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Rossini: Mose In Egitto / R. Abbado, Zanellato, Esposito, Senderskaya, Korchak, Ganassi

Rossini / Esposito / Amaru
Release Date: 01/29/2013 
Label:  Opus Arte   Catalog #: 1093  
Composer:  Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Yijie ShiEnea ScalaAlex EspositoSonia Ganassi,   ... 
Conductor:  Roberto Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bologna Teatro Comunale ChorusBologna Teatro Comunale Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Length: 2 Hours 50 Mins. 

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This thought-provoking, modern-day interpretation of Rossini's Mosè in Egitto sets the scene for superior music-making at the prestigious Rossini Festival in Pesaro. For conductor Roberto Abbado, the transposition of the action to the present day releases the energy of Rossini's music. At his disposal is a cast of top-quality vocalists such as the "refined bel canto artist" (Bresciaoggi) Sonia Ganassi as Elcia, and the "outstanding"Dmitry Korchak as the Pharaoh's son, two lovers fatefully drawn into the political turmoil and catastrophes of their time. Also among the protagonists are the "thoroughly
Read more brilliant" (Deutschland Radio Kultur) baritone Alex Esposito as Faraone and, in his Rossini Festival debut, young, full-bodied bass Riccardo Zanellato as Moses. Conductor Roberto Abbado "inspired his musicians to deliver a spectacular performance" (Salzburger Nachrichten).

Gioachino Rossini MOSÈ IN EGITTO
Mosè – Riccardo Zanellato

Faraone – Alex Esposito
Amaltea – Olga Senderskaya
Osiride – Dmitry Korchak
Elcia – Sonia Ganassi
Mambre – Enea Scala
Aronne – Yijie Shi
Amenofi – Chiara Amarù

Bologna Teatro Comunale Chorus and Orchestra
Roberto Abbado, conductor

Graham Vick, stage director

Recorded live at the Rossini Opera Festival, Pesaro, August 2011

- Cast gallery
- The making of Mosè in Egitto

Picture format: NTSC 16:9
Sound format: LPCM 2.0 / DTS 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: English / French / German
Running time: 150 mins (opera) + 20 mins (bonus)
No. of DVDs: 1

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Works on This Recording

Mosč in Egitto by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Yijie Shi (Tenor), Enea Scala (Tenor), Alex Esposito (Bass),
Sonia Ganassi (Mezzo Soprano), Olga Senderskaya (Soprano), Dmitry Korchak (Tenor),
Riccardo Zanellato (Bass), Chiara Amarů (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Roberto Abbado
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bologna Teatro Comunale Chorus,  Bologna Teatro Comunale Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1818; Italy 

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 Rossini opera surprises March 6, 2013 By Graeme H. (Mont. Tremblant, QC) See All My Reviews "I thoroughly enjoyed this opera which was new to me. I was not familiar with the singers which were all equal to the demands Rossini placed on them. Dimitri Korchak was a surprisingly good Rossini tenor and has a fine career ahead of him." Report Abuse
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