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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

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


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