Placido Domingo: Great Arias with Placido Domingo & Friends

Overview

This 1989 classical concert was commissioned by the United Nations High Commission for Refugees, and mounted at UNESCO in Paris, France. Dedicated to the 16,000 refugees around the world, it features a series of arias by some of the most accomplished solo vocalists. These artists include: Placido Domingo ("Quando le sere al placido" from Verdi's Luisa Miller), Shirley Verrett ("Vissi d'arte" from Puccini's Tosca), Simon Estes ("Iago's 'Credo'" from Verdi's Otello) and Wang Yan Yan ("Tu che le vanita cognoscenti" ...
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Overview

This 1989 classical concert was commissioned by the United Nations High Commission for Refugees, and mounted at UNESCO in Paris, France. Dedicated to the 16,000 refugees around the world, it features a series of arias by some of the most accomplished solo vocalists. These artists include: Placido Domingo ("Quando le sere al placido" from Verdi's Luisa Miller), Shirley Verrett ("Vissi d'arte" from Puccini's Tosca), Simon Estes ("Iago's 'Credo'" from Verdi's Otello) and Wang Yan Yan ("Tu che le vanita cognoscenti" from Verdi's Don Carlos).
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Special Features

About Placido Domingo; Bonus Aria: "Queen of the Night" from the DVD "Mozart's Magic Flute Story"; ; Bonus Video: "I Puritani" from the film "June Anderson: The Passion of Bel Canto"; ; DVD Recommendations
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/9/2008
  • UPC: 033909241991
  • Original Release: 2008
  • Source: View Video
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 63,555

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Placido Domingo: Get Arias with Placido Domingo & Friends
2. Overture - The National Orchestra of France Conducted by Lorin Maazel [1:36]
3. Quando Sere Al Placido - Placido Domingo Composed by Verdi, From the Opera "Luisa Miller" [3:56]
4. Vissi D' Arte - Shirley Verret Composed by Puccini, From the Opera "Tosca" [3:37]
5. Tu Che Le Vanita Conoscenti - Wang Yan Yan Composed by Verdi, from the Opera "Don Carlos" Orchestra Conducted by Placido Domingo [5:54]
6. Iago's Credo" - Simon Estes Composed by Verdi, From the Opera "Otello" [4:25]
7. Senza Mamma, O Bimbo - Barbara Hendricks Composed by Puccini, From the Opera "Suor Angelica" [5:10]
8. Non Sono Figlio - Placido Domingo & Shirley Verrett Composed by Verdi, From the Opera "Il Travatores" [8:41]
9. End Credits [1:11]
10. VVCC Message [1:44]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Placido Domingo: Get Arias with Placido Domingo & Friends
   Play Program
   Scene Search
   Bonus Features
      Placido Domingo Biography
      Bonus Aria: "Queen of the Night" From the Film: "Mozart's Magic Flute Story: An Opera Fantasy"
      Bonus Video: "I Puritani" From the Film "June Anderson: The Passion of Bel Canto"
      DVD Recommendations
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