2 CD / Gala / 2002-01-01Works: Giuseppe Verdi: La battaglia di Legnano; I vespri siciliani
Performers: Borriello, Mario; Gencer, Leyla; Gibin, Joao; Guelfi, Giangiacomo; Jacopucci, Fernando; Limarilli, Gastone; Maddalena, Alessandro; Maionica, Silvio [Bass vocals]; Pugliese, Franco; Ronchini, Bruna; R...
Conductors: Molinari-Pradelli, France; Gavazzeni, Gianandrea
Ensemble: ; Rome Opera House Chorus; Rome Opera House Orchestra
This political potboiler is the 13th of Verdi's 36 operas. Rarely recorded it is now available at the great Gala price. Bonus tracks are excerpts...continue...
2 CD / Opera D'Oro / 2000-07-18Works: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: The Maid of Pskov (Pskovityanka) (standard version), opera in 3 acts with a prologue
Performers: Bertocci, Aldo; Bondino, Ruggero; Christoff, Boris; Colella, Alfredo; Gaetani, Lorenzo; Gonzales, Renzo; Las, Genia; Moretti, Giuseppe; Panni, Nicoletta; Pugliese, Franco
Conductors: Schippers, Thomas
Ensemble: Rome Opera House Chorus
Originally called "The Maid of Pskov", this enjoyable Russian opera is better known in the West as Ivan the Terrible, first performed under that title...continue...