2 CD / Opera D'Oro / 2003-10-07Works: Gaspare Spontini: Olympia, opera
Performers: Cossotto, Fiorenza; Giacomotti, Alfredo; Guelfi, Giangiacomo; Lorengar, Pilar; Lorengar, Pilar [Lyric soprano]; Maionica, Silvio [Bass vocals]; Rizzati, E.; Tagliavini, Franco; Zaccaria, Nicola [Bass...
Conductors: Molinari-Pradelli, France
Spontini was one of the most important Italian composers just before Rossini swept all before him. Long neglected, his operas have been revived with great...continue...
2 CD / Opera D'Oro / 2000-01-11Works: Gaspare Spontini: La Vestale, opera
Performers: Callas, Maria [Soprano Vocals]; Corelli, Franco; Rossi-Lemeni, Nicola; Sordello, Enzo; Stignani, Ebe [Mezzo-Soprano Vocals]; Tatozzi, Vittorio; Zaccaria, Nicola [Bass Vocal]
Conductors: Votto, Antonino
Ensemble: Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Few sopranos could encompass the vocal and dramatic demands of the heroine of this seldom-heard but beautiful opera, which has two sublime arias for the...continue...