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Leyla Gencer

voc, 1928-2008 TR, Istanbul
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Ayşe Leyla Gencer ([lejˈla ɟenˈdʒeɾ]) née Çeyrekgil (10 October 1928 – 10 May 2008) was a Turkish operatic soprano.Gencer was a notable bel canto soprano who spent most of her career in Italy, from the early 1950s through the mid-1980s, and had a repertoire encompassing more than seventy roles. She made very few commercial recordings; however, numerous bootleg recordings of her performances exist. She was particularly associated with the heroines of Donizetti.

     
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Norma: "Deh! Non volerli vittime" on Leyla Gencer, Vol. 1 by Leyla Gencer, Orchestra of Teatro La Fenice, Venice, La Scala Theater Orchestrea, Carlo Franci & Gianandra Gavazzeni
Il Tamerlano, RV 703, "Il Bajazet", Act II: Sposo, son disprezzta on Paris Recital 1985 by Leyla Gencer
Addio del passato on Leyla Gencer: Arias by Leyla Gencer, Arturo Basile & Gianandrea Gavazzeni
La traviata, Act III: Addio, del passato on Puccini, G.: Tosca [Opera] by Giacomo Puccini, Leyla Gencer, Vincenzo Bellezza & Arturo Basile
Roberto Devereux, IGD 61, Act I: "L'amor suo mi fe' beata" (Elisabetta) on DONIZETTI: ROBERTO DEVEREUX by Gaetano Donizetti, Mario Rossi & Orchestra del Teatro San Carlo
Maria Stuarda: "Figlia impura di Bolena" on Leyla Gencer, Vol. 1 by Leyla Gencer, Orchestra of Teatro La Fenice, Venice, La Scala Theater Orchestrea, Carlo Franci & Gianandra Gavazzeni
Roberto Devereux, IGD 61, Act I: "Duchessa... Alle fervide preci" (Elisabetta, Sara) on DONIZETTI: ROBERTO DEVEREUX by Gaetano Donizetti, Mario Rossi & Orchestra del Teatro San Carlo
Die Entführung aus dem Serail, K. 384, Act II: Tutte le torture (Sung in Italian) [Live] on Mozart: Don Giovanni, K. 527 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Leyla Gencer, Renato Cesari, Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI di Milano, Franceso Molinari Pradelli, Mario Rossi, Angelo Questa, Franco Mannino, Alfredo Simonetto, Nino Sanzogno & Bruno Rigacci
Don Giovanni: Là ci darem la mano on Opera d'Oro by Various Artists
Anna Bolena: "Piangete voi?...Al dolce guidami" (Finale) on Leyla Gencer, Vol. 1 by Leyla Gencer, Orchestra of Teatro La Fenice, Venice, La Scala Theater Orchestrea, Carlo Franci & Gianandra Gavazzeni

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Giuseppe Verdi - MacbethGiuseppe Verdi, Leyla Gencer2012Album
I Due FoscariGiuseppe Verdi, Tullio Serafin, Leyla Gencer, Mirto Picchi, Gian Giacomo Guelfi, Alessandro Maddalena, Ottorino Bagalli, Marisa Salimbeni, Orchestra Del Teatro La Fenice E Coro Del Teatro La Fenice2008Album
Legendary Performances Of Gencer.7 Complete Operas, 14 CD SetLeyla Gencer2007Compil.
Assassinio Nella CattedraleIldebrando Pizzetti, Nicola Rossi-Lemeni, Leyla Gencer, Aldo Bertocci, Gianandrea Gavazzeni, Orchestra Del Teatro Alla Scala, Coro Del Teatro Alla Scala2003Album
La VestaleGaspare Spontini, Leyla Gencer, Robletto Merolla, Franca Mattiucci, Fernando Previtali2002Album
Leyla Gencer Arias & Scenes From Medea . Norma . Belisario . Maria Stuarda . Anna Bolena Volume 1Leyla Gencer2000Album
Arias & Scenes From Macbeth . Il Trovatore . Un Ballo In Maschera . La Forza Del Destino . Don Carlo Volume 2Leyla Gencer2000Album
WertherJules Massenet, Ferruccio Tagliavini, Leyla Gencer, Orchestra Del Teatro Giuseppe Verdi Di Trieste & Coro Del Teatro Giuseppe Verdi Di Trieste, Carlo Felice Cillario2000Album
SaffoGiovanni Pacini, Leyla Gencer, Tito Del Bianco, Louis Quilico, Franca Mattiucci, Franco Capuana1996Album
Il TrovatoreGiuseppe Verdi : Fernando Previtali, Mario del Monaco, Leyla Gencer, Fedora Barbieri, Ettore Bastianini1995Album
UntitledLeyla Gencer1995Compil.
La Forza Del Destino = Сила СудьбыGiuseppe Verdi - Leyla Gencer, Aldo Protti, Cesare Siepi, Gabriella Carturan, Enrico Campi1994Album
Caterina CornaroGaetano Donizetti - Leyla Gencer, Giacomo Aragall, Renato Bruson, Carlo Felice Cillario1992Album
Un Ballo In MascheraGiuseppe Verdi, Carlo Bergonzi, Leyla Gencer, Adriana Lazzarini, Mario Zanasi, Orchestra Del Teatro Comunale Di Bologna E Coro del Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Oliviero De Fabritiis1990Album
Beatrice Di TendaVincenzo Bellini, Vittorio Gui, Mario Zanasi, Leyla Gencer, Antigone Sgourda, Juan Oncina, Coro Del Teatro La Fenice, Orchestra Del Teatro La Fenice1989Album
Maria StuardaGaetano Donizetti - Leyla Gencer, Franco Tagliavini, Shirley Verrett, Francesco Molinari-Pradelli1988Album
19 Liriche Op.74 / Trascrizione Su Sei Liriche PolaccheLeyla Gencer, Nikita Magaloff1983Album
DivineMaria Callas, Renata Tebaldi, Joan Sutherland, Leyla Gencer, Montserrat Caballé, Raina Kabaivanska1983Compil.
I PuritaniVincenzo Bellini / Leyla Gencer / Gianni Raimondi / Orquesta Estable Del Teatro Colón E Coro Estable Del Teatro Colón / Argeo Quadri1981Album
Leyla GencerLeyla Gencer1981Compil.
in scenaLeyla Gencer1981Compil.
WertherLeyla Gencer, Ferruccio Tagliavini, Carlo Felice Cillario1980Album
Lucia Di LammermoorLeyla Gencer1980Album
Il Trovatore (Pagine Scelte)Giuseppe Verdi - Mario del Monaco, Leyla Gencer, Ettore Bastianini, Orchestra Sinfonica Della Radiotelevisione Italiana E Coro Di Milano Della RAI, Fernando Previtali1980Album
Recital per Dino Ciani, Opera/76 Vol/7Leyla Gencer1976Album
Recital di Leyla Gencer per Dino Ciani - Opera 75 vol 3Leyla Gencer1975Album
Simon BoccanegraGiuseppe Verdi, Tito Gobbi, Leyla Gencer, Giorgio Tozzi, Rolando Panerai, Vito Susca, Giuseppe Zampieri, Glade Peterson, Wiener Philharmoniker, Wiener Staatsopernchor, Gianandrea Gavazzeni1961Album
MacbethGiuseppe Verdi, Leyla Gencer, Mirto Picchi, Giuseppe Taddei, Ferruccio Mazzoli1958Album
L'Art De Leyla GencerLeyla GencerCompil.
La Traviata / Madama ButterflyLeyla GencerSingle
L'Arte Di Leyla GencerLeyla GencerCompil.
Sta Sera All'Opera (La Traviata, Lucia Di Lammermoor, Norma, Il Travatore, La Cenerentola)Gaetano Donizetti / Giuseppe Verdi / Vincenzo Bellini / Gioacchino Rossini - Maria Callas / Renata Tebaldi / Leyla Gencer / Teresa Berganza / Giuseppe di Stefano / Mario del Monaco / Ettore BastianiniCompil.
GerusalemmeGiuseppe Verdi / Leyla Gencer, Giacomo Aragall, Orchestra Del Teatro La Fenice & Coro Del Teatro La Fenice, Gianandrea GavazzeniAlbum
Aida / La WallyLeyla GencerSingle
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