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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)
It's a fascinating piece. Cavalli treats Giovanni Busenello's libretto with dignity in a responsive setting...So, too, does Hervieu-Leger, capturing its complex narrative and emotional interactions... — More…
Nahuel di Pierro, Anna Bonitatibus (mezzo-soprano), Giuseppina Bridelli, Francesca Aspromonte, Krystian Adam, Ensemble Pygmalion, Raphaël Pichon
Even if Pichon’s ideas occasionally gild the fleur-de-lys, Pygmalion’s animated music-making serves to resuscitate this extraordinary opera admirably. — More…
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),...
This is a ravishing production in every department - scenery, stage effects, costumes, dancing, acting and music. Luca Pisaroni is an assured and vigorous Hercules...but it is Cavalli's women... — More…
Anna Bonitatibus, Sonia Ganassi
Academia Montis Regalis, Alessandro De Marchi
[De Marchi] He actually conducts the whole performance with vigor and with elegance, bringing out the sparkling humor where needed. Perhaps the high point of this first work by Donizetti is the... — More…