The Three Tenors

A Tenors Valentine

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There is no better way to celebrate romance then with the passion of great arias from grand operas. Of course there are no better practitioners of the lyric drama then the Three Tenors: José Carreras, Placido Domingo and Luciano Pavarotti. This romantic celebration in music offers the most beautiful arias and duets from operas by Puccini, Donizetti, Verdi, Leoncavallo, Giordano and Bizet.

The crowd-pleasing repertoire and enormous artistry of the singers make this a special collection. It's always a thrill to hear Domingo sing Puccini, but it's particularly delightful to hear an aria from the lesser-known 'Gianni Schicchi.' Bel canto repertoire is also served by Domingo in his graceful rendition of "Una furtiva lagrima" from Donizetti's 'L'Elisir d'amore.' Luciano Pavarotti is a stellar Verdian and the sublime "Quando le sere al placido" from 'Luisa Miller' allows the great tenor to glow in Verdi's unmatched lyricism. Carreras is stirring in two arias from Puccini's 'Tosca' and dazzles in excerpts from Bizet's 'Carmen.'

An added bonus is the addition of sopranos Eva Marton, Renata Scotto and Agnes Baltsa in duets with Domingo and Carreras.

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