Montserrat Caballé (Catalan: [munsəˈrat kəβəˈʎe]; born 12 April 1933) is a Spanish operatic soprano. She has sung a wide variety of roles, but is best known as an exponent of the bel canto repertoire, notably the works of Rossini, Bellini, Donizetti and Verdi. She came to the attention of a much wider audience in 1988 when she sang with rock-star Freddie Mercury of Queen the song featuring her home city "Barcelona", later a theme song for the 1992 Summer Olympics in that city.

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Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1975 Presenting Montserrat Caballe Montserrat Caballé 1
1985 Turandot Puccini; Sutherland, Pavarotti, Caballé, Ghiaurov, Krause, Pears, John Alldis Choir, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta 4
1988 Barcelona Freddie Mercury & Montserrat Caballé 5 9
1988 Norma Vincenzo Bellini; Montserrat Caballé, Fiorenza Cossotto, Plácido Domingo, Ruggero Raimondi, Carlo Felice Cillario, London Philharmonic Orchestra 1
1989 Lucrezia Borgia Gaetano Donizetti; Montserrat Caballé, Shirley Verrett, Alfredo Kraus, Ezio Flagello, Jonel Perlea 1
1995 Two Voices One Heart-1993 Montserrat Caballé 2
1996 La bohème (1973 studio cast) Giacomo Puccini; Montserrat Caballé, Plácido Domingo, Sherrill Milnes, Judith Blegen, Vicente Sardinero, Ruggero Raimondi, The John Alldis Choir, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Georg Solti 1
1996 Bernstein Conducts Bernstein: Chichester Psalms / Symphony no. 3 "Kaddish" Bernstein; Wiener Jeunesse-Chor, Vienna Boy's Choir, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Leonard Bernstein, Montserrat Caballé, Michael Wager 1
1996 Our Christmas Songs Montserrat Caballé & Montserrat Martí 1
1997 March with me Montserrat Caballé & Vangelis 1
2001 Tosca Puccini; Montserrat Caballé, José Carreras, Ingvar Wixell, Orchestra & Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Sir Colin Davis 1
2003 Songs of the Spanish Renaissance Vol. 1 Montserrat Caballé 1
Giovanna d'Arco Verdi; Caballé, Domingo, Milnes, London Symphony Orchestra & Ambrosian Opera Chorus, James Levine 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1991 Great Operatic Duets Compilation Montserrat Caballé & Shirley Verrett 1
1995 Diva Compilation Montserrat Caballe 1
2003 Viva La Diva Compilation Montserrat Caballé 1
2003 The Very Best of Montserrat Caballe Compilation Montserrat Caballé 1
2007 Die großen Erfolge Compilation Montserrat Caballé 1
Eternal Caballe Compilation Montserrat Caballé 1
Great Opera Divas: Montserrat Caballé Compilation Montserrat Caballé 1


Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1987 Barcelona Freddie Mercury & Montserrat Caballé 3
Guide Me Home Freddie Mercury & Montserrat Caballé 2

Unspecified type

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1994 Hijo de la luna Montserrat Caballé 1
1996 Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana / Leoncavallo: I Pagliacci Pietro Mascagni, Ruggero Leoncavallo; Montserrat Caballé, José Carreras, Matteo Manuguerra, Julia Hamari, Astrid Varnay, Renata Scotto, Ugo Benelli, Sir Thomas Allen, Leslie Fyson 1
Friends for Life Montserrat Caballé 1
In mir klingt ein Lied Montserrat Caballé 1

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