Falstaff discography

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This is a discography of Giuseppe Verdi's last opera, Falstaff. It was first performed at La Scala, Milan on 9 February 1893.

Year Cast
(Falstaff,
Ford,
Fenton,
Mrs. Ford,
Mistress Quickly)
Conductor,
Opera House and Orchestra
Label[1]
1932 Giacomo Rimini,
Emilio Ghirardini,
Roberto D'Alessio,
Pia Tassinari,
Aurora Buades
Lorenzo Molajoli,
Teatro alla Scala Orchestra and chorus
Audio CD: Naxos Records
Cat: 8.110198-99
1950 Giuseppe Valdengo,
Frank Guarrera,
Antonio Madasi,
Herva Nelli,
Cloe Elmo
Arturo Toscanini,
NBC Symphony Orchestra
Audio CD: RCA
Cat: B00004R8ME
1957 Tito Gobbi,
Rolando Panerai,
Luigi Alva,
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf,
Fedora Barbieri
Herbert von Karajan,
Philharmonia Orchestra and chorus
(Recording of a performance at the Salzburg Festival, 10 August)
Audio CD: EMI Classics
Cat: CDM 5 67083 2
1963 Geraint Evans,
Robert Merrill,
Alfredo Kraus,
Ilva Ligabue,
Giulietta Simionato
Sir Georg Solti,
RCA Italiana Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Audio CD: Decca
Cat: B000787WWE
1966 Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau,
Rolando Panerai,
Juan Oncina,
Ilva Ligabue,
Regina Resnik
Leonard Bernstein,
Vienna Philharmonic and Vienna State Opera Chorus
Audio CD: CBS Masterworks
Cat: 01-042535-10
1976 Donald Gramm,
Benjamin Luxon,
Max-René Cosotti
Kay Griffel,
Nucci Condò
Sir John Pritchard,
London Philharmonic Orchestra and the Glyndebourne Chorus.
Stage Director: Jean-Pierre Ponnelle
(Recording of a performance at the Glyndebourne Festival, 14 August)
Video (DVD, NTSC): Arthaus Musik
Cat: 101 083
1980 Giuseppe Taddei,
Rolando Panerai,
Francisco Araiza,
Raina Kabaivanska,
Christa Ludwig
Herbert von Karajan,
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Audio CD: Philips
Cat: B00000E2SL
1982 Renato Bruson,
Leo Nucci,
Dalmacio Gonzalez,
Katia Ricciarelli,
Lucia Valentini Terrani
Carlo Maria Giulini,
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
(Recorded at performances in Los Angeles)
Audio CD: Deutsche Grammophon
Cat: B000001G4L
1991 Rolando Panerai,
Alan Titus,
Frank Lopardo,
Sharon Sweet,
Marilyn Horne
Sir Colin Davis,
Symphonie Orchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks
Audio CD: RCA Victor
1998 Jean-Phillippe Lafont,
Anthony Michaels-Moore,
Antonello Palombi,
Hillevi Martinpelto
Sara Mingardo
John Eliot Gardiner,
Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique, Monteverdi Choir
Audio CD: Phillips,
Cat: 462 603-2
2001 Bryn Terfel,
Thomas Hampson,
Danil Shtoda,
Adrianne Pieczonka,
Larissa Diadkova
Claudio Abbado,
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra and chorus
Audio CD: DGG
Cat: 289 471 194-2
2009 Christopher Purves,
Tassis Christoyannis,
Bulent Bezduz,
Dina Kuznetsova,
Marie-Nicole Lemieux
Vladimir Jurowski,
London Philharmonic Orchestra and the Glyndebourne Chorus,
(Recording of a performance at the Glyndebourne Festival, June)
Video (DVD, NTTC): Opus Arte,
Cat: OA 1021 D

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