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Composer of the Week: Rossini


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5/5. Although Rossini is said to have completed The Barber of Seville in a fortnight, even he couldn't compose three operas at once, although that's exactly what he tried to do in 1821. Donald Macleod explores this year in the composer's life and the tragi-comedy Matilde di Shabran. Rossini Matilde di Shabran (excerpts)
Galicia SO , conductor Riccardo Frizza


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Unknown: Matilde Di Shabran.
Unknown: Rossini Matilde
Conductor: Galicia So
Conductor: Riccardo Frizza
Isidoro: Bruno de Simone (baritone)
Contessa d'Arco: Chiara Chialli (mezzo)
Matilde Shabran: Annlck Massis (soprano)
Aliprando: Marco Vinco (bass)
Ginardo: Carlo Lepore (bass)
Corradino: Juan Diego Florez (tenor)
Raimondo Lopez: Bruno Taddia (baritone)
Edoardo: Hadar Halevy (mezzo)

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Composer of the Week: Rossini

BBC Radio 3, 15 August 2008 12.00

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