GAETANO DONIZETTI (1797-1848): Belisario.
Catalogue Number: 07L106
Label: Opera d'Oro
Reference: OPD 7064
Description: This 1836 tragedy had the misfortune to come right after Lucia di Lammermoor and, after a decade of reasonable popularity, was totally eclipsed by the latter. Only available recording. 2 CDs. Italian-English libretto. Giuseppe Taddei (baritone), Leyla Gencer (soprano), Nicola Zaccaria (bass), Orchestra and Chorus of Teatro La Fenice; Gianandrea Gavazzeni (May 14, 1969).