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Ernani (2 CD)

Item# 1000008714


Ernani (2 CD)
This complete live recording is taken from the Met's historic Saturday afternoon radio performances and is newly remastered from the original December 1, 1962, broadcast. This brand new multi-disc set represents its first official release on CD.

Verdi's Robin Hood-like tale of politics and ill-fated love features Carlo Bergonzi in a truly bravura performance as Ernani, Verdi's dashing outlaw of Aragon. Leontyne Price is stunning as Elvira,  ErnaniÍs great love and object of the affections of both Don Carlo -  sung by the imposing Cornell MacNeil - and Silva, sung by the great Giorgio Tozzi.

Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Release Date: 1/17/2012
Conductor: Thomas Schippers
Artists:
 

Carlo Bergonzi
Leontyne Price
Cornell MacNeil
Giorgio Tozzi
 

Orchestra: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Chorus
Label: Sony Masterworks

 

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