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Respighi: La bella dormente nel bosco / Renzetti, Teatro Lirico di Cagliari [Blu-ray]


Release Date: 03/13/2020 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 106  
Composer:  Ottorino Respighi
Performer:  Antonio GandíaVeta PilipenkoAngela NisiVincenzo Taormina,   ... 
Conductor:  Donato Renzetti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cagliari Lyric Theater ChorusCagliari Lyric Theater Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Ottorino Respighi’s La bella dormente nel bosco (‘The Sleeping Beauty’) was originally commissioned by the renowned puppeteer Vittoria Podrecca. The revised version we hear today preserves much of the kaleidoscopic approach and magnified characters and emotions of that original; now enhanced by the composer’s matchless orchestration. This famous story in which the Princess pricks her finger on a spindle and sleeps for centuries until kissed by her
Read more Prince is given a magical atmosphere through director Leo Muscato’s colorful staging, and the superb cast of this Teatro Lirico di Cagliari production truly inhabits an enchanted realm.

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Ottorino Respighi’s La bella dormente nel bosco (‘The Sleeping Beauty’) was originally commissioned by the renowned puppeteer Vittoria Podrecca. The revised version we hear today preserves much of the kaleidoscopic approach and magnified characters and emotions of that original; now enhanced by the composer’s matchless orchestration. This famous story in which the Princess pricks her finger on a spindle and sleeps for centuries until kissed by her Prince is given a magical atmosphere through director Leo Muscato’s colorful staging, and the superb cast of this Teatro Lirico di Cagliari production truly inhabits an enchanted realm.

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La bella dormente nel bosco by Ottorino Respighi
Performer:  Antonio Gandía (Tenor), Veta Pilipenko (Mezzo Soprano), Angela Nisi (Soprano),
Vincenzo Taormina (Baritone), Shoushik Barsoumian (Soprano)
Conductor:  Donato Renzetti
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Cagliari Lyric Theater Chorus,  Cagliari Lyric Theater Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1916-1921; Italy 

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