Bellini: I Capuleti e I Montecchi / Abbado, Kasarova, Mei, Vargas, Munich Radio Symphony

Release Date: 2/17/2017
Label: Sony
Catalog Number: 88985404322
Conductor: Roberto Abbado
Number of Discs: 3

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Notes and Editorial Reviews
I Capuleti e i Montecchi, Bellini’s exquisitely lyrical treatment of Romeo and Juliet, has garnered renewed popularity in recent decades. The 1998 Munich recording reissued here is one of the catalogue’s most acclaimed, particularly for the vibrant, expressive Romeo of mezzo Vesselina Kasarova and the conducting of Roberto Abbado, who, wrote Gramophone, “has Bellini’s lyricism within him (hear the finale to Act 1, for instance). He elicits fine playing from the Munich orchestra.”
Works on This Recording
1. I Capuleti e i Montecchi by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer: Umberto Chiummo (Bass), Simone Alberghini (Bass), Vesselina Kasarova (Mezzo Soprano), Ramón Vargas (Tenor), Eva Mei (Soprano)
Conductor: Roberto Abbado
Period: Romantic
Written: 1830 ; Italy
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