Donizetti: Maria Stuarda

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Donizetti: Maria Stuarda



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30th Nov 2009




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Donizetti: Maria Stuarda

Laura Polverelli, Maria Pia Piscitelli, Giovanna Lanza, Roberto De Biasio, Simone Alberghini & Mario Cassi

FORM – Orchestra Filarmonica Marchigiana & Coro Lirico Marchigiano ‘V. Bellini’, Riccardo Frizza

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In Donizetti’s opera Maria Stuarda the rôles of the doomed queen and her cousin, Elizabeth I, have been taken by some of the greatest divas, from Malibran to Gruberova and Tosi to Baltsa, each revelling in the high drama of their tragically linked fates.

Gaetano Donizetti: Maria Stuarda

Act I: Introduction

Act I: Qui si attenda, ell'e vicina (Chorus of Courtiers)

Act I: Si, vuol di Francia il Rege (Elisabetta)

Act I: Ah! Quando all'ara scorgemi (Elisabetta, Talbot, Chorus of Courtiers, Cecil)

Act I: Ah! Dal ciel discenda un raggio (Elisabetta, Talbot, Chorus of Courtiers, Cecil)

Act I: Fra voi perche non veggio Leicester? (Elisabetta, Cecil, Leicester)

Act I: Hai nelle giostre, o Talbot, chiesto di me? (Leicester, Talbot)

Act I: Ah! Rimiro il bel sembiante (Leicester, Talbot)

Act I: Se fida tanto colei m'amo (Leicester, Talbot)

Act I: Sei tu confuso? (Elisabetta, Leicester)

Act I: Era d'amor l'immagine (Leicester, Elisabetta)

Act I: Sul crin la rivale (Elisabetta, Leicester)

Act II: Allenta il pie, Regina (Anna, Maria)

Act II: Oh nube! Che lieve per l'aria ti aggiri (Maria, Anna, Chorus of Huntsmen)

Act II: Nella pace del mesto riposo (Maria, Anna)

Act II: Ah! Non m'inganna la gioia! (Maria, Leicester)

Act II: Da tutti abbandonata (Maria, Leicester)

Act II: Ah si! Se il mio cor tremo giammai (Maria, Leicester)

Act II: Qual loco e questo? (Elisabetta, Leicester, Cecil, Talbot, Maria)

Act II: E sempre la stessa: superba, orgogliosa (Elisabetta, Maria, Talbot, Anna, Leicester, Cecil)

Act II: Va'… lo chiedi, o sciagurata (Elisabetta, Maria, Leicester, Cecil, Anna, Talbot)

Act II: Va', preparati furente a soffrir l'estremo fato (Elisabetta, Cecil, Maria, Leicester, Anna, Talbot, Chorus of Soldiers)

Act II: E pensi? E tardi? (Cecil, Elisabetta)

Act II: Quella vita a me funesta (Elisabetta, Cecil, Leicester)

Act II: Ah! Deh! Per pieta sospendi (Leicester, Cecil, Elisabetta)

Act II: Vanne, indegno: t'appare sul volto (Elisabetta, Leicester, Cecil)

Act II: La perfida insultarmi anche volea (Maria, Cecil)

Act II: Oh mio buon Talbot! (Maria, Talbot)

Act II: Quando di luce rosea (Maria, Talbot)

Act II: Lascia contenta al carcere (Talbot, Maria)

Act II: Vedeste? … Vedemmo … Qual truce apparato! (Chorus of Mary's Faithful Servants)

Act III: Anna … Qui piu sommessi favellate (Chorus of Mary's Faithful Servants, Anna, Maria)

Act III: Deh! Tu di un'umile preghiera il suono (Maria, Chorus of Mary's Faithful Servants, Anna, Talbot)

Act III: Oh colpo! … E gia vicino del tuo morir l'istante (Chorus of Mary's Faithful Servants, Cecil, Maria)

Act III: Di un cor che more reca il perdono (Maria, Anna, Talbot, Cecil, Chorus of Mary's Faithful Servants)

Act III: Giunge il conte (Talbot, Maria, Leicester, Cecil, Chorus of Mary's Faithful Servants, Anna)

Act III: Ah! Se un giorno da queste ritorte (Maria, Anna, Talbot, Cecil, Leicester, Chorus of Mary's Faithful Servants)

The Guardian

7th January 2010


“...this new recording presents us very much with an ensemble performance... no one is allowed to do anything notably showy or scene-stealing...Riccardo Frizza drives the first two acts onwards with furious momentum”

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