Celebrating Verdi brings into focus the greatest interpreters of Giuseppe Verdi's compositions. These jewels of music broadcasting have been salvaged from various archives and been made accessible for home viewing audiences uniting appealing and enjoyable performances by legendary artists as Arturo Toscanini, Carlo Maria Giulini, Tito Gobbi and Elisabeth Schwarzkopf.
• Lovingly restored, up scaled and digitally remastered the Classic Archive ™ series offers a unique glimpse into our classical heritage featuring performances by celebrated artists of the past including complete full-lengths programmes and comprehensive booklet information.
La forza del destino: Overture · NBC Symphony Orchestra · Arturo Toscanini conductor, USA, 1943; I vespri siciliani: Overture · New Philharmonia Orchestra · Carlo Maria Giulini conductor, Fairfield Hall, Croydon 12 January 1968 · BBC; Quattro pezzi sacri: Stabat Mater · New Philharmonia Orchestra and Chorus · Carlo Maria Giulini conductor, Fairfield Hall, Croydon, 3 March 1968; Falstaff: Ehi! Taverniere! Otello: Vanne … - Credo in un Dio crudel …Tito Gobbi baritone · London Symphony Orchestra · Sir Charles Mackerras conductor, BBC Studio London 16 May 1958