April 29, 2013

Giulio Cesare on CD

Giulio Cesare will be released on a CD by Decca (of course).

+ Good news for Russian fans: Cecilia returns to Moscow this September, tickets already on sale. No information on concerts in other Russian cities yet. Orchestra — ? Programme — ?

April 27, 2013

More news

More news: Cecilia as Isabella in 'Italiana in Algeri', Konzerthaus Dortmund, June 2014! http://www.konzerthaus-dortmund.de/event_details.html?eventid=220816

April 19, 2013

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Book vs. Jewel box — how do you prefer CDs?

How do you prefer opera recordings (complete operas, not albums) to be released? (based on the discussion here)
Survey finished:17 for books, 8 for jewel boxes.

April 17, 2013

Article/interview about Norma on "il Corriere della Sera" (7.4.2013)

Here's the article on the "Corriere della Sera"mentioned by GraMilano.


"The priestess won't be a goddess or a heroine of a greek tragedy, but a real woman [...] a woman from the south, ready to defy gods and men to gain Pollione's love. [...] She will be like a she-wolf (as intended by Giovanni Verga in his novel "La Lupa"), like Anna Magnani. An image of flaming sensuality that I took as a model even in the look: loose and messy hair, tight black dress, provocatively low-necked... Like the neo-realist setting, a tribute to Rossellini conceived by Patrice Caurier. A "black and white" show."

April 15, 2013

The additional Norma pics

Just to add some pictures to the forum and maybe not everyone has seen the new Norma pics of Cecilia:
 copyright DECCA


April 14, 2013

Steffani's Stabat Mater officially announced

So, in Versailles it will be Steffani's Stabat Mater.
Well, we already know it, but now it's officially announced on the Barocchisti's page:
And yes, it will be a CD (probably including more than just one Stabat Mater), launched that very day: Il 16 giugno 2013 presentazione nella Cappella Reale di Versailles del nuovo CD dedicato al repertorio Sacro del grande compositore.