CD Verdi: Requiem, 4 Sacred Pieces, Muti/Philharmonia/BP

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Release Date 1990

Hailing the "burning conviction" of this recording, Gramophone awarded Riccardo Muti the victor's palm for his incandescent interpretation of Verdi's apocalytpic, yet deeply compassionate setting of the Requeim Mass. Renata Scotto, one of the great Verdi sopranos of her time, leads a powerful quartet of soloists, while the Philharmonia Orchestra and Ambrosian Chorus rise to every challenge of a score that brings the heightened drama of the opera house to a solemn liturgical text.

Contents:

Giueseppe Verdi, Messa da Requiem

Renata Scotto (soprano)
Agnes Baltsa (mezzo-soprano)
Veriano Luchetti (tenor)
Evgeny Nesterenko (bass)

Ambrosian Chorus
Philharmonia Orchestra

Giuseppe Verdi, Quattro Pezzi Sacri (Four Sacred Pieces)

Arleen Augér (soprano)

Swedish Radio Choir
Stockholm Chamber Choir
Berliner Philharmoniker

Riccardo Muti (conductor)