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Luciano Berio (1925-2003)

Information about the composer Luciano Berio and his operas.


Un Re in Ascolto (A King Listens)

Based on Shakespeare's Tempest. Prospero's island has become a theatre, and Prospero, its master, is auditioning for a singer to realise his vision.

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Maazel/Adam/Rieder (Col Legno 20005)


A live recording of the Salzburg premiere.

Chorus, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Lorin Maazel, 8/7/1984.

Cast: Theo Adam (Prospero).

Col Legno 20005