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Sutherland, Jones, Pavarotti and Nucci perform Bella figlia dell’amore (Verdi)

Australian dramatic coloratura soprano Joan Sutherland, American mezzo-soprano Isola Jones, the legendary Italian operatic tenor Luciano Pavarotti and the Italian operatic baritone Leo Nucci perform “Bella figlia dell’amore” (English: Beautiful daughter of love), a vocal quartet from act 3 (No. 18) of Rigoletto, a 1851 opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi. The Italian libretto of the opera was written by Francesco Maria Piave (18 May 1810 – 5 March 1876), the Italian opera librettist, based on the play Le roi s’amuse by Victor Hugo.
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Joan Sutherland and Luciano Pavarotti – “Parigi, o cara” from Verdi’s La traviata

Australian dramatic coloratura soprano Joan Sutherland and operatic tenor Luciano Pavarotti sing “Parigi, o cara” from Giuseppe Verdi’s 1853 opera “La traviata”. Sutherland & Pavarotti Gala Concert in the Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House in 1983 with the Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra conducted by Richard Bonynge.
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