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.

Pavarotti and Lanza duet: Lamento di Federico

A duet by Luciano Pavarotti and Mario Lanza: they sing “Lamento di Federico”, “È la solita storia del pastore“, a famous aria taken from Act II of the opera L’arlesiana by Francesco Cilea. Well, not actually they sing together, but the two different versions have been mixed together wonderfully and the result is the video …

The three tenors Christmas concert in Vienna (1999) – full

The three tenors Christmas concert, recorded live at the opulent Konzerthaus in Vienna, on December 23, 1999, the three most popular male vocalists of the 1990s and early 2000s opera: Luciano Pavarotti, Plácido Domingo, and José Carreras.

Medley – Pavarotti, Domingo, Carreras (The Three Tenors)

A beautiful medley from the legendary three tenors: Luciano Pavarotti, Plácido Domingo, José Carreras. Songs: Cielito Lindo (Mexico), Ochi Chyornye (Russia), Caminito (Argentina), La Vie En Rose (France), Mattinata (Italy), Amapola (Spain).

Una furtiva lagrima – Brownlee, Pavarotti and Caruso versions

A beautiful aria, three different times, three great tenors. Lawrence Brownlee (2014), Luciano Pavarotti (1982) and Enrico Caruso (1904) versions of “Una furtiva lagrima” (A furtive tear), a romanza from act 2, scene 8 of the Italian opera L’elisir d’amore by Gaetano Donizetti.

Vesti la Giubba – Pavarotti and Corelli versions

Previously, I published a post about Vesti la Giubba’s 1902, 1904 and 1907 Enrico Caruso versions, 1904 recording has been sold more than one million copies, the first “million-seller” in history. Here, another two opera giants of the 20th century, Franco Corelli and Luciano Pavarotti singing Vesti la giubba (English: put on the costume), a …

Di quella pira – Caruso, Corelli and Pavarotti versions

Three beautiful versions of Giuseppe Verdi’s “Di quella pira“. The first version is sung by Enrico Caruso, the second one is sung by Franco Corelli, and the third one is sung by Luciano Pavarotti. Three of the greatest tenors of the 20th history. Di quella pira is a popular tenor aria (or more specifically cabaletta) sung …