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Casella: La Donna Serpente / Noseda, Teatro Regio Torino [Blu-ray]


Release Date: 07/12/2019 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: NBD0096V  
Composer:  Alfredo Casella
Performer:  Francesca SassuCarmela RemigioPiero PrettiErika Grimaldi,   ... 
Conductor:  Gianandrea Noseda
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Torino Teatro Regio ChorusTorino Teatro Regio Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Alfredo Casella was one of the ‘Generation of the eighties’ who sought to shake Italian music from its longstanding operatic heritage and the dominance of Puccini. La donna serpente was Casella’s only full-scale opera, its fantastic plot based on Carlo Gozzi’s renowned fairy tale that perpetually alternates between tragedy and comedy, expressed in neo-Classical music that skillfully portrays the sinister and ethereal world of the fairies as well as the intense emotions of the human realm. This production was
Read more acclaimed for Arturo Cirillo’s dreamlike setting and Gianandrea Noseda’s pin-point conducting: ‘What energy, what precision! … he delivers the complexity of this score with a disconcerting ease.’ (resmusica.com)
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Works on This Recording

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La donna serpente, Op. 50 by Alfredo Casella
Performer:  Francesca Sassu (Soprano), Carmela Remigio (Soprano), Piero Pretti (Tenor),
Erika Grimaldi (Soprano), Anna Maria Chiuri (Soprano), Francesco Marsiglia (Tenor),
Marco Filippo Romano (Baritone)
Conductor:  Gianandrea Noseda
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Torino Teatro Regio Chorus,  Torino Teatro Regio Orchestra

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