SACD Verdi: Otello, Muti/CSO&C

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Discs 2
Record Label CSO Resound
Release Date 2013
Recording Year 2011

Coinciding with the 200th anniversary of Giuseppe Verdi’s birthday, CSO Resound releases its second recording with Maestro Riccardo Muti featuring Verdi’s second-to-last opera, Otello. The recording joins remarkable fidelity to the instrumental and choral score with a spellbinding collection of vocal soloists, and will be treasured by opera lovers and anyone who enjoys thrilling music. Recorded live in concert at Symphony Center in 2011, this album will stand for years to come as a unique benchmark in Verdi performance and interpretation by one of today’s finest conductors.


Giuseppe Verdi, Otello

Aleksandrs Antonenko (Otello)
Krassimira Stoyanova (Desdemona)
Carlo Guelfi (Iago)
Barbara di Castri (Emilia)
Juan Francisco Gatell (Cassio)
Michael Spyres (Roderigo)
Paolo Battaglia (Montano)
Eric Owens (Lodovico)
David Govertsen (A Herald)

Chicago Children's Choir, Josephine Lee (director)
Chicago Symphony Chorus, Duain Wolfe (director)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Riccardo Muti (conductor)

Super Audio CD (SACD) Surround Sound requires multi-channel SACD player and compatible surround sound system. This SACD will play on all standard CD players.