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Michael Spyres (Aureliano), Jessica Pratt (Zenobia), Lena Belkina (Arsace) & Raffaella Lupinacci (Publia)
Orchestra Sinfonica G. Rossini & Chorus of the Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Will Crutchfield (conductor) & Mario Martone (stage director)
[This production] is excellent and the singing on a very high level. The title role has the least interesting music, but Michael Spyres…makes what he can of it…[the lovers] are sung by Lena Belkina... — More…
Michael Spyres (Chapelou/Saint-Phar), Florie Valiquette (Madeleine/Madame de Latour), Franck Leguerinel (Le Marquis de Corcy), Laurent Kubla (Biju/Alcindor), Michel Fau (Rose), Yannis Ezziadi (Louis XV), Julien Clement (Bourdon), Accentus, Orchestre de l'Opera de Rouen Normandie, Sebastien Rouland
Adam’s neat, charming writing is impeccable, and one recognises the sinuous melodic lines of the composer of Giselle…Michael Spyres possesses exactly the supple, agile voice required for the... — More…
Michael Spyres (Rodolphe), Vannina Santoni (Agnès), Marion Lebègue (La Nonne), André Heyboer (Luddorf), Jodie Devos (Arthur/Urbain), Jean Teitgen (Pierre l’Ermite), Luc Bertin-Hugault (Le baron de Moldaw), Enguerrand De Hys (Fritz, Veilleur de nuit), Olivia Doray (Anna)
Insula Orchestra, accentus,...
Every singer except Michael Spyres is French, and his pronunciation is quite good as well. Better yet, every single voice, down to the smallest comprimario roles, is a pleasure to hear: clear,... — More…
Ewa Podles (Ciro), Jessica Pratt (Amira), Michael Spyres (Baldassare), Mirco Palazzi (Zambri), Carmen Romeu (Argene), Robert McPherson (Arbace), Raffaele Costantini (Daniello)
Orchestra and Chorus of the Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Will Crutchfield (conductor) & Davide Livermore (director)
Livermore initially opts for pure comedy in staging it as a 1920s silent movie...Never has opera seria been such a hoot...Podles makes for a feisty Ciro, her black treacle contralto imperious,... — More…