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Bizet, Georges - Composer
Ferilli, Mario - Composer
Bock, Jerry - Composer
Verdi, Giuseppe - Composer
Puccini, Giacomo - Composer
Cilea, Francesco - Composer
Lehar, Franz - Composer

Venue: Semperoper Dresden
Playing Time: 01:43:00
Television Director: Birke-Malzer, Elizabeth
Television Director: Mohr, Gabriele
Catalogue Number: EuroArts5402
UPC: 0880242540287

This great musical event presents a rare gathering of some of the most important and popular opera singers of our time. Recorded live at the Theatre Square Dresden in 1998-2000, the open-air concert featured the upper ranks of today's stars in the singing world. The program presents favourite scenes and arias from Rossini, Mozart, Bizet, J. Strauss, Puccini, Cilea, Verdi and Lehar. Particular highlights include Agnes Baltsa and Neil Shicoff singing the final scene from Carmen (both artists can be heard in solo arias as well) and Anna Tomowa-Sintow singing Cilea's Adriana Lecouvreur. The vast open-air event, with over 15,000 in attendance, was recorded live and with high-quality surround sound. It provides the viewer with a gala festival celebrating some of the most wonderful voices of on the current operatic circuit.

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