OP2566. LA BOHEME, Live Performance, 29 April, 1961, w.Molinari-Pradelli Cond. Teatro Municipale di Reggio Emilia Ensemble; Alberta Pellegrini, Luciano Pavarotti (Operatic Début), Bianca Bellesia, Vito Mattioli, etc. (Germany) 2-Archipel 0487. - 4035122404876
"Pavarotti's first teachers were Arrigo Pola and Ettore Campogalliani, and his first breakthrough came in 1961, when he won an international competition at the Teatro Reggio Emilia. He made his début as Rodolfo in Puccini’s LA BOHEME [above] later that year."
- Bernard Holland, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 6 Sept., 2007