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Rossini Festival Collection


Release Date: 07/29/2016 
Label:  Opus Arte   Catalog #: 1180  
Composer:  Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Sonia GanassiAlex EspositoRiccardo ZanellatoDmitry Korchak,   ... 
Conductor:  Roberto AbbadoClaudio ScimoneWill CrutchfieldDaniele Rustioni,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bologna Teatro Comunale ChorusBologna Teatro Communale OrchestraBolzano-Trento Haydn Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 5 
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Each year the Rossini Opera Festival hosts a summer of singing in Rossini’s hometown. The productions on this outstanding five-disc box set come from Festival editions spanning 2011 to 2013, and showcase Rossini’s dramatic scope to the full extent. This production of Mose in Egitto is staged by Graham Vick, and tells the Biblical tale of Moses and his oppression and freedom. The next opera is also inspired by the Old Testament, and is Ciro in Babilonia. Rossini singer Ewa Poldes shines in her role as Ciro. The one act opera farce Il signor Bruschino has been transformed in this production to a modern day theme park, making it a unique
Read more version. Finally, L’Italiana in Algeri is a riotous opera buffa which was an early success for young Rossini.

Picture Format: 16:9
Sound Formats: DTS Digital Surround, LPCM 2.0, Dolby Digital 2.0
Region Code: 0 (Worldwide)
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Works on This Recording

1.
Mosč in Egitto by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Sonia Ganassi (Mezzo Soprano), Alex Esposito (Bass), Riccardo Zanellato (Bass),
Dmitry Korchak (Tenor)
Conductor:  Roberto Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bologna Teatro Comunale Chorus,  Bologna Teatro Communale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1818; Italy 
2.
La scala di seta by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Paolo Bordogna (Baritone), Carlo Lepore (Bass), Olga Peretyatko (Soprano),
Daniele Zanfardino (Tenor), Anna Malavasi (Voice), José Manuel Zapata (Tenor)
Conductor:  Claudio Scimone
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bolzano-Trento Haydn Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1812; Italy 
3.
Ciro in Babilonia by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Michael Spyres (Tenor), Jessica Pratt (Soprano), Ewa Podles (Alto),
Mirco Palazzi (Bass)
Conductor:  Will Crutchfield
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bologna Teatro Comunale Chorus,  Bologna Teatro Communale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1812; Italy 
4.
Il Signor Bruschino by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  David Alegret (Tenor), Carlo Lepore (Bass), Roberto De Candia (Baritone),
Maria Aleida (Soprano)
Conductor:  Daniele Rustioni
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra Sinfonica G. Rossini
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1813; Italy 
5.
L'italiana in Algeri by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Yijie Shi (Tenor), Anna Goryachova (Mezzo Soprano), Alex Esposito (Bass),
Mario Cassi (Tenor)
Conductor:  José Ramón Encinar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bologna Teatro Comunale Chorus,  Bologna Teatro Communale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1813; Italy 

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