Turandot discography

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This is a partial discography of Turandot, an opera by Giacomo Puccini. The first performance was held at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan on 25 April 1926, conducted by Arturo Toscanini.

List of audio recordings[edit]

Year Cast:
(Turandot,
Calàf,
Liù,
Timur)
Conductor,
Opera House and Orchestra
Label[1]
1938 Gina Cigna,
Francesco Merli,
Magda Olivero,
Luciano Neroni
Franco Ghione,
Chorus and Orchestra RAI, Turin[2]
Audio CD: Naxos
Cat: 8.110193-94
1955 Inge Borkh,
Mario del Monaco,
Renata Tebaldi,
Nicola Zaccaria
Alberto Erede,
Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Chorus, Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
Audio CD: Decca
Cat: 452964
1957 Maria Callas,
Eugenio Fernandi,
Elisabeth Schwarzkopf,
Nicola Zaccaria
Tullio Serafin,
La Scala Orchestra and Chorus
Audio CD: EMI Classics
Cat: 56307
1959 Birgit Nilsson,
Jussi Björling,
Renata Tebaldi,
Giorgio Tozzi
Erich Leinsdorf,
Rome Opera House Orchestra, Rome Opera House Chorus
Audio CD: RCA VIctor
Cat: 09026626872
1964 Birgit Nilsson,
Franco Corelli,
Galina Vishnevskaya,
Nicola Zaccaria
Gianandrea Gavazzeni,
La Scala Orchestra and Chorus
(Recording of part of a performance given by the La Scala Company in Moscow, September)
Audio CD: The Opera Lovers
Cat: TURA 196402 (1 CD)
1965 Birgit Nilsson,
Franco Corelli,
Renata Scotto,
Bonaldo Giaiotti
Francesco Molinari-Pradelli,
Rome Opera House Orchestra, Rome Opera House Chorus
Audio CD: EMI Classics
Cat: 077776932729
1972 Joan Sutherland,
Luciano Pavarotti,
Montserrat Caballé,
Nicolai Ghiaurov
Zubin Mehta,
London Philharmonic Orchestra, John Alldis Choir, Wandsworth School Boys' Chorus
Audio CD: Decca
Cat: 414274
1977 Montserrat Caballé,
José Carreras,
Mirella Freni,
Paul Plishka
Alain Lombard,
Strasbourg Philharmonic Orchestra, Rhine Opera Chorus, Maitrise de la Cathedrale de Strasbourg
Audio CD: EMI Classics
Cat: 65293
1977 Montserrat Caballé,
Luciano Pavarotti,
Leona Mitchell,
Giorgio Tozzi
Riccardo Chailly,
San Francisco Opera
(live recording)
Audio CD: Gala
Cat: GL 100.534
1981 Katia Ricciarelli,
Plácido Domingo,
Barbara Hendricks,
Ruggero Raimondi
Herbert von Karajan,
Vienna State Opera Chorus and Orchestra, Vienna Sängerknaben
Audio CD: Deutsche Grammophon
Cat: 423855
1984 Éva Marton,
José Carreras,
Katia Ricciarelli,
Kurt Rydl
Lorin Maazel,
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Vienna State Opera Chorus,
Audio CD: CBS Masterworks
Cat: M2J39160
1989 Ghena Dimitrova,
Nicola Martinucci,
Cecilia Gasdia,
Roberto Scandiuzzi
Daniel Oren,
Orchestra e Coro
del Teatro Comunale dell'Opera di Genova
Audio CD: Nuova Era
Cat: 6786/87

List of video recordings[edit]

Year Cast:
(Turandot,
Calàf,
Liù,
Timur)
Conductor,
Opera House and Orchestra
Label[1]
1958 Lucille Udovich,
Franco Corelli,
Renata Mattioli,
Plinio Clabassi
Fernando Previtali,
RAI Milano Orchestra and Chorus
DVD: VAI
1969 Birgit Nilsson,
Gianfranco Cecchele,
Gabriella Tucci,
Boris Carmeli
Georges Prêtre,
George Prêtre Orchestra and RAI Torino Chorus
(Video recording of a television film, 25 February)
DVD: Encore,
Cat: 2116
VHS: Legato Classics,
Cat: LCV 011 (NTSC)
VHS: Bel Canto Society,
Cat: #545 (NTSC & PAL)
1983 Ghena Dimitrova,
Nicola Martinucci,
Cecilia Gasdia,
Ivo Vinco
Maurizio Arena,
Arena di Verona orchestra and chorus
VHS: Castle Vision
Cat: CVI 2004; CVI 1867(PAL);
NVC Arts
Cat: 4509-99217-3 (PAL)
1988 Eva Marton,
Plácido Domingo,
Leona Mitchell,
Paul Plishka
James Levine,
Metropolitan Opera orchestra and chorus
DVD: Deutsche Grammophon
Cat: 00440 073 0589
1998 Giovanna Casolla,
Sergej Larin,
Barbara Frittoli,
Carlo Colombara
Zubin Mehta,
Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Fondazione
DVD: RCA
Cat: 787798 928658
2002 Gabriele Schnaut,
Johan Botha,
Cristina Gallardo-Domâs,
Paata Burchuladze
Valery Gergiev
live from the Salzburg Festival, Wiener Philharmoniker, Tölzer Knabenchor, Chorus of the Vienna State Opera[3]
DVD: Naxos
2008 Maria Guleghina,
Marco Berti,
Alexia Voulgaridou,
Alexander Tsymbalyuk
Zubin Mehta,
Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana
(Stage director: Chen Kaige)
BD: C Major
Cat: 700308[4]
(Video director: Tiziano Mancini)

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