“LA GIOCONDA” is a worldwide famous opera in four acts by AMILCARE PONCHIELLI.
It is the most successful new Italian opera between VERDI’s “AIDA” (1871) and “OTELLO” (1887) and is also a famous example of the Italian genre of Grande opera, the equivalent of the French Grand-Opéra. It is regularly performed at the Arena Di Verona (Italy).
Known as a classical Italian jealousy drama, it is played out in Venice and involves typical features of the genre such as love, laughter, tears and death.
This 3CD box features “La Divina” MARIA CALLAS in the leading role.
Complete recording over 178 minutes.