Donizetti: Don Pasquale (Opus Arte)

Well received when launched, with good singing and staging, this problematic production treats the title role unsympathetically [RWe]

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The Paris Opera 1900-1960 (Malibran Music)

Ten very well-filled discs documenting six glorious decades at the Paris Opera [RMo]

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Monologues (Prospero)

An outstanding album, groundbreaking in repertoire and programming, beautifully performed and recorded [GPu]

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Donizetti: La Favorita (Pristine Audio)

Donizetti sung boldly, but not always stylishly [MP]

Donizetti: L’elisir d’amore (Apex)

(Déjà Review) An ideal introduction to this delightful opera and also to the young Alagna [RH]

Donizetti: La favorita (Pristine Audio)

Superbly remastered, a second-rank Donizetti opera blighted by Poggi’s unattractive contribution [RMo]

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Donizetti: Signor Gaetano (Pentatone)

A welcome debut recital which promises much for the future of bel canto singing [MP]

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Donizetti: Signor Gaetano (Pentatone)

A magnificent full-size portrait of a truly great bel canto artist [GF]

Donizetti: L’elisir d’amore (Dynamic)

Another impressive release by the Donizetti Opera festival, uncut and on original instruments [RWe]

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Lisette Oropesa (soprano) Arias (Pentatone)

A delight from start to finish [MC]