Solti - The Operas: Verdi

 
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Solti - The Operas: Verdi
Leontyne Price, Rita Gorr, Jon Vickers, Geraint Evans, Robert Merrill, Angela Gheorghiu, Leo Nucci, etc / Sir Georg Solti

[ Decca Music Group / 15 CD Box Set ]

Release Date: Thursday 13 September 2012

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A 16-disc set comprsing six complete operas (first recording of Otello). Also included is a bonus CD of Verdi choruses (Chicago) + 120-page booklet

Tracks:

Aida
recorded in Rome in 1961
Leontyne Price (Aida), Rita Gorr (Amneris), Jon Vickers (Radamès)

Un ballo in maschera
recorded in Rome in 1961
Carlo Bergonzi (Riccardo), Cornell MacNeil (Renato), Birgit Nilsson (Amelia)

Don Carlo
recorded in London in 1965; five-act Italian version
Carlo Bergonzi (Don Carlo), Renata Tebaldi (Elisabetta), Nicolai Ghiaurov (Filippo II)

Falstaff
recorded in Rome in 1963
Geraint Evans (Falstaff), Robert Merrill (Ford), Ilva Ligabue (Alice Ford)

Otello
recorded in Vienna in 1977
Carlos Cossutta (Otello), Margaret Price (Desdemona), Gabriel Bacquier (Iago)

Simon Boccanegra
recorded in Milan in 1988
Leo Nucci (Simon Boccanegra), Kiri Te Kanawa (Maria/Amelia), Paata Burchuladze (Jacopo Fiesco)

La Traviata
recorded live at Covent Garden in 1994
Angela Gheorghiu (Violetta), Frank Lopardo (Alfredo), Leo Nucci (Germont)

Bonus CD:
Verdi opera choruses