A Recital by Pavarotti and Levine (1988)

A recital by the great tenor Luciano Pavarotti and James Levine. Recorded in 1988 at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York, this recital captures Pavarotti in his prime accompanied by the American conductor and pianist James Levine on the piano. Enjoy!

Program:

  1. Un’aura amorosa ~ Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  2. La promessa ~ Gioacchino Rossini
  3. La danza
  4. Dolente imagine di Fille mia ~ Vincenzo Bellini
  5. Malinconia, ninfa gentile
  6. Vanne e rosa fortunata
  7. Bella Nice, che d’amore
  8. Ma rendi pur contento
  9. Vaga luna
  10. La mia letizia infondere ~ Giuseppe Verdi
  11. Pourquoi me reveiller ~ Jules Massenet
  12. Marechiare ~ Tosti
  13. Novicata ~ Respighi
  14. Pioggia
  15. Nebbie
  16. M’appari tutt’amor ~ Friedrich von Flotow
  17. Serenata ~ Pietro Mascagni
  18. La Girometta ~ Gabriele Sibella
  19. Occhi di fata ~ Luigi Denza
  20. Recondia armonia ~ Giacomo Puccini
  21. Nessun dorma ~ Giacomo Puccini

James Lawrence Levine (born June 23, 1943) is an American conductor and pianist. He is primarily known for his tenure as Music Director of the Metropolitan Opera. Levine has also held leadership positions with the Ravinia Festival, the Munich Philharmonic and the Boston Symphony Orchestra.