Menotti - The Consul, Amelia al ballo | Naxos - Historical 811202324

Menotti - The Consul, Amelia al ballo

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Label: Naxos - Historical

Cat No: 811202324

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 2

Genre: Opera

Release Date: 1st June 2010

Contents

Artists

Patricia Neway
Marie Powers
Cornell MacNeil
Margherita Carosio
Rolando Panerai
Giacinto Prandelli
Chorus and Orchestra of La Scala, Milan

Conductors

Lehman Engel
Nino Sanzogno

Works

Menotti, Gian Carlo

Amelia al Ballo
The Consul

Artists

Patricia Neway
Marie Powers
Cornell MacNeil
Margherita Carosio
Rolando Panerai
Giacinto Prandelli
Chorus and Orchestra of La Scala, Milan

Conductors

Lehman Engel
Nino Sanzogno

About

This 2-CD set is the first in a series devoted to Gian Carlo Menotti’s compositions. The recordings include several which have never before appeared on CD, and some that have not been available in any form for nearly fifty years.

Menotti’s first full-length opera, The Consul, here make its CD début.

The Consul
Cast:
- Magda Sorel: Patricia Neway
- The Mother: Marie Powers
- John Sorel: Cornell MacNeil
Orchestra under the direction of Lehman Engel
Recorded in New York City in April 1950

Amelia al ballo
Cast:
- Amelia: Margherita Carosio
- The Husband: Rolando Panerai
- The Lover: Giacinto Prandelli
Chorus and Orchestra of La Scala, Milan / Nino Sanzogno
Recorded in the Teatro alla Scala, Milan in March 1954

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