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Saturday, February 14, 2015 Permalink

At the Opera, Verdi: La Traviata (The Fallen Woman)

  

La traviata , The Fallen Woman is an opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi set to an Italian libretto by Francesco Maria Piave. It is based on La dame aux Camélias (1852), a play adapted from the novel by Alexandre Dumas. The opera was originally entitled Violetta, after the main character. It was first performed on March 6, 1853 at the La Fenice opera house in Venice.

This beautifully remastered recording from 1953 stars Maria Callas. Gabriele Santini conducts.

Playlist

8:00pm
8:00pm
Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana, opera Intemezzo BUY Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony; Ondrej Lenard, conductor
Naxos 8550240
8:08pm
Verdi: La Traviata BUY ; Gabriele Santini, conductor
10:00pm
10:33pm
Gaetano Donizetti: L'Elisir d'Amore: Act II BUY MET; James Levine, conductor
Deutsche Grammophon 429744
11:00pm
11:24pm
De Curtis: Take Me Back To Sorrento (Torna A Surriento) - BUY n/a; n/a, conductor Giuseppe Di Stefano
11:26pm
Cesare Andrea Bixio: Parlami D'Amore, Mariu BUY London Symphony; Zubin Mehta, conductor Giuseppe Di Stefano
11:29pm
Cannio: O Surdato 'Nnamurato BUY from The #1 Tenor Album; composed by Cannio
11:32pm
Lehar: Das Land Des Lachelns: You Are My Heart's - BUY from The #1 Tenor Album; composed by Lehar
11:35pm
Francisco Cilea: Adriana Lecouvreur: La Docissima Effigie - BUY from The #1 Tenor Album; composed by Francisco Cilea
11:38pm
Di Lazzaro: Chitarra Romana BUY from The #1 Tenor Album; composed by Di Lazzaro
11:40pm
Costa: Era Di Maggio Matenatta BUY from The #1 Tenor Album; composed by Costa
11:44pm
Mario Lanza: Dicitencello Vuie BUY from Mario Lanza: At His Best!
11:47pm
Mario Lanza: Voce 'E Notte BUY from Mario Lanza: At His Best!
11:56pm
Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana, opera Intemezzo BUY Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony; Ondrej Lenard, conductor
Naxos 8550240

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