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Luciano Pavarotti

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Luciano Pavarotti artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Interviews & Profiles

Soprano Angela Meade made her professional debut in the role of Elvira in Verdi's Ernani at the Metropolitan Opera.

October 7, 2013 One of today's preeminent Verdi singers spins deep tracks by the master opera composer.

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November 4, 2007 The late, great tenor passes on the secrets of great singing to students at the Juilliard School.

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September 6, 2007 The most famous opera singer of the modern age died Thursday after a long battle with cancer.

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September 6, 2007 The charismatic tenor had a smooth style, a ping to his voice and legions of fans worldwide.

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December 13, 2010 Get the All Songs Considered holiday music special a week early by subscribing to the podcast.

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September 8, 2007 The world famous tenor died of pancreatic cancer September 6th at the age of 71.

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September 6, 2007 Outside his hometown, many Italians saw the star as a buffoon who sold out to commercialism.

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September 5, 2007 The 71-year-old tenor, who has pancreatic cancer, is in serious condition.

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September 6, 2007 Luciano Pavarotti sings an aria from Tosca in a 1982 performance in London.

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Donizetti Arias

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  • Album: Donizetti Arias
  • Artist: Pavarotti
  • Label: Decca
  • Released: 1998
 

Verdi: Rigoletto Highlights

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  • Album: Verdi: Rigoletto Highlights
  • Artist: Pavarotti
  • Released: 2000
 

Verdi & Donizetti Arias

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  • Album: Verdi & Donizetti Arias
  • Artist: Pavarotti
  • Released: 2005
 

Mascagni: L'amico Fritz

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  • Album: Mascagni: L'amico Fritz
  • Artist: Pavarotti
  • Label: EMI Classics
  • Released: 2005
 

Essential Pavarotti

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  • Title: Essential Pavarotti
  • Director: Pavarotti
 

Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor

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  • Album: Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor
  • Artist: Pavarotti
  • Released: 1985
 

Verdi: Requiem Mass; Cherubini: Requiem in C minor

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  • Album: Verdi: Requiem Mass; Cherubini: Requiem in C minor
  • Artist: Riccardo Muti
  • Label: EMI
  • Released: 1995
 

Verdi: Otello [1991 Recording]

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  • Album: Verdi: Otello [1991 Recording]
  • Artist: Luciano Pavarotti
  • Label: London
  • Released: 1991
 

Verdi: Il Trovatore [1957]

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  • Album: Verdi: Il Trovatore [1957]
  • Artist: Maria Callas
  • Label: EMI
  • Released: 1993
 

Verdi: I Vespri Siciliani

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  • Album: Verdi: I Vespri Siciliani
  • Artist: James Levine
  • Label: RCA Red Seal
  • Released: 1974
 

Verdi: I Due Foscari

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  • Album: Verdi: I Due Foscari
  • Artist: Piero Cappuccilli
  • Label: Philips
  • Released: 2007
 

Ernani

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  • Album: Ernani
  • Artist: Gianandrea Gavazzeni
  • Label: Opera d'oro