Verismo

Verismo

by Renée Fleming
     
 
America's favorite soprano celebrates the red-blooded passion and drama of Italian opera with sumptuous arias by Puccini and his contemporaries -- composers of the verismo style.

Included in this all-new recording are some of opera's most popular melodies. From Mimì's first act aria and Liù's passionate last breath to Suor Angelica's desperate plea and

Overview

America's favorite soprano celebrates the red-blooded passion and drama of Italian opera with sumptuous arias by Puccini and his contemporaries -- composers of the verismo style.

Included in this all-new recording are some of opera's most popular melodies. From Mimì's first act aria and Liù's passionate last breath to Suor Angelica's desperate plea and Magda's revelry in La Rondine -- Renée Fleming performs this deeply emotional music of love and loss with her trademark ravishing tone and dramatic intensity.

From this repertoire, Fleming has only performed La Bohème on stage, which makes each track a new treasure to discover and enjoy. In addition, Fleming is joined by special guests, culminating with the conclusion of Act II of La Rondine with tenor Jonas Kaufmann. From the Label

Product Details

Release Date:
09/15/2009
Label:
Decca
UPC:
0028947815334
catalogNumber:
01327902
Rank:
54101

Tracks

  1. Suor Angelica, opera: Senza mamma, o bimbo, tu sei morto!
  2. Iris, opera (melodramma) in 3 acts: Un dì (ero piccina)
  3. La Rondine (The Swallow), opera: Denaro nient'altro che denaro!... Ore dolci e divi
  4. Lodoletta, opera in 3 acts: Ah! il suo nome!... Flammen, perdonami!
  5. La Wally, opera (dramma musicale) in 4 acts: Né mai dunque avrò pace?
  6. La bohème, opera: Sì. Mi chiamano Mimì
  7. La bohème, opera: Musette svaria sulla bocca viva
  8. La bohème, opera: Ma vi chetate!... Mimì Pinson, la biondinetta
  9. La bohème, opera: Addio... Donde lieta uscì al tuo grido d'amore
  10. Zazà, opera: Angioletto, il tuo nome?
  11. Manon Lescaut, opera: Sola, perduta, abbandonata!
  12. Conchita, opera: Ier dalla fabbrica a Triana
  13. Gloria, opera: O mia cuna, fiorita di sogni e di melodi
  14. Fedora, opera: Troppo tardi! Tutto tramonta, tutto dilegua
  15. Turandot, opera: Tanto amore segreto e inconfessato... tu, che di g
  16. Siberia, opera: No! Se un pensier... Nel suo amore rianimata
  17. La Rondine (The Swallow), opera: Bevo al tuo fresco sorriso

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