Verdi: Simon Boccanegra

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COMPOSERS: Verdi
LABELS: Regis
WORKS: Simon Boccanegra
PERFORMER: Tito Gobbi, Victoria de los Angeles, Boris Christoff; Rome Opera/Gabriele Santini
CATALOGUE NO: RRC 2083

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A superbly sung recording, this was the standard account until Abbado’s great DG recording, which still commands the field. This is let down by soggy conducting, but still shows great singers in their prime. Michael Tanner