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Cecilia Bartoli - A Portrait

Bartoli,Cecilia
Release Date: 04/13/2004 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 000151609  
Composer:  Alessandro ParisottiAntonio VivaldiWolfgang Amadeus MozartGioachino Rossini
Performer:  Cecilia BartoliGyörgy Fischer
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Number of Discs: 1 
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• FIRST TIME ON DVD!
• The original and unique 1992 portrait of the celebrated Italian opera star, filmed at the outset of her remarkable career and giving a fascinating insight into her background, personality and approach to her art. It is accompanied by the concert recorded live at London’s magnificent Savoy Hotel, where she performed songs by Pergolesi, Vivaldi and Rossini, plus arias from such favorite operas as The Barber of Seville, The Marriage of Figaro and Così fan tutte.
• The bonus feature, ‘Recording La Cenerentola’ offers an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at Decca’s 1992 CD recording of Rossini’s sparkling comedy, conducted by Riccardo Chailly and with Cecilia Bartoli taking on the title role for the
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• With English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Chinese subtitles and in 5.1 DTS surround.

A PORTRAIT OF CECILIA BARTOLI
Recording at La Fenice
Cecilia’s early years
The Rossini tradition
The performance of Mozart
A singing lesson
Looking to the future

CONCERT MENU: IN CONCERT AT THE SAVOY HOTEL WITH GYÖRGY FISCHER, PIANO
“Se tu m’ami” (attrib. Pergolesi)
“Sposa son disprezzata” (Vivaldi)
“In uomini, in soldati” (Mozart)
“Deh, per questo istante” (Mozart)
“La regata veneziana” (Rossini)
“Beltà crudele” (Rossini)
“La pastorella” (Rossini)
“Ariette à l’ancienne” (Rossini)
“Canzonetta spagnuola” (Rossini)
“Tanti affetti” (Rossini)
“Voi che sapete” (Mozart)
“Una voce poco fa” (Rossini)

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Works on This Recording

1.
Se tu m'ami by Alessandro Parisotti
Performer:  Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo Soprano), György Fischer (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
2.
Bajazet, RV 703 "Tamerlano": Sposa con disprezzata by Antonio Vivaldi
Performer:  Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1735; Verona, Italy 
3.
Cosě fan tutte, K 588: In uomini, in soldati by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  György Fischer (Piano), Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1790; Vienna, Austria 
4.
La clemenza di Tito, K 621: Deh, per questo istante solo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo Soprano), György Fischer (Piano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1791; Prague, Czech Republ 
5.
Les soirées musicales: no 9, La regata veneziana by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  György Fischer (Piano), Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1830-1835; Italy 
6.
Beltŕ crudele by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo Soprano), György Fischer (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1821; Italy 
7.
La pastorella by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  György Fischer (Piano), Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: circa 1821; Italy 
8.
Péchés de vieillesse, Volume 3 "Morceaux réservés": no 11, Ariette ŕ l'Ancienne by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo Soprano), György Fischer (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857-1868; Italy 
9.
Canzonetta spagnuola by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  György Fischer (Piano), Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1821; Italy 
10.
La donna del lago: Tanti affetti in tal momento by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  György Fischer (Piano), Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1819; Italy 
11.
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492: Voi che sapete che cosa č amor by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  György Fischer (Piano), Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo Soprano)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
12.
Il barbiere di Siviglia: Una voce poco fa...Io sono dolcile by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo Soprano)
13.
La Cenerentola: Excerpt(s) by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1817; Italy 

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