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Nadja Michael (Medea), Ramón Vargas (Giasone), Alastair Miles (Creonte), Alek Shrader (Egeo), Elena Tsallagova (Creusa), Kenneth Roberson (Evandro), Laura Nicorescu (Ismene)
Bayerisches Staatsorchester, Ivor Bolton (conductor) & Hans Neuenfels (stage director)
Bolton conducts a performance in which there is no relaxing of the story of these unsavoury folk...[Michael] is on good vocal form, powerful on high and even using an occasional touch of chest-voice:... — More…
Bruno de Simone (Don Febeo), Chiara Amarù (Donna Aristea), Leonardo Cortellazzi (Don Carolino), Angela Nisi (Donna Rosina), , Antonino Siragusa (Pigmalione) & Aya Wakizono (Galatea); Orchestra dell’Accademia Teatro alla Scala, Gianluca Capuano, Roberto Catalano
Donizetti was just 19 when he composed Pigmalione and it was only premiered in 1960. Frankly the pupil out-masters his teacher…Siragusa is magnificent as Pygmalion, begging the gods to bring... — More…