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Spanish Heroines - Mozart, Rossini, Donizetti, Massenet, Bizet, Etc / Silvia Tro Santafe, Et Al


Release Date: 03/31/2009 
Label:  Signum U.k.   Catalog #: 152   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Gioachino RossiniWolfgang Amadeus MozartGaetano DonizettiGiuseppe Verdi,   ... 
Performer:  Silvia Tro Santafe
Conductor:  Julian Reynolds
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orfeon Pamplones ChorusNavarra Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Since her American debut in the early nineties, Silvia Tro Santafé has become one of the most sought after coloratura mezzos of her generation. On this disc we hear the proof of her operatic talents, performing some of the greatest and most passionate arias of any operatic mezzo soprano. Silvia Tro Santafé joins forces with Spain's oldest orchestra and the vocal ensemble Orfeón Pamplonés performing arias from the greatest operatic Spanish heroines. Since her American debut in the early nineties, Silvia Tro Santafé has become one of the most sought after coloratura mezzos of her generation. On this disc we hear the proof of her operatic talents, performing some of the greatest and most passionate arias of any operatic mezzo soprano. Silvia Tro Santafé joins forces with Spain's oldest orchestra and the vocal ensemble Orfeón Pamplonés performing arias from the greatest operatic Spanish heroines. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Una voce poco fa...Io sono dolcile by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Silvia Tro Santafe (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Julian Reynolds
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orfeon Pamplones Chorus,  Navarra Symphony Orchestra
2.
Don Giovanni, K 527: In quali eccessi...Mi tradì quell' alma ingrata by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Silvia Tro Santafe (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Julian Reynolds
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orfeon Pamplones Chorus,  Navarra Symphony Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague, Czech Republ 
3.
La Favorita: O mio Fernando by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Silvia Tro Santafe (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Julian Reynolds
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orfeon Pamplones Chorus,  Navarra Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Italy 
4.
Don Carlos: O don fatale by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Silvia Tro Santafe (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Julian Reynolds
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orfeon Pamplones Chorus,  Navarra Symphony Orchestra
Notes: Composition written: Paris, France (03/11/1867).
Composition revised: Naples, Italy (1872).
Composition revised: La Scala Opera House, Milan, Italy (01/10/1884). 
5.
Carmen: L'amour est un oiseau rebelle "Habañera" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Silvia Tro Santafe (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Julian Reynolds
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orfeon Pamplones Chorus,  Navarra Symphony Orchestra
Written: 1873-1874 
6.
Carmen: Près des ramparts de Seville "Seguidilla" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Silvia Tro Santafe (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Julian Reynolds
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orfeon Pamplones Chorus,  Navarra Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
7.
Le Cid: Pleurez, mes yeux! by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Silvia Tro Santafe (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Julian Reynolds
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orfeon Pamplones Chorus,  Navarra Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; France 

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