Luciano Pavarotti, Mirella Freni, Joan Sutherland, Lucia Popp, Jose Carreras, Kiri Te Kanawa & others.
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Prepare to be ravished by not one but many of the great voices of the last century as they express the rapture and ardor of l'amour. Includes "Un di felice" and "Parigi o cara" from La traviata; "O soave fanciulla" from La bohème; "La ci darem la mano" from Don Giovanni; "Pur ti riveggo mia dolce Aida … Fuggiam gli ardori inospiti" from Aida; "Oh saro lal piu bella!" from Manon Lescaut; "Gente la dentro … Mario! Mario! Mario!" from Tosca; "Ah! Verranno a te sull'aure" from Lucia di Lammermoor, and more.
"Pavarotti planned his career, never taking on too early those roles that could shred his glorious voice. He began with lighter Puccini and Verdi in 1961 (Bohème, followed closely by Traviata and Rigoletto). Through the Sixties he added bel canto pieces by Donizetti and Bellini … with which he and his regular partner Joan Sutherland triumphed at Covent Garden in 1966. Only in his 40s did he tackle heavier verismo stuff such as Tosca."—Daily Mail, UK