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Donizetti: Il borgomastro di Saardam


Release Date: 04/20/2018 
Label:  Dynamic   Catalog #: 7812  
Composer:  Gaetano Donizetti
Conductor:  Roberto Rizzi Brignoli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Donizetti Opera OrchestraDonizetti Opera Choir
Number of Discs: 2 
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This opera, which had fallen into oblivion, was revived in 1973 in the Dutch city of Zaanstad (the Saardam of the libretto) and staged at Bergamo’s Teatro Sociale as part of the Donizetti Festival in a new critical edition made for the Donizetti Foundation by Alberto Sonzogni. In the plot, the Tsar Peter the Great works incognito as a carpenter at the shipyard of Sardaam to acquire technical knowledge to carry back home. On the podium, the knowledgeable Roberto Rizzi Brignoli leads the orchestra of the Donizetti Opera, assisted by the internationally renowned cinema director Davide Ferrario. In the cast, Andrea Concetti (a successful artist
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Works on This Recording

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Il borgomastro di Saardam by Gaetano Donizetti
Conductor:  Roberto Rizzi Brignoli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Donizetti Opera Orchestra,  Donizetti Opera Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1827; Naples, Italy 

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