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Rossini: La cenerentola / Ferro, Cappela Coloniensis


Release Date: 03/02/2018 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 19075811282  
Composer:  Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Emilia RavagliaDomenico TrimarchiLucia Valentini-TerraniEnzo Dara,   ... 
Conductor:  Gabriele Ferro
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cappella ColoniensisWest German Radio Chorus
Number of Discs: 2 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Sony Classical announces a further batch of complete recordings from the CBS/Sony and RCA Victor catalogues. The newest installment of this popular series features some unusual repertoire as well as documents of the New York Metropolitan Opera in its postwar heyday. Rossini is represented in this collection by his two best-loved comic operas. The 1980 Cologne recording of La Cenerentola, conducted by Gabriele Ferro “with a mixture of ease and ebullience”, features Enzo Dara “as an amusing Magnifico, the young Francisco Araiza ardent and fresh-voiced as the Prince, and Lucia Valentini Terrani – the leading Cenerentola of her time – giving a reading that is ripe, meaningful and suitably virtuosic in its lustrous, dark-grained way” Read more (Gramophone).

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REVIEW:

With an almost contralto quality to her mezzo, Lucia Valentini Terrani brings dignity as well as accomplishment to Rossini’s’ Cinderella, supported by a choice cast and conductor plus period instrument forces.

– BBC Music Magazine Read less

Works on This Recording

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La Cenerentola by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Emilia Ravaglia (Soprano), Domenico Trimarchi (Baritone), Lucia Valentini-Terrani (Mezzo Soprano),
Enzo Dara (Bass), Francisco Araiza (Tenor)
Conductor:  Gabriele Ferro
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cappella Coloniensis,  West German Radio Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Italy 

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