EMI Classics is proud present Angela Gheorghiu: My Puccini: A stunning homage to the legend of Puccini featuring the finest arias from his best-loved operas, sung by the leading Puccini soprano of our time.
This compilation features the very best Puccini arias from Angela’s extensive discography on EMI Classics. A number of these are from La Bohème, including Mi chiamano Mimì and Donde lieta usci, both sung by Mimì. It is this opera and role which marked both Angela’s graduation from the Bucharest Music Academy in 1990 and her international debut at Covent Garden, which shot her to stardom and brought her worldwide acclaim.
The disc also contains Vissi d’arte and Mario!…Son qui! from Tosca. For the latter aria she is joined by the tenor, her husband Roberto Alagna, with whom she has given countless acclaimed performances both on stage and on disc.