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Respighi: La Campana Sommersa / Renzetti, Teatro Lirico di Cagliari


Release Date: 06/08/2018 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 2110571  
Composer:  Ottorino Respighi
Performer:  Thomas GazheliFilippo AdamiAgostina SmimmeroMaria Luigia Borsi,   ... 
Conductor:  Donato Renzetti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Palestrina Conseratory ChorusCagliari Lyric Theater ChorusCagliari Lyric Theater Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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The opera La campana sommersa (‘The Sunken Bell’) is Respighi’s operatic masterpiece. A symbolist drama on a supernatural theme, it is steeped in beauty, mystery and foreboding, and orchestrated with the Romantic opulence familiar from his sumptuous trilogy of Roman tone poems. Its triumph at the New York Metropolitan Opera in 1928 was repeated at La Scala, Milan, and this most recent production at the Teatro Lirico di Cagliari, world-renowned for its staging of rarities, was hailed for its ‘brilliant production’ and magnificent performances. Directed by Pier Francesco Maestrini, this production features a lineup of modern opera stars
Read more including Valentina Farcas, Maria Luigia Borsi, Agostina Smimmero, Angelo Villari, and more.
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Works on This Recording

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La campana sommersa by Ottorino Respighi
Performer:  Thomas Gazheli (Baritone), Filippo Adami (Tenor), Agostina Smimmero (Mezzo Soprano),
Maria Luigia Borsi (Soprano), Angelo Villari (Tenor), Valentina Farcas (Soprano)
Conductor:  Donato Renzetti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Palestrina Conseratory Chorus,  Cagliari Lyric Theater Chorus,  Cagliari Lyric Theater Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1925-1927; Italy 

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