Puccini: Madama Butterfly - Karajan
Decca Classics 4787819
Classical - Opera
Puccini: Madama Butterfly
Mirella Freni (Cio-Cio San/Madama Butterfly)
Luciano Pavarotti (B. F. Pinkerton)
Christa Ludwig (Suzuki)
Robert Kerns (Sharpless)
Michel Sénéchal (Goro)
Marius Rintzler (Lo zio Bonze)
Elke Schary (Kate Pinkerton)
Giorgio Stendoro (Il Principe Yamadori)
Hans Helm (Il Commissario Imperiale)
Wolfgang Scheider (Yakuside)
Siegfried Rudolf Frese (L'Ufficiale del Registro)
Evamaria Hurdes (La madre di Cio-Cio)
Erna Maria Mühlberger (La zia)
Martha Heigl (La cugina)
Konzertvereinigung des Wiener Staatsopernchor
Herbert von Karajan (conductor)
THE EDITION: Successfully remastered at Abbey Road earlier in 2014, and as part of their celebration of ‘50 Years of Pavarotti on Decca in 2014’, Decca proudly presents this iconic recording on 2CDs+1 Blu-ray Audio (permitting true 24-bit / 96KHz playback).
THE PRESENTATION: Deluxe hard-back edition including libretto in sung language + English, German and French translations.
THE SOUND: Remastered in ultra-high quality 96kHz 24-bit audio at Abbey Road Studios under the supervision of long-term Decca balance engineer Philip Siney.
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