Another Rarely-Performed Rossini Jewel

ItalyItaly Rossini,  Maometto 11 Chorus and Orchestra of Teatro dell’Opera, Rome.  Chorus master, Roberto Gabbiani. Conductor, Roberto Abbado.  Sets and costumes by Pier Luigi Pizzi with his 2005 production from Teatro La Fenice, Venice.  1.4.2014. (JB)

Maometto II_Enrico Iviglia(Condulmiero)Juan Francisco Gatell(Paolo Erisso)Alisa Kolosova(Calbo) Teatro Opera2013-14_©francesco squeglia_
Maometto II Enrico Iviglia (Condulmiero) Juan Francisco Gatell(Paolo Erisso) Alisa Kolosova(Calbo) Teatro Opera 2013-14 © Francesco Squeglia

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Unravelling Ravel

ItalyItaly Ravel, L’heure espagnole  and L’ enfant et les sortilèges Chorus and orchestra of Teatro dell’Opera Rome.  Conductor, Charles Dutoit.  Staging and Costumes by Laurent Pelly in his Glyndebourne production.  Rehearsed in Rome by Paul Higgins.  Sets of L’heure espagnole by Caroline Ginet; sets of L’enfant et les sortilèges  by Barbara de Limburg.  Original Glyndebourne lighting by Joël Adam, reset in Rome by Andrew May.  Teatro dell’Opera, Rome 01.02.2014 (JB)

L’ENFANT ET LES SORTILEGES Musica di Maurice Ravel ®-Laura-Ferrari-Teatro-dellOpera-di-Roma
L’ENFANT ET LES SORTILEGES
Musica di Maurice Ravel
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Orchestra Italiana!

Orchestra Italiana!

ItalyItaly The Italian Character The story of a great Italian Orchestra   a film, written and directed by Angelo Bozzolini, with Antonio Pappano, The orchestra dell’ Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia and Yuri Temirkanov, James Conlon, Valery Gergiev, Daniel Harding, Janine Jansen, Lisa Batiashvili,  Evgeny Kissin, Denis Matsuev, Stefano Bollani, Lang Lang.   Alpenway Media Production GmbH DVD distribution: EuroArts Music International GmbH  100 minutes.    Italian premiere at the International Rome Film Festival. Sala Santa Cecilia, Parco della Musica, Rome.  10.11. 2013 (JB)

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