4 CD / Vox Classical / 2008-06-27Performers: Boulton, Philip; Butler, James; Clementis, Tamas; Di Renzi, Richard; Egri, Sandor; Genaux, Vivica; Graham, Sharon; Markley, Richard; Parce, Erich; Poka, Balasz; Silvera, Francesca; Solero, Rita; Spac...
Conductors: Rosekranz, Charles
Ensemble: Hungarian State Opera Chorus; Hungarian State Opera Orchestra
"Here's something special. Vox has engineered a real coup with this, its world-premiere release of the original 1904 La Scala version of Puccini's Madama Butterfly....continue...
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2000-06-01Works: Gaetano Donizetti: L' elisir d'amore, opera
Performers: Alaimo, Simone [Bass Baritone Vocal]; Frontiali, Roberto; La Scola, Vincenzo; Ruffini, Alessandra; Spotorno, Mariangela
Conductors: Morandi, Pier G.
Ensemble: Hungarian State Opera Chorus; Hungarian State Orchestra
This highlights disc of L'Elisir d'Amore includes over half of the music from Naxos's full-length version of the bel canto master Donizetti's most popular comic...continue...
2 CD / Naxos (USA) / 1998-09-24Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Falstaff
Performers: Bonitatibus, Anna; Comencini, Maurizio; Cosentino, Alessandro; Dilber; Facini, Enrico; Faulkner, Julie; Grandis, Franco de; Servile, Roberto; Trimarchi, Domenico [Bass-Baritone Vocal]
Conductors: Humburg, Will
Ensemble: Hungarian State Opera Chorus
"As ever with opera sets from Naxos, this one does a good job in challenging the best in the field...This version may not supersede the...continue...