Aïda - Giuseppe Verdi
Recorded at La Scala, Milan, in 1985, this is a lavish production with excellent sound, and outstanding singing by the main characters; only the lack of acting lets it down a bit.
Milan La Scala Orchestra, Milan La Scala Chorus, conducted by Lorin Maazel.
Cast: Maria Chiara (Aïda), Ghena Dimitrova (Amneris), Luciano Pavarotti (Radames), Juan Pons (Amonasro).
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Also included in the boxed set:
Magic Moments of Opera