2 CD / Warner Classics / 2009-10-06Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Requiem Mass; Unspecified: Untitled CD-ROM Track
Performers: Ganassi, Sonia; Harteros, Anja; Pape, René; Villazón, Rolando
Conductors: Pappano, Antonio
Ensemble: Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
"There's not much to be picky about in Antonio Pappano's excellent version; he straddles the line between the work's theatrical and "spiritual" sides and conveys...continue...
1 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2008-04-22Works: Amilcare Ponchielli: La Gioconda; Il figliuol prodigo; Francesco Cilèa: Adriana Lecouvreur; Saverio Mercadante: Il giuramento; Arrigo Boito: Mefistofele; Giuseppe Pietri: Maristella; Carlos Gome...
Performers: Alfano, Gianluca; Villazón, Rolando
Conductors: Callegari, Daniele
Ensemble: Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan
"It's a pleasure to hear a recital devoted to rarities sung with such passion and conviction; it's clear Villazon is thrilled to have discovered these...continue...