ALBUM TITLE: Verdi
WORKS: Un ballo in maschera
PERFORMER: Pavarotti, Cappuccilli, Lechner; Vienna State Opera/Abbado
CATALOGUE NO: C 907 1621 (1986)
This live Viennese performance of the Swedish version of Verdi’s classic is lifted high by Pavarotti’s engaged assumption of Gustavo and Abbado’s conducting, with Cappuccilli’s Renato a further major asset.