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Rossini: Mose in Egitto / Mazzola, Vienna Symphony Orchestra


Release Date: 05/25/2018 
Label:  C Major   Catalog #: 744808  
Composer:  Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Matteo MacchioniGoran JuricClarissa CostanzoMandy Fredrich,   ... 
Conductor:  Enrique Mazzola
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony OrchestraPrague Philharmonic Choir
Number of Discs: 2 
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This release presents a rarely performed masterpiece: Gioachino Rossini’s Mosè in Egitto at the Bregenz Festival staged by Lotte de Beer, who retrieves this hidden gem of opera literature for a spectacular staging. De Beer, one of the most sought-after stage directors of her generation (International Opera Newcomer Award 2015) teams up with the Dutch theatre collective Hotel Modern to tell the story of the Biblical Exodus. Their unique production concept for Mosè in Egitto revolves around the ingenuity of Hotel Modern. The theatre group conjures up its own reality by using live animations to portray the mass scenes and the
Read more parallel narratives of the people and the slaves. Miniature cameras, thousands of puppets, models of villages and cities and a spectacular aquarium installation present the biblical tale of plagues and the parting of the Red Sea on the Bregenz stage – “a stroke of genius” (Der Standard).
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Works on This Recording

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Mosč in Egitto by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Matteo Macchioni (Tenor), Goran Juric (Bass), Clarissa Costanzo (Soprano),
Mandy Fredrich (Soprano), Andrew Foster-Williams (Bass Baritone), Sunnyboy Dladla (Tenor),
Taylan Reinhard (Tenor), Dara Savinova (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Enrique Mazzola
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Symphony Orchestra,  Prague Philharmonic Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1818; Italy 

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