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Marcelo Álvarez (Manrico), Sondra Radvanovsky (Leonora), Dolora Zajick (Azucena), Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Il Conte di Luna), Stefan Kocán (Ferrando)
The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus, Marco Armiliato
consummate Verdians in an insightful production by David McVicar...Radvanovsky is at the top of her form vocally and dramatically, with consistently breathtaking musicality and stage presence...... — More…
Marcelo Álvarez (Il Duca), Carlos Álvarez (Rigoletto), Inva Mula (Gilda), Julian Konstantinov (Sparafucile), Nino Surguladze (Maddalena)
Gran Teatre del Liceu, Jesus-Lopez Cobos, Graham Vick
[Vick's production] has an ingeniously designed revolve at the centre of the set...The performance is strongly conducted by Jesus Lopez-Cobos, and Inva Mula again makes a memorable and moving... — More…
Kristine Opolais (Tosca), Marcelo Álvarez Mario (Cavaradossi), Marco Vratogna (Scarpia), Alexander Tsymbalyuk (Angelotti), Peter Rose (Il Sagrestano)
Berliner Philharmoniker, Philharmonia Chor Wien & Cantus Juvenum Karlsruhe, Sir Simon Rattle
There is something to be said for embracing the vulgar in Puccini. Rattle does more than this. He polishes the sadistic brilliance of the instrumentation to a blinding dazzle, most strikingly... — More…
Micaela Carosi (Adriana), Marcelo Álvarez (Maurizio), Marianne Cornetti (Principessa de Bouillon)
Teatro Regio Torino, Renato Palumbo (conductor) & Lorenzo Mariani (director)
Carosi may lack some smoothness of line in her arias but she delivers them with fervour and strong tone and does not hold back in the Phaedra monologue, so the character which she projects is... — More…
Marcelo Álvarez (Riccardo), Violeta Urmana (Amelia), Marco Vratogna (Renato), Elena Zaremba (Ulrica), Alessandra Marianelli (Oscar), Borja Quiza (Silvano), Miguel Sola (Samuel), Scott Wilde (Tom), Orlando Niz (Judge), César San Martín (Amelia's servant)
Chorus and Orchestra of the Teatro Real...
[Renato] is given a careful, possibly subtle reading by Marco Vratogna...You won't be short-changed by this DVD — More…
Carlos Álvarez (Don Giovanni), Adrianne Pieczonka (Donna Anna), Anna Caterina Antonacci (Donna Elvira), Angelika Kirchschlager (Zerlina), Michael Schade (Don Ottavio), Ildebrando d'Arcangelo (Leporello), Franz-Josef Selig (Il Commendatore), Lorenzo Regazzo (Masetto), Thomas Hampson (SImon Boccanegra),...