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Saturday, December 31, 2016 Permalink

Met Opera: L’Italiana in Algeri

  

L’Italiana in Algeri
by Gioachino Rossini

 

James Levine conducts this comedy of a feisty Italian girl turning the tables on her bumbling captors via Rossini’s blend of madness and fun. Mezzo-soprano Marianna Pizzolato makes her Met debut in the title role, opposite tenor René Barbera and baritone Nicola Alaimo. Bass-baritone Ildar Abdrazakov plays the pasha who is overcome by love and pasta.

 


Conductor:
James Levine

 

Cast:

Isabella: Marianna Pizzolato
Elvira: Angela Mannino
Zulma: Rihab Chaieb
Lindoro: René Barbera
Taddeo: Nicola Alaimo
Haly: Dwayne Croft
Mustafa: Ildar Abdrazakov

 

Start time: 10:00 AM on Capital Public Radio.
Approximate running time 3 hrs 2 min

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