Recorded at the Glyndebourne Festival Opera in 1995, this acclaimed presentation of composer Gioachino Rossini's epic opus ERMIONE is based on Jean Racine's play "Andromache." Set in Troy after the city fell to the Greeks, the production recounts the rancorous battle between widow Andromache and Helen of Troy's green-eyed daughter, Ermione for the love of Pyrrhus
A decade after his heroic defeat of the monstrous Kraken, Perseus-the demigod son of Zeus-is attempting to live a quieter life as a village fisherman and the sole parent to his 10-year old son, Helius.
To win the right to marry his love, the beautiful princess Andromeda, and fulfil his destiny, Perseus must complete various tasks including taming Pegasus, capturing Medusa's head, and battling the Kraken monster.
Gaetano Donizetti and his librettist Felice Romani kept the focus of their opera ANNA BOLENA on the personal rather than the political in this fictionalized Tudor tale: Henry VIII of England wants to get rid of his second wife, Anne Boleyn, so that he can marry her lady-in-waiting, Jane Seymour.
José Cura, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Verónica Villarroel and Yvonne Naef lead the star cast of Verdi's blazingly passionate opera IL TROVATORE, in Elijah Moshinsky's new Royal Opera House production co-produced with Teatro Real Madrid, with sets by the noted film designer Dante Ferretti and costumes by Anne Tilby.
Part of Tutto Verdi series - I vespri siciliani (2010) Parma. 'I vespri siciliani' ('The Sicilian Vespers') is a five-act Italian opera originally written in French for the Paris Opéra and translated into Italian shortly after its premiere in June 1855.
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Rossini: Ermione - Glyndebourne Festival Opera
Recorded at Glyndebourne's superb new opera house this lavishly praised production of Rossini's forgotten and unusual tragic opera has proved to be an ...
ERMIONE BBC Glyndebourne (1995)
Excerpts of Donna Elvira (Mozart's Don Giovanni) in here too??
Gianluca Floris - Balena in man del figlio - Ermione - Rossini - 1995
Berlin Konzerthaus 1995 - Gustav Kuhn - Daniela Longhi (Ermione) - Rosanna Mancarella (Andromaca) - Patrizio Saudelli (Oreste
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