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Joan Sutherland (Antonia/Stella/Giulietta/Olympia), Plácido Domingo (Hoffmann), Gabriel Bacquier (Coppélius/Dapertutto/Lindorf/Miracle), Huguette Tourangeau (Nicklausse), Hugues Cuénod (Franz)
Suisse Romande Choir & Orchestra, Richard Bonynge
This is a wonderfully refreshing set. The story emerges crystal-clear, even the black ending to the Giulietta scene in Venice, which in Bonynge's text restores the original idea of the heroine... — More…
Plácido Domingo (Otello), Cheryl Studer (Desdemona), Sergei Leiferkus (Iago), Ramón Vargas (Cassio), Michael Schade (Rodrigo), Ildebrando D'Arcangelo (Lodovico), Giacomo Prestia (Montano), Denyce Graves (Emilia)
Bastille Opera, Myung-Whun Chung
theatre, so Otello is a difficult opera to bring off out of it. For some years now, Domingo has been, on stage, the greatest Otello of our age. On record, though, he has had less success. Leiferkus... — More…
Anna Netrebko (Giovanna d’Arco), Plácido Domingo (Giacomo), Francesco Meli (Carlo VII), Roberto Tagliavini (Talbot) & Johannes Dunz (Delil)
Philharmonia Chor Wien & Münchner Rundfunkorchester, Paolo Carignani
[Domingo] sounds entirely at home in his new vocal category; his voice now fibrous in quality, he is also engaged dramatically...Netrebko's soprano has expanded to embrace the stirring warrior-maiden... — More…
Ileana Cotrubas (Violetta), Plácido Domingo (Alfredo), Sherrill Milnes (Giorgio Germont), Stefania Malagù (Flora), Helena Jungwirth (Annina), Walter Gullino (Gastone), Giovanni Foiani (Dottore Grenvil)
Bayerischer Staatsoper, Carlos Kleiber
Cotrubas makes an ideal heroine in this opera, for her characterization combines strength with vulnerability...Kleiber's direction is controversial, with more than a hint of Toscanini-like rigidity... — More…
Piero Cappuccilli (Nabucco), Plácido Domingo (Ismaele), Evgeny Nesterenko (Zaccaria), Ghena Dimitrova (Abigaille), Lucia Valentini Terrani (Fenena), Kurt Rydl (Gran Sacerdote), Volker Horn (Abdallo), Lucia Popp (Anna)
Chorus & Orchestra of German Opera Berlin, Giuseppe Sinopoli
Giuseppe Sinopoli's studio recording of Verdi's Babylonian epic has several selling-points: the Bulgarian powerhouse Ghena Dimitrova, absolutely fearless in the fiendish role of Abigaille, Verdi... — More…
Katia Ricciarelli (Elisabeth), Lucia Valentini Terrani (Eboli), Plácido Domingo (Carlos), Leo Nucci (Rodrigue), Ruggero Raimondi (Philippe II), Nicolai Ghiaurov (Le Grand Inquisiteur), Nikita Storojew (Un Moine), Ann Murray (Thibault), Tibère Raffalli (Le Compte de Lerme), Antonio Savastano (Un Hérault...
Teresa Stratas (Violetta), Plácido Domingo (Alfredo), Cornell MacNeil (Giorgio Germont)
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, James Levine
Severely cut and rearranged, Zeffirelli's famous film suffocates under its own opulence; but Parisian and Provencal locations, Levine's rich conducting, Domingo and Stratas remain rewarding. — More…
Plácido Domingo (Otello), Renée Fleming (Desdemona), James Morris (Iago), Richard Croft (Cassio), Charles Anthony (Rodrigo), Alexander Anisimov (Lodovico), Jane Bunnell (Emilia), Christopher Schaldenbrand (Un Araldo), Ted Lambrinos (Monatano)
The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus, James...
It is good to have so telling a reminder on DVD of Placido Domingo's masterly assumption of the role of Otello...[Fleming was] then at her freshest and purest, yet also with power, looking and... — More…
Plácido Domingo (Manrico), Rosalind Plowright (Leonora), Brigitte Fassbaender (Azucena), Giorgio Zancanaro (Luna), Evgeny Nesterenko (Ferrando)
Coro e Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Carlo M. Giulini
As a whole, the interpretation encompasses everything from the dark, conspiratorial air of the start (Nesterenko quite excellent) through the ardent statements of love from three of the principals... — More…