Puccini: La Bohème

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COMPOSERS: Puccini
LABELS: Decca
WORKS: La Bohème
PERFORMER: Ricciarrelli, Carreras, Wixell, Hagegård, Robert Lloyd; Royal Opera House, Covent Garden/Colin Davis
CATALOGUE NO: 478 2494

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Not Davis’s normal repertoire, but he conducts a lively, detailed, idiomatic performance of this masterpiece, and has strong soloists. Carreras was then at his peak, and Ricciarelli is an affecting Mimì. Michael Tanner