Rossini: Il Barbieri Di Siviglia / Abbado, Prey, Berganza, Alva

Release Date: 6/14/2005
Catalog Number: B000427909
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Number of Discs: 1

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STEREO: PCM / SURROUND: DTS 5.1
Subtitles: German/English/French/Italian/Spanish/Chinese
A production of UNITEL, Munich

Rossini’s famous comic masterpiece was filmed in 1972 and is based on a production from La Scala. With star soprano Teresa Berganza as the cunning heroine Rosina and Hermann Prey in the title role, director Jean-Pierre Ponnelle has the perfect allies to unfold the full dramatic potential of Rossini’s approach. With Claudio Abbado conducting the Orchestra of La Scala and the strong cast of singers, most of them the foremost Rossini interpreters of their time, this production is a music highlight in the Rossini catalogue.
Works on This Recording
1. Il barbiere di Siviglia by Gioachino Rossini
Performer: Hermann Prey (Baritone), Luigi Alva (Tenor), Paolo Montarsolo (Bass), Teresa Berganza (Mezzo Soprano), Stefania Malagú (Mezzo Soprano), Luigi Roni (Bass), Renato Cesari (Baritone), Enzo Dara (Bass)
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Period: Romantic
Written: 1816 ; Italy
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