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Simon Boccanegra (1857) - Covent Garden
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Plácido Domingo - Simon Boccanegra (1857)Royal Opera House, Covent Garden - 1997

Cast: Sergei Leiferkus, Kallen Esperian, Plácido Domingo, Jaakko Ryhänen

Conductor: Sir Mark Elder

 

"Of course the later Boccanegra is the greater work, but the original is perfectly valid as a middle period melodrama, and that is the way the producer Ian Judge approached it, with infectious theatrical sweep and particularly skilful direction of the chorus." - The Times