- Sorry, this item is not available in
- Image not available
- To view this video download Flash Player
I've really never heard anything quite like it.
Frittoli's Libera Me is certainly heart-felt and dramatic but she just doesn't seem fully in control of her voice, at least at the time of this recording.
In fairness, if there is such a thing as a perfect Verdi Requiem, I haven't found a recording of it.
The very very best, IMHO, is the October 2013 live performance with Muti and the CSO posted to You Tube. Read morePublished 10 months ago by elfillinois
I'm hearing this on the radio. It's wonderful. I'm very moved. I've heard previous versions incl milanov/bjorling and others over the years. Read morePublished 15 months ago by dana m
Award wimming excellent production by the CSO of Verdi's Requiem Mass performed by the best orchestra in the United States. Read morePublished on May 30, 2012 by Richard Schoonover
This recording of Verdi's Messa da Requiem won the Grammy Award for best classical album this year (2011). Read morePublished on August 8, 2011 by Nicholas Freidin
Riccardo Muti is one of the greatest of Verdi conductors! For him, each and every note of the score is a diamond and is treated as such in this wonderful recording. Read morePublished on May 19, 2011 by Phillip C. Spurgeon
This is a good recording. The chorus is excellent, and the drums are tremendous! The soprano voice wavers a bit too much for my taste but otherwise good and the tenor a bit... Read morePublished on May 9, 2011 by hannahm
Expectations, like Desire, are always the source of suffering. I had great hopes of being blown away by this team of Muti, the CSO chorus and orchestra and three of the four... Read morePublished on May 4, 2011 by pekinman
Recorded at Orchestra Hall in January of 2009, this is Mr. Muti's third recorded version of the work. Read morePublished on February 15, 2011 by Paul Pelkonen
"Mythbusters" (TV series) could not contrive an impact powerful enough to blow the sox off "Buster," their dummy.
Fooey on the naysayers. Read more