Rossini: Il Turco in Italia

Naxos: 2110259

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Rossini: Il Turco in Italia

Label:

Naxos

Catalogue No:

2110259
(2.110259)

Discs:

1

Release date:

5th Jan 2009

Barcode:

0747313525959

Medium:

DVD Video

Format:

NTSC

Region:

all
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Rossini: Il Turco in Italia

Filmed at the Teatro Rossini, Pesaro, Italy, 18 August 2007


Marco Vinco (Selim), Alessandra Marianelli (Fiorilla), Andrea Concetti (Geronio), Filippo Adami (Narciso), Bruno Taddia (Prosdocimo), Elena Belfiore (Zaida), Daniele Zanfardino (Albazar)

Orchestra Haydn di Bolzano e Trento & Prague Chamber Chorus, Antonello Allemandi

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Director: Guido De Monticelli

Sets: Paolo Bregni

Costumes: Santuzza Cali

Lighting: Guido Mariani

Premièred at La Scala, Milan, in 1814, Il turco in Italia is a madcap ensemble opera with an inspired score that boasts music of both comic genius and extraordinary beauty, inspired perhaps by Mozart’s Così fan tutte, which was produced there immediately before Rossini’s drama buffo.

Set in Naples, it spins a crazy tale around a poet who uses the romantic entanglements of the inhabitants with a Turkish prince as inspiration for the plot of his next play. Ultimately, life imitates art as all ends happily, but not before a planned abduction leads to a chaotic situation of mistaken identity …

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