Met Opera on Demand Catalog
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.