Remembering Montserrat Caballé

December 1, 2018, 4:00 pm

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Caballé in Milan, 1971
Caballé in Milan, 1971

Larry offers a one‐hour memorial tribute beginning at 4pm to one of the most outstanding voices of our time. This master of legato and pianissimo will be heard in prominent roles from Norma, Aida, Louise, and La Traviata as well as selections from Spanish zarzuelas.


“Com’e bello” from Lucrezia Borgia by Gaetano Donizetti
Montserrat Caballé, soprano; American Opera Society Orchestra; Jonel Perlea, conductor
(New York, New York 1965. Opera D’Oro 1030815)

“Casta diva” from Norma by Vincenzo Bellini
Montserrat Caballé, soprano; Ambrosian Opera Chorus; London Philharmonic Orchestra; Carlo Felice Cillario, conductor
(London 1972. RCA 6502‐2‐RG)

“Follie! Follie!…Sempre libera” from La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi
Montserrat Caballé, soprano; Carlo Beregonzi, tenor; RCA Italiana Opera Orchestra; Georges Pretre, conductor
(Rome 1967. RCA 6180‐2‐RC)

“Vissi d’arte” from Tosca by Giacomo Puccini
Montserrat Caballé, soprano; London Symphony Orchestra; Sir Charles Mackerras, conductor
(London 1970. EMI 5 65533 2)

“Caballero Del Alto Plumero” from Luisa Fernanda by Moreno Torroba
Montserrat Caballé, soprano; Bernabé Martí, tenor; Orchestra; Eugenio Marco, conductor
(Recorded 1967. RCA VICTOR 09026‐68148‐2)

“Marinela, Marinela” from La canción del olvido by José Serrano
Montserrat Caballé, soprano; Orchestra; Eugenio Marco, conductor
(Recorded 1965. RCA 09026‐68148‐2)

“La fatal pietra” from Tomb Scene in Aida by Giuseppe Verdi
Montserrat Caballé, soprano; Placido Domingo; Fiorenza Cossotto, soprano; Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; New Philharmonia Orchestra; Riccardo Muti, conductor
(London 1974. EMI CDC 7 47273 2)

“Depuis le jour” from Louise by Gustave Charpentier
Montserrat Caballé, soprano; New Philharmonia Orchestra of London; Reynald Giovaninetti, conductor
(London 1971. DGG 00289 477 6191)