Pavarotti Forever

Discography

1964
Favourite Italian Arias
5 Arias from La Bohème, Tosca & Rigoletto
Luciano Pavarotti tenor
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Sir Edward Downes
Producer: Ray Minshull
Engineer: Kenneth Wilkinson
Recorded: Walthamstow Assembly Hall, 16 January–8 February 1966
Original LP release: SET 320-2 (3 LPs)
CD release: 433 706-2 DMO3* (3 CDs)
*CD release includes arias from Norma, I puritani & La sonnambula
Bellini
Beatrice di Tenda
Libretto: Felice Romani
Filippo Maria Visconti Cornelius Opthof
Beatrice di Tenda Joan Sutherland
Agnese del Maino Josephine Veasey
Orombello Luciano Pavarotti
Anichino Joseph Ward
Rizzardo del Maino Joseph Ward
Ambrosian Opera Chorus
London Symphony Orchestra
Richard Bonynge
Producer: Ray Minshull
Engineer: Kenneth Wilkinson
Recorded: Walthamstow Assembly Hall, 16 January–8 February 1966
Original LP release: SET 320-2 (3 LPs)
CD release: 433 706-2 DMO3* (3 CDs)
*CD release includes arias from Norma, I puritani & La sonnambula
1967
Donizetti
La Fille du régiment
Libretto: Jean-François-Alfred Bayard & J.H. Vernoy de Saint-Georges
Marie Joan Sutherland
Tonio Luciano Pavarotti
La Marquise de Berkenfield Monica Sinclair
Hortensius Jules Bruyère
Sulpice Spiro Malas
Le Caporal Eric Garrett
La Duchesse de Crakentorp Edith Coates
Un paysan Alan Jones
Un notaire Omar Gorde
Orchestra & Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Richard Bonynge
Producer: Christopher Raeburn
Engineers: Gordon Parry, James Lock
Recorded: Kingsway Hall, London, 17–28 July 1967
Original LP release: SET 372-3 (2 LPs)
CD release: 414 520-2 DH2 (2 CDs)
Verdi
Messa da Requiem
Joan Sutherland soprano
Marilyn Horne mezzo-soprano
Luciano Pavarotti tenor
Martti Talvela bass
Wiener Staatsopernchor
Wiener Philharmoniker
Sir Georg Solti
Producers: John Culshaw, Christopher Raeburn
Engineer: Gordon Parry
Recorded: Sofiensaal, Vienna, 18–28 October 1967
Original LP release: SET 374-5 (2 LPs)
CD release: 411 944-2 (2 CDs)
CD re-release: 475 7735 DOR2 (2 CDs)
1968
Arias by Verdi & Donizetti
Arias from Luisa Miller, I due Foscari, Un ballo in maschera, Macbeth, Lucia di Lammermoor, Il duca d’Alba, La favorita & Don Sebastiano
Luciano Pavarotti tenor
Wiener Opernorchester
Sir Edward Downes
Producer: Christopher Raeburn
Engineers: James Lock, James Brown
Recorded: Sofiensaal, Vienna, 25–29 June 1968
Original LP release: SXL 6377 (1 LP)
CD release: 475 6414 DM (1 CD)
Richard Strauss
Der Rosenkavalier
Libretto: Hugo von Hofmannsthal
Die Feldmarschallin Régine Crespin
Oktavian Yvonne Minton
Baron Ochs von Lerchenau Manfred Jungwirth
Sophie Helen Donath
Herr von Faninal Otto Wiener
Ein Sänger Luciano Pavarotti
Annina Anne Howells
Valzacchi Murray Dickie
Leitmetzerin Emmy Loose
Ein Polizeikommissar Herbert Lackner
Der Haushofmeister der Feldmarschallin Hubert Prikopa
Der Haushofmeister bei Faninal Kurt Equiluz
Ein Notar Alfred Jerger
Ein Wirt Anton Dermota
3 adelige Waisen Arleen Auger, Rohangiz Yachmi, Ingrid Mayr
Eine Modistin Rosl Schwaiger
Ein Tierhändler Karl Terkal
4 Lakaien der Marschallin Hans Pipal, Adolf Tomaschek, Alexander Maly, Leo Heppe
4 Kellner Adolf Tomaschek, Franz Setzer, Friedrich Strack, Nikolaus Simkowsky
Wiener Staatsopernchor
Wiener Philharmoniker
Sir Georg Solti
Producer: Christopher Raeburn
Assistant producer: James Mallinson
Engineers: Gordon Parry, James Lock, Jack Law
Recorded: Sofiensaal, Vienna, 31 October–
23 November 1968
Original LP release: SET 418-21 (4 LPs)
CD release: 417 493-2 DHO3 (3 CDs)
1970
Donizetti
L’elisir d’amore
Libretto: Felice Romani
Adina Joan Sutherland
Nemorino Luciano Pavarotti
Belcore Dominic Cossa
Dulcamara Spiro Malas
Giannetta Maria Casula
Ambrosian Opera Chorus
English Chamber Orchestra
Richard Bonynge
Producer: Christopher Raeburn
Engineers: Kenneth Wilkinson, James Lock
Recorded: Kingsway Hall, London, 12–23 January & 1–10 July 1970
Original LP release: SET 503-5 (3 LPs)
CD release: 414 461-2 DH2 (2 CDs)
CD re-release: 475 7514 DOR2 (2 CDs)
Verdi
Un ballo in maschera
Libretto: Antonio Somma
Riccardo Luciano Pavarotti
Renato Sherrill Milnes
Amelia Renata Tebaldi
Ulrica Regina Resnik
Oscar Helen Donath
Silvano José van Dam
Samuel Leonardo Monreale
Tom Nicolas Christou
Judge Pier Francesco Poli
Servant Mario Alessandrini
Orchestra e coro dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Roma
Bruno Bartoletti
Producers: John Mordler, Michael Woolcock
Engineers: Kenneth Wilkinson, James Lock
Recorded: Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Rome, 16–27 June 1970
Original LP release: SET 484-6 (3 LPs)
CD release: 440 042-2 DMO2 (2 CDs)
CD re-release: 460 762-2 DF2 (2 CDs)
Verdi
Macbeth
Libretto: Francesco Maria Piave
Macbeth Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Banco Nicolai Ghiaurov
Lady Macbeth Elena Souliotis
Macduff Luciano Pavarotti
Malcolm Riccardo Cassinelli
Lady Macbeth’s Attendant Helen Lawrence
Doctor Raymond Myers
Macbeth’s Servant John Noble
Assassin Leslie Fyson
Herald David Reed
Apparitions John Noble, Andrew Dance, Peter Marsland
Ambrosian Opera Chorus
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Lamberto Gardelli
Producers: David Harvey, James Mallinson
Engineers: Kenneth Wilkinson, Stanley Goodall
Recorded: Kingsway Hall, London, 17–28 August 1970
Original LP release: SETB 510 (2 LPs)
CD release: 440 048-2 DMO2 (2 CDs)
Rossini
Stabat Mater
Pilar Lorengar soprano
Yvonne Minton mezzo-soprano
Luciano Pavarotti tenor
Hans Sotin bass
London Symphony Chorus
London Symphony Orchestra
István Kertész
Producer: John Mordler
Engineers: Kenneth Wilkinson, Colin Moorfoot
Recorded: Kingsway Hall, London,
28–31 December 1970
Original LP release: SXL 6534 (1 LP)
CD release: 417 766-2 DM (1 CD)
CD re-release: 455 023-2 DF2 (2 CDs)
1971
Tenor Arias from Italian Opera (completion)
Arias from Guglielmo Tell, I puritani, Il trovatore, L’arlesiana, La Bohème, Mefistofele, Don Pasquale, La Gioconda & Maristella
Luciano Pavarotti tenor
Arleen Auger soprano
Gildis Flossmann soprano
Peter Baillie tenor
Reid Bunger bass
Herbert Lackner bass
Wiener Opernorchester und -chor
Nicola Rescigno
Ambrosian Singers
New Philharmonia Orchestra
Leone Magiera
Producer: Christopher Raeburn
Engineers: James Lock*, Kenneth Wilkinson, John Dunkerley
Recorded: Sofiensaal, Vienna, 4–9 September 1969*, Kingsway Hall, London, 2 & 4 January 1971
Original LP release: SXL 6498
CD release: 417 713-2 DM (1 CD)
Verdi
Rigoletto
Libretto: Francesco Maria Piave
Il Duca di Mantova Luciano Pavarotti
Rigoletto Sherrill Milnes
Gilda Joan Sutherland
Sparafucile Martti Talvela
Maddalena Huguette Tourangeau
Giovanna Gillian Knight
Il Conte di Monterone Clifford Grant
Marullo Christian du Plessis
Borsa Riccardo Cassinelli
Il Conte di Ceprano John Gibbs
La Contessa Ceprano Kiri Te Kanawa
Usciere di corte John Noble
Paggio della Duchessa Josephte Clément
Ambrosian Opera Chorus
London Symphony Orchestra
Richard Bonynge
Producers: David Harvey, Michael Woolcock
Engineers: Kenneth Wilkinson, Stanley Goodall
Recorded: Kingsway Hall, London, 14–19, 21–23, 25, 26, 28 June 1971
Original LP release: SET 542-4 (3 LPs)
CD release: 414 269-2 DH2 (2 CDs)
Donizetti
Lucia di Lammermoor
Libretto: Salvatore Cammarano
Lucia Joan Sutherland
Lord Enrico Ashton Sherrill Milnes
Sir Edgardo di Ravenswood Luciano Pavarotti
Raimondo Nicolai Ghiaurov
Lord Arturo Bucklaw Ryland Davies
Normanno Pier Francesco Poli
Alisa Huguette Tourangeau
Orchestra & Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Richard Bonynge
Producer: Christopher Raeburn
Engineers: Kenneth Wilkinson, James Lock
Recorded: Kingsway Hall, London, 28 June &
5–16 July 1971
Original LP release: SET 528-30 (3 LPs)
CD release: 410 193-2 DH3 (3 CDs)
Puccini
Turandot
Libretto: Giuseppe Adami & Renato Simoni
Turandot Joan Sutherland
Calaf Luciano Pavarotti
Liù Montserrat Caballé
Timur Nicolai Ghiaurov
L’Imperatore Altoum Peter Pears
Ping Tom Krause
Pang Pier Francesco Poli
Pong Piero de Palma
Un mandarino Sabin Markov
Il Principe di Persia Pier Francesco Poli
John Alldis Choir
Wandsworth School Boys’ Choir
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Zubin Mehta
Producers: Ray Minshull, Michael Woolcock
Engineers: Kenneth Wilkinson, James Lock
Recorded: Kingsway Hall, London,
10–25 August 1972
Original LP release: SET 561-3 (3 LPs)
CD release: 414 274-2 DH2 (2 CDs)
Puccini
La Bohème
Libretto: Giuseppe Giacosa & Luigi Illica
Mimì Mirella Freni
Rodolfo Luciano Pavarotti
Musetta Elizabeth Harwood
Marcello Rolando Panerai
Colline Nicolai Ghiaurov
Schaunard Gianni Maffeo
Benoit/Alcindoro Michel Sénéchal
Parpignol Gernot Pietsch
Sergente dei doganieri Hans-Dieter Appelt
Doganiere Hans-Dietrich Pohl
Schöneberger Sängerknaben
Chor der Deutschen Oper Berlin
Berliner Philharmoniker
Herbert von Karajan
Producers: Ray Minshull, James Mallinson
Engineers: Gordon Parry, James Lock, Colin Moorfoot
Recorded: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin,
9–13 October 1972
Original LP release: SET 565-6 (2 LPs)
CD release: 421 049-2 DH2 (2 CDs)
Remastered limited edition release September 2008 (4780254)
Bellini
I puritani
Libretto: Carlo Pepoli
Elvira Joan Sutherland
Lord Gualtiero Valton Gian Carlo Luccardi
Sir Giorgio Valton Nicolai Ghiaurov
Lord Arturo Talbo Luciano Pavarotti
Sir Riccardo Forth Piero Cappuccilli
Sir Bruno Roberton Renato Cazzaniga
Enrichetta di Francia Anita Caminada
Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
London Symphony Orchestra
Richard Bonynge
Producer: Ray Minshull
Assistant producers: James Mallinson, Michael Woolcock
Engineers: Kenneth Wilkinson, James Lock
Recorded: Kingsway Hall, London, 15 May–2 July 1973
Original LP release: SET 587-9 (3 LPs)
CD release: 417 588-2 DH3 (3 CDs)
The World’s Favourite Tenor Arias (completion)
E lucevan le stelle (Tosca)
La fleur que tu m’avais jetée (Carmen)
Se quel guerrier io fossi … Celeste Aida (Aida)
Quel trouble inconnu … Salut! Demeure chaste et pure (Faust)
Recitar! ... Vesti la giubba (Pagliacci)
M’apparì (Martha)
Luciano Pavarotti tenor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Wiener Volksoper Orchester
Leone Magiera
New Philharmonia Orchestra
Richard Bonynge
Producer: Michael Woolcock*
Engineers: Kenneth Wilkinson*, Gordon Parry*
Recorded: Kingsway Hall, London, April 1972 & 21 May 1973, Sofiensaal, Vienna, 18 & 20 December 1972*
Original LP release: SXL 6649 (1 LP)
CD release: 400 053-2 DH (1 CD) with additional operatic material
Pavarotti in Concert
Items by Bononcini, Handel, Scarlatti, Bellini, Tosti, Respighi & Rossini
Luciano Pavarotti tenor
Orchestra del Teatro Comunale di Bologna
Richard Bonynge
Producer: Ray Minshull
Engineer: Colin Moorfoot
Recorded: Opera House, Bologna, 5–9 July 1973
Original LP release: SXL 6650 (1 LP)
CD release: 417 006-2 DH (1 CD)
CD re-release: 425 037-2 DM (1 CD)
1974
Puccini
Madama Butterfly
Libretto: Giuseppe Giacosa & Luigi Illica
Madama Butterfly Mirella Freni
B.F. Pinkerton Luciano Pavarotti
Goro Michel Sénéchal
Suzuki Christa Ludwig
Sharpless Robert Kerns
Il commissario imperiale Hans Helm
Lo zio Bonzo Marius Rintzler
Yakuside Wolfgang Schneider
Il principe Yamadori Giorgio Stendoro
Kate Pinkerton Elke Schary
L’ufficiale del registro Siegfried Rudolf Frese
La madre di Cio-Cio-San Evamaria Hurdes
La zia di Cio-Cio-San Erna Maria Mühlberger
La cugina di Cio-Cio-San Martha Heigl
Konzertvereingung Wiener Staatsopernchor
Wiener Philharmoniker
Herbert von Karajan
Producer: Christopher Raeburn
Assistant producer: Michael Woolcock
Engineers: James Lock, Jack Law, Gordon Parry
Recorded: Sofiensaal, Vienna, 28–31 January 1974
Original LP release: SET 584-6 (3 LPs)
CD release: 417 577-2 DH3 (3 CDs)
Donizetti
La favorita
Libretto: Alphonse Royer, Gustave Vaëz & Eugène Scribe
Alfonso Gabriel Bacquier
Leonora Fiorenza Cossotto
Fernando Luciano Pavarotti
Baldassare Nicolai Ghiaurov
Don Gasparo Piero de Palma
Ines Ileana Cotrubas
Un cortigiano Bruno de Franceschi
Orchestra e coro del Teatro Comunale di Bologna
Richard Bonynge
Producers: Christopher Raeburn, Michael Woolcock
Engineers: Kenneth Wilkinson, Colin Moorfoot
Recorded: Teatro Comunale, Bologna,
20–31 August 1974 & 22–27 July 1977
Original LP release: D96D 3 (3 LPs)
CD release: 430 038-2 DM3 (3 CDs)
Donizetti
Maria Stuarda
Libretto: Giuseppe Bardari
Maria Stuarda Joan Sutherland
Elisabetta, regina d’Inghilterra Huguette Tourangeau
Roberto, conte di Leicester Luciano Pavarotti
Giorgio Talbot Roger Soyer
Lord Guglielmo Cecil, Gran Tesoriere James Morris
Anna Kennedy, nutrice di Maria Margreta Elkins
Orchestra e coro del Teatro Comunale di Bologna
Richard Bonynge
Producer: Michael Woolcock
Engineers: James Lock, Colin Moorfoot
Recorded: Teatro Comunale, Bologna,
3–12 September 1974 & 21–26 July 1975
Original LP release: D2D 3 (3 LPs)
CD release: 425 410-2 DM2 (2 CDs)
Verdi
Luisa Miller
Libretto: Salvatore Cammarano
Il conte di Walter Bonaldo Giaiotti
Rodolfo Luciano Pavarotti
Federico Anna Reynolds
Wurm Richard van Allan
Miller Sherrill Milnes
Luisa Montserrat Caballé
Laura Annette Céline
Un contadino Fernando Pavarotti
London Opera Chorus
National Philharmonic Orchestra
Peter Maag
Producer: Ray Minshull
Assistant producer: Richard Beswick
Engineers: Kenneth Wilkinson, James Lock
Recorded: Kingsway Hall, London,
7, 10–12, 13–19 June 1975
Original LP release: SET 606-8 (3 LPs)
CD release: 417 420-2 DH2 (2 CDs)
1976
O Holy Night
Songs and carols by Adam, Stradella, Franck, Mercadante, Schubert, Bach/Gounod, Bizet, Berlioz, Yon & Melichar
Luciano Pavarotti tenor
Wandsworth School Boys’ Choir
London Voices
National Philharmonic Orchestra
Kurt Herbert Adler
Producer: Ray Minshull
Engineers: James Lock, John Dunkerley
Recorded: All Saints’ Church, Petersham,
21–22, 26 & 29 January 1976
Original LP release: SXL 6781 (1 LP)
US version OS 26473 included first release of items by Yon and Melichar
CD release: 414 044-2 (1 CD)
CD re-release: 433 710-2 DH (1 CD) (with additional religious items)
CD re-release: 475 6896 DH (1 CD) (as 433 710-2 but with 3 additional items from 1997)
Mascagni
Cavalleria rusticana
Libretto: Giovanni Targioni-Tozzetti
Turiddu Luciano Pavarotti
Santuzza Julia Varady
Lucia Ida Bormida
Alfio Piero Capuccilli
Lola Carmen Gonzales
London Voices
National Philharmonic Orchestra
Gianandrea Gavazzeni
Producer: Michael Woolcock
Engineers: Kenneth Wilkinson, James Lock, John Dunkerley
Recorded: Kingsway Hall, London, 10–12, 14–16 June 1976
Original LP release: D83D 3 (3 LPs) (coupled with Pagliacci recorded April 1977)
CD release: 414 590-2 DH2 (2 CDs)
Single CD release: 444 391-2 DHO (1 CD)
Operatic Recital — Pavarotti & Ricciarelli “Live”
Arias and duets from La traviata, Aida, Macbeth, La forza del destino, I lombardi, Il corsaro, Falstaff, Otello
Katia Ricciarelli soprano
Luciano Pavarotti tenor
Orchestra del Teatro Regio di Parma
Giuseppe Patanè
Recorded: Teatro Regio, Parma, 30 July 1976
Original LP release: SDD 569
CD release: 421 863-2 DA (1 CD)
Operatic Recital — Pavarotti & Freni “Live”
Arias and duets from La traviata, Werther, I vespri siciliani, La Gioconda, La Fille du régiment, L’elisir d’amore, L’Africaine, Mefistofele and L’amico Fritz
Mirella Freni soprano
Luciano Pavarotti tenor
Orchestra dell’Ater
Leone Magiera
Recorded: Teatro Comunale, Modena, 1976
Original LP release: SDD 578 (1 LP)
CD release: 421 862-2 DA (1 CD)
Verdi
Il trovatore
Libretto: Salvatore Cammarano
Manrico Luciano Pavarotti
Il Conte di Luna Ingvar Wixell
Ferrando Nicolai Ghiaurov
Leonora Joan Sutherland
Azucena Marilyn Horne
Ruiz Graham Clark
Ines Norma Burrowes
Un vecchio zingaro Peter Knapp
Un messo Wynford Evans
London Opera Chorus
National Philharmonic Orchestra
Richard Bonynge
Producers: Ray Minshull, Richard Beswick
Engineers: Kenneth Wilkinson, James Lock
Recorded: Kingsway Hall, London, 8, 10, 11, 13–18, 20 September 1976; 26 March 1977
Original LP release: D82D 3 (3 LPs)
CD release: 417 137-2 DH2* (2 CDs)
CD re-release: 460 735-2 DF2 (2 CDs)
*ballet music not included in CD release
Operatic Duets
Duets from La traviata, La sonnambula, Linda di Chamounix, Otello & Aida
Joan Sutherland soprano
Luciano Pavarotti tenor
Elizabeth Connell mezzo-soprano
Jacquelyn Fugelle soprano
London Opera Chorus
National Philharmonic Orchestra
Richard Bonynge
Producer: James Mallinson
Engineers: Kenneth Wilkinson, James Lock
Recorded: Kingsway Hall, London, 19, 21–23 September 1976
Original LP release: SXL 6828 (1 LP)
CD release: 400 058-2 DH (1 CD)
Bizet
Au fond du temple saint
From Les Pêcheurs de perles
Luciano Pavarotti tenor
Nicolai Ghiaurov bass
National Philharmonic Orchestra
Robin Stapleton
Recorded: 1976
Original single release: F 13716
CD release: 425 849-2 DWO (1 CD)
Leoncavallo
Pagliacci
Libretto: Ruggero Leoncavallo
Canio Luciano Pavarotti
Nedda Mirella Freni
Silvio Lorenzo Saccomani
Tonio Ingvar Wixell
Beppe Vincenzo Bello
Contadini Pacho Panocia, Fernando Pavarotti
Finchley Children’s Music Group
London Voices
National Philharmonic Orchestra
Giuseppe Patanè
Producers: James Mallinson, Richard Beswick
Engineers: Kenneth Wilkinson, James Lock, Martin Atkinson
Recorded: Kingsway Hall, London, 29–31 March & 2–3 April 1977
Original LP release: D83D 3 (3 LPs) (coupled with Cavalleria rusticana recorded June 1976)
CD release: 414 590-2 DH2 (2 CDs)
Single CD release: 444 392-2 DHO (1 CD)
Le Grandi Voci dell’Arena di Verona Vol.2 (Live)
Una furtiva lagrima & Nessun dorma!
Luciano Pavarotti tenor
Orchestra del Teatro Arena di Verona
Armando Gatto
Recorded: Teatro Filarmonico, Verona, 1977
Original LP release: SDD 571 (1 LP) (coupled with arias performed by Raina Kabaivanska, Piero Cappuccilli, Katia Ricciarelli & Ruggero Raimondi)
CD release: 421 864-2 DA (1 CD)
Rossini
Petite Messe solennelle
Mirella Freni soprano
Lucia Valentini-Terrani mezzo-soprano
Luciano Pavarotti tenor
Ruggero Raimondi bass
Coro polifonico del Teatro alla Scala
Leone Magiera piano
Vittorio Rosetta harmonium
Romano Gandolfi
Recorded: 1977
Original LP release: SDD 567 (2 LPs)
CD release: 421 645-2 DH2 (2 CDs)
CD re-release: 455 023-2 DF2 (2 CDs)
1978
Puccini
Tosca
Libretto: Giuseppe Giacosa & Luigi Illica
Floria Tosca Mirella Freni
Mario Cavaradossi Luciano Pavarotti
Il barone Scarpia Sherrill Milnes
Cesare Angelotti Richard van Allan
Il sagrestano Italo Tajo
Spoletta Michel Sénéchal
Sciarrone Paul Hudson
Un carceriere John Tomlinson
Un pastore Walter Baratti
Wandsworth School Boys’ Choir
London Opera Chorus
National Philharmonic Orchestra
Nicola Rescigno
Producer: James Mallinson
Engineers: Kenneth Wilkinson, Colin Moorfoot
Recorded: Henry Wood Hall & Kingsway Hall, London, 31 May & 1, 4, 12–14 June & 1 August 1978
Original LP release: D134D2 (2 LPs)
CD release: 414 036-2 DH2 (2 CDs)
Donizetti
Requiem
Viorica Cortez contralto
Luciano Pavarotti tenor
Renato Bruson baritone
Paolo Washington bass
Orchestra e coro dell’Arena di Verona
Gerhard Fackler
Recorded: Teatro Filarmonico, Verona, February 1979
Original LP release: SDD 566 (1 LP)
CD release: 425 043-2 DM (1 CD)
‘O sole mio (completion) // Favourite Neapolitan Songs
13 songs by Tosti, Cannio, Gambardella, Anon, Pennino, D’Annibale, Tagliaferri, De Curtis, Di Capua & Denza
Luciano Pavarotti tenor
Orchestra del Teatro Comunale di Bologna
Anton Guadagno
National Philharmonic Orchestra
Giancarlo Chiaramello
Producers: Ray Minshull, James Mallinson
Engineer: Colin Moorfoot
Recorded: Bologna, 22–28 July 1977, Kingsway Hall, London, 6 March 1979
Original LP release: SXL 6870 (1 LP)
CD release: 410 015-2 DH (1 CD)
Rossini
Guglielmo Tell
Libretto: Victor-Joseph Étienne de Jouy & Hippolyte-Louis-Florent Bis
Guglielmo Tell Sherrill Milnes
Arnoldo Luciano Pavarotti
Matilde Mirella Freni
Gualtiero Nicolai Ghiaurov
Melchthal John Tomlinson
Jemmy Della Jones
Edwige Elizabeth Connell
Un pescatore Cesar Antonio Suarez
Leutoldo Richard van Allan
Gessler Ferruccio Mazzoli
Rodolfo Piero de Palma
Un cacciatore John Noble
Ambrosian Opera Chorus
National Philharmonic Orchestra
Riccardo Chailly
Producers: James Mallinson, Michael Haas
Engineers: Kenneth Wilkinson, John Dunkerley
Recorded: Kingsway Hall, London, 8 & 10–14 June & 10–11 & 14–18 August 1979
Original LP release: D219D 4 (4 LPs)
CD release: 417 154-2 DH4 (4 CDs)
CD re-release: 475 7723 DOR4 (4 CDs)
Verismo Arias
Arias from Fedora, Mefistofele, Adriana Lecouvreur, Iris, L’Africaine, Werther, La fanciulla del West, Manon
Lescaut & Andrea Chénier*
Luciano Pavarotti tenor
Neil Howlett bass
National Philharmonic Orchestra
Oliviero de Fabritiis
Riccardo Chailly* (Chénier arias only)
Producer: Ray Minshull
Engineers: John Pellowe, Michael Mailes
Recorded: Walthamstow Assembly Hall,
15–21 June 1979
Original LP release: SXDL 7504 (1 LP)
CD release: 400 082-2 DH (1 CD)
Verdi
La traviata
Libretto: Francesco Maria Piave
Violetta Valéry Joan Sutherland
Alfredo Germont Luciano Pavarotti
Giorgio Germont Matteo Manuguerra
Flora Bervoix Della Jones
Annina Marjon Lambriks
Gastone Alexander Oliver
Barone Douphol Jonathan Summers
Marchese d’Obigny John Tomlinson
Dottore Grenvil Giorgio Taddei
Giuseppe Ubaldo Gardini
Commissionario William Elvin
Domestico di Flora David Wilson-Johnson
London Opera Chorus
National Philharmonic Orchestra
Richard Bonynge
Producers: Christopher Raeburn
Assistant producer: Andrew Cornall
Engineers: Kenneth Wilkinson, James Lock,
Colin Moorfoot
Recorded: Kingsway Hall, London, 2, 3, 5–10 November 1979
Original LP release: D212D 3 (3 LPs)
CD release: 410 154-2 DH3 (3 CDs)
CD re-release: 430 491-2 DH2 (2 CDs)
1980
Bellini
La sonnambula
Libretto: Felice Romani
Amina Joan Sutherland
Elvino Luciano Pavarotti
Il conte Rodolfo Nicolai Ghiaurov
Teresa Della Jones
Lisa Isobel Buchanan
Alessio John Tomlinson
Un notaro Piero de Palma
London Opera Chorus
National Philharmonic Orchestra
Richard Bonynge
Producer: Christopher Raeburn
Assistant producer: Andrew Cornall
Engineers: Kenneth Wilkinson, James Lock
Recorded: Kingsway Hall, London, 2–10 January 1980
Original LP release: D230D 3 (3 LPs)
CD release: 417 424-2 DH2 (2 CDs)
Ponchielli
La Gioconda
Libretto: Arrigo Boito
La Gioconda Montserrat Caballé
La Cieca Alfreda Hodgson
Enzo Grimaldo Luciano Pavarotti
Alvise Badoero Nicolai Ghiaurov
Laura Agnes Baltsa
Barnaba Sherrill Milnes
Zuane John Del Carlo
Isepo Regolo Romani
Pilota/Prima voce dalla laguna Neil Jenkins
Seconda voce dalla laguna Geoffrey Shaw
Cantore Stephen Varcoe
Barnabotto Rodney Macann
Finchley Children’s Music Group
London Opera Chorus
National Philharmonic Orchestra
Bruno Bartoletti
Producer: Ray Minshull
Assistant producer: Michael Haas
Engineers: John Dunkerley, Arthur Lilley
Recorded: Walthamstow Assembly Hall, 24 June – 6 July 1980
Original LP release: D232D 3 (3 LPs)
CD release: 414 349-2 DH3 (3 CDs)
CD rerelease: 475 6670 DM3 (3 CDs)
Boito
Mefistofele
Libretto: Arrigo Boito
Mefistofele Nicolai Ghiaurov
Faust Luciano Pavarotti
Margherita Mirella Freni
Marta Nucci Condò
Wagner Piero de Palma
Elena Montserrat Caballé
Pantalis Della Jones
Nereo Robin Leggate
Trinity Boys’ Choir
London Opera Chorus
National Philharmonic Orchestra
Oliviero de Fabritiis
Producer: Christopher Raeburn
Assistant Producer: Michael Haas
Engineers: James Lock, Stanley Goodall
Recorded: Walthamstow Assembly Hall, 18–28 August 1980 & January 1982
Original LP release: D270D 3 (3 LPs)
CD release: 410 175-2 DH3 (3 CDs)
Live from Lincoln Center
Arias, duets and trios from Ernani, Norma, La Bohème, La Gioconda, I Masnadieri, La donna del lago, Otello, Il Trovatore & Beatrice di Tenda
Joan Sutherland soprano
Marilyn Horne mezzo-soprano
Luciano Pavarotti tenor
Jake Gardner baritone
New York City Opera Orchestra
Richard Bonynge
Producer: Ray Minshull
Engineers: James Lock, Stanley Goodall
Recorded: Avery Fischer Hall, New York, 20 & 23 March 1981
Original LP release: D255D 2 (2 LPs)
CD release: 417587-2 DH (1CD) (doesn’t include all items)
1982
Yes, Giorgio (soundtrack)
Arias from L’elisir d’amore, Rigoletto, La Gioconda, Manon Lescaut & Turandot. Songs by Leoncavallo, Gambardella, Di Capua, Schubert & Cory
Luciano Pavarotti tenor
Leona Mitchell soprano
David Romano baritone
Orchestra
Emerson Buckley
Michael J Lewis
Recorded: 20th Century Fox Studios, Los Angeles, February 1982
Original LP release: YG 1 (1 LP)
CD release: 410 006-2 (1 CD)
Gala Concert at the Royal Albert Hall (Live)
Arias from Tosca, Macbeth, I lombardi, Luisa Miller, Lucia di Lammermoor, L’arlesiana & Turandot and one song by De Curtis
Luciano Pavarotti tenor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Kurt Herbert Adler
Producer: Ray Minshull
Engineers: James Lock, Stanley Goodall
Recorded: Royal Albert Hall, London, April 1982
Original LP release: SXDL 7582 (1 LP)
CD release: 414 608-2 DH (1 CD)
CD re-release: 430 716-2 DM (1 CD)
Verdi
Un ballo in maschera
Libretto: Antonio Somma
Riccardo Luciano Pavarotti
Renato Renato Bruson
Amelia Margaret Price
Ulrica Christa Ludwig
Oscar Kathleen Battle
Silvano Peter Weber
Samuel Robert Lloyd
Tom Malcolm King
Judge Alexander Oliver
Servant Peter Hall
Royal College of Music Junior Department Chorus
London Opera Chorus
National Philharmonic Orchestra
Sir Georg Solti
Producer: Christopher Raeburn
Assistant producer: Andrew Cornall
Engineers: James Lock, Stanley Goodall
Recorded: Kingsway Hall, London,
25 May–12 June 1982 & May 1983
Original CD release: 410 210-2 DH2 (2 CDs)
Mattinata (completion)
14 songs by Caldara, Ciampi, Bellini, Giordani, Rossini, Gluck, Tosti, Donizetti, Leoncavallo, Beethoven & Durante
Luciano Pavarotti tenor
Philharmonia Orchestra*
Piero Gamba*
National Philharmonic Orchestra
Antonio Tonini
Producers: Ray Minshull*, James Mallinson
Engineer: Kenneth Wilkinson
Recorded: Kingsway Hall, London, 16, 18 &
24 April 1977*, Walthamstow Assembly Hall,
18–26 August 1982
Original LP release: SXL 7013 (1 LP)
CD release: 414 454-2 DH (1 CD)
CD re-release: 417 796-2 DM (1 CD)
Giordano
Andrea Chénier
Libretto: Luigi Illica
Andrea Chénier Luciano Pavarotti
Maddalena Montserrat Caballé
Carlo Gérard Leo Nucci
Incredibile Piero de Palma
Contessa de Coigny Astrid Varnay
Madelon Christa Ludwig
Bersi Kathleen Kuhlmann
Roucher Tom Krause
Pietro Fléville Hugues Cuénod
Fouquier-Tinville/Majordomo Neil Howlett
Mathieu Giorgio Tadeo
Abbé Florindo Andreolli
Schmidt Giuseppe Morresi
Dumas Ralph Hamer
News-boy Carlo Tadeo
Chorus of the Welsh National Opera
National Philharmonic Orchestra
Riccardo Chailly
Producer: Ray Minshull\
Mozart
Idomeneo
Libretto: Gianbattista Varesco
Idomeneo Luciano Pavarotti
Idamante Agnes Baltsa
Ilia Lucia Popp
Elettra Edita Gruberová
Arbace Leo Nucci
Gran sacerdote di Nettuno Timothy Jenkins
La voce Nikita Storojew
Trojan Men Yoshihisa Yamaji, Nikolaus Hillebrand
Cretan Women Gabriele Fontana, Margaretha Hintermeier
Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor
Wiener Philharmoniker
Sir John Pritchard
Producers: Christopher Raeburn, Peter Wadland
Engineers: James Lock, John Pellowe, Nigel Gayler
Recorded: Sofiensaal, Vienna, 20–25 June & 7–23 September 1983
Original CD release: 411 805-2 DH3 (3 CD)
1984
Mamma
Songs by Bixio, De Curtis, Buzzi-Peccia, Gastaldon, Cesarini, Kramer, Rivi, D’Anzi, Di Lazzaro, De Crescenzo, Martuzzi, Califano & Arona arranged by Henry Mancini
Luciano Pavarotti tenor
Chorus & Orchestra
Henry Mancini
Producer: Ray Minshull
Engineer: James Lock
Recorded: Gran Casino, Noga Hilton, Geneva, 17–21, 29 January 1984
Original CD release: 411 959-2 DH (1 CD)
Bellini
Norma
Libretto: Felice Romani
Norma Joan Sutherland
Pollione Luciano Pavarotti
Adalgisa Montserrat Caballé
Oroveso Samuel Ramey
Clotilde Diana Montague
Flavio Kim Begley
Orchestra and Chorus of the Welsh National Opera
Richard Bonynge
Producer: Andrew Cornall
Assistant producer: Peter Wadland
Engineers: James Lock, Stanley Goodall
Recorded: Walthamstow Assembly Hall, 19 November–5 December 1984
Original CD release: 414 476-2 DH3 (3 CDs)
1985
Passione
12 songs by Valente & Tagliaferri, Costa, Nardella, Fusco, De Curtis, Di Capua, Mario, Lama & Cardillo
Luciano Pavarotti tenor
Orchestra del Teatro Comunale di Bologna
Giancarlo Chiaramello
Producer: Ray Minshull
Engineer: James Lock
Recorded: Chiesa di San Giorgio, Poggiale, 22–31 July 1985
Original CD release: 417 117-2 DH (1 CD)
Verdi
Aida
Libretto: Antonio Ghislanzoni
Aida Maria Chiara
Amneris Ghena Dimitrova
Radamèsv Luciano Pavarotti
Amonasro Leo Nucci
Ramfis Paata Burchuladze
Il re Luigi Roni
Un messaggero Ernesto Gavazzi
Sacerdotessa Madelyn Renée
Coro e Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala, Milano
Lorin Maazel
Producer: Ray Minshull
Assistant producer: Andrew Cornall
Engineers: James Lock, Stanley Goodall
Recorded: Abanella Studio, Milan, 8–16 December 1985 & 6 February 1986
Original CD release: 417 439-2 DH3 (3 CDs)
1987
Verdi
Ernani
Libretto: Francesco Maria Piave
Ernani Luciano Pavarotti
Elvira Joan Sutherland
Carlo Leo Nucci
Silva Paata Burchuladze
Giovanna Linda McLeod
Riccardo Richard Morton
Jago Alastair Miles
Orchestra and Chorus of Welsh National Opera
Richard Bonynge
Producer: Andrew Cornall
Assistant producer: Michael Haas
Engineers: James Lock, John Pellowe
Recorded: Walthamstow Assembly Hall, 10–21 May 1987
Original CD release: 421 412-2 DHO2 (2 CDs)
CD re-release: 475 7008 DM2 (2 CDs)
Volare
16 songs by Modugno & Treppiedi, Denza, Bixio, Sibella, D’Anzi, Bonagura, Pavarotti*, Mascheroni, De Curtis, Ruccione, Mascagni & Ferilli
arranged by Henry Mancini
Luciano Pavarotti tenor
Coro e Orchestra del Teatro Comunale di Bologna
Henry Mancini
Adalberto Tonini*
Producer: Ray Minshull
Engineers: James Lock, John Pellowe
Recorded: Chiesa di San Giorgio, Poggiale, July 1987
Original CD release: 421 052-2 DH (1 CD)
Pavarotti at Carnegie Hall (Live)
Songs by Scarlatti, Stradella, Schubert, Guida, Liszt, Tosti & Sibella and arias from Martha, Il duca d’Alba, Rigoletto & Eteocle e Polinice
Luciano Pavarotti tenor
John Wustman piano
Producer: Ray Minshull
Engineers: Stanley Goodall, Martin Atkinson
Recorded: Carnegie Hall, New York, November 1987
Original CD release: 421 526-2 DH (1 CD)
Berlioz
Requiem
Luciano Pavarotti tenor
Ernst-Senff-Chor
Berliner Philharmoniker
James Levine
Producer: Werner Mayer
Balance engineer: Wolfgang Mitlehner
Recording engineers: Rainer Höpfner, Volker Martin
Recorded: Jesus-Christus-Kirche, Berlin, 25 May–2 June 1989
Original CD release: 429 724-2 GH2 (2 CDs)
CD re-release: 474 440-2 GB10 (10 CDs)
Verdi
Rigoletto
Libretto: Francesco Maria Piave
Il duca di Mantova Luciano Pavarotti
Rigoletto Leo Nucci
Gilda June Anderson
Sparafucile Nicolai Ghiaurov
Maddalena Shirley Verrett
Giovanna Vitalba Mosca
Il Conte di Monterone Natale de Carolis
Marullo Roberto Scaltriti
Borsa Piero de Palma
Il Conte di Ceprano Carlo de Bortoli
La Contessa Ceprano Anna Caterina Antonacci
Usciere di corte Orazio Mori
Paggio della Duchessa Marilena Laurenza
Coro e Orchestra del Teatro Comunale di Bologna
Riccardo Chailly
Producer: Christopher Raeburn
Assistant producers: Chris Hazell, Morten Winding
Engineers: James Lock, John Pellowe, Andrew Groves
Recorded: Teatro Comunale, Bologna, 27 June–13 July 1989
Original CD release: 425 864-2 DH2 (2 CDs)
Donizetti
L’elisir d’amore
Libretto: Felice Romani
Adina Kathleen Battle
Nemorino Luciano Pavarotti
Belcore Leo Nucci
Dulcamara Enzo Dara
Giannetta Dawn Upshaw
Orchestra and Chorus of The Metropolitan Opera, New York
James Levine
Producer: Cord Garben
Balance engineer: Wolfgang Mitlehner
Recording engineers: Wolf-Dieter Karwatky,
Jobst Eberhardt, Andrew Wedman
Recorded: Manhattan Center, New York, 1, 5 May & 5–9 September 1989
Original CD release: 429 744-2 GH2 (2 CDs)
1990
Carreras, Domingo & Pavarotti in Concert (3 Tenors)
Arias from L’arlesiana, L’Africaine, Tosca, Das Land des Lächelns, La tabernera del puerto, Andrea Chénier & Turandot. Songs by De Crescenzo, Cardillo, De Curtis, Lara, Bernstein & Lloyd Webber
Luciano Pavarotti tenor
José Carreras tenor
Plácido Domingo tenor
Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino
Orchestra del Teatro dell’Opera di Roma
Zubin Mehta
Producer: Christopher Raeburn
Engineers: James Lock, John Pellowe,
Philip Siney
Recorded: Terme di Caracalla, Rome, 7 July 1990
Original CD release: 430 433-2 DH (1 CD)
Verdi
Il trovatore
Libretto: Salvatore Cammarano
Manrico Luciano Pavarotti
Il Conte di Luna Leo Nucci
Ferrando Francesco Ellero d’Artegna
Leonora Antonella Banaudi
Azucena Shirley Verrett
Ruiz Piero de Palma
Ines Barbara Frittoli
Un vecchio zingaro Roberto Scaltriti
Un messo Enrico Facini
Orchestra e coro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino
Zubin Mehta
Producer: Christopher Raeburn
Engineers: James Lock, John Pellowe,
Andrew Groves
Recorded: Teatro Comunale, Florence, July 1990
Original CD release: 430 694-2 DHO2 (2 CDs)
1991
Verdi
Otello
Libretto: Arrigo Boito
Otello Luciano Pavarotti
Desdemona Kiri Te Kanawa
Jago Leo Nucci
Cassio Anthony Rolfe Johnson
Emilia Elzbieta Ardam
Lodovico Dimitri Kavrakos
Montano Alan Opie
Roderigo John Keyes
Herald Richard Cohn
Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Sir Georg Solti
Producer: Michael Haas
Assistant producer: Christopher Pope
Engineers: James Lock, John Pellowe
Recorded: Symphony Hall, Chicago & Carnegie Hall, New York, April 1991
Original CD release: 433 669-2 DH2 (2 CDs)
Verdi
La traviata
Libretto: Francesco Maria Piave
Violetta Valéry Cheryl Studer
Alfredo Germont Luciano Pavarotti
Giorgio Germont Juan Pons
Flora Bervoix Wendy White
Annina Sondra Kelly
Gastone Anthony Laciura
Barone Douphol Bruno Pola
Marchese d’Obigny Jeffrey Wells
Dottore Grenvil Julien Robbins
Giuseppe John Hanriot
Commissionario Mitchell Sendrowitz
Domestico di Flora Ross Crolius
Orchestra and Chorus of The Metropolitan Opera, New York
James Levine
Producer: Pål Christian Moe, Wolfgang Stengel
Balance engineer: Wolfgang Mitlehner
Recording engineers: Rainer Hebborn, Wolf-Dieter Karwatky
Recorded: Manhattan Center, New York, 30 May–7 June 1991
Original CD release: 435 797-2 GH2 (2 CDs)
Pavarotti in Hyde Park (Live)
Arias from L’Africaine, I lombardi, Luisa Miller, Werther, Tosca. Pagliacci, Manon Lescaut & Turandot. Songs by Bixio, De Curtis & Di Capua
Luciano Pavarotti tenor
Philharmonia Orchestra
Leone Magiera
Producer: Andrew Cornall
Engineers: John Pellowe, Ron Ferris
Recorded: Hyde Park, London, 30 July 1991
Original CD release: 436 320-2 DH (1 CD)
Leoncavallo
Pagliacci
Libretto: Ruggero Leoncavallo
Canio Luciano Pavarotti
Nedda Daniela Dessì
Silvio Paolo Coni
Tonio Juan Pons
Beppe Ernesto Gavazzi
Philadelphia Boys’ Choir
Westminster Symphonic Choir
Philadelphia Orchestra
Riccardo Muti
Producer: Volker Straus
Engineers: Cees Heijkoop, Ursula Singer, Willem van Leeuwen
Recorded: 5, 8, 15 February, 1992
Original CD release: 434 131-2 PH (1 CD)
Puccini
Manon Lescaut
Libretto: Ruggero Leoncavallo, Marco Praga, Domenico Oliva, Luigi Illica, Giuseppe Giacosa, Giulio Ricordi, Giuseppe Adami & Giacomo Puccini
Manon Lescaut Mirella Freni
Des Grieux Luciano Pavarotti
Lescaut Dwayne Croft
Geronte Giuseppe Taddei
Edmondo Ramón Vargas
Un musico Cecilia Bartoli
Il maestro di ballo Anthony Laciura
L’oste/Un comandante Federico Davià
Il sergente James Courtney
Un lampionaio Paul Groves
Orchestra and Chorus of The Metropolitan Opera, New York
James Levine
Producer: Michael Woolcock
Assistant producer: Christopher Pope
Engineers: James Lock, John Pellowe
Recorded: Manhattan Center Studios, New York, 24–31 August 1992
Original CD release: 440 200-2 DH2 (2 CDs)
Pavarotti & Friends 1 (Live)
Songs by Franck, Zucchero, Dalla and 1 aria from Rigoletto
With Sting, Zucchero, Neville Brothers, Aaron Neville, Suzanne Vega, Mike Oldfield, Brian May, Bob Geldof & Patricia Kaas
Orchestra da Camera Arcangelo Corelli
Aldo Sisilli
Recorded: Modena, 27 September 1992
Original CD release: 440 100-2 DH (1 CD)
1993
Verdi
Rigoletto
Libretto: Francesco Maria Piave
Il Duca di Mantova Luciano Pavarotti
Rigoletto Vladimir Chernov
Gilda Cheryl Studer
Sparafucile Roberto Scandiuzzi
Maddalena Denyce Graves
Giovanna Jane Shaulis
Il Conte di Monterone Ildebrando d’Arcangelo
Marullo Dwayne Croft
Borsa Paul Groves
Il Conte di Ceprano Yannis Yannissis
La Contessa Ceprano Heidi Grant Murphy
Usciere di corte Robert Maher
Paggio della Duchessa Elyssa Lindner
Chorus and Orchestra of The Metropolitan Opera, New York
James Levine
Executive producer: Pål Christian Moe
Recording producer: Arend Prohman
Balance engineer: Wolfgang Mitlehner
Recording engineers: Wolf-Dieter Karwatky, Jobst Eberhardt
Recorded: Manhattan Center, New York, 16-29 June 1993
Original CD release: 447 064-2 GH2 (2 CDs)
Pavarotti in Central Park (Live)
Arias from Luisa Miller, Lucia di Lammermoor, L’arlesiana, Werther, Tosca & Turandot. Songs by Leoncavallo, Mascagni, Bixio, Ellington, Bridges, Di Lazzaro, Sibella, Denza, Bizet/Borne, De Crescenzo & Di Capua
Luciano Pavarotti tenor
Andrea Griminelli flute
The Boys’ Choir of Harlem
Members of the New York Philharmonic
Leone Magiera
Recorded: Central Park, New York, 26 June 1993
Original CD release: 444 450-2 DH
My Heart’s Delight (Live)
Arias from Madama Butterfly, Turandot, Gianni Schicchi, La Bohème, Cavalleria rusticana, Carmen, L’amico Fritz, Die lustige Witwe, Das Land des Lächelns, Porgy & Bess, Manon Lescaut & La traviata and songs by Lara, Bixio and Di Capua
Luciano Pavarotti tenor
Nuccia Focile soprano
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Maurizio Benini
Producer: Michael Woolcock
Engineer: John Pellowe
Recorded: Piazza Grande, Modena, 14 September 1993
Original CD release: 443 260-2 DH (1 CD)
Pavarotti & Friends 2 (Live)
Songs by Di Lazzaro, Mancini, Mario, Morante, Di Capua, Pavarotti/Benvenuti, Kamen and duets from Lucia di Lammermoor & La traviata
With Nancy Gustafson, Andrea Bocelli, Andreas Vollenweider, Bryan Adams & Giorgia
Orchestra del Teatro Comunale di Bologna
Leone Magiera
Producer: Michael Woolcock
Engineers: John Pellowe, Neil Hutchinson, Andrew Groves
Recorded: Parco Novi Sad, Modena, 13 September 1994
Original CD release: 444 460-2 DH (1 CD)
1995
Pavarotti Plus (Live)
Arias, duets & ensembles from Tosca, Il trovatore, La traviata, La forza del destino, Macbeth, Otello, La Bohème, I lombardi & Manon Lescaut
Nuccia Focile soprano
Kallen Esperian soprano
Natalie Dessay soprano
Dolora Zajick mezzo-soprano
Leah-Marian Jones mezzo-soprano
Luciano Pavarotti tenor
Giuseppe Sabbatini tenor
Piero Cappuccilli baritone
Leo Nucci baritone
Dwayne Croft baritone
Francesco Ellero d’Artegna bass
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Leone Magiera
Producer: Michael Woolcock
Engineers: Simon Eadon, John Pellowe
Recorded: Royal Albert Hall, London, 8 May 1995
Original CD release: 448 700-2 DH (1 CD)
(with Hymn of the Nations recorded June 1995) contains only the items featuring Pavarotti;
448 701-2 DH2 (2 CDs) (with Hymn of the Nations recorded June 1995) also contains non-Pavarotti items from the same concert
Verdi
Inno delle nazioni (Hymn of the Nations)
Luciano Pavarotti tenor
Philharmonia Chorus
Philharmonia Orchestra
James Levine
Producer: Michael Woolcock
Engineers: John Pellowe, Philip Siney
Recorded: The Colosseum, Watford, 29 June–1 July 1995
Original CD release: 448 701-2 DH2 (2 CDs) &
448 700-2 DH (1 CD) (coupled with Royal Albert Hall concert)
Pavarotti & Friends together for the Children of Bosnia (Live)
Songs by Cherubini/Centonze, Duran Duran. U2/Eno, Zucchero, De Curtis, Schubert, Denza and arias from Turandot & Pagliacci
With Zucchero, Jovanotti, Nenad Bach, Simon Le Bon, Gam Gam, Brian Eno, Bono, The Edge, Dolores O’Riordan, Meat Loaf, Michael Bolton & The Chieftains
London Voices
Piccolo Coro dell’Antoniano
Orchestra Filarmonica di Torino
Michael Kamen
Marco Armiliato
Producer: Michael Woolcock
Engineers: John Pellowe, Neil Hutchinson, Stephen McLaughlin, Michael Stuart
Recorded: Parco Novi Sad, Modena, 12 September 1995
Original CD release: 452 100-2 DH (1 CD)
Pavarotti & Friends for War Child (Live)
Songs by Clapton, Kander/Ebb, Ligabue, Bach/Gounod, Lara, Yon & John/Taupin and a duet from Don Giovanni
With Sheryl Crow, Eric Clapton, Joan Osborne, Elton John, Liza Minnelli, Zucchero, Ligabue, Jon Secada, The Kelly Family, Litfiba, Solis Quartet & Edoardo Bennato
East London Gospel Choir
Orchestra Filarmonica di Torino
Marco Armiliato
José Molina
Producer: Phil Ramone
Engineers: John Pellowe, Philip Siney
Recorded: Parco Novi Sad, Modena, 20 June 1996
Original CD release: 452 900-2 DH (1 CD)
Verdi
I lombardi
Libretto: Temistocle Solera
Arvino Richard Leech
Pagano Samuel Ramey
Viclinda Patricia Racette
Giselda June Anderson
Pirro Ildebrando D’Arcangelo
Un priore Anthony Dean Griffey
Acciano Yanni Yannissis
Oronte Luciano Pavarotti
Sofia Jane Shaulis
Orchestra and Chorus of The Metropolitan Opera, New York
James Levine
Producers: Ray Minshull, Morten Winding
Engineers: James Lock, John Pellowe
Recorded: Manhattan Center Studios, New York, 25 May–1 June & 24–25 September 1996
Original CD release: 455 287-2 DHO2 (2 CDs)
Mascagni
Suzel buon dì (from L’amico Fritz)
Cecilia Bartoli mezzo-soprano
Luciano Pavarotti tenor
Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi
Riccardo Chailly
Recorded: 1997
Original CD release: 458 000-2 DH2 (2 CDs)
Live Recital
Songs by Beethoven, Bellini, Tosti & Donizetti and arias from Rigoletto, L’arlesiana, L’elisir d’amore, Tosca, L’onestà negli amori & Griselda
Luciano Pavarotti tenor
Leone Magiera piano
Producer: Andrew Cornall
Engineers: James Lock, John Pellowe
Recorded: Musikverein, Vienna, 29 October 1997
Original CD release: 466 350-2 DH (1 CD) (coupled with material recorded at the Opera House, Zurich, 28 April 1998; Teatro Real, Madrid, 18 January 1999 and the Salle Pleyel, Paris, 1 February 1999)
Pavarotti & Friends for the children of Liberia (Live)
Songs by Bon Jovi/Centonze/Giannetti, Testa, Cannio, Ramazotti/Cassano/Cogliati, Stanard/ Centonze/Spice Girls, Daniele, De Curtis, Bernstein, Wade, Stevie Wonder and a chorus from Nabucco
With Bon Jovi, Spice Girls, Trisha Yearwood, Celine Dion, Stevie Wonder, The Corrs, Vanessa Williams, Pino Daniele, Florent Pagny, Natalie Cole & Zucchero
Liberian Children’s Choir
Corale Voci Bianche
Orchestra Filarmonica di Torino
Marco Boemi
John Mole
Producers: Phil Ramone, Andrew Cornall
Recorded: Parco Novi Sad, Modena, June 1998
Original CD release: 460 600-2 DH (1 CD)
The 3 Tenors 1998
Arias from Maristella, Fedora, El gato montés, Black Orpheus, La del soto del Parral, Carousel and Turandot. Songs by Lara, Grieg, Domingo Jr, Dalla, Giraud, Di Capua, Bixio, De Curtis, D’Hardelot, Cannio, Osman, Buzzi-Peccia, Schubert, Falvo & Cardillo
Luciano Pavarotti tenor
José Carreras tenor
Plácido Domingo tenor
Orchestre de Paris
James Levine
Producer: Christopher Raeburn
Engineers: John Pellowe, Alex Marcou
Recorded: Champ de Mars, Paris, 10 July 1998
Original CD release: 460 500-2 DH (1CD)
Pavarotti & Friends for Guatemala & Kosovo (Live)
Songs by Carey/Afanasieff, Bixio, Lloyd Webber, Richie/Bergman/Afanasieff, Di Capua, Hawkins/ Darnell, Mascheroni, Zero, Preston/Fisher, Jackson/ Richie and an aria from Das Land des Lächelns
With Mariah Carey, Ricky Martin, Gloria Estefan, Boyzone, B.B. King, Lionel Richie, Gianni Morandi, Joe Cocker & Zucchero
Guatemala Choir
Ars Canto G. Verdi
Orchestra Sinfonica Italiana
José Molina
Renato Zero
Leone Magiera
Producers: Michele Centonze, Phil Ramone
Recorded: Parco Novi Sad, Modena, June 1999
Original CD release: 466 600-2 DH (1 CD)
2000
Pavarotti & Friends for Cambodia & Tibet (Live)
Songs by Anon, Eurythmics, Malgoni, Chapman, Di Capua, Skunk Anansie, Bizet, Denza, Antonacci, Bonfa & Lennon/McCartney
With Enrique Iglesias, Aqua, Eurythmics, Savage Garden, Irene Grandi, George Michael, Skunk Anansie, Tracy Chapman, Mónica Naranjo, Caetano Veloso, Biagio Antonacci & Zucchero
Cambodian & Tibetan Children’s Choir
Ars Canto G. Verdi
Orchestra Sinfonica Italiana
José Molina
Producers: Phil Ramone, Michele Centonze
Engineer: John Pellowe
Recorded: Parco Novi Sad, Modena, 6 June 2000
Original CD release: 467 200-2 DH (1 CD)
Ti adoro
Songs by Musumarra, Mioli, D’Urbano/Centonze, Centonze/Smith, Bellentani/Zanni/Centonze, Vuletic, Giannetti/Nanni, Rota, Bennato, Bellentani/Prandi, Zimmer & Dalla
Luciano Pavarotti tenor
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Orchestra di Roma
Bulgarian Symphony Orchestra
Romano Musumarra
Giancarlo Chiaramello
Rob Mathes
Stefano “Tellus” Nanno
David Whitaker
Producers: Michele Centonze, Romano Musumarra, Andy Wright
Original CD release: 475 000-2 DH (1 CD)
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