Gabriele Santini

Conductor. Born 20 January 1886. Died 13 November 1964
Gabriele Santini
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1886-01-20
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Gabriele Santini

Gabriele Santini Biography (Wikipedia)

Gabriele Santini (20 January 1886, Perugia - 13 November 1964, Rome) was an Italian conductor, particularly associated with the Italian opera repertory.

He studied in Perugia and Bologna, and made his debut in 1906, as assistant conductor to Gino Marinuzzi and Arturo Toscanini, appearing with them throughout Italy.

He was particularly associated with La Scala in Milan, the San Carlo in Naples, and the Rome Opera, where he was artistic director from 1945 to 1962. He also made guest appearances at the Paris Opéra and the Royal Opera House in London.

He conducted several creations of Italian contemporary works notably by composers such as Umberto Giordano and Franco Alfano, but was especially admired as a rock-solid maestro of the old school in the standard Italian repertory. Considered one of great Verdi conductors of his generation, he left notable recordings of Simon Boccanegra and Don Carlos, both with Tito Gobbi and Boris Christoff, as well as La traviata with Maria Callas.

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Giuseppe Verdi
"Dinne...Figlia! A tal nome palpito" (Simon Boccanegra)
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"Dinne...Figlia! A tal nome palpito" (Simon Boccanegra)
Umberto Giordano
Un dì all'azzuro spazio
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Un dì all'azzuro spazio
Umberto Giordano
'Un di all'azzurro spazio' from Andrea Chenier
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'Un di all'azzurro spazio' from Andrea Chenier
Giacomo Puccini
Madama Butterfly: Act II. 'Un Bel di vedremo'
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Madama Butterfly: Act II. 'Un Bel di vedremo'
Umberto Giordano
Andrea Chenier: "Colpito qui m'avete...Un dì all'azzuro spazio"
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Andrea Chenier: "Colpito qui m'avete...Un dì all'azzuro spazio"
Pietro Mascagni
Cavalleria Rusticana: "Mamma, quel vino è generoso"
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Cavalleria Rusticana: "Mamma, quel vino è generoso"
Victoria de los Angeles (soprano), Orchestra del Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Gabriele Santini & Pietro Mascagni
Regina coeli (Easter Hymn) from Cavalleria Rusticana
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Regina coeli (Easter Hymn) from Cavalleria Rusticana
Giuseppe Verdi
Addio del passato (La traviata)
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Addio del passato (La traviata)

Addio del passato (La traviata)

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RAI Orchestra of Turin
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Giuseppe Verdi
Addio, del passato (Act III, La Traviata)
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Addio, del passato (Act III, La Traviata)

Addio, del passato (Act III, La Traviata)

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Turin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Giuseppe Verdi
Sempre Libera (La Traviata)
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Sempre Libera (La Traviata)
Giacomo Puccini
Madama Butterfly: Amoro o grillo
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Madama Butterfly: Amoro o grillo

Madama Butterfly: Amoro o grillo

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Chorus and Orchestra of the Romeo Opera Theatre
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