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Verdi, Giuseppe > Freni, Mirella [Soprano Vocals]

Mirella Freni: The Opera Album - Works by Puccini, Verdi, Bellini, Mascagni, Bizet / Franco Bonisolli, tenor; Sesto Bruscantini, baritone
Mirella Freni: The Opera Album - Works by Puccini, Verdi, Bellini, Mascagni, Bizet / Franco Bonisolli, tenor; Sesto Bruscantini, baritone

3 CD / Acanta / 2013-06-25

Works: Giacomo Puccini: Gianni Schicchi, opera; Turandot; Manon Lescaut; La bohème; Madama Butterfly; Suor Angelica; Giuseppe Verdi: La Traviata; Falstaff; Otello; Vincenzo Bellini: La sonnambula, op...
Performers: Bonisolli, Franco; Bruscantini, Sesto; Freni, Mirella [Soprano Vocals]; Schafer, Gudrun
Conductors: Magiera, Leone; Gardelli, Lamberto; Savini, Ino
Ensemble: ; Chor der Berliner Staatsoper, Staatskapelle Berlin; Muncher Rundfunkorchester; Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg

Mirella Freni is acknowledged as one of 20th century's most famous sopranos. This CD is a unique collection of her great roles such as Mimì...continue...
Recording information: 1959-??-??&1973-??-??&1974-....continue...
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Magic Verdi - highlights of Aida, Otello, Don Carlo, La Forza & Un ballo / Caballé, Freni, Domingo, Carreras, Gobbi, Muti,Giulini, Karajan
Magic Verdi - highlights of Aida, Otello, Don Carlo, La Forza & Un ballo / Caballé, Freni, Domingo, Carreras, Gobbi, Muti,Giulini, Karajan

1 CD / Warner Classics / 2013-04-09

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Aida, opera; Un ballo in maschera; Falstaff; La forza del destino; Don Carlo; Otello
Performers: Arroyo, Martina; Baltsa, Agnes; Bergonzi, Carlo; Bumbry, Grace; Caballe, Montserrat [Soprano Vocals]; Cappuccilli, Piero; Carreras, Jose [Tenor Vocal]; Christoff, Boris; Cossotto, Fiorenza; Domingo, ...
Conductors: Kurtz, Efrem; Muti, Riccardo; Erede, Alberto; Guadagno, Anton; Gardelli, Lamberto; Ceccato, Aldo; Karajan, Herbert v.; Semkov, Jerzy; Giulini, Carlo Maria; Ferraris, Franco

The name Verdi is synonymous with Italian opera. No other composer embodies all the fascination and passion of Italian music drama like Verdi. The special...continue...
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50 Best Verdi: CD One: Tenors & Baritones; CD Two: Soparnos & Mezzos; CD Three: Choruses
50 Best Verdi: CD One: Tenors & Baritones; CD Two: Soparnos & Mezzos; CD Three: Choruses

3 CD / Warner Classics / 2013-02-26

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Aida, opera; La traviata; Un ballo in maschera; Rigoletto; Luisa Miller; Macbeth; Il trovatore; I lombardi alla prima crociata; Don Carlos; Requiem; La forza del destino; Otello; Fals...
Performers: Alagna, Roberto; Arroyo, Martina; Bella, Benito di; Bergonzi, Carlo; Bonisolli, Franco; Bruson, Renato; Caballe, Montserrat [Soprano Vocals]; Callas, Maria [Soprano Vocals]; Carreras, Jose [Tenor Voc...
Conductors: Muti, Riccardo; Viotti, Marcello; Patanè, Giuseppe; Rudel, Julius; Erede, Alberto; Karajan, Herbert v.; Pappano, Antonio; Gardelli, Lamberto; Barker, John; Pidò, Evelino; Serafin, Tulli...

This 3-CD set contains 100 tracks from the most familiar and best-loved works by the iconic Italian operatic composer Giuseppe Verdi, performed by many of...continue...
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The Very Best of Mirella Freni
The Very Best of Mirella Freni

2 CD / Warner Classics / 2013-02-05

Works: Gaetano Donizetti: Don Pasquale; Giacomo Puccini: La bohème; Tosca; Madama Butterfly; La rondine; Gianni Schicchi, opera; Suor Angelica; Turandot; Pietro Mascagni: L'amico Fritz; Francesco Cil...
Performers: Corelli, Franco; Freni, Mirella [Soprano Vocals]; Gedda, Nicolai [Tenor Vocals]; Malagú, Stefania; Vilma, Michele
Conductors: Muti, Riccardo; Schippers, Thomas; Magiera, Leone; Votto, Antonino; Lombard, Alain; Klemperer, Otto; Ferraris, Franco; Karajan, Herbert v.

Mirella Freni was one of Herbert von Karajan's favorite signers; indeed, he is known to have commented that if he could have any voice in...continue...
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Great Singers Live, from the Munich Radio Orchestra's historic Sunday concerts. Grummer, Prey, Popp, M. Price, Ghiaurov, Freni
Great Singers Live, from the Munich Radio Orchestra's historic Sunday concerts. Grummer, Prey, Popp, M. Price, Ghiaurov, Freni

6 CD / BR Klassik / 2013-01-29

Works: Francesco Cilèa: Adriana Lecouvreur; Giacomo Puccini: La bohème; Tosca; Turandot; Georges Bizet: Carmen, opera; La Jolie Fille de Perth, opera in 4 acts; Jules Massenet: Manon; Giuseppe V...
Performers: Altmann, Hans; Freni, Mirella [Soprano Vocals]; Ghiaurov, Nicolai [Bass Vocals]; Grummer, Elisabeth; Kmentt, Waldemar; Popp, Lucia [Soprano Vocals]; Prey, Hermann [Baritone Vocals]; Price, Margaret [...
Conductors: Eichhorn, Kurt; Ghiaurov, Vladimir; Prêtre, Georges; Antonini, Alfredo; Stein, Horst; Schmidt-Bolcke, Werner; Zanotelli, Hans; Wallberg, Heinz; Gardelli, Lamberto; Quadri, Argeo; Fricke, Heinz; ...

The "Great Singers Live" series regularly presents recordings of The Munich Radio Orchestra's historic Sunday concerts. Previously five singer portraits have been released, featuring Mirella...continue...
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Verdi: Opera Highlights / Bergonzi, Caballé, Carreras, Cossotto, Domingo, Freni, Gobbi, Kraus, Milnes, Price et al.
Verdi: Opera Highlights / Bergonzi, Caballé, Carreras, Cossotto, Domingo, Freni, Gobbi, Kraus, Milnes, Price et al.

2 CD / Warner Classics / 2013-01-22

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: La Traviata; Rigoletto; Il Trovatore; Nabucco; Macbeth; Un Ballo in maschera; La Forza del destino; Don Carlo; Aida, opera; Otello; Falstaff
Performers: Alva, Luigi [Tenor Vocals]; Arroyo, Martina; Barbieri, Fedora; Bergonzi, Carlo; Bonisolli, Franco; Caballe, Montserrat [Soprano Vocals]; Cappuccilli, Piero; Carreras, Jose [Tenor Vocal]; Casoni, Bian...
Conductors: Muti, Riccardo; Rudel, Julius; Karajan, Herbert v.; Gardelli, Lamberto; Giulini, Carlo Maria

2013 will herald the start of Giuseppe Verdi's bicentennial year. To celebrate the occasion, EMI Classics presents the ultimate Verdi opera collection, Verdi: Opera Highlights....continue...
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Essential Verdi - Over 2 hours of dramatic arias and choruses
Essential Verdi - Over 2 hours of dramatic arias and choruses

2 CD / Warner Classics / 2013-01-22

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: La Traviata; Rigoletto; Il Trovatore; Ernani; Macbeth; Nabucco; Un ballo in maschera; La forza del destino; Aida, opera; Requiem Mass; Otello; Don Carlo
Performers: Baltsa, Agnes; Bella, Benito di; Cappuccilli, Piero; Carreras, Jose [Violin]; Corelli, Franco; Crespin, Regine; D'Amico, Fiamma Izzo; de los Angeles, Victoria; Dessi, Daniella; Dimitrova, Ghena; Erwe...
Conductors: Ceccato, Aldo; Davis, Colin; Serafin, Tullio; Molinari-Pradelli, France; Rudel, Julius; Muti, Riccardo; Schippers, Thomas; Zedda, Alberto; Gardelli, Lamberto; Patanè, Giuseppe; Prêtre, Geor...

The operas of Verdi today form the mainstay of the repertoire of opera all over the world. Some of his music has become absorbed into...continue...
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Verdi: Preludes; Ballet Music; Opera Choruses
Verdi: Preludes; Ballet Music; Opera Choruses

2 CD / Warner Classics / 2013-01-22

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Nabucco; I lombardi; Ernani; Attila; Macbeth; Rigoletto; Il trovatore; La forza del destino; Requiem Mass; Aida, opera; La battaglia di Legnano; Luisa Miller; La traviata; I vespri si...
Performers: Freni, Mirella [Soprano Vocals]; Hunt, Gordon [Oboe]; McCaw, John; Zajick, Dolora
Conductors: Muti, Riccardo
Ensemble: ; Trumpeters of the Royal Military School of Music,

2013 will herald the start of Giuseppe Verdi's bicentennial year. To celebrate the occasion, EMI Classics presents Verdi: Preludes, Ballet Music K& Opera Choruses. The...continue...
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The First Recitals - arias from La Boheme, Turandot, Madama Butterfly, Carmen, Falstaff et al. / Mirella Freni, soprano
The First Recitals - arias from La Boheme, Turandot, Madama Butterfly, Carmen, Falstaff et al. / Mirella Freni, soprano

1 CD / Preiser / 2012-09-11

Works: Vincenzo Bellini: La sonnambula, opera; I Capuleti e Montecchi, opera; Georges Bizet: Carmen, opera; Giuseppe Verdi: Falstaff; Pietro Mascagni: L' Amico Fritz; Giacomo Puccini: Suor Angelica; Gianni ...
Performers: Ferro, Gianni Dal; Freni, Mirella [Soprano Vocals]; Remsey, Viktor [Tenor Vocal]
Conductors: Savini, Ino; Quadri, Argeo
Ensemble: ; Bavarian State Opera Orchestra; Vienna Volksoper Orchestra

The recordings on this CD are taken from Freni's first two solo recitals. The first was recorded in 1959 with the orchestra of the Bavarian...continue...
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Verdi: Opera Choruses / La Scala Opera Chorus - Muti
Verdi: Opera Choruses / La Scala Opera Chorus - Muti

1 CD / Warner Classics / 2012-04-24

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Nabucco; Ernani; I lombardi; Attila; Il trovatore; Rigoletto; La forza del destino; Macbeth; Requiem
Performers: Freni, Mirella [Soprano Vocals]; Zajick, Dolora
Conductors: Muti, Riccardo
Ensemble: ; La Scala Opera Orchestra

Where Italian opera is concerned; the center of the world is in Milan - and the famous La Scala. This is where these recordings of...continue...
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Classic FM Hall of Fame 2012
Classic FM Hall of Fame 2012

3 CD / HBDirect Imports / 2012-04-17

Works: George Frederick Handel: Coronation Anthem; Sergey Rachmaninov: Concerto for Piano no 2; Edward Elgar: Enigma Variations; Concerto for Cello; Max Bruch: Concerto for Violin no 1; Giacomo Puccini: Tur...
Performers: Ashkenazy, Vladimir; Benedetti, Nicola; Bocelli, Andrea; Carreras, Jose [Tenor Vocal]; Chung, Kyung-Wha [Violin]; Einaudi, Ludovico [Composer/Piano]; Freni, Mirella [Soprano Vocals]; Gendron, Maurice...
Conductors: Pinnock, Trevor; Previn, Andre; Mackerras, Charles; Kempe, Rudolf; López-Cobos, Jesús; Boskovsky, Willi; Khachaturian, Aram; Wordsworth, Barry; Dorati, Antal; Malone, Gareth; Leppard, Raymo...
Ensemble: ; The English Concert
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Verdi: Don Carlo [Highlights] / Carreras, Freni, Ghiarov, Baltsa, Raimondi
Verdi: Don Carlo [Highlights] / Carreras, Freni, Ghiarov, Baltsa, Raimondi

1 CD / Warner Classics / 2012-02-07

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Don Carlo; Unspecified: [CD-ROM Track]
Performers: Baltsa, Agnes; Cappuccilli, Piero; Carreras, Jose [Tenor Vocal]; Freni, Mirella [Soprano Vocals]; Ghiaurov, Nicolai [Bass Vocals]; Gruberova, Edita; Van Dam, Jose [Bass Baritone Vocals]
Conductors: Karajan, Herbert v.
Ensemble: ; German Opera Chorus

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Freni is an involved and sympathetic Elisabetta with a voice that sounds warm and even throughout. Carreras is ideally ardent as Carlos and Baltsa...continue...
Recording information: Philharmonie, Berlin (09/15/1978-09/20/1978)....continue...
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Nessun Dorma / Franco Bonisolli, tenor (rec. 1972 - 1975) [4 CDs]
Nessun Dorma / Franco Bonisolli, tenor (rec. 1972 - 1975) [4 CDs]

4 CD / Membran / 2011-11-21

Works: Giacomo Puccini: Turandot; Madame Butterfly; Manon Lescaut; Manon Lexcaut; Gianni Schicchi, opera; La bohème; Jules Massenet: Manon; Fromental Halévy: La Juive; Charles Gounod: Faust; Gae...
Performers: Bier, Johannes; Bindszus, Peter; Bonisolli, Franco; Bruscantini, Sesto; Corelli, Maria; Cortez, Viorica; Freni, Mirella [Soprano Vocals]; Garduhn, Henno; Jedlicka, Rudolf; Kabaivanska, Raina; Kovicz,...
Conductors: Magiera, Leone; Molinari-Pradelli, France; Gardelli, Lamberto; Bartoletti, Bruno
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100 Best Soprano Arias
100 Best Soprano Arias

6 CD / Warner Classics / 2011-11-01

Works: Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata BWV 51; Cantata no 208, "Was mir behagt, ist nur die muntre Jagd!" (Hunt) BWV 208; George Frederick Handel: Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio; Joshua; Rinaldo; Alcina; Serse; I...
Performers: Anderson, June [Soprano Vocal]; Argenta, Nancy; Augér, Arleen [Soprano]; Behrens, Hildegard; Bella, Benito di; Caballé, Montserrat [Soprano Vocals]; Callas, Maria [Soprano Vocals]; Ciof...
Conductors: Huggett, Monica; Schreier, Peter; Parrott, Andrew; Mackerras, Charles; Fischer, Georg; Trevor, Kirk; Hickox, Richard; Haïm, Emmanuelle; Biondi, Fabio [Violin]; Barbirolli, John; Rousset, Christo...
Ensemble: ; Europa Galante; Le Concert d'Astrée ; Les Talens Lyriques; Sonnerie; Taverner Players
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Verdi: Opera Choruses, Overtures & Ballet music / Riccardo Muti
Verdi: Opera Choruses, Overtures & Ballet music / Riccardo Muti

2 CD / Warner Classics / 2011-08-09

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Nabucco; I lombardi; Ernani; Attila; Macbeth; Rigoletto; Il trovatore; La forza del destino; Requiem Mass; Aida, opera; La battaglia di Legnano; Luisa Miller; La traviata; I vespri si...
Performers: Freni, Mirella [Soprano Vocals]; Hunt, Gordon [Oboe]; McCaw, John; Zajick, Dolora
Conductors: Muti, Riccardo
Ensemble: ; La Scala Orchestra and Chorus; New Philharmonia Orchestra; Royal Opera Chorus; Trumpeters of the Royal Military School of Music,

With his questing spirit, Verdi took an often innovative approach to the choral and orchestral components of his operas. In Nabucco, his first great success,...continue...
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Love Classics: Favorite Love Duets / Puccini, Verdi, Donizetti, Delibes
Love Classics: Favorite Love Duets / Puccini, Verdi, Donizetti, Delibes

1 CD / Warner Classics / 2011-07-26

Works: Giacomo Puccini: La bohème; Manon Lescaut; Tosca; Madama Butterfly; Léo Delibes: Lakmé; Giuseppe Verdi: Aida, opera; La Traviata; Ludwig van Beethoven: Fidelio, Op. 72; Gaetano Doniz...
Performers: Bergonzi, Carlo; Burles, Charles; Caballe, Montserrat [Soprano Vocals]; Carreras, Jose [Tenor Vocal]; Dernesch, Helga [Soprano]; Domingo, Placido [Tenor Vocals]; Freni, Mirella [Soprano Vocals]; Gedd...
Conductors: Schippers, Thomas; Lombard, Alain; Karajan, Herbert v.; Rescigno, Nicola; Bartoletti, Bruno; Levine, James; Muti, Riccardo; Barbirolli, John
Ensemble: ; Berlin Philharmonic; London Symphony Orchestra; New York Philharmonic
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Great Singers Live: Mirella Freni
Great Singers Live: Mirella Freni

1 CD / BR Klassik / 2011-05-31

Works: Francesco Cilèa: Adriana Lecouvreur; Giacomo Puccini: La bohème; Tosca; Turandot; Georges Bizet: Carmen, opera; Jules Massenet: Manon; Giuseppe Verdi: Aida, opera; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart...
Performers: Freni, Mirella [Soprano Vocals]
Conductors: Eichhorn, Kurt; Ghiaurov, Vladimir

Since 1952, the Münchner Rundfunkorchester's Sunday Concerts have developed into a meeting place for fans of "beautiful voices". These previously unreleased recordings by Mirella Fren...continue...
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Mirella Freni: Live Recordings 1963-1965
Mirella Freni: Live Recordings 1963-1965

2 CD / Orfeo / 2010-06-14

Works: Giacomo Puccini: La bohème; Manon Lescaut; Giuseppe Verdi: Don Carlo; Otello; Simon Boccanegra; Aida, opera; Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Eugen Onegin; Pique Dame; Umberto Giordano: Fedora
Performers: Atlantov, Vladimir; Brendel, Wolfgang; Domingo, Placido [Tenor Vocals]; Dvorsky, Peter; Freni, Mirella [Soprano Vocals]; Guglielmi, Margherita; Lima, Luis; Mori, Orazio; Pavarotti, Luciano; Raimondi,...
Conductors: Karajan, Herbert v.; Navarro, Luis A. Garcia; Kleiber, Carlos; Sinopoli, Giuseppe; Abbado, Claudio; Levine, James; Graf, Hans; Abbado, Roberto; Ozawa, Seiji; Luisi, Fabio

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The spontaneity of the theatre brings a special vividness to all of these interpretations...Freni portrays every character very touchingly indeed, especially Elis...continue...
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100 Best Verdi
100 Best Verdi

6 CD / Warner Classics / 2010-06-08

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Aida, opera; La Traviata; Un ballo in maschera; Rigoletto; Luisa Miller; Macbeth; Il trovatore; Il Trovatore; I Lombardi alla prima crociata; Don Carlos; Requiem; La forza del destino...
Performers: Alagna, Roberto; Alva, Luigi [Tenor Vocals]; Andreolli, Florindo; Arroyo, Martina; Baltsa, Agnes; Barbieri, Fedora; Bella, Benito di; Bergonzi, Carlo; Bernardi, Giuliano; Bonisolli, Franco; Borgato, ...
Conductors: Muti, Riccardo; Viotti, Marcello; Patanè, Giuseppe; Rudel, Julius; Erede, Alberto; Ferraris, Franco; Karajan, Herbert v.; Pappano, Antonio; Gardelli, Lamberto; Barker, John; Pidò, Eveli...

This 6-CD set contains 100 tracks from the most familiar and best-loved works by the Italian operatic composer Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901), performed by many of...continue...
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WRNC 408782
Best Karajan 100
Best Karajan 100

6 CD / Warner Classics / 2008-10-28

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik; Concerto for Flute & Harp, K. 299 in C major; German Dances (3), K 605; Concerto for Clarinet in A major, K 622; Concerto for Horn no 4 in E flat majo...
Performers: Andre, Maurice [Trumpet]; Baltsa, Agnes; Bottion, Aldo; Brain, Dennis [French Horn]; Callas, Maria [Soprano Vocals]; Cappuccilli, Piero; Carreras, Jose [Tenor Vocal]; Dernesch, Helga [Soprano]; Donat...
Conductors: Karajan, Herbert v.

In the 100th Anniversary year of the birth of Herbert von Karajan, EMI Classics is very pleased to announce this latest 6-CD set in the...continue...
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Angels - Christmas with the Great Sopranos / Bonney, Fleming, Te Kanawa, Price, Sutherland, Tebaldi, et al
Angels - Christmas with the Great Sopranos / Bonney, Fleming, Te Kanawa, Price, Sutherland, Tebaldi, et al

1 CD / Decca / 2008-10-14

Works: Adolphe Adam: Cantique de Noël for voice & orchestra ("Minuit, Chrétiens," "O Holy Night"); Franz Schubert: Ave Maria; Gabriel Fauré: Requiem, Op. 48; Christmas Traditional: Good King ...
Performers: Aveling, Valda; Bonney, Barbara [Soprano Vocal]; Clark, Patricia; Fleming, Renee; Freni, Mirella [Soprano Vocals]; Gheorghiu, Angela; McNair, Sylvia [Soprano Vocals]; Price, Leontyne; Steele-Perkins,...
Conductors: Karajan, Herbert v.; Delfs, Andreas; Dutoit, Charles; Bonynge, Richard; Marin, Ion; Sinopoli, Giuseppe; Pinnock, Trevor; Marriner, Sir Neville; Rose, Barry; Guadagno, Anton; Gardiner, John Eliot
Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields; English Baroque Soloists; English Concert Choir; London Philharmonic Orchestra; Montreal Symphony Orchestra; New Philharmonia Orchestra; Philharmonia Orchestra; R...

Celebrate Christmas with some of the most beautiful melodies written for the holidays, sung by the most gorgeous voices. With opera stars both past and...continue...
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Icon - Mirella Freni - Mascagni: L'amico Fritz, etc / Pavarotti, et al
Icon - Mirella Freni - Mascagni: L'amico Fritz, etc / Pavarotti, et al

4 CD / Warner Classics / 2008-09-02

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Don Giovanni; Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), opera, K. 492; Vincenzo Bellini: La sonnambula, opera; I Puritani, opera; Gaetano Donizetti: Don Pasquale; L'elisir...
Performers: Baltsa, Agnes; Bruscantini, Sesto; Cappuccilli, Piero; Carreras, Jose [Tenor Vocal]; Corelli, Franco; Domingo, Placido [Tenor Vocals]; Freni, Mirella [Soprano Vocals]; Garbi, Francesca; Gedda, Nicola...
Conductors: Klemperer, Otto; Downes, Edward; Muti, Riccardo; Molinari-Pradelli, France; Schippers, Thomas; Plasson, Michel; Lombard, Alain; Karajan, Herbert v.; Ferraris, Franco; Gavazzeni, Gianandrea; Votto, An...

Like her frequent stage partner and friend Luciano Pavarotti, Mirella Freni was also born in 1935, a native of Modena, Italy. Freni had a long...continue...
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Airs et Choeurs de Prieres Celebres de l'Opera
Airs et Choeurs de Prieres Celebres de l'Opera

2 CD / EMI Distribution / 2008-01-13

Works: Giacomo Puccini: Tosca; Turandot; Giuseppe Verdi: Nabucco; I Lombardi; Otello; La Forza del Destino; Aroldo; Macbeth; Hector Berlioz: La damnation de Faust, Op. 24; Gioachino Rossini: Mosè in ...
Performers: Anderson, June [Soprano Vocal]; Caballe, Montserrat [Soprano Vocals]; Callas, Maria [Soprano Vocals]; Cossotto, Fiorenza; Domingo, Placido [Tenor Vocals]; Freni, Mirella [Soprano Vocals]; Gedda, Nico...
Conductors: De Sabata, Victor; Muti, Riccardo; Prêtre, Georges; Gardelli, Lamberto; Plasson, Michel; Karajan, Herbert v.; Tennstedt, Klaus; Sawallisch, Wolfgang; Serafin, Tullio; Schippers, Thomas; Soltesz...
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EMD 574540
Verdi - The Greatest Operas / Giulini, et al [14 CDs]
Verdi - The Greatest Operas / Giulini, et al [14 CDs]

14 CD / Bravissimo / 2007-10-16

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Macbeth; Rigoletto; Il Trovatore; La traviata; Aida, opera; Otello; Falstaff
Performers: Aichberger, Ewald; Arroyo, Martina; Barbieri, Fedora; Bastianini, Ettore; Breda, Rita Bezzi; Bruscantini, Sesto; Cadoni, Fernanda; Campi, Enrico; Capecchi, Renato; Cappuccilli, Piero; Carreras, Jose ...
Conductors: Böhm, Karl; Giulini, Carlo Maria; Karajan, Herbert v.; Verchi, Nino; Abbado, Claudio; Kleiber, Carlos; Rossi, Mario

Seven complete operas by Giuseppe Verdi at budget price in one space-saving set, featuring a twenty-four-page booklet with biographies, detailed listings, and historic photos! Exciting...continue...
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BRV 9801
Verdi, Puccini, Bizet, Cilea: Operas / Domingo, et al [14 CDs]
Verdi, Puccini, Bizet, Cilea: Operas / Domingo, et al [14 CDs]

14 CD / Bravissimo / 2007-10-16

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Don Carlos; Aida, opera; Otello; Giacomo Puccini: Manon Lescaut; Georges Bizet: Carmen, opera; Francesco Cilèa: Adriana Lecouvreur
Performers: Allen, Thomas; Arroyo, Martina; Bertagna, Gianfranco; Bosco, Carlo del; Caballe, Montserrat [Soprano Vocals]; Cahill, Teresa; Cappuccilli, Piero; Casarini, Gianfranco; Ciannella, Giuliano; Cossotto, ...
Conductors: Inbal, Eliahu; Santi, Nello; Abbado, Claudio; Solti, Georg; Masini, Gianfranco; Kleiber, Carlos

Six complete operas starring the great Placido Domingo at budget price in one space-saving set, featuring a twenty-four-page booklet with biographies, detailed listings, and historic...continue...
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BRV 9903
Shakespeare at the Opera - Verdi: Otello, etc [14 CDs]
Shakespeare at the Opera - Verdi: Otello, etc [14 CDs]

14 CD / Bravissimo / 2007-10-16

Works: Vincenzo Bellini: I Capuleti e Montecchi, opera; Richard Wagner: Das Liebesverbot, opera; Giuseppe Verdi: Macbeth; Otello; Falstaff; Otto Nicolai: Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor, opera; Charles Goun...
Performers: Abello, Andre; Aichberger, Ewald; Barbieri, Fedora; Borg, Kim; Cadoni, Fernanda; Campi, Enrico; Capecchi, Renato; Cappuccilli, Piero; Ciannella, Giuliano; Cossotto, Fiorenza; Cossutta, Carlo; Dermota...
Conductors: Maazel, Lorin; Heger, Robert; Böhm, Karl; Rieger, Fritz; Almeida, Antonio de; Kleiber, Carlos; Rossi, Mario

Seven complete operas based on plays by Shakespeare—great live opera recordings at budget price in one space-saving set! Exciting live recordings taped 1958–1983 feature the...continue...
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BRV 9808
Live Recordings 1967-1999
Live Recordings 1967-1999

3 CD / Orfeo / 2007-05-15

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: La traviata; Don Carlos; Il Trovatore; Otello; Giacomo Puccini: La bohème; La Fanciulla del West; Tosca; Umberto Giordano: Andrea Chénier; Ruggero Leoncavallo: Pagliacci, ...
Performers: Baltsa, Agnes; Behrens, Hildegard; Benackova, Gabriela; Burke, Richard; Carroli, Silvano; Cossotto, Fiorenza; Diepold, Alexander; Domingo, Placido [Tenor Vocals]; Freni, Mirella [Soprano Vocals]; Fri...
Conductors: Domingo, Placido; Klobucar, Berislav; Luisi, Fabio; Karajan, Herbert v.; Levine, James; Oren, Daniel; Navarro, Luis A. Garcia; Slatkin, Leonard; Santi, Nello; Albrecht, Gerd; Viotti, Marcello; Badea,...
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ORF 699073
Verdi: La Traviata
Verdi: La Traviata

2 CD / ZYX Records / 2005-07-12

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: La traviata
Performers: Ambrosis, Walter; Cioni, Bruno; d'Orazi, Attilio; Freni, Mirella [Soprano Vocals]; Mazzieri, Maurizio; Pavarotti, Luciano; Pedroni, Augusto; Rezzadore, Luciana; Rizzardini, Gianbruna
Conductors: Patanè, Giuseppe
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ZYXX 4602
MIrella Freni - A Celebration
MIrella Freni - A Celebration

2 CD / Decca Imports / 2005-04-12

Works: Giacomo Puccini: La bohème; Tosca; Madama Butterfly; Manon Lescaut; Turandot; Alfredo Catalani: La Wally; Francesco Cilèa: Adriana Lecouvreur; Gioachino Rossini: William Tell (Gugliemo Te...
Performers: Freni, Mirella [Soprano Vocals]; Ludwig, Christa [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Pavarotti, Luciano
Conductors: Karajan, Herbert v.; Rescigno, Nicola; Sinopoli, Giuseppe; Abbado, Roberto; Chailly, Riccardo; Patanè, Giuseppe; Abbado, Claudio; Solti, Georg; de Fabritiis, Oliviero; Levine, James
Ensemble: ; Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra; Dresden Staatskapelle; Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra; National Philharmonic Orchestra; Philharmonia Orchestra; RCA Italian Opera Orchestra; Venice Teatro la Fenic...

Mirella Freni is without a doubt a true legendary soprano. She recorded a substantial discography for Decca and Deutsche Grammophon and this 2 CD collection...continue...
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DECI 000424402
The Millennium Collection - Luciano Pavarotti
The Millennium Collection - Luciano Pavarotti

1 CD / Hip-O / 2004-08-03

Works: Italian Traditional: Santa Lucia; Giovanni Battista Califano: Vieni Sul Mar for voice & orchestra (& chorus ad lib); Gioachino Rossini: Soirées musicales, song collection for voices & piano; G...
Performers: Freni, Mirella [Soprano Vocals]; Mancini, Henry; Pavarotti, Luciano; Romano, David
Conductors: Buckley, Emerson; Mancini, Henry; Bonynge, Richard; Magiera, Leone; Gamba, Piero; Patanè, Giuseppe; Chiaramello, Giancarlo; Guadagno, Anton; de Fabritiis, Oliviero; Adler, Kurt Herbert; Gatto, A...
Ensemble: Bologna Teatro Comunale Orchestra; English Chamber Orchestra; Giancarlo Chiaramello; London Symphony Orchestra; Mancini Chorus; Mancini Orchestra; National Philharmonic Orchestra; New Philharmonia Or...

Luciano Pavarotti's larger-than-life personality and extraordinary voice have made him a household name, and this 'Millennium' compilation features many of his most popular and beautiful...continue...
For those who can countenance the idea of a "best of" Luciano Pavarotti compilation to begin with, there may be some confusion why another one is needed, what with the existence of 1998's The Ultimate...continue...
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HPO B000299302
Grand Tier - Verdi: Otello / Kleiber, Domingo, Freni, et al
Grand Tier - Verdi: Otello / Kleiber, Domingo, Freni, et al

2 CD / Opera D'Oro / 2003-11-04

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Otello
Performers: Cappuccilli, Piero; Ciannella, Giuliano; Domingo, Placido [Tenor Vocals]; Freni, Mirella [Soprano Vocals]; Jori, Jone; Mori, Orazio; Morresi, Giuseppe; Raffanti, Dano; Roni, Luigi [Bass Vocals]
Conductors: Kleiber, Carlos
Ensemble: Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra

"Not even Toscanini managed to inspire and sustain music-making of such blistering intensity." - Andrew Farach-Colton...continue...
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HBDirect Recommended Recording ODO 7005
Close Encounters with Great Singers - Jon Vickers
Close Encounters with Great Singers - Jon Vickers

1 CD / Video Artists International / 2003-06-24

Works: Jon Vickers / Jon Tolansky: Jon Vickers in Conversation with Jon Tolansky (Interview); Giuseppe Verdi: Otello; Richard Wagner: Tristan und Isolde; George Frederick Handel: Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio; ...
Performers: Freni, Mirella [Soprano Vocals]; Glossop, Peter; Hamelin, Marc-Andre [Piano]; Veasey, Josephine; Vickers, Jon
Conductors: Davis, Colin; Karajan, Herbert v.; Stein, Horst; Beecham, Thomas
Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra; Buenos Aires Teatro Colón Orchestra; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
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VAI 1218
Close Encounters with Great Singers - Mirella Freni
Close Encounters with Great Singers - Mirella Freni

1 CD / Video Artists International / 2003-06-24

Works: Mirella Freni / Jon Tolansky: Mirella Freni in Conversation with Jon Tolansky (Interview); Giuseppe Verdi: Aida, opera
Performers: Baltsa, Agnes; Carreras, Jose [Tenor Vocal]; Freni, Mirella [Soprano Vocals]; Gedda, Nicolai [Tenor Vocals]; Pavarotti, Luciano
Conductors: Frühbeck de Burgos, Rafae; Schippers, Thomas; Klemperer, Otto; Votto, Antonino; Karajan, Herbert v.; Levine, James
Ensemble: ; Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra; Dresden Staatskapelle; Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra; New Philharmonia Orchestra; Rome Opera House Orchestra; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
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VAI 1216
Domingo Collection - Verdi: Otello / Kleiber, Freni, et al
Domingo Collection - Verdi: Otello / Kleiber, Freni, et al

2 CD / Opera D'Oro / 2002-06-04

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Otello
Performers: Cappuccilli, Piero; Ciannella, Giuliano; Domingo, Placido [Tenor Vocals]; Freni, Mirella [Soprano Vocals]; Jori, Jone; Mori, Orazio; Morresi, Giuseppe; Raffanti, Dano; Roni, Luigi [Bass Vocals]
Conductors: Kleiber, Carlos
Ensemble: Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
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ODO 1350
Recitals - Mirella Freni - Arias & Scenes
Recitals - Mirella Freni - Arias & Scenes

2 CD / Opera D'Oro / 2002-06-01

Works: Alessandro Scarlatti: La Griselda, opera; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Don Giovanni; Gaetano Donizetti: La fille du régiment (The daughter of the regiment), opera; Vincenzo Bellini: I Puritani, op...
Performers: Bruscantini, Sesto; di Stasio, Anna; Freni, Mirella [Soprano Vocals]; Ganzarolli, Wladimiro; Ghiaurov, Nicolai [Bass Vocals]; Giaiotti, Bonaldo; Malagu, Stefania; Pavarotti, Luciano; Raimondi, Gianni
Conductors: Sanzogno, Nino; Karajan, Herbert v.; Muti, Riccardo; Prêtre, Georges; Maag, Peter
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ODO 2105
Opera Obsession! - Opera d'Oro's Greatest Hits
Opera Obsession! - Opera d'Oro's Greatest Hits

1 CD / Opera D'Oro / 2002-03-05

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Aida, opera; La traviata; Il Trovatore; Otello; Rigoletto; Georges Bizet: The Pearl Fishers, opera; Alfredo Catalani: La Wally; Jules Massenet: Manon; Gaetano Donizetti: La fille du r...
Performers: Arroyo, Martina; Bastianini, Ettore; Bergonzi, Carlo; Brendel, Wolfgang; Bruscantini, Sesto; Caballe, Montserrat [Soprano Vocals]; Callas, Maria [Soprano Vocals]; Cappuccilli, Piero; Carreras, Jose [...
Conductors: Abbado, Claudio; Parodi, Armando La Rosa; Basile, Arturo; Maag, Peter; Verchi, Nino; Santi, Nello; Gavazzeni, Gianandrea; Giulini, Carlo Maria; Gardelli, Lamberto; Karajan, Herbert v.; Rennert, Wolfg...

Opera d'Oro's Greatest Hits!From the 20th century's most exciting live opera performances come nineteen spectacular tracks starring Maria Callas, Placido Domingo, Montserrat Caballe, Franco Cor...continue...
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Verdi: Falstaff / Rossi, Gobbi, Tebaldi, Freni, et al
Verdi: Falstaff / Rossi, Gobbi, Tebaldi, Freni, et al

2 CD / Opera D'Oro / 2001-08-07

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Falstaff
Performers: Barbieri, Fedora; Cadoni, Fernanda; Campi, Enrico; Capecchi, Renato; Ercolani, Renato; Freni, Mirella [Soprano Vocals]; Gobbi, Tito; Lazzari, Agostino; Pandano, Vittorio; Tebaldi, Renata [Soprano Voc...
Conductors: Rossi, Mario
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ODO 1313
Eloquence - Nessun Dorma - Arias & Duets / Luciano Pavarotti
Eloquence - Nessun Dorma - Arias & Duets / Luciano Pavarotti

1 CD / Decca / 2001-03-27

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: La traviata; Macbeth; I lombardi; Otello; Jules Massenet: Werther; Gaetano Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore, opera; Requiem for 3 soloists in D minor, chorus & orchestra (for Bellini; unfi...
Performers: Freni, Mirella [Soprano Vocals]; Magiera, Leone; Pavarotti, Luciano; Ricciarelli, Katia
Conductors: Magiera, Leone; Gatto, Armando; Patanè, Giuseppe
Ensemble: Orchestra Dell'Ater; Parma Teatro Regio Orchestra; Verona Teatro Arena Orchestra
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DEC 2894674622
Verdi: Otello / Karajan, Vickers, Freni, Glossop, et al
Verdi: Otello / Karajan, Vickers, Freni, Glossop, et al

2 CD / Opera D'Oro / 2001-02-06

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Otello
Performers: Davies, Ryland; Freni, Mirella [Soprano Vocals]; Frese, Siegfried Rudolf; Glossop, Peter; Malagu, Stefania; Roni, Luigi [Bass Vocals]; Vickers, Jon
Conductors: Karajan, Herbert v.
Ensemble: Vienna State Opera Chorus
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ODO 1283
Verdi: Simon Boccanegra / Abbado, Cappuccilli, Freni, et al
Verdi: Simon Boccanegra / Abbado, Cappuccilli, Freni, et al

2 CD / Opera D'Oro / 2000-07-18

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Simon Boccanegra
Performers: Cappuccilli, Piero; Foiani, Giovanni; Freni, Mirella [Soprano Vocals]; Ghiaurov, Nicolai [Bass Vocals]; Manganotti, Gianfranco; Pauli, Milena; Raimondi, Gianni; Schiavi, Felice
Conductors: Abbado, Claudio
Ensemble: Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra

Many years after its first performance Verdi extensively revised Simon Boccanegra, exhibiting the great faith he had in its splendid music. The story is one...continue...
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ODO 1255
Verdi: Simon Boccanegra / Abbado, Freni, Cappuccilli, et al
Verdi: Simon Boccanegra / Abbado, Freni, Cappuccilli, et al

2 CD / Deutsche Grammophon Imports / 1998-01-27

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Simon Boccanegra
Performers: Carreras, Jose [Tenor Vocal]; Foiani, Giovanni; Freni, Mirella [Soprano Vocals]; Gallamini, Maria Fausta; Ghiaurov, Nicolai [Bass Vocals]; Savastano, Antonio; Van Dam, Jose [Bass Baritone Vocals]
Conductors: Abbado, Claudio
Ensemble: Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus

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The Greatest Opera Show on Earth / Bartoli, Carreras, et al
The Greatest Opera Show on Earth / Bartoli, Carreras, et al

2 CD / Decca Imports / 1997-08-11

Works: Georges Bizet: Carmen, opera; The Pearl Fishers, opera; Giuseppe Verdi: La traviata; Nabucco; Rigoletto; Il Trovatore; Giacomo Puccini: La bohème; Gianni Schicchi, opera; Madama Butterfly; Tos...
Performers: Alagna, Roberto; Allen, Thomas; Bartoli, Cecilia; Berbie, Jane; Bjorling, Jussi [Tenor Vocal]; Bocelli, Andrea; Burrowes, Norma; Caballe, Montserrat [Soprano Vocals]; Carreras, Jose [Tenor Vocal]; Cr...
Conductors: Solti, Georg; Bonynge, Richard; Karajan, Herbert v.; Erede, Alberto; Gardelli, Lamberto; Patanè, Giuseppe; Mauceri, John; Mehta, Zubin; Dutoit, Charles; Fischer, György; Chailly, Riccardo...
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DECI 4581182
Verdi: Requiem
Verdi: Requiem

2 CD / Deutsche Grammophon Imports / 1997-04-01

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Requiem Mass; Anton Bruckner: Te Deum in C major, WAB 45
Performers: Cossutta, Carlo; Freni, Mirella [Soprano Vocals]; Ghiaurov, Nicolai [Bass Vocals]; Ludwig, Christa [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Scholz, Rudolf; Schreier, Peter [Tenor Vocals]; Tomowa-Sintow, Anna; Van Dam,...
Conductors: Karajan, Herbert v.
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DGGI 453091
 
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