January 25, 2011

'Otello' and 'Alcina'?

Look what I found here, last sentence. Has anybody more information about this, is this confirmed?

January 16, 2011

Original Le Comte Ory

This has been posted in the Hypernews Forum already, but that doesn't make it any less interesting. The premiere is close -:). Link is in the title.

January 7, 2011

Piano Sacrificium Program for Hong Kong and Sydney

Programme ”Sacrificium”
CECILIA BARTOLI
Mezzo-soprano
Sergio Ciomei, piano
Hong Kong, 24 February and Sydney, 15 March 2011
 Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757)Sonata in E, K380
Andante
 Nicolò Porpora
(1686-1768)
"Come nave"
aria of Siface from "Siface" (1725)*
 Riccardo Broschi
(ca. 1698-1756)
“Chi non sente al mio dolore”
aria of Epitide from “Merope” (1732)*
 G.F. Handel
(1685-1759)
Passacaglia in g minor and Sarabande in d minor
  "Lascia la spina",
aria of Piacere from "Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno" HWV 46a
 Domenico ScarlattiSonata in C, K159
 Leonardo Vinci
(ca. 1696-1730)
“Cervo in bosco”
aria of Climaco from “Medo” (1728)*
 Leonardo Leo
(1694-1744)
“Qual farfalla”,
aria of Decio from “Zenobia in Palmira” (1725)*
 Francesco Araia
(1709-1770?)
“Cadrò, ma qual si mira”,
aria of Demetrio from “Berenice” (1734)*
  Interval
 Nicolò Porpora"Usignolo sventurato",
aria of Siface from "Siface" (1725)*
 G.F. Handel“Scherza in mar”,
aria of Adelaide from “Lotario” (1729) HWV 26
 
Leonardo Leo:
Benedetto Marcello
(1686-1739):
“Venice and Naples”:
Allegretto in g minor

Allegro in G
 Antonio Caldara
(ca. 1670-1736)
“Quel buon pastor”,
aria of Abel from the “componimento sacro” "La morte d’Abel" (1732)*
 Domenico ScarlattiSonata in B, K262
Vivo
 Leonardo Vinci“Quanto invidio la sorte… Chi vive amante”
Recitative and aria of Erissena from “Alessandro nelle Indie” (1730)*
 Nicolò Porpora"Nobil onda"
aria of Adelaide from "Adelaide" (1723)*

Program for Australia

An Evening of Romantic Songs
CECILIA BARTOLI
Mezzo-soprano
Sergio Ciomei
Piano
Australia Tour, March 2011
 Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868)"Or che di fiori adorno", anon.
  “Beltà crudele”, anon.
  “Anzoleta dopo la regata”, from “La regata veneziana”, Three songs in Venetian dialect
 Vincenzo Bellini
(1801-1835)
"L’Abbandono", anon.
  “Il fervido desiderio”, anon.
  “Vaga luna”, anon.
  “La Farfalletta”, anon.
  “Dolente immagine”, Maddalena Fumaroli
  “Malinconia, ninfa gentile”, Ippolito Pindemonte
  “Ma rendi pur contento”, Metastasio
 Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868)"Canzonetta spagnuola”, anon.
  “L’Esule”, arietta, Giuseppe Torre
  La danza, Carlo Pepoli
  Interval
 Gaetano Donizetti (1797-1848)“Il barcaiolo”, L. Tarantini
  “Amore e morte”, G.L. Redaelli
  “Me voglio fà ‘na casa”, Canzone napoletana
 Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868)“L’Orpheline du Tyrol”,
Emilien Pacini
  "La grande coquette”,
Emilien Pacini
 Georges Bizet
(1838-1875)
Tarantelle,
Edouard Pailleron
  La coccinelle,
Victor Hugo
 Pauline Viardot
(1821-1910)
“Havanaise”,
Louis Pomey
  "Hai luli!",
Xavier de Maistre
 Manuel del Pópulo Vicente García
(1775-1832)
“Yo que soy contrabandista”,
caballo from the monodrama “El poeta calculista” (1805). Words: anon.
 Maria Malibran
(1808-1836)
“Rataplan”,
chansonette. Words: anon
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January 1, 2011

Xerxes 2011 in Vienna

Xerxes 2011

And a happy new year to all of you!