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Sutherland and Pavarotti Gala (Jan. 11, 1987)

Composer: Gaetano Donizetti and Giuseppe Verdi
Librettist: Salvatore Cammarano and Francesco Maria Piave

Bonynge; Sutherland, Pavarotti, Nucci, Jones, Furlanetto

Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus

Approximate running time: 1 hrs. 55 min.

Anyone who was lucky enough to experience first-hand the magic of Joan Sutherland or Luciano Pavarotti will never forget it. And when they performed together, it was seldom anything less than an experience of a lifetime. This gala celebration showcases them in some of their most memorable roles and is a treasured reminder that not only did they have phenomenal voices, but they used them to touch our hearts in their own unique ways.