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Saturday, July 23, 2016 Permalink

At The Opera, Bellini: I Puritani, July 23, 2016

  

I puritani (The Puritans) is an opera in three acts by Vincenzo Bellini. The opera premiered Janurary 24, 1835. The opera concerns the English civil war in the 1640s has divided the land between the supporters of Parliament under Oliver Cromwell (the Roundheads) and the Royalists faithful to the Stuart monarchy (the Cavaliers). King Charles has been beheaded and Queen Enrichetta (Henrietta) has escaped in disguise.

Cast:

Joan Sutherland - Elvira

Luciano Pavarotti - Arturo

Piero Cappuccilli - Riccardo

Nicolai Ghiaurov - Giorgio

Richard Bonynge – conductor

The Royal Opera House of Covent Garden

Playlist

8:00pm
8:00pm
Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana, opera Intemezzo BUY Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony; Ondrej Lenard, conductor
Naxos 8550240
8:07pm
Vincenzzo Bellini: I Puritani BUY London Symphony Orchestra; Richard Bonynge, conductor Joan Sutherland/Pavarotti
11:00pm
11:24pm
Delibes: Air des clochettes BUY from Anna Moffo - The Complete RCA Recital Albums; composed by Delibes
11:32pm
Innocenzi: Addio songi di gloria BUY from Most Wanted Recitals! Gianni Poggi - Italian Songs; composed by Innocenzi
11:36pm
Poggi/Nicelli: Dicitencello vuie BUY from Most Wanted Recitals! Gianni Poggi - Italian Songs
11:39pm
De Curtis: Non ti scordar di me BUY from Most Wanted Recitals! Gianni Poggi - Italian Songs; composed by De Curtis
11:42pm
Mazziotti: Mattinata Sicilana BUY from Most Wanted Recitals! Gianni Poggi - Italian Songs; composed by Mazziotti
11:45pm
Puccini: Sì. Mi chiamano Mimi BUY from Anna Moffo - The Complete RCA Recital Albums; composed by Puccini

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