Freni and Siepi Aria Concert
Bruno Amaducci, cond. Philemon et Baucis (Gounod), Mefistofele, Boccanegra, Tosca, Schicchi, Don Carlo (2 selections). Stereo. (1985) 48m. Color.
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Siepi remains Italy’s most celebrated post-war bass, Freni that country’s most lustrous soprano of the last 25 years. In this 1985 concert he is in resonant voice and sings with beautiful legato and introspection. Freni rounds her tones to make them voluptuous.–Stefan Zucker