FEDERICO MORENO TORROBA (1891-1982): Luisa Fernanda.
Catalogue Number: 05I064
Label: Opus Arte
Reference: OA 0969D
Description: Premiered in 1932, this became Torroba's most popular zarzuela (and is considered to be one of the finest 20th century works in the genre) running to over a thousand performances before the Spanish Civil War broke out four years later. Recorded live last July in the Teatro Real, Madrid, this disc comes with a six-minute illustrated synopsis and 24 minutes of interviews with director, set & costume designer Emilio Sagi, Domingo and López Cobos. Nancy Hererra (mezzo), Mariola Cantarero (soprano), José Bros, Plácido Domingo (tenors), Madrid Symphony Chorus and Orchestra; Jesús López Cobos. 16:9 anamorphic widescreen, LPCM stereo, DTS Surround. All regions. 134 min.