Rome, the Eternal City, has been a popular location for music aficionados since the Teatro dell'Opera di Roma or Rome Opera House was built in 1880. Originally known as the Costanzi Theatre, it has seen the premieres of many famous works, including 'Tosca' and 'Cavalleria Rusticana'. The musical feast featured here includes many of Italy's most loved and famous singers, e.g. Mario Lanza, Ezio Pinza and Beniamino Gigli and the lovely Sophia Loren to name but a few. The special Italian warmth and charm is present throughout all 48 tracks making this collection a must for any fans of the Italian culture.