Callas In Concert is the official soundtrack to the Maria Callas cutting-edge Hologram concert tour taking place across the U.S, Mexico, South America and Europe commencing this September.
The album features the program and encores of the stage show, with her original iconic recordings, re-mastered in 24-bit/96kHz sound at Abbey Road Studios. The recital includes many of the arias in which she proved her prowess on stage and in the studio, and in which she remains unrivalled today: Bellini's Casta Diva, Puccini's Vissi d'Arte, Bizet's L'Amour est un oiseau rebelle, among others.
Although Maria Callas died, aged just 53, as long ago as September 1977, she remains the epitome of the operatic diva: the American-born Greek soprano who defined, and even redefined, opera in the 20th century, and who has never lost her place among the world's top-selling classical artists. With music from the Warner Classics catalogue, BASE Hologram captures Callas at the height of her glory. She returns to the stage, in all her grandeur, confirming her immortality to stunned audiences. As this unprecedented performance unfolds, audiences will surrender all notions of what is real and get lost in the magic of undoubtedly the greatest opera singer of all time.
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Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868) - La gazza ladra, Overture (excerpt)
Charles Gounod (1818-1893) - Roméo et Juliette, Act 1: Juliet's Waltz. "Ah! Je veux vivre dans ce rêve" (Juliette)
Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901) - Macbeth, Act 1: Letter Scene. "Nel dì della vittoria ... Vieni! t'affretta" (Lady Macbeth, Chorus)
Georges Bizet (1838-1875) - Carmen: Overture
Georges Bizet (1838-1875) - Carmen: Act 1: Habanera. "L'amour est un oiseau rebelle" (Carmen, Chorus)