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Donizetti: Maria Stuarda / Remigio, Ganassi, Carminati

Donizetti / Remigio / Ganassi / Carminati
Release Date: 01/28/2003 
Label:  Dynamic   Catalog #: 33407  
Composer:  Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Cinzia RizzoneCarmela RemigioMarzio GiossiJoseph Calleja,   ... 
Conductor:  Fabrizio Maria Carminati
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bergamo Teatro Donizetti Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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MARIA STUARDA. Carmela Remigio, soprano; Sonia Ganassi, mezzo; Joseph Calleja, tenor; Riccardo Zanellato, bass; Marzio Giossi, baritone; Cinzia Rizzone, soprano; Coro del Circuito Lirico Regionale Lombardo; Chorus Master: Valentino Metti; Fondazione Orchestra Stabile di Bergamo “Gaetano Donizetti” ; Conductor: Fabrizio Maria Carminati; Director and costume designer: Francesco Esposito; Set designer: Italo Grassi; Video director: Marco Scalfi

With the present release of this Donizettian masterpiece, recorded live in 2001, Dynamic makes an historic move, becoming the first Italian label to produce a DVD opera. This very high quality production by Teatro Donizetti di Bergamo features, in the roles of the two queens, Carmela
Read more Remigio (Maria Stuarda) and Sonia Ganassi (Elisabetta), two great artists here making a fine display of their excellent vocal and acting skills. Francesco Esposito’s direction and costumes, and Italo Grassi’s sets are very effective and superbly highlighted by the filming. What makes the release even more interesting is the use of a new critical edition made by the renowned Swedish musicologist Anders Wiklund for Casa Ricordi. The CD Booklet offers exhaustive liner notes, and plot and libretto in four languages. The DVD has subtitles in 6 languages (Italian, English, German, French, Spanish and Japanese), as well as interviews to the two female interpreters, the conductor, the director and the set-designer. This title is also available on CD (Dynamic 407/1-2).
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Works on This Recording

Maria Stuarda by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Cinzia Rizzone (Soprano), Carmela Remigio (Soprano), Marzio Giossi (Baritone),
Joseph Calleja (Tenor), Sonia Ganassi (Mezzo Soprano), Riccardo Zanellato (Bass)
Conductor:  Fabrizio Maria Carminati
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bergamo Teatro Donizetti Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 

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