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Opera In English - Donizetti: Elixir Of Love / Parry, Et Al


Release Date: 10/19/1999 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 3027   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Helen WilliamsMary PlazasAshley HollandBarry Banks,   ... 
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia OrchestraGeoffrey Mitchell Choir
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 13 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

REVIEWS:
Opera News (2/00) - "...[a] venturesome [English] translation by the late Arthur Jacobs [that evokes Gilbert & Sullivan]....the same singers [were]...featured in the [company's] 1998 production of 'Elixir'...[bringing] a welcome naturalness...and total involvement in the unfolding tale..."
REVIEWS:
Opera News (2/00) - "...[a] venturesome [English] translation by the late Arthur Jacobs [that evokes Gilbert & Sullivan]....the same singers [were]...featured in the [company's] 1998 production of 'Elixir'...[bringing] a welcome naturalness...and total involvement in the unfolding tale..." Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
L'Elisir d'Amore by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Helen Williams (Soprano), Mary Plazas (Soprano), Ashley Holland (Baritone),
Barry Banks (Tenor), Andrew Shore (Baritone)
Conductor:  David Parry
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra,  Geoffrey Mitchell Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Italy 
Length: 132 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: English 

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