The don’t bother with it I Capuleti (Abbado, 1966)

  • Romeo: Jaume Aragall
  • Giulietta: Margherita Rinaldi
  • Tebaldo: Luciano Pavarotti
  • Capellio: Nicola Zaccaria
  • Lorenzo: Walter Monachesi

Conductor: Claudio Abbado | Residentie Orchestra, Den Haag (1966) | Coro del Teatro comunale di Bologna, 30 June 1966

Wow. This was dire. I couldn’t make it past a ghastly rendition of the Ah, mia Giulietta!… Si, fuggire! duet which I love dearly. You couldn’t find a more bored-sounding Romeo or a more sugary Giulietta. Dear god, what was everybody thinking, especially the public who actually clapped generously…? Delete bin.


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