Nicola Rescigno

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Nicola Rescigno (May 28, 1916 – August 4, 2008) was an Italian-American conductor, particularly associated with the Italian opera repertory. Opera News said that "Rescigno was a seminal figure in the history of opera in America, a maestro and mentor who shaped the destiny and reputation of two major U.S. companies — Lyric Opera of Chicago and Dallas Opera — as well as countless singing and conducting careers. Vigorous musical integrity, idiomatic style and unfailing support of his singers were the hallmarks of his performances throughout his distinguished career, which lasted more than fifty years."

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1979 Tosca (1978 studio cast) Giacomo Puccini; Mirella Freni, Luciano Pavarotti, Sherrill Milnes, Wandsworth School Boys' Choir, London Opera Chorus, National Philharmonic Orchestra, Nicola Rescigno 3
1997 Mad Scenes Maria Callas, Philharmonia Orchestra and Chorus, Nicola Rescigno 1
1997 Mozart / Beethoven / Weber Arias Maria Callas, Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire, Nicola Rescigno 1
1997 Rossini / Donizetti Arias Gioachino Rossini, Gaetano Donizetti; Maria Callas, Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire, Nicola Rescigno 1
1997 Verdi Arias I Giuseppe Verdi; Maria Callas, Philharmonia Orchestra, Nicola Rescigno 1
1997 Verdi Arias II Giuseppe Verdi; Maria Callas, Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire, Nicola Rescigno 1
1997 Verdi Arias III Giuseppe Verdi; Maria Callas, Orchestre de la Société des Concerts du Conservatoire, Orchestre de l'Opéra National de Paris, Nicola Rescigno 1
2008 Medea Luigi Cherubini; M. Callas, J. Vickers, T. Berganza, N. Zaccaria, E. Carron, Nicola Rescigno 1

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