This evening of great arias is dedicated to the more than 12,000,000 refugees throughout the world.
The United Nations Commission for Refugees presented this 1989 Classic Aid 11 Gala Concert live from UNESCO in Paris. This star-studded performance was captured with eight cameras and digital hi-fi stereo sound.
Magnum Music is proud to release the operatic highlights from this highly acclaimed event. Superstars Placido Domingo and Friends are at their peak, performing the most memorable arias of the great Italian composers, Puccini and Verdi.
- Lorin Maazel the National Orchestra of France: Overture - Placido Domingo: Verdie: Luisa Miller "quando Le Sere Al Placido" - Shirley Verrett: Puccini : Tosca "vissi D'arte" - Wang Yan Yan Verdi: Don Carlot "tu Che Le Vanita Conoscent" - Orchestra Conducted by Placido Domingo - Simon Estes: Verdi: Othello Lago's "credo" - Barbara Hendricks: Puccini: Suir Angelica "senza Mamma o Bimbo" - Placido Domingo/Shirley Verrett: Verdi: Il Trovator " Non Sono Tuo Figlio