1 CD / Preiser / 2010-03-09Works: Gaetano Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor; Giuseppe Verdi: Ernani; Rigoletto; Il trovatore; La forza del destino; Amilcare Ponchielli: La Gioconda
Performers: Campora, Giuseppe; Cappeli, Mario [Vocals]; Corridori, Anita; Fazzini, Guglielmo; Maionica, Silvio [Bass vocals]; Vocals], Anselmo Colzani [Baritone; Wilson, Dolores
Conductors: Capuana, Franco; Tonini, Antonio; Parodi, Armando La Rosa
Born in 1918, Anselmo Colzani could not begin vocal instruction until after World War II. Originally a typewriter repairman, he was plagued by doubt about...continue...
1 CD / Preiser / 2006-05-01Works: Gaetano Donizetti: La Favorita; Lucia di Lammermoor; Friedrich von Flotow: Martha, opera; Giuseppe Verdi: Un ballo in maschera; Rigoletto; Amilcare Ponchielli: La Gioconda; Charles Gounod: Faust; Gia...
Performers: Maionica, Silvio [Bass vocals]; Neri, Giulio; Poggi, Gianni; Vocals], Anselmo Colzani [Baritone; Wilson, Dolores
Conductors: Narducci, Antonio; Simonetto, Alfredo; Capuana, Franco
Gianni Poggi was born in Piacenza, Italy, where his parents were merchants. Although he learned to play violin as a child, he wanted to become...continue...