Verdi: I Lombardi alla Prima Crociata (Music CD) available on April 24 2018 from Base for 22.39
I Lombardi Alla Prima Crociata available on February 27 2016 from Amazon for 20.01
UPC bar code 814337012069 ξ1 registered April 24 2018
UPC bar code 814337012069 ξ2 registered February 27 2016
Product category is MUSIC CD - CD - Classical Audio
Manufacturered by C Major Entertainment
Product weight is 0.25 lbs.
The foremost voices in Verdi interpretation today have gathered in the historic Teatro Regio di Parma to present I Lombardi, for the uninitiated a hidden treasure nestled in Verdi's vast catalogue. For the first time Blu-ray video and audio unite to bring this gem to sparkling new heights of picture and sound. Also available on DVD as part of the "Tutto Verdi" series.
In his excellent book, "Verdi With A Vengeance", William Berger noted this about I Lombardi: "Judging by the score alone, much of the work appears primitive to the point of absurdity, but in an emotionaly committed performance, I Lombardi can come alive". And that, gentle reader, is exactly what happened in January of 2009, when this performance took place. Not all at once, mind, but once Maestro Callegari started the Music, it was cle..