VERDI: LA TRAVIATA - MUTI (2 CDS)
"Muti had no concern for tradition...but the result is dazzling...Overall, it is an intensely compelling account...Scotto and Kraus have long been among the most sensitive and perceptive interpreters of these roles, and so they are here."
Verdi: La Traviata
Renata Scotto (Violetta), Alfredo Kraus (Alfredo), Renato Bruson (Giorgio Germont), Sarah Walker (Flora), Cynthia Buchan (Annina), Richard Van Allan (Marchese d'Obigny), Henry Newman (Barone Douphol)
Philharmonia Orchestra & Ambrosian Opera Chorus, Riccardo Muti