ROBERTO ALAGNA VIVA OPERA!

ROBERTO ALAGNA
Viva l'Opera!

Werke von / Works by
Alfano · Berlioz · Bizet · Bruneau
Cilèa · Donizetti · Flotow · Giordano
Gounod · Halévy · Lalo · Mascagni
Massenet · Meyerbeer · Ponchielli
Puccini · Rouget de Lisle · Verdi
Int. Release 02 Jan. 2007
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Track List

CD 1: Viva Opéra !

Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)
Rigoletto

Act 3

Roberto Alagna, Richard Armstrong, London Philharmonic Orchestra

Il Trovatore

Act 3

Roberto Alagna, Angela Gheorghiu, Claudio Abbado, Orchestre Philharmonique De Berlin, London Voices, Terry Edwards

Gaetano Donizetti (1797 - 1848)
La fille du régiment

Act 1

Roberto Alagna, Darren Moore, Evelino Pidò, London Philharmonic Orchestra

Roberto Alagna, Darren Moore, Evelino Pidò, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Terry Edwards, London Voices

L'elisir d'amore

Act 2

Roberto Alagna, Evelino Pidò, London Philharmonic Orchestra

Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)
Macbeth

Act 4

Act 4

Roberto Alagna, Claudio Abbado, Orchestre Philharmonique De Berlin

Gaetano Donizetti (1797 - 1848)
La Favorite

Act 4

Roberto Alagna, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Evelino Pidò

Amilcare Ponchielli (1834 - 1886)
La Gioconda, Op.9

Act 2

Roberto Alagna, Mark Elder, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)
Aida

Act 1

Roberto Alagna, Claudio Abbado, Orchestre Philharmonique De Berlin

Friedrich von Flotow (1812 - 1883)
Martha (Opera In 4 Acts)

Act 3

Roberto Alagna, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Richard Armstrong

Giuseppe Verdi (1813 - 1901)
Otello

Act 3

Act 4

Roberto Alagna, Claudio Abbado, Orchestre Philharmonique De Berlin

Pietro Mascagni (1863 - 1945)
Cavalleria rusticana

Umberto Giordano (1867 - 1948)
Andrea Chénier

Act 4

Roberto Alagna, Mark Elder, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

Francesco Cilea (1866 - 1950)
L'Arlesiana

Act 2

Roberto Alagna, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Richard Armstrong

Giacomo Puccini (1858 - 1924)
La Bohème

Edited Francesco Degrada (1988)

Act 1

Roberto Alagna, Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano, Riccardo Chailly

Roberto Alagna, Angela Gheorghiu, Simon Keenlyside, Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala di Milano, Riccardo Chailly

Turandot

Act 3

Roberto Alagna, Mark Elder, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London Voices, Terry Edwards

Total Playing Time 1:12:42

CD 2: Viva Opéra !

Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle (1760 - 1836)
La Marseillaise

Roberto Alagna, Bertrand de Billy, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Choeur De L'Armee Francaise, Maîtrise De Paris, Choeur De chambre Les Eléments, Patrick Marco, Joel Suhubiette, Paul De Plinval

Hector Berlioz (1803 - 1869)
L'Enfance du Christ, Op.25

Partie 2: La fuite en Egypte

Roberto Alagna, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Bertrand de Billy, Maîtrise De Paris, Patrick Marco

Georges Bizet (1838 - 1875)
Les pêcheurs de perles, WD 13

Act 1

Edouard Victor Antoine Lalo (1823 - 1892)
Le Roi d'Ys

Act 3

Roberto Alagna, Bertrand de Billy, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

Hector Berlioz (1803 - 1869)
Les Troyens, H 133

Act 5

version in three acts (MET)

Act 3

Roberto Alagna, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Bertrand de Billy

La Damnation de Faust, Op.24

Part 3

Roberto Alagna, Bertrand de Billy, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

Jules Massenet (1842 - 1912)
Werther

Act 3

Charles Gounod (1818 - 1893)
Roméo et Juliette, CG 9

Act 5

Roberto Alagna, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Richard Armstrong

Jacques Halévy (1799 - 1862)
La Juive

Act 4

Roberto Alagna, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Bertrand de Billy

Giacomo Meyerbeer (1791 - 1864)
L'Africaine

Act 4

Roberto Alagna, Bertrand de Billy, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

Georges Bizet (1838 - 1875)
Carmen, WD 31

Act 2

Roberto Alagna, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Richard Armstrong

Alfred Bruneau (1857 - 1934)
Roberto Alagna, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Bertrand de Billy

Franco Alfano (1875 - 1954)
Cyrano de Bergerac

Acte 4

Roberto Alagna, Nathalie Manfrino, Marc Barrard, Richard Rittelmann, Orchestre National De Montpellier - L.R., Marco Guidarini

Total Playing Time 1:11:43

On these two discs we can hear what a fine artist, as well as singer, Alagna . . . in his peak years, in both the Italian and French repertoires . . . with superb support.