Verdi - Il Trovatore | Decca - Classic Opera E4758281

Verdi - Il Trovatore

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Label: Decca - Classic Opera

Cat No: E4758281

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 3

Genre: Opera

Release Date: 16th April 2007

Contents

Artists

Luciano Pavarotti
Ingvar Wixell
Joan Sutherland
Nicolai Ghiaurov
Marilyn Horne
Graham Clarke
Norma Burrowes
Peter Knapp
Wynford Evans
London Opera Chorus
National Philharmonic Orchestra

Conductor

Richard Bonynge

Works

Verdi, Giuseppe

Il trovatore

Artists

Luciano Pavarotti
Ingvar Wixell
Joan Sutherland
Nicolai Ghiaurov
Marilyn Horne
Graham Clarke
Norma Burrowes
Peter Knapp
Wynford Evans
London Opera Chorus
National Philharmonic Orchestra

Conductor

Richard Bonynge

About

Verdi's Il Trovatore is based on the play El Trobador by Antonio García Gutiérrez. The opera was first performed at the Teatro Apollo, Rome, on 19 January 1853. Il trovatore is a staple in the standard operatic repertoire and according to Opera America is the seventeenth most performed opera in North America. In 1857 Verdi revised the opera for Paris as Il trouvère and added a ballet (the Ballet Music is included in this recording, as a bonus CD and appears on CD for the first time.
Cast:
Manrico - Luciano Pavarotti
Il Conte di Luna - Ingvar Wixell
Leonora - Joan Sutherland
Ferrando - Nicolai Ghiaurov
Azucena - Marilyn Horne
Ruiz - Graham Clarke
Ines - Norma Burrowes
Un vecchio zingaro - Peter Knapp
Un messo - Wynford Evans
Contents:
CD1: Part 1 • Part 2
CD2: Part 3 • Part 4
Bonus CD - Ballet Music
Timing: 165:00
Digital Status: ADD
Recorded: Kingsway Hall, London, September 1986

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