Pergolesi: Adriano in Siria

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Pergolesi: Adriano in Siria

Pergolesi: Adriano in Siria

Pergolesi Spring Festival, Jesi, Ancona


Marina Comparato (Adriano), Lucia Cirillo (Emirena), Annamaria Dell’Oste (Farnaspe), Nicole Heaston (Sabina), Stefano Ferrari (Osroa) & Francesca Lombardi (Aquilio Tribuno)

Accademia Bizantina, Ottavio Dantone (conductor) & Ignacio García (director)

For the festivities marking the Pergolesi’s tercentenary in his native Jesi, Ignacio García created a new staging of the imperial drama Adriano in Siria. His staging in Jesi’s exquisite 18th-century Teatro Comunale Pergolesi includes the delightful comic intermezzo Livietta e Tracollo, thus following the precedent set at the premiere in 1734. A fine Italian cast and the distinguished Accademia Bizantina are led by the Accademia’s director, Ottavio Dantone.

Extra features:

Interview with Ottavio Dantone

Cast gallery

Running time 188 mins

Region Code All regions

Picture format 16:9 Anamorphic

Sound format 2.0LPCM + 5.1(5.0) DTS

Menu languages EN

Subtitles EN/FR/DE

“This is the most impressive and engaging product of Pergolesi's anniversary year I've heard so far...[Annamaria dell'Oste] is more dramatically aware and dignified than simply dazzling: she never once plays to the gallery, or drops out of character...The orchestral playing is exceptionally fine, with the very tight ensemble vividly captured by the microphones.” International Record Review, January 2012

“Top marks go to conductor and director for giving the music space to breathe. The vocal cast is almost uniformly brilliant. The tension between unbridled feeling and duty's constraints - a tension that obsessed 18th-century audiences - simmers throughout, energising the extemporisation through which the singers develop character. Dell'Oste is in a class of her own: she turns coloratura into eloquent, heart-rending declarations” BBC Music Magazine, February 2012 ****

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Pergolesi: Adriano in Siria

Pergolesi: Adriano in Siria

Pergolesi Spring Festival, Jesi, Ancona


Marina Comparato (Adriano), Lucia Cirillo (Emirena), Annamaria Dell’Oste (Farnaspe), Nicole Heaston (Sabina), Stefano Ferrari (Osroa) & Francesca Lombardi (Aquilio Tribuno)

Accademia Bizantina, Ottavio Dantone (conductor) & Ignacio García (director)

For the festivities marking the Pergolesi’s tercentenary in his native Jesi, Ignacio García created a new staging of the imperial drama Adriano in Siria. His staging in Jesi’s exquisite 18th-century Teatro Comunale Pergolesi includes the delightful comic intermezzo Livietta e Tracollo, thus following the precedent set at the premiere in 1734. A fine Italian cast and the distinguished Accademia Bizantina are led by the Accademia’s director, Ottavio Dantone.

Extra features:

Interview with Ottavio Dantone

Cast gallery

Running time 188 mins

Region Code All regions

Picture format 16:9 Anamorphic

Sound format 2.0LPCM + 5.1(5.0) DTS

Menu languages EN

Subtitles EN/FR/DE

“This is the most impressive and engaging product of Pergolesi's anniversary year I've heard so far...[Annamaria dell'Oste] is more dramatically aware and dignified than simply dazzling: she never once plays to the gallery, or drops out of character...The orchestral playing is exceptionally fine, with the very tight ensemble vividly captured by the microphones.” International Record Review, January 2012

“Top marks go to conductor and director for giving the music space to breathe. The vocal cast is almost uniformly brilliant. The tension between unbridled feeling and duty's constraints - a tension that obsessed 18th-century audiences - simmers throughout, energising the extemporisation through which the singers develop character. Dell'Oste is in a class of her own: she turns coloratura into eloquent, heart-rending declarations” BBC Music Magazine, February 2012

“The stage action is pleasingly literal, sensible and unpretentious; Garcia allows the performers and audience enough mental space to concentrate fully on the rhetorical power of the soliloquy convention, without any ill-conceived attempt to subvert Metastasio's language and action into something sexy and postmodern...This is an exceptionally fine production that offers a great deal of integrity and fascination.” Gramophone Magazine, February 2012

“Dantone's young soloists, relatively unknown, burn with conviction and sing superbly...In fact, every aspect of this enthralling production is close to exemplary.” Classical Music, 25th February 2012 *****

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Pergolesi: Adriano in Siria

Pergolesi: Adriano in Siria


Franco Fagioli (Farnaspe), Romina Basso (Emirena), Yuriy Mynenko (Adriano), Dilyara Idrisova (Sabina), Juan Sancho (Osroa), Cigdem Soyarsl (Aquilio)

Capella Cracoviensis, Jan Tomasz Adamus

Read our exclusive interview with Franco Fagioli about this opera here.

New love, position, power, revenge, disguise, mistaken identity, complications and passionate devotion – the full spectrum of baroque opera seria is here in this new recording of Pergolesi’s ‘Adriano In Siria’. Franco Fagioli leads the cast, alongside Romina Basso, Yuriy Mynenko, Dilyara Idrisova, Juan Sancho and Cigdem Soyarslan, accompanied by the exuberant Polish orchestra Capella Cracoviensis under the baton of Jan Tomasz Adamus. Famed for his Stabat Mater, Pergolesi died aged just 26 but had already completed four opera seria; ‘Adriano in Siria’ is the third of these and has a libretto by Metastasio.

“Fagioli really pulls out all the stops as Farnaspe, a role written for the castrato Cafarelli who must have been superhuman in his vocal abilities. Two-octave lunges, phrases without end – Fagioli relishes it all…Romina Basso is a gorgeous Emirena, smoothly vocalised and extremely expressive” Opera Now, February 2017 ***

“Fagioli traverses two octaves of fioritura seamlessly, many times, and is well-matched by Yuriy Mynenko as a suave Adriano. Tenor Juan Sancho has juicier recitatives to work with as Osroa, King of Parthia and arsonist, and does so with swagger.” BBC Music Magazine, April 2017 ***

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Decca - 4830004

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Pergolesi: Adriano in Siria

Pergolesi: Adriano in Siria


Daniela Dessi, Jolanta Omilian, Susanna Anselmi, Ezio Di Cesare, Gloria Banditelli, Lucia Mazzaria

Orchestra dell'Opera da Camera di Roma, Marcello Panni

Bongiovanni - GB2078/80

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Baroque Opera Classics Box Set

Baroque Opera Classics Box Set


Cavalli:

Ercole Amante

Luca Pisaroni (Ercole), Veronica Cangemi (Iole), Anna Bonitatibus (Giunone), Jeremy Ovenden (Hyllo), Anna Maria Panzarella (Deianira), Marlin Miller (Licco), Umberto Chiummo (Nettuno/Tevere/Spirit of Eutyro), Wilke te Brummelstroete (Bellezza/Venere), Johannette Zomer (Cinzia/Parsitea/Spirit of Clerica), Mark Tucker (Mercurio/Spirit of Laomedonte) & Tim Mead (Paggio/Spirit of Bussiride)

Concerto Köln & Chorus of De Nederlandse Opera, Ivor Bolton (conductor) & David Alden (stage director)

La Didone

Recorded live at the Théâtre de Caen, October 2011

Anna Bonitatibus (Didone), Kresimir Spicer (Enea), Xavier Sabata (larba), Maria Streijffert (Ecuba) & Katherine Watson (Cassandra)

Les Arts Florissants, William Christie (conductor) & Clément Hervieu-Léger (director)

Handel:

Deidamia

Recorded live at the De Nederlandse Opera, March & April 2012

Sally Matthews (Deidamia), Veronica Cangemi (Nerea), Olga Pasichnyk (Achille), Silvia Tro Santafé (Ulisse), Andrew Foster-Williams (Fenice), Umberto Chiummo (Licomede) & Jan-Willem Schaafsma (Nestore)

Concerto Köln, Ivor Bolton (conductor) & David Alden (director)

Pergolesi:

Adriano in Siria

Pergolesi Spring Festival, Jesi, Ancona

Marina Comparato (Adriano), Lucia Cirillo (Emirena), Annamaria Dell’Oste (Farnaspe), Nicole Heaston (Sabina), Stefano Ferrari (Osroa) & Francesca Lombardi (Aquilio Tribuno)

Accademia Bizantina, Ottavio Dantone (conductor) & Ignacio García (director)

Rameau:

Zoroastre

Recorded live at Drottningholms Slottsteater on the Drottningholm Island, Stockholm in July 2006

Anders J Dahlin (Zoroastre), Evgueniy Alexiev (Abramane), Sine Bundgaard (Amélite), Anna Maria Panzarella (Erinice), Lars Arvidson (Zopire/La Vengeance), Marcus Schwartz (Narbanor), Gerard Théruel (Oromasès/Ariman), Ditte Andersen (Céphie)

The Drottningholm Theatre Orchestra and Chorus & Les Talens Lyriques, Christophe Rousset (musical director) & Pierre Audi (stage director)

Scarlatti, G:

Dove È Amore È Gelosia

Recorded live at The National Theatre, Prague Summer 2011

Lenka Máciková (Marquise Clarice, widow), Aleš Briscein (Count Orazio), Katerina Knežíková (Vespetta), Jaroslav Brezina (Patrizio), Bohumil Klepl (Servant) & Tatána Kupcová (Marquise)

Schwarzenberg Court Orchestra, Vojtech Spurný (conductor) & Ondrej Havelka (director)


La Didone is one of the earliest operas in existence, and Ercole Amante, at the time of its premiere, was the grandest show ever performed in Europe. By contrast, prior to its revival in the very Baroque gem of a theatre that hosted its premiere, the courtly farce Dove È Amore È Gelosia was virtually unknown, as was the hitherto neglected Deidamia, Handel’s final Italian opera. The 18th-century Baroque theatre machinery at Drottningholm lends authenticity to Rameau’s Zoroastre, as does the period Pergolesi Theatre at Jesi to the performance of Adriano in Siria. Sally Matthews is ‘captivating’ as Deidamia (New York Times), Anna Bonitatibus is an uncompromisingly intense Didone, and Luca Pisaroni’s Hercules is by turns heroic and melodious. Specialist ensembles, including Concerto Köln, Les Arts Florissants and Les Talens Lyriques, bring apt nuance and colour to these sumptuous productions showcasing worthy masterworks of the Baroque.

Sound format: 2.0LPCM + 5.1(5.0) DTS

Subtitles: EN/FR/DE/IT/ES/NE

Running time: 919 MINUTES

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Region: 0

Format: NTSC

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Baroque Opera Classics Box Set

Baroque Opera Classics Box Set


Cavalli:

Ercole Amante

Luca Pisaroni (Ercole), Veronica Cangemi (Iole), Anna Bonitatibus (Giunone), Jeremy Ovenden (Hyllo), Anna Maria Panzarella (Deianira), Marlin Miller (Licco), Umberto Chiummo (Nettuno/Tevere/Spirit of Eutyro), Wilke te Brummelstroete (Bellezza/Venere), Johannette Zomer (Cinzia/Parsitea/Spirit of Clerica), Mark Tucker (Mercurio/Spirit of Laomedonte) & Tim Mead (Paggio/Spirit of Bussiride)

Concerto Köln & Chorus of De Nederlandse Opera, Ivor Bolton (conductor) & David Alden (stage director)

La Didone

Recorded live at the Théâtre de Caen, October 2011

Anna Bonitatibus (Didone), Kresimir Spicer (Enea), Xavier Sabata (larba), Maria Streijffert (Ecuba) & Katherine Watson (Cassandra)

Les Arts Florissants, William Christie (conductor) & Clément Hervieu-Léger (director)

Handel:

Deidamia

Recorded live at the De Nederlandse Opera, March & April 2012

Sally Matthews (Deidamia), Veronica Cangemi (Nerea), Olga Pasichnyk (Achille), Silvia Tro Santafé (Ulisse), Andrew Foster-Williams (Fenice), Umberto Chiummo (Licomede) & Jan-Willem Schaafsma (Nestore)

Concerto Köln, Ivor Bolton (conductor) & David Alden (director)

Pergolesi:

Adriano in Siria

Pergolesi Spring Festival, Jesi, Ancona

Marina Comparato (Adriano), Lucia Cirillo (Emirena), Annamaria Dell’Oste (Farnaspe), Nicole Heaston (Sabina), Stefano Ferrari (Osroa) & Francesca Lombardi (Aquilio Tribuno)

Accademia Bizantina, Ottavio Dantone (conductor) & Ignacio García (director)

Rameau:

Zoroastre

Recorded live at Drottningholms Slottsteater on the Drottningholm Island, Stockholm in July 2006

Anders J Dahlin (Zoroastre), Evgueniy Alexiev (Abramane), Sine Bundgaard (Amélite), Anna Maria Panzarella (Erinice), Lars Arvidson (Zopire/La Vengeance), Marcus Schwartz (Narbanor), Gerard Théruel (Oromasès/Ariman), Ditte Andersen (Céphie)

The Drottningholm Theatre Orchestra and Chorus & Les Talens Lyriques, Christophe Rousset (musical director) & Pierre Audi (stage director)

Scarlatti, G:

Dove È Amore È Gelosia

Recorded live at The National Theatre, Prague Summer 2011

Lenka Máciková (Marquise Clarice, widow), Aleš Briscein (Count Orazio), Katerina Knežíková (Vespetta), Jaroslav Brezina (Patrizio), Bohumil Klepl (Servant) & Tatána Kupcová (Marquise)

Schwarzenberg Court Orchestra, Vojtech Spurný (conductor) & Ondrej Havelka (director)


La Didone is one of the earliest operas in existence, and Ercole Amante, at the time of its premiere, was the grandest show ever performed in Europe. By contrast, prior to its revival in the very Baroque gem of a theatre that hosted its premiere, the courtly farce Dove È Amore È Gelosia was virtually unknown, as was the hitherto neglected Deidamia, Handel’s final Italian opera. The 18th-century Baroque theatre machinery at Drottningholm lends authenticity to Rameau’s Zoroastre, as does the period Pergolesi Theatre at Jesi to the performance of Adriano in Siria. Sally Matthews is ‘captivating’ as Deidamia (New York Times), Anna Bonitatibus is an uncompromisingly intense Didone, and Luca Pisaroni’s Hercules is by turns heroic and melodious. Specialist ensembles, including Concerto Köln, Les Arts Florissants and Les Talens Lyriques, bring apt nuance and colour to these sumptuous productions showcasing worthy masterworks of the Baroque.

Sound format: 2.0LPCM + 5.1(5.0) DTS

Subtitles: EN/FR/DE/IT/ES/NE

Running time: 919 MINUTES

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Region: all

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Tutto Pergolesi: The Complete Opera Edition

Tutto Pergolesi: The Complete Opera Edition

Live Recordings from The Pergolesi Festival, Jesi


Pergolesi:

Il prigionier superbo

Antonio Lozano (Sostrate), Maria Rodrìguez Cusì (Rosmene), Marina de Liso (Metalce), Ruth Rosique (Ericlea), Marina Comparato (Viridate), Giacinta Nicotra (Micisda)

Accademia Barocca de I Virtuosi Italiani, Corrado Rovaris (conductor) & Henning Brockhaus (stage director)

La Serva Padrona

Alessandra Marianelli (Serpina), Carlo Lepore (Uberto), Jean Meningue (Vespone)

Accademia Barocca de I Virtuosi Italiani, Corrado Rovaris (conductor) & Henning Brockhaus (stage director)

Flaminio

Live Recording from The Teatro Valeria Moriconi, Jesi 2010

Juan Francisco Gatell (Polidoro), Laura Polverelli (Flaminio), Marina De Liso (Giustina), Sonya Yoncheva (Agata) & Serena Malfi (Ferdinando)

Accademia Bizantina, Ottavio Dantone (conductor) & Michal Znaniecki (stage director)

La Salustia

Live Recording from The Teatro G.B. Pergolesi, Jesi 2011

Vittorio Prato (Marziano), Serena Malfi (Salustia), Laura Polverelli (Giulia), Florin Cezar Ouatu (Alessandro) & Giacinta Nicotra (Albina)

Accademia Barocca De I Musici Italiani, Corrado Rovaris (conductor) & Juliette Deschamps (stage director)

L'Olimpiade

Live Recording From The Teatro Valeria Moriconi, Jesi, 2011

Raul Gimenez (Clistene), Lyubov Petrova (Aristea), Yetzabel Arias Fernandez (Argene), Jennifer Rivera (Licida), Sofia Soloviy (Megacle)

Academia Montis Regalis, Alessandro de Marchi (conductor) & Italo Nunziata (director)

Lo frate ‘nnamorato

Live Recording from The Teatro G. B. Pergolesi, Jesi, 2011

Nicola Alaimo (Marcaniello), Elena Belfiore (Ascanio), Patrizia Biccirè (Nena), Jurgita Adamonyte (Nina), Barbara Di Castri (Luggrezia), David Alegret (Carlo), Laura Cherici (Vannella), Rosa Bove (Cardella), Filippo Morace (Don Pietro)

Europa Galante, Fabio Biondi (conductor) & Willy Landin (stage director)

Adriano in Siria

Pergolesi Spring Festival, Jesi, Ancona

Marina Comparato (Adriano), Lucia Cirillo (Emirena), Annamaria Dell’Oste (Farnaspe), Nicole Heaston (Sabina), Stefano Ferrari (Osroa) & Francesca Lombardi (Aquilio Tribuno)

Accademia Bizantina, Ottavio Dantone (conductor) & Ignacio García (director)

Livietta e Tracollo


Sound Format: PCM Stereo, DD 5.1 / + DTS 5.1 (Adriano in Siria)

Picture Format: 16:9

DVD Format: 8 x DVD 9 & 4 x DVD 5 / NTSC

Languages: IT (Original Language), GB, DE, FR, ES + KOR (excl. Adriano in Siria)

Running Time: 1065 mins + 12 mins

Bonus (Adriano in Siria)

FSK: 0

“Together [these performances] make a compelling case for Pergolesi being, as Ottavio Dantone claims, ‘the greatest Italian opera composer of the 18th century’.” Early Music Today

DVD Video

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Format: NTSC

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Arthaus Musik - 107538

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