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Pergolesi: L'Olimpiade / Gimenez, Petrova, De Marchi

Pergolesi / Gimenez / Petrova / Fernandez
Release Date: 03/26/2013 
Label:  Arthaus Musik   Catalog #: 101650  
Composer:  Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
Performer:  Sofiya SoloveyJennifer RiveraRaúl GiménezLyubov Petrova,   ... 
Conductor:  Alessandro De Marchi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academia Montis Regalis
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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With Olimpiade the famous poet Metastasio created one of the most popular librettos of the 18th century. It was set to music by over 60 baroque and classical composers including Vivaldi, Caldara, Hasse, Cimarosa and Donizetti. Pergolesi’s composition from 1735 was one of the earliest adaptations. In the 2011 Jesi production of L’Olimpiade a large part of the auditorium is taken up by a cross-shaped platform. This is where the characters of the drama are introduced, where they elaborate their plans and express their innermost feelings, their sufferings and hopes, while the supreme ritual of the ancient Greek world, the Olympic Games, is
Read more celebrated on a distant stage: that event upon which their lives – and all prospects of happiness or otherwise – depend.

Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
L’OLIMPIADE

Clistene – Raúl Giménez
Aristea – Lyubov Petrova
Argene – Yetzabel Arias Fernández
Licida – Jennifer Rivera
Megacle – Sofia Soloviy
Aminta – Antonio Lozano
Alcandro – Milena Storti

Academia Montis Regalis
Alessandro de Marchi, conductor

Italo Nunziata, stage director
Luigi Scoglio, set designer
Ruggero Vitrani, costume designer
Patrick Latronica, lighting designer

Recorded live from the Teatro Valeria Moriconi, Jesi, 2011

Picture format: NTSC 16:9
Sound format: PCM Stereo / Dolby Digital 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: Italian, English, German, French, Spanish, Korean
Running time: 170 mins
No. of DVDs: 2 (DVD 9 + DVD 5)
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Works on This Recording

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L'Olimpiade by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
Performer:  Sofiya Solovey (Soprano), Jennifer Rivera (Mezzo Soprano), Raúl Giménez (Tenor),
Lyubov Petrova (Soprano), Yetzabel Arias Fernandez (Soprano), Milena Storti (Soprano),
Antonio Lozano (Voice)
Conductor:  Alessandro De Marchi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Academia Montis Regalis
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1735; Naples, Italy 

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