2 CD / Opera D'Oro / 2003-02-04Works: Vincenzo Bellini: Norma, opera
Performers: Cossotto, Fiorenza; Craig, Charles; Mastrango, Horacio; Sutherland, Joan, Dame [Soprano vocals]; Vinco, Ivo; Zlatar, Tatiana
Conductors: Bonynge, Richard
Ensemble: Buenos Aires Teatro Colón Orchestra
One of the very greatest of all Italian operas, "Norma" is filled with brilliant melodies and singing requirements of the highest order. Only the greatest...continue...
2 CD / Chandos Records / 2001-10-23Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Otello
Performers: Bottone, Bonaventura; Craig, Charles; Howlett, Neil; Kale, Stuart [Tenor Vocal]; Plowright, Rosalind Plowright; Rea, Sean; Rivers, Malcolm; Squires, Shilagh; Traynor, Gordon
Conductors: Elder, Mark
Ensemble: English National Opera Chorus
"This 1983 'Otello' was captured live at the London Coliseum, and the sometimes far-back voices on the stage... often defeat the purpose of a clearly...continue...