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Giacomo Lauri-Volpi 1922-1942



Giacomo Lauri-Volpi was an Italian tenor with a lyric-dramatic voice of exceptional range and technical facility. He performed throughout Europe and the Americas in a top-class career that spanned 40 years.

Giacomo Lauri-Volpi 1922-1942


"The selection follows, in a wide span, the best years of the tenor's long career. The fresh, ripe vibrancy of the early voice is caught, its unreliable intonation also ... excellent copies, with scarcely any surface at all on the Nimbus." John B. Steane, Gramophone