Piero Cappuccilli (baritone)

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Operatic Baritone from Trieste, Italy

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Piero Cappuccilli (November 9, 1926 – July 11, 2005) was an Italian operatic baritone. Best known for his interpretations of Verdi roles, he was widely regarded as one of the finest Italian baritones of the second half of the 20th century. He was enormously admired within the field of opera for his rich and abundant voice, fine vocal technique and exceptional breath control. In the great Italian tradition he fused words and music into elegant phrases. He focused on Italian repertory, particularly the operas of Verdi, singing 17 major roles.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1969 La Wally Alfredo Catalani; Renata Tebaldi, Mario del Monaco, Piero Cappuccilli, Justino Díaz, Fausto Cleva 1
1985 Rigoletto Giuseppe Verdi; Wiener Philharmoniker, Carlo Maria Giulini, Piero Cappuccilli, Ileana Cotrubaş, Plácido Domingo, Elena Obraztsova, Nicolaï Ghiaurov, Kurt Moll, Hanna Schwarz, Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor 3
1986 Il trovatore Verdi; Karajan, Price, Bonisolli, Cappuccilli, Obraztsova, Raimondi, Chor der Deutschen Oper Berlin, Berliner Philharmoniker 1

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