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Mozart: Don Giovanni / Frizza, Fondazione Orchestra Regionale delle Marche


Release Date: 04/26/2019 
Label:  C Major   Catalog #: 749308  
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Marlin MillerMyrto PapatanasiuEnrico Giuseppe IoriAndrea Concetti,   ... 
Conductor:  Riccardo Frizza
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Fondazione Orchestra Regionale Delle MarcheCoro Lirico Marchigiano V. Bellini
Number of Discs: 2 
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When it comes to Mozartian perfection on the opera stage, one needn’t always seek it in Milan, Vienna, Salzburg or New York! At the Sferisterio Opera Festival in the central Italian city of Macerata, a rapt audience was treated to a production of Don Giovanni “that will enter the annals of opera” (ForumOpera.com). This magnificent reading of Mozart’s timeless masterpiece sweeps the viewer into a libertine, 18th- century society dominated by sensuality and erotic impulses. They are acted out on the stage’s main prop, a large, unmade bed, not only by Don Giovanni, but also by just about everyone else in the “nearly faultless cast”
Read more (ForumOpera.com). In his role debut as the title hero, Ildebrando D’Arcangelo is “incandescent” (Gazzetta die Parma) and “doesn’t do Don Giovanni; he is the Don. Unsurpassable”(24 Ore).

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REVIEW:

A performance and production which are as near perfection as I can ever hope to experience. D'Arcangelo has just the right sleazy glamour for the role, both repellent and irresistible. His victims, or would-be victims, are extremely strongly played, with Myrtò Papatanasiu a fiery, passionate Anna, and the Elvira of Carmela Remigio displaying just the right combination of pathos and irritatingness. I can hardly believe it, but here is a Don Giovanni that I want to see again as soon as I can.

– BBC Music Magazine Read less

Works on This Recording

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Don Giovanni, K 527 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Marlin Miller (Tenor), Myrto Papatanasiu (Soprano), Enrico Giuseppe Iori (Bass),
Andrea Concetti (Bass), Carmela Remigio (Soprano), Manuela Bisceglie (Soprano),
William Corrň (Bass), Ildebrando D'Arcangelo (Bass)
Conductor:  Riccardo Frizza
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Fondazione Orchestra Regionale Delle Marche,  Coro Lirico Marchigiano V. Bellini
Period: Classical 
Written: 1787; Prague 

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