga (Tenor); Aldo Bramante (Baritone); Aldo Bottion (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Gianandrea Gavazzeni
  • Ensemble: La Scala Philharmonic
  • Running Time: 115 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1844
  • Language: Italian
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Verdi, Giuseppe : I vespri siciliani
  • Performers: Cheryl Studer (Mezzo Soprano); Francesco Musinu (Baritone); Ferruccio Furlanetto (Bass); Enzo Capuano (Bass); Giorgio Zancanaro (Baritone); Chris Merritt (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Riccardo Muti
  • Ensemble: La Scala Philharmonic
  • Running Time: 211 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1855
  • Language: Italian
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Rossini, Gioachino : La donna del lago
  • Performers: Giorgio Surjan (Baritone); Ferrero Poggi (Tenor); Chris Merritt (Tenor); Marilena Laurenza (Soprano); Ernesto Gavazzi (Tenor); Martine Dupuy (Mezzo Soprano); Rockwell Blake (Tenor); June Anderson (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Riccardo Muti
  • Ensemble: La Scala Philharmonic
  • Running Time: 167 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1819
  • Language: Italian
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Attila
  • Performers: Giorgio Zancanaro (Baritone); Samuel Ramey (Baritone); Ernesto Gavazzi (Tenor); Cheryl Studer (Mezzo Soprano); Mario Luperi (Bass); Kaludi Kaludov (Tenor)
  • Conductor: Riccardo Muti
  • Ensemble: La Scala Philharmonic Chorus
  • Running Time: 118 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1846
  • Language: Italian
  • Studio/Live: Live

>Francesco Cilèa (1866 - 1950) : Adriana Lecouvreur
  • Performers: Ivo Vinco (Bass); Giuseppe Riva (Bass); Sara Mingardo (Soprano); Ernesto Gavazzi (Tenor); Mirella Freni (Soprano); Peter Dvorsky (Tenor); Fiorenza Cossotto (Mezzo Soprano); Alessandro Cassis (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Gianandrea Gavazzeni
  • Ensemble: La Scala Philharmonic Chorus
  • Running Time: 159 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1902
  • Language: Italian
  • Studio/Live: Live