2 CD / Bongiovanni / 2015-04-14Works: Gioachino Rossini: Barber of Seville (Il barbiere di Siviglia), opera
Performers: Badioli, Carlo; Campi, Enrico; Caruso, Mariano; di Stasio, Anna; Kraus, Alfredo [Tenor Vocals]; Protti, Aldo [Baritone Vocals]; Scotto, Renata [Soprano Vocals]
Conductors: Bellezza, Vincenzo
Many years before the dawn of the Rossini Renaissance, two faultless bel canto protagonists of the 1960s and '70s, Renata Scotto and Alfredo Kraus, at...continue...
Recording information: Naples (07/1958)....continue...
3 CD / Opera D'Oro / 2006-09-12Works: Gioachino Rossini: William Tell (Gugliemo Tell), opera
Performers: Bersiani, Leyla; Campi, Enrico; Gencer, Leyla; Guelfi, Giangiacomo; Marangoni, Bruno; Pagliuca, Silviano; Raimondi, Gianni; Rota, Anna Maria; Washington, Paolo
Conductors: Previtali, Fernando
Ensemble: Naples Teatro San Carlo Chorus
Rossini had already written dozens of successful operas and was wealthy by the time he decided to retire from the stage in the late 1820s....continue...