Maria Callas sings “Casta Diva” (Bellini: Norma, Act 1)
The great Maria Callas performs an aria from her signature role, Bellini’s druid priestess Norma, with the Orchestre de l’Opera National de Paris and Georges Sebastian. Recorded live at the Palais Garnier on the 19th of December 1958, this concert marked the soprano’s debut at the Paris Opera, a major social event for Parisians and for which Callas donned her most elegant couture and a million dollars’ worth of jewelry.
The official Maria Callas website: http://www.maria-callas.com/
This recording is featured on La Callas Toujours, available on DVD and Bluray: https://w.lnk.to/lacallasLY
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