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VERDI: AIDA - MILANOV, BJORLING, WARREN, CHRISTOFF (3 CDS)

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Famed for her raptly floated pianissimi, Croatian-born soprano Zinka Milanov was the Met’s leading lady for three decades until her 1966 farewell. Here she stars as Verdi’s Ethiopian slave alongside Jussi Björling as a superbly heroic Radamès, full-toned Italian mezzo Fedora Barbieri as Amneris and the US-born Leonard Warren, probably the greatest Verdi baritone of his day, as Amonasro.

Zinka Milanov (Aida), Jussi Björling (Radamès), Fedora Barbieri (Amneris), Leonard Warren (Amonasro), Boris Christoff (Ramphis/Il Re di Egitto), Bruna Rizzoli (Una Sacerdotessa), Mario Carlin (Un Messaggero)


Orchestra e Coro dell Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, Jonel Perlea