Luigi & Federico Ricci - Crispino e la Comare (DVD) | Dynamic 37675

Luigi & Federico Ricci - Crispino e la Comare (DVD)

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Label: Dynamic

Cat No: 37675

Format: DVD - NTSC

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Opera

Release Date: 4th January 2016

Contents

Artists

Domenico Colaianni
Stefania Bonfadelli
Romina Boscolo
Fabrizio Paesano
Mattia Olivieri
Alessandro Spina
Carmine Monaco
Lucia Conte
Francesco Castoro
Chorus of the Teatro Petruzzelli di Bari
Orchestra Internazionale d’Italia

Conductor

Jader Bignamini

Works

Ricci, Federico

Crispino e la Comare

Artists

Domenico Colaianni
Stefania Bonfadelli
Romina Boscolo
Fabrizio Paesano
Mattia Olivieri
Alessandro Spina
Carmine Monaco
Lucia Conte
Francesco Castoro
Chorus of the Teatro Petruzzelli di Bari
Orchestra Internazionale d’Italia

Conductor

Jader Bignamini

About

Dating from the mid-19th century, Crispino e la Comare (Crispino and the Fairy) was composed by the Neapolitan brothers Luigi and Federico Ricci. It’s one of the last examples of Italian traditional opera buffa and quickly gained in popularity. Between 1854 and 1871 it was performed literally all over the world – in Constantinople, Barcelona, Malta, London, Cádiz, Rio de Janeiro, Paris, New York, Warsaw, New Orleans, Mexico City, Liège, Brussels, Lisbon, Buenos Aires, Vienna, Santiago de Chile, Baden Baden, Berlin, Calcutta and Melbourne.

The title character enjoys one of the great bass roles of 19th-century opera buffa, demanding equal skills in acting and singing, and captured here by Domenico Colaianni’s magnificent performance.

The recording is from the Martina Franca Festival in Italy.

Cast:
- Crispino: Domenico Colaianni
- Annetta: Stefania Bonfadelli
- La Comare: Romina Boscolo
- Contino del Fiore: Fabrizio Paesano
- Fabrizio: Mattia Olivieri
- Mirabolano: Alessandro Spina
- Asdrubale: Carmine Monaco
- Lisetta: Lucia Conte
- Bortolo: Francesco Castoro

Director: Alessandro Talevi
Set: Ruth Sutcliffe
Set Assistant: Justin Arienti
Costume Designer: Manuel Pedretti
Light Designer: Giuseppe Calabrò

Video Format/Aspect ratio: NTSC – 16:9
Audio Format: PCM 2.0 - Dolby digital 5.1
Subtitles: Ita, Eng, Fre, Ger, Jap
Region code: 0 – All regions
Recording date & place: July 2013 – Palazzo Ducale, Martina Franca, Italy
Duration: 136 mins
Notes: English, Italian

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