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Plácido Domingo (Riccardo), Piero Cappuccilli (Renato), Katia Ricciarelli (Amelia), Elizabeth Bainbridge (Ulrica), Reri Grist (Oscar), William Elvin (Silvano), Gwynne Howell (Samuele), Paul Hudson (Tom), Francis Egerton (Un Giudice), John Carr (Un servo)
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House,...
Abbado motivates this traditional Otto Schenk staging using the Swedish setting. Domingo is a marvellously vivid Gustavo, Cappuccilli an implacable Anckarström, while Grist steals the soprano... — More…
Frederica von Stade (Cenerentola), Francisco Araiza (Don Ramiro), Paolo Montarsolo (Don Magnifico), Claudio Desderi (Dandini), Laura Zannini (Tisbe), Margherita Guglielmi (Clorinda), Paul Plishka (Alidoro)
Orchestra e Coro del Teatro alla Scala, Claudio Abbado
Ponnelle's film of his La Scala staging is so imaginative and musically refined that it triumphs over the dubbing. Von Stade is an achingly beautiful Cinderella, Araiza a romantic Prince. — More…
Recorded live at the Concert Hall of the Culture and Convention Centre Lucerne, 12 August 2009
Yuja Wang (piano)
Lucerne Festival Orchestra, Claudio Abbado
...if the composer had died after writing this, you'd imagine - from Claudio Abbado's performance with his good-looking once-a-year superband, at least - that his mission on earth was already... — More…
Eteri Gvazava (soprano), Anna Larsson (contralto)
Lucerne Festival Orchestra, Orféon Donosiarra, Claudio Abbado
It's good to have this incandescent performance back. If you have the CDs, it’s still worth getting the DVD to see Abbado in action, and to hear the Resurrection in surround sound. — More…