Maria Callas Remastered

Maria Callas Remastered - Puccini: Tosca #2 [1964-5]

2 CD
10 Nov 2014

Barcode: 0825646340798

Composer: Puccini
Other participants: Carlo Bergonzi, Tito Gobbi, Paris Opéra Chorus & Paris Conservatoire Orchestra, Georges Prêtre

Tosca was the role in which – in 1965, the year this recording was made – Callas gave her last complete performances at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, the Metropolitan Opera and the Paris Opéra. This was her final complete recording of an opera, and, 12 years after her first version of Tosca, it reunited her with the Scarpia of Tito Gobbi. They were joined by Carlo Bergonzi as Cavaradossi. Gramophone praised ‘a thrilling and very complete interpretation, with scene after scene, bar after bar, brought to life by sheer intelligence and dramatic insight’.


Tosca, Act 3: "Presto! su, Mario! Andiamo! Andiamo!, Su!" (Tosca, Voices, Sciarrone, Spoletta)  - Maria Callas, Ugo Trama, Renato Ercolani, Choeurs de l'Opéra National de Paris, Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire, Georges Prêtre 

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