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The Operatic Year

Synopsis

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The last of five programmes in which Hugh Canning and Andrew Clements discuss some of the outstanding CD opera issues of the year with Michael Oliver. This week, the recordings under consideration are of operas composed within a few years of each other during the 1840s.
James Levine conducts the forces of the New York Metropolitan Opera in Verdi's I Lombardi alia Prima
Crociata, with Luciano Pavarotti in the cast. Schumann's Genoveva is conducted by Nikolaus Harnoncourt. Producer Peter Tanner

Contributors

Unknown: Hugh Canning
Unknown: Andrew Clements
Unknown: Michael Oliver.
Unknown: James Levine
Unknown: Luciano Pavarotti
Conducted By: Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
Producer: Peter Tanner






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