Jan 02, 2015 · Maria Callas at Covent Garden, 1962. Conductor: Georges Prêtre Programme. Don Carlos: “Tu, che la vanitá conoscesti del mondo” by Giuseppe Verdi @0:50 Don Carlos is a five-act grand opera composed by Giuseppe Verdi to a French-language libretto by Joseph Méry and Camille du Locle, based on the dramatic play Don Carlos, Infant von Spanien (Don Carlos, Infante of Spain) by Friedrich Schiller. Maria Callas, Commendatore OMRI (Greek: Μαρία Κάλλας; December 2, 1923 – September 16, 1977) was an American-born Greek soprano. She was one of the most renowned and influential opera ...

6 Habanera from "Carmen" Act 1, ℗1964 7 Seguidilla & Duet from "Carmen" Act 1, ℗1964 8 from "Samson and Delilah" Act 1, ℗1961 9 from "Manon" Act 2, ℗1963 10 from "Louise" Act 3, 1961 Made in U.K. Maria Callas of course concentrates on Carmen's dramatic potential, with a strong-as-metal personality and will. As someone with a natural taste for the pure singing Bumbry engages in, I will say that I liked Callas' interpretation on a musical level very much, which may be something of an out-of-consensus opinion.