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Puccini: Madama Butterfly / Callegari, Vestri, Angeletti, Sgura, Pisapia

Release Date: 06/28/2011 
Label:  C Major   Catalog #: 706208  
Composer:  Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Enrico Giuseppe IoriThomas MorrisClaudio SguraAnnunziata Vestri,   ... 
Conductor:  Daniele Callegari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Marchigiana Philharmonic OrchestraMarchigiana Vincenzo Bellini Lyric Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Length: 2 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Giacomo Puccini
(Sferisterio Opera Festival, 2009) (NTSC)

Cio-Cio-San (Butterfly) – Raffaella Angeletti
F.B. Pinkerton – Massimiliano Pisapia
Suzuki – Annunziata Vestri
Sharpless – Claudio Sgura
Goro – Thomas Morris
Il Bonzo – Enrico Iori
Kate Pinkerton – Nino Batatunashvili
Il principe Yamadori – Enrico Cossutta

Coro Lirico Marchigiano ‘V. Bellini’
Marchigiana Philharmonic Orchestra
Daniele Callegari, conductor

Pier Luigi Pizzi, stage director, set and costume designer
Recorded live from Arena
Read more Sferisterio, Macerata, Italy, 2009.

Picture format: NTSC 16:9
Sound format: PCM Stereo / DTS 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: Italian, English, German, French, Spanish, Chinese, Korean
Booklet notes: English, German, French
Running time: 137 mins
No. of DVDs: 1 (DVD 9)

•“One cannot help but enjoy the perfection ‘à la Pizzi’ of the production…” “Raffaella Angeletti is certainly one of the best Butterflies of our time”. “An excellent production … with the emotion that great actors can convey when they are well directed”
•”[Raffaella Angeletti] is a first-rate Cio-Cio San” Avvenire
•“a production based on noteworthy, felicitous decisions. A staging inhabited by the music…” “authoritative conducting of Daniele Callegari, who confers breadth and depth to the score” Gazzetta di Parma
•“Pizzi works with the elegance and refinement he is known for”
“Daniele Callegari is perfectly familiar with the universe of the Puccinian sonorities” Rinascita
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Works on This Recording

Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Enrico Giuseppe Iori (Bass), Thomas Morris (Tenor), Claudio Sgura (Baritone),
Annunziata Vestri (Mezzo Soprano), Raffaella Angeletti (Soprano), Massimiliano Pisapia (Tenor),
Nino Batatunashvili (Mezzo Soprano), Enrico Cossutta (Tenor)
Conductor:  Daniele Callegari
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Marchigiana Philharmonic Orchestra,  Marchigiana Vincenzo Bellini Lyric Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1904; Italy 

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 A MUST SEE December 3, 2013 By daniel abrahams (palm bay, FL) See All My Reviews "THIS MADAMA BUTTERFLY I RECOMMEND HIGHLY FANTASTIC CAST A BEAUTIFUL PRODUCTION" Report Abuse
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