Il Barbiere di Siviglia/Il Turco in Italia/Moise et Pharaon [4 Discs] [DVD]
- SKU: 18895187
- Release Date: 11/16/2010
This set pays homage to Italian composer Gioachino Rossini, with three of his operas produced by different venues. It begins with a 2002 production of Il Barbiere di Siviglia by the Opéra Nationjal de Paris, starring Joyce DiDonato, Roberto Saccà and Dalibor Jenis, directed for the stage by Coline Serreau (Romuald et Juliette) with musical accompaniment by the Orchestra and Chorus of the Opéra National de Paris. Next up is the Zurich Opera House's 2002 production of Il Turco in Italia, starring Cecilia Bartoli and Ruggero Raimondi, and directed for the stage by Cesare Lievi, with musical accompaniment by the Orchestra and Chorus of the Zurich Opera House, conducted by Franz Welser-Möst. Finally, the Teatro alla Scala's 2003 production of Moïse et Pharaon stars Barbara Frittoli, Giuseppe Filianoti and Sonia Ganassi; Luca Ronconi directs for the stage, with musical accompaniment by the Orchestra and Chorus of the Teatro alla Scala.