Bellini: Norma / Gamba [Blu-ray]

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This Blu-ray Disc is only playable on Blu-ray Disc players and not compatible with standard DVD players. Also available on standard DVD Norma is considered...
This Blu-ray Disc is only playable on Blu-ray Disc players and not compatible with standard DVD players.

Also available on standard DVD
Norma is considered not only Bellini’s masterpiece, but also one of the best 19th century operas tout court. Yet, its premiere at La Scala in 1831, three months from the beginning of its composition, was received with a coldness that surprised even Bellini. However, in the space of a few days Norma dispelled all doubts and started on a triumphant journey. This production was recorded at the Macerata Opera Festival, and features a superb cast. It was a particularly great success for Uruguayan soprano Maria Jose Siri, who performs the title role, and Italian mezzo Sonia Ganassi who is Adalgisa. “A perfect synthesis of cast, direction, sets, lighting, and costumes,” according to Italian critics. The aria “Casta diva” received a standing ovation.


Product Description:


  • Release Date: October 27, 2017


  • UPC: 8007144577681


  • Catalog Number: DYN-57768


  • Label: Dynamic


  • Number of Discs: 1


  • Composer: Vincenzo Bellini


  • Conductor: Michele Gamba


  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Coro Lirico Marchigiano V. Bellini, Fondazione Orchestra Regionale Delle Marche


  • Performer: Maria Jose Siri, Nicola Ulivieri, Rubens Pelizzari, Sonia Ganassi



Works:


  1. Norma

    Composer: Vincenzo Bellini

    Ensemble: Coro Lirico Marchigiano V. Bellini, Fondazione Orchestra Regionale Delle Marche

    Performer: Sonia Ganassi (Mezzo Soprano), Rubens Pelizzari (Tenor), Maria Jose Siri (Soprano), Nicola Ulivieri (Tenor)

    Conductor: Michele Gamba