Title
Lucia di Lammermoor
Composer
Gaetano Donizetti 1797-1848
Performer
Maria Callas 1923-1977 (sopraan) Giuseppe Di Stefano 1921-2008 (tenor) Rolando Panerai 1924-2019 (bariton) Nicolas Zaccaria 1923-2007 (tenor) Coro del Teatro alla Scala di Milano  (koor) RIAS Symphonie Orchester Berlin  (orkest)
Librettist
Salvatore Cammarano
Based on the work of
Walter Scott
Conductor
Herbert Von Karajan 1908-1989
Publisher
Warner Classics, 2017
2 cd's + boekje
Recording date
Live 1955
Playing time
1:59:08
EAN
0190295844585
Placing suggestion
32 - Opera (NBLC) K5 - Opera, operette en andere theatermuziek met vocale inbreng (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 3 times in Flemish libraries

About Gaetano Donizetti

Domenico Gaetano Maria Donizetti (29 November 1797 – 8 April 1848) was an Italian composer, best known for his almost 70 operas. Along with Gioachino Rossini and Vincenzo Bellini, he was a leading composer of the bel canto opera style during the first half of the nineteenth century and a probable influence on other composers such as Giuseppe Verdi. Donizetti was born in Bergamo in Lombardy. At an early age he was taken up by Simon Mayr who enrolled him with a full scholarship in a school which he had set up. There he received detailed musical training. Mayr was instrumental in obtaining a place for Donizetti at the Bologna Academy, where, at the age of 19, he wrote his first one-act opera, the comedy Il Pigmalione, which may never have been performed during his lifetime.

An offer in 1822 from Domenico Barbaja, the impresario of the Teatro di San Carlo in Naples, which followed the composer's ninth opera, led to his move to N…Read more on Wikipedia

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