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Verdi: Great Operas From La Scala
Label: DG Catalog: 4778121   Format: CD
Carlo Bergonzi, Piero Cappuccilli, Plácido Domingo, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Mirella Freni, Gianni Raimondi, Katia Ricciarelli, Renata Scotto, Shirley Verrett
Conductors: Claudio Abbado, Gianandrea Gavazzeni, Rafael Kubelik, Tullio Serafin, Gabriele Santini, Antonino Votto
Verdi: Rigoletto, Il Trovatore, La Traviata, Un Ballo in Maschera, Don Carlos, Macbeth, Simon Boccanegra, Aida, Requiem
Here is a fabulous Verdi package: eight great operas – including popular favourites Rigoletto, Trovatore, Traviata and Aida – recorded between 1961 and 1981 by Deutsche Grammophon at La Scala, Milan, the spiritual home of Italian opera. The world’s leading singers and conductors of the time provide an irresistible entrée into Verdi’s world of drama and passion. Claudio Abbado, who conducts Macbeth, Simon Boccanegra and Aida, completes the set with the Requiem.