Limited 180gm vinyl LP pressing. It is 40 years since Maria Callas died (16th September 1977), but she lives on as the epitome of the operatic diva. She has never lost her place among the top-selling classical artists. To mark this anniversary, Warner Classics releases this compilation. This collection benefit from the superb new remastering and conveys Callas’ compelling genius as a singing actress with a new truthfulness and immediacy: Maria Callas Live and Alive! The passion and charisma of Maria Callas, performing live on the stages of the world’s greatest opera houses and concert halls, can now be experienced as never before – thanks to new audio remastering from the best available sources. These are performances that played a crucial part in creating the legend of Callas, La Divina, and which keep her thrilling art very much alive.