Lucia di Lammermoor discography

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This is a partial discography of Lucia di Lammermoor , an opera by Gaetano Donizetti. It premiered on September 26, 1835 at the Teatro di San Carlo in Naples.

<i>Lucia di Lammermoor</i> opera by Gaetano Donizetti

Lucia di Lammermoor is a dramma tragico in three acts by Gaetano Donizetti. Salvadore Cammarano wrote the Italian-language libretto loosely based upon Sir Walter Scott's historical novel The Bride of Lammermoor.

Gaetano Donizetti 19th-century Italian opera composer

Domenico Gaetano Maria Donizetti was an Italian composer. Along with Gioachino Rossini and Vincenzo Bellini, Donizetti was a leading composer of the bel canto opera style during the first half of the nineteenth century. Donizetti's close association with the bel canto style was undoubtedly an influence on other composers such as Giuseppe Verdi.

Teatro di San Carlo opera house in Naples, Italy

The Real Teatro di San Carlo, its original name under the Bourbon monarchy but known today as simply the Teatro di San Carlo, is an opera house in Naples, Italy. It is located adjacent to the central Piazza del Plebiscito, and connected to the Royal Palace.

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Original Italian version, 1835: audio recordings

YearCast
(Lucia, Edgardo,
Enrico, Raimondo)
Conductor,
Opera house and orchestra
Label [1]
1929 Mercedes Capsir,
Enzo de Muro Lomanto,
Enrico Molinari,
Salvatore Baccaloni
Lorenzo Molajoli,
Orchestra and Chorus of La Scala, Milan
Arkadia,
Cat: 78035
1939 Lina Pagliughi,
Giovanni Malipiero,
Giuseppe Manacchini,
Luciano Neroni
Ugo Tansini,
Orchestra and Chorus of the Italian Broadcasting Authority
Naxos,
Cat: 8.110150
1952 Maria Callas,
Giuseppe Di Stefano,
Piero Campolonghi,
Roberto Silva
Guido Picco,
Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City
Palacio de Bellas Artes Orchestra and Chorus
(Live recording)
Melodram,
Cat: 1078712
1953 Dolores Wilson,
Gianni Poggi,
Anselmo Colzani,
Silvio Maionica
Franco Capuana,
Orchestra and Chorus of the Opera di Milano
CD: Preiser Records,
Cat: 20032
1953 Maria Callas,
Giuseppe Di Stefano,
Tito Gobbi,
Raffaele Arié
Tullio Serafin,
Florence Maggio Musicale Orchestra, Florence Maggio Musicale Chorus
EMI Classics,
Cat: 62764
1955 Maria Callas,
Giuseppe Di Stefano,
Rolando Panerai,
Nicola Zaccaria
Herbert von Karajan,
Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus, Berlin RIAS Symphony Orchestra
(Live recording)
EMI Classics,
Cat. No.66441
Melodram,
Cat: 26004
1957 Roberta Peters,
Jan Peerce,
Philip Maero,
Giorgio Tozzi
Erich Leinsdorf,
Rome Opera House Orchestra and Chorus
RCA Victor ,
Cat: 68537
1957 Leyla Gencer,
Giacinto Prandelli,
Nino Carta,
Antonio Massaria
Oliviero De Fabritiis,
Teatro Lirico Giuseppe Verdi, Trieste, Orchestra and Chorus
Arkadia,
Cat:
1959 Maria Callas,
Ferruccio Tagliavini,
Piero Cappuccilli,
Bernard Ładysz
Tullio Serafin,
Philharmonia Orchestra, Philharmonia Chorus
EMI Classics,
Cat: 56284
1959 Renata Scotto,
Giuseppe Di Stefano,
Ettore Bastianini,
Ivo Vinco
Nino Sanzogno,
Teatro alla Scala Orchestra and Chorus
Mercury Living Presence,
Cat: SR2-9008
1959 Joan Sutherland,
Joao Gibin,
John Shaw,
Joseph Rouleau
Tullio Serafin,
Royal Opera House, Covent Garden,
Royal Opera House Orchestra and Chorus
Golden Melodram,
Cat:
1961 Joan Sutherland,
Renato Cioni,
Robert Merrill,
Cesare Siepi
John Pritchard,
Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra, Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Chorus
Decca,
Cat: 467688
1965 Anna Moffo,
Carlo Bergonzi,
Mario Sereni,
Ezio Flagello
Georges Prêtre,
RCA Italiana Opera Chorus and Orchestra
RCA Red Seal,
Cat: 88875073472
1970 Beverly Sills,
Carlo Bergonzi,
Piero Cappuccilli,
Justino Díaz
Thomas Schippers,
London Symphony Orchestra, Ambrosian Opera Chorus
Deutsche Grammophon,
Cat: 471250
1971 Joan Sutherland,
Luciano Pavarotti,
Sherrill Milnes,
Nicolai Ghiaurov
Richard Bonynge,
Orchestra and Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Decca,
Cat: 4101932
1976 Montserrat Caballé,
José Carreras,
Vicente Sardinero,
Samuel Ramey
Jesús López-Cobos,
New Philharmonia Orchestra, Ambrosian Opera Chorus
Philips Classics,
Cat: 470421
1983 June Anderson,
Alfredo Kraus,
Lorenzo Saccomani,
Agostino Ferrin
Gianluigi Gelmetti,
Teatro Comunale Florence Orchestra and chorus
LS,
Cat: 1117
1983 Edita Gruberová,
Alfredo Kraus,
Renato Bruson,
Robert Lloyd
Nicola Rescigno,
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Ambrosian Opera Chorus
EMI Classics,
Cat: 64622
1990 Cheryl Studer,
Plácido Domingo,
Juan Pons,
Samuel Ramey
Ion Marin,
London Symphony Orchestra, Ambrosian Opera Chorus
Deutsche Grammophon,
Cat: 435309
1997 Andrea Rost,
Bruce Ford,
Anthony Michaels-Moore,
Alastair Miles
Charles Mackerras,
Hanover Band, London Voices
Sony,
Cat: 63174

Original Italian version, 1835: video recordings

YearCast
(Lucia, Edgardo,
Enrico, Raimondo)
Conductor,
Opera house and orchestra
Label [1]
1967 Renata Scotto,
Carlo Bergonzi,
Mario Zanasi,
Plinio Clabassi
Bruno Bartoletti,
NHK Symphony Orchestra
(recorded live in September)
DVD: VAI,
Cat: 4418 [2]
1971 Anna Moffo,
Lajos Kozma,
Giulio Fioravanti,
Paolo Washington
Carlo Felice Cillario,
RAI Chorus and Rome Symphony Orchestra
DVD: VAI,
Cat: DVD 4211
1982 Joan Sutherland,
Alfredo Kraus,
Pablo Elvira,
Paul Plishka
Richard Bonynge,
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
DVD: Deutsche Grammophon,
Cat: 073 4109
1986 Joan Sutherland,
Richard Greager,
Malcolm Donnelly,
Clifford Grant
Richard Bonynge, Australian Opera,
Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra and Australian Opera Chorus
DVD: Image Entertainment,
Cat: 5789RA
1992 Mariella Devia,
Vincenzo La Scola,
Renato Bruson,
Carlo Colombara
Stefano Ranzani, La Scala,
Milan, Teatro alla Scala Orchestra and Chorus
DVD: Opus Arte,
Cat: OA 3001
2006 Desirée Rancatore,
Roberto De Biasio,
Luca Grassi,
Enrico Giuseppe Iori
Antonino Fogliani,
Teatro Donizetti,
Orchestra and Chorus Bergamo Musica Festival "G.Donizetti"
DVD: Dynamic,
Cat: 33535

Revised French version, 1839: audio recordings

YearCast
(Lucia, Edgardo,
Enrico, Raimondo)
Conductor,
Opera house and orchestra
Label [1]
2002 Natalie Dessay,
Marcello Alvarez,
Ludovic Tézier,
Nicolas Cavallier
Evelino Pidò,
Orchestre et Chœur de l'Opéra National de Lyon
Celestial Audio,
Cat: CA 341
2002 Natalie Dessay,
Roberto Alagna,
Ludovic Tézier,
Nicolas Cavallier
Evelino Pidò,
Orchestre et Chœur de l'Opéra National de Lyon
EMI Classics,
Cat: 4354552823

Revised French version, 1839: video recordings

YearCast
(Lucia, Edgardo,
Enrico, Raimondo)
Conductor,
Opera house and orchestra
Label [1]
2002 Patrizia Ciofi,
Roberto Alagna,
Ludovic Tézier,
Nicolas Cavallier
Evelino Pidò,
Orchestre et Chœur de l'Opéra National de Lyon
DVD Video: TDK,
Cat: DVWW OPLDLM

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References

Notes

  1. 1 2 3 4 Recordings source for Lucia on operadis-opera-discography.org
  2. 1967 Scotto/Bergonzi DVD recording details are from the cover and insert of VAI DVD 4418 issued 2007.

Sources