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Dante's Inferno

Other operas based on stories from Dante's Inferno:

Francesca da Rimini - Sergei Rachmaninov

Gianni Schicchi - Giacomo Puccini

Information about the opera Gianni Schicchi by Giacomo Puccini, and the best recordings available on CD or DVD, or for download.

The third opera in Puccini's triptych, Il trittico (The triptych).

Recommended recordings on CD

Pappano/Dam/Gheorghiu (EMI Classics 7243 CDS5 59859-2)

CDS5 59859-2

A superb set with classic versions of each of the three operas.

London Voices, London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Antonio Pappano, 1997.

Cast: José van Dam (Michele), Angela Gheorghiu (Giorgetta).

EMI Classics 7243 CDS5 59859-2

Coupled with Gianni Schicchi and Suor Angelica.

Recommended recordings on DVD

Jurowski/Corbelli/Matthews (Opus Arte OA 0918 D)

OA 0918 D

Recorded at a production in Glyndebourne, July 2004, where it was paired with The Miserly Knight.

London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Vladimir Jurowski, 2004.

Cast: Alessandro Corbelli (Gianni Schicchi), Sally Matthews (Lauretta).

Opus Arte OA 0918 D

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