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Saturday, 8 p.m. – 12 a.m.
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At The Opera, Donizetti: Lucrezia Borgia / Jussi Bjorling Carnegie Hall Recital, February 25, 2017

  

Lucrezia Borgia is a melodramatic opera in a prologue and two acts by Gaetano Donizetti. Felice Romani wrote the Italian libretto after the play Lucrezia Borgia by Victor Hugo, in its turn after the legend of Lucrezia Borgia. Lucrezia Borgia was first performed on December 26, 1833 at La Scala, Milan.

Cast:

Don Alfonso – Ezio Flagello

Lucrezia Borgia – Montserat Caballe

Gennaro – Alfredo Kraus

Maffino Orsini – Shirley Verrett

 

RCA Italiana Opera Orchestra and Chorus

Jonel Perlea – conductor

RCA - 1966

Playlist

8:00pm
8:00pm
Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana, opera Intemezzo BUY Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony; Ondrej Lenard, conductor
Naxos 8550240
8:14pm
Donizetti: Lucrezia Borgia BUY RCA; Jonel Perlea, conductor
10:00pm
10:36pm
Jussi Bjorling : Carnegie Hall Recital 1955 BUY from Jussi Bj÷rling Rediscovered
RCA 82876532312

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