SAMSON ET DALILA Stevens, Vinay (New Orleans 1960) (CD)

SAMSON ET DALILA Stevens, Vinay (New Orleans 1960) (CD)

Code: 1055-2


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Risë Stevens in a role she never recorded in its entirety. Chilean tenor Ramón Vinay is Samson. Renato Cellini, conducts.
[1994, Stereo, 2-CD, 107 minutes]

"Of the recorded Samsons I have heard, this is the one of choice." "Risë Stevens is the quintessential Dalila, silky-smooth and sexy." Opera News

Opera in Three Acts
Music by Camille Saint-Saëns
Libretto by Ferdinand Lemaire

Dalila - Risë Stevens
Samson - Ramón Vinay
High Priest of Dagon - Joseph Mordino
Abimélech - Arthur Cosenza
An old Hebrew - Ara Berberian
The Philistines' Messenger - Tony Lopez
1st Philistine - Thomas Carter
2nd Philistine - Joseph Knight

New Orleans Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Renato Cellini, conductor
(Live performance, April 2, 1960)