Puccini: La Bohème [Highlights] - Elizabeth Harwood (vocals); Gianni Maffeo (vocals); Luciano Pavarotti (tenor); Michel Sénéchal (tenor); Mirella Freni (soprano); Nicolai Ghiaurov (vocals); Rolando Panerai (vocals); Berlin State Opera Chorus (choir, chorus); Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
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  1. La bohème, opera: Act One: Non sono in vena
  2. La bohème, opera: Act One: Che gelida manina
  3. La bohème, opera: Act One: Sì. Mi chiamano Mimì
  4. La bohème, opera: Act One: O soave fanciulla
  5. La bohème, opera: Act Two: La commedia é stupenda!...Quando me'n vo'
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  1. La bohème, opera: Act One: Non sono in vena
  2. La bohème, opera: Act One: Che gelida manina
  3. La bohème, opera: Act One: Sì. Mi chiamano Mimì
  4. La bohème, opera: Act One: O soave fanciulla
  5. La bohème, opera: Act Two: La commedia é stupenda!...Quando me'n vo'
  6. La bohème, opera: Act Three: O mia vita!...Donde lieta uscì
  7. La bohème, opera: Act Three: Dunque è proprio finita
  8. La bohème, opera: Act Four: In un coupé?...O mimì, tu più non torni
  9. La bohème, opera: Act Four: Vecchia zimarra
  10. La bohème, opera: Act Four: Sono andati
  11. La bohème, opera: Act Four: Cher avvien?
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There is no lack of stellar, gripping versions of La bohème on disc, and by most reckonings, this one stands toward the front of the pack. Having a cast of superstars is no guarantee that an opera recording is going to have the chemistry to knock you off your feet, but the performers here live up to the expectations that their fame raises. Luciano Pavarotti is an ardent Rodolfo; his youthful impetuosity is completely convincing, and he sings with the passionate but unforced creaminess that characterized his performances at ...

Puccini: La Bohème [Highlights] 1990, London

UPC: 028942124523

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