Andrea Chénier. Giordano

Andrea Chenier

First DVD edition of Pavarotti in the title role of this opera. With a glamorous staging and period costumes by Nicolas Joël. Along with the great tenor, an excellent vocal cast led by Maria Guleghina in the role of Maddalena and the Spanish baritone Joan Pons in Carlo Gerard's, all of them under the direction of James Levine.
Recorded at the Metropolitan Opera House with The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus Master Raymond Hughes.
D. Musical: Bradley Garvin
Andrea Chénier Luciano Pavarotti
Carlo Gérard: Juan Pons
Magdalene of Coigny: Maria Guleghina
La Contessa Dd Coigny: Judith Christin
Bersi: Wendy White; Pietro Fléville: Christopher Schaldenbrand; The abbot: Bernard Fitch