LA BOHEME Albanese, Di Stefano (New Orleans 1959) (CD)

LA BOHEME Albanese, Di Stefano (New Orleans 1959) (CD)

Code: 1188-2



Product Description


Digitally remastered from a newly discovered stereo source, this legendary 1959 performance from the New Orleans Opera stars Licia Albanese and Giuseppe di Stefano, Giuseppe Valdengo, Audrey Schuh, and Norman Triegle. Digital audio mastering by Roderick Evenson.
[1999, Stereo, 2-CD, 106 minutes]

Opera in Four Acts
Music by Giacomo Puccini
Libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica

Mimì - Licia Albanese
Rodolfo - Giuseppe Di Stefano
Musetta - Audrey Schuh
Marcello - Giuseppe Valdengo
Colline - Norman Treigle
Schaunard - Arthur Cosenza
Benoît / Alcindoro - Warren Gadpaille
Parpignol - Thomas Carter
Custom House Official - Harold Crane
Sergeant - Steve Harun

New Orleans Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Renato Cellini, conductor
(Live performance, November 1959)