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ToscaA nice try here, but no cigar. Éva Marton is too icy and unfocused, José Carreras too weak, and Juan Pons a toneless disaster. Best of the lot...ToscaClassicalA nice try here, but no cigar. Éva Marton is too icy and unfocused, José Carreras too weak, and Juan Pons a toneless disaster. Best of the lot...1991-02-01
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Tosca

Genre: Classical; Lead Performers: Jose Carreras, Eva Marton, Juan Pons, Michael Tilson Thomas; Producer (group): Sony Classical

A nice try here, but no cigar. Éva Marton is too icy and unfocused, José Carreras too weak, and Juan Pons a toneless disaster. Best of the lot is Michael Tilson Thomas, who conducts this Tosca suavely but a little too dispassionately for this mighty melodrama. Stick with the classic Leontyne Price-Giuseppe di Stefano-Herbert von Karajan version, still available on London. C-