Verdi: Rigoletto (1955 - Serafin) - Callas Remastered

Verdi: Rigoletto (1955 - Serafin) - Callas Remastered

Maria Callas

Giuseppe Verdi

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Maria Callas Remastered

Callas only sang Gilda in Rigoletto in one run of performances, in Mexico City in 1952, and she recorded the role three years later. She moves beyond the girlish tone and sparkling coloratura of the character’s first scenes to create a figure of tragic stature as events unfold. ‘Once heard, this ren