Maria Callas Norma

 

Maria Callas sings “Casta Diva” from Norma, Vincenzo Bellini’s 1831 opera in two acts. The opera is regarded as a leading example of the bel canto genre and a major soprano aria, “Casta diva”, in act 1, is one of the most famous of the nineteenth century. Maria Callas was a notable Norma of the post-war period.

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This is a list of recordings of Norma, a two-act opera by Vincenzo Bellini with an Italian-language libretto by Felice Romani. It was first performed on 26 December 1831, at La Scala in Milan.

YearCast:
(Norma,
Pollione,
Adalgisa,
Oroveso)
Conductor,
Opera House and Orchestra
Label
1937Gina Cigna,
Giovanni Breviario,
Ebe Stignani,
Tancredi Pasero
Vittorio Gui,
Orchestra e Coro dell'EIAR di Torino
Audio CD: Premiere Opera Ltd.
Cat: CDNO 322-2
1944Zinka Milanov,
Frederick Jagel,
Jennie Tourel,
Norman Cordon
Cesare Sodero,
Metropolitan Opera Chorus and Orchestra
Live recording - New York 30 December 1944
Audio CD: Myto
Cat: 2 MCD 954.137
1952Maria Callas,
Mirto Picchi,
Ebe Stignani,
Giacomo Vaghi
Vittorio Gui,
Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus and Orchestra
Audio CD: EMI Classics
Cat: 562 668-2
1954Maria Callas,
Mario Filippeschi,
Ebe Stignani
Nicola Rossi-Lemeni
Tullio Serafin,
Chorus and Orchestra of the Teatro alla Scala,
Studio recording
Audio CD: EMI Classics
Cat: 586 8342
1955Maria Callas,
Mario del Monaco,
Ebe Stignani,
Giuseppe Modesti
Tullio Serafin,
Orchestra Sinfonica e Coro di Roma della Radiotelevisione Italiana
Live recording - Rome RAI 29 June 1955
Audio CD: Myto
Cat: 00140
1955Maria Callas,
Mario del Monaco,
Giulietta Simionato,
Nicola Zaccaria
Antonino Votto,
Chorus and Orchestra of the Teatro alla Scala
Audio CD: Myto
Cat: MCD 00153
1961Maria Callas,
Franco Corelli,
Christa Ludwig,
Nicola Zaccaria
Tullio Serafin,
Chorus and Orchestra of the Teatro alla Scala
Audio CD: EMI Classics
Cat: CMS 5 66428-2
1964Joan Sutherland,
John Alexander,
Marilyn Horne,
Richard Cross
Richard Bonynge,
London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus,
Studio recording
Audio CD: Decca
Cat: 475 7902; 000717202 (USA)
1964Leyla Gencer,
Bruno Prevedi,
Adriana Lazzarini,
William Wildermann
Bruno Bartoletti,
Orquesta y Coro Estables del Teatro Colon
Audio CD: live-rare-opera
Cat: Not given
1967Elena Souliotis,
Mario del Monaco,
Fiorenza Cossotto,
Carlo Cava
Silvio Varviso,
Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Audio CD: London
Cat: POCL 3824-5
1972Montserrat Caballé,
Plácido Domingo,
Fiorenza Cossotto,
Ruggero Raimondi
Carlo Felice Cillario,
London Philharmonic Orchestra, Ambrosian Opera Chorus
Audio CD: RCA Red Seal
Cat: 88875073482
1973Beverly Sills,
Enrico Di Giuseppe,
Shirley Verrett,
Paul Plishka
James Levine,
New Philharmonia Orchestra, John Alldis Choir
Audio LP: ABC Audio-Treasury
Cat: ATS-20017
Audio CD: Deutsche Grammophon
Cat: 477 8186
1974Montserrat Caballé,
Jon Vickers,
Josephine Veasey
Agostino Ferrin
Giuseppe Patanè,
Orchestra and Chorus of the Teatro Regio di Torino,
(Audio and video recordings of a performance at the Théâtre antique d'Orange for the Orange Festival, 27 July)
Audio CD: Opera d'Oro
Cat: OPD 1140;
DVD: VAI
Cat: 4229
1979Renata Scotto,
Giuseppe Giacomini,
Tatiana Troyanos,
Paul Plishka
James Levine,
National Philarmonic Orchestra, Ambrosian Opera Chorus
Audio CD: Sony
Cat: 88697446182
1984Joan Sutherland,
Luciano Pavarotti,
Montserrat Caballé,
Samuel Ramey
Richard Bonynge,
Orchestra and Chorus of the Welsh National Opera
Audio CD: London
Cat: POCL 2891-3
1986Maria Bieshu,
Gegam Grigoryan,
Ludmila Nam
Georgi Seleznev
Mark Ermler,
Orchestra and Chorus of the Bolshoi Theatre
Audio CD: Melodiya
Cat: MCD 160 A & B & C
2001June Anderson,
Shin Young Hoon,
Daniela Barcellona,
Ildar Abdrazakov
Fabio Biondi,
Europa Galante Orchestra and the Coro del Verdi Festival di Busseto
(Video recording of a performance in the Teatro di Tradizione, Parma)
DVD: TDK
Cat: DV ONOR
2005Dimitra Theodossiou,
Carlo Ventre,
Nidia Palacios,
Riccardo Zanellato
Giuliano Carella,
Orchestra and Chorus of the Teatro Massimo Bellini (Catania)
(Video recording of a performance, June)
DVD: Dynamic
Cat: 33493
2007Dimitra Theodossiou,
Carlo Ventre,
Daniela Barcellona,
Simon Orfila
Paolo Arrivabeni,
Fondazione Orchestra Regionale delle Marche and the Coro Lirico Marchigiano 'Vincenzo Bellini'
(Video recording of a performance at the Sferisterio Opera Festival, Macerata, August)
DVD: Dynamic
Cat: 33561
2013Cecilia Bartoli,
John Osborn,
Sumi Jo
Michele Pertusi
Giovanni Antonini,
Orchestra La Scintilla, Zurich
(playing on period instruments)
Audio CD: Decca
Cat: 0289 478 3517 2
2016Sondra Radvanovsky
Gregory Kunde
Ekaterina Gubanova
Raymond Aceto
Renato Palumbo
Gran Teatre del Liceu orchestra and chorus, Kevin Newbury, stage director
DVD:C major
Cat:737208
2017Sonya Yoncheva
Joseph Calleja
Sonia Ganassi
Brindley Sherratt
Antonio Pappano
The Royal Opera orchestra and chorus
Àlex Ollé, stage director
DVD:Opus Arte
Cat:OA1247D
2018Sondra Radvanovsky
Joseph Calleja
Joyce DiDonato
Matthew Rose
Carlo Rizzi
Metropolitan Opera orchestra and chorus
David McVicar, stage director
DVD:Erato Records
Cat: 9029562976

Note: 'Cat:' is short for catalogue number by the label company.

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