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Cecilia Bartoli, Giovanni Antonini, Il Giardino Armonico - Farinelli: Porpora, Broschi, Hasse, Giacomelli, Caldara (2019)

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Cecilia Bartoli, Giovanni Antonini, Il Giardino Armonico - Farinelli: Porpora, Broschi, Hasse, Giacomelli, Caldara (2019)

Cecilia Bartoli, Giovanni Antonini, Il Giardino Armonico - Farinelli: Porpora, Broschi, Hasse, Giacomelli, Caldara (2019)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 409 Mb | Total time: 75:30 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Decca | 485 0214 | Recorded: 2017

Renowned for portraying the music of the baroque like no one else, Cecilia Bartoli presents her new recording of arias famously performed by legendary castrato, Farinelli. Exploring the complex gender roles of the world of baroque opera, and highlighting the phenomenon of the castrati, a horrifying practice which led to some of the most celebrated work of the period. Featuring works by Farinelli’s brother, Riccardo Broschi, and his mentor, Nicola Porpora, as well as Hasse, Caldara and Giacomelli. Including two new world premiere recordings, from Porpora’s Polifemo and Broschi’s La Merope.

Jean-Christophe Spinosi, Ensemble Matheus - Rossini: L'Italiana in Algeri (2019) [BDRip]

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Jean-Christophe Spinosi, Ensemble Matheus - Rossini: L'Italiana in Algeri (2019) [BDRip]

Jean-Christophe Spinosi, Ensemble Matheus - Rossini: L'Italiana in Algeri (2019) [BDRip]
BluRay-rip | AVC | MKV 1920x1080 / 6215 kbps / 29,97 fps | 162 min | 9,59 Gb
Audio: Italiano / AC3 / 6ch / 48.0 KHz / 640 Kbps
Classical | Unitel Edition | Sub: English, German, French, Italian, Korean, Japanese

“The role of Isabella is sung to perfection by Cecilia Bartoli – a clever, independent woman with an adventurous streak” (New York Times). Bartoli’s superb performance in Gioachino Rossini’s L’Italiana in Algeri (The Italian Girl in Algiers) at Salzburg Festival, directed by the BAFTA-winning stage director duo Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier, is a highlight among the Rossini celebrations on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the composer’s death. The DVD captures Bartoli’s excellent performance in a rare audiovisual recording of the Italian superstar, who is one of the most successful opera singers of our time. In this vibrant comedy, every look, every hand gesture brings Isabella to life: Bartoli presents the spirited Italian woman with fire, finesse and extraordinary acting abilities – “a Rossini masterclass” (Bachtrack).

Giovanni Antonini, Orchestra La Scintilla, Cecilia Bartoli - Bellini: Norma (2013)

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Giovanni Antonini, Orchestra La Scintilla, Cecilia Bartoli - Bellini: Norma (2013)

Giovanni Antonini, Orchestra La Scintilla, Cecilia Bartoli - Bellini: Norma (2013)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 593 Mb | Total time: 143:11 | Scans included
Classical | Label: DECCA | # 478 6018 | Recorded: 2011, 2013

For generations Bellini’s “Norma” has been looked at from the vantage point of the Verismo era at the beginning of the 20th century. Now Cecilia Bartoli unveils the opera’s original pre-romantic style and colour by taking Norma back to its roots. For the first time ever the entire music is recorded with period instruments from Bellini’s time. Traditional cuts are reinstated. Keys and tonalities are put back into place and the music is executed according to Bellini’s own tempo indications.

Cecilia Bartoli, Giovanni Antonini, Il Giardino Armonico - Sacrificium: The Music of the Castrati (2010)

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Cecilia Bartoli, Giovanni Antonini, Il Giardino Armonico - Sacrificium: The Music of the Castrati (2010)

Cecilia Bartoli, Giovanni Antonini, Il Giardino Armonico - Sacrificium: The Art of the Castrati (2010)
NTSC 16:9 (720x480) | Italiano (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (DTS, 6 ch) | 60 min + 22 min (bonus) | 4,21 Gb (DVD5)
Classical | Label: DECCA | Sub: English, Francais, Deutsch, Italiano, Espanol | Recorded: 2009

A beautiful scenic film by Olivier Simonnet. Filmed in high-definition widescreen. Cecilia Bartoli sings virtuoso arias from her Sacrificium album, on location in and around the spectacular baroque palace of Caserta in Southern Italy, just outside of Naples. This unique film shows Cecilia Bartoli in full costume singing a selection of showpiece arias written for the castrato stars of the Neapolitan school. Ravishing locations including the Court Theatre, the stunning Vestibule and the Palace Gardens. Arias include Handel's "Ombra mai fu" and Broschi's "Son qual nave"–previously only available in the deluxe version of the album.

Cecilia Bartoli, Bryn Terfel, Andrea Bocelli, Myung-Whun Chung - Voices from Heaven (1998)

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Cecilia Bartoli, Bryn Terfel, Andrea Bocelli, Myung-Whun Chung - Voices from Heaven (1998)

Cecilia Bartoli, Bryn Terfel, Andrea Bocelli, Myung-Whun Chung, Coro e Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia - Voices from Heaven (1998)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 220 Mb | Total time: 59:18 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon | 459 156-2 | Recorded: 1998

This is a beautiful anthology of sacred liturgical music. Chung coordinates his forces in larger choral pieces with power and vertical balance. Contributions by Cecilia Bartoli find the mezzo in top form, and Bryn Terfel brings charismatic presence to “Pie Jesu” from the Fauré Requiem. Also included are the interminable "Song for Athene" by John Taverner and a great performance by Andrea Bocelli in Eric Levi's hymn for the world, "I Believe".

Semyon Bychkov, Symphonie-Orchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks - Rossini: Stabat Mater (1990)

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Semyon Bychkov, Symphonie-Orchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks - Rossini: Stabat Mater (1990)

Semyon Bychkov, Symphonie-Orchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks - Rossini: Stabat Mater (1990)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 240 Mb | Total time: 65:11 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Philips | 426 312-2 | Recorded: 1989

Rossini's Stabat Mater was performed publicly in its final form in Paris on January 7, 1842. The first six sections of this ten-movement work had been composed earlier, on commission from Don Francesco de Varela, for an 1833 Good Friday performance in Madrid (with the last four movements written by Giuseppe Tadolini). The work was received enthusiastically in both of its incarnations and has remained a core piece of the choral repertory ever since.

Bruno Campanella, Houston Symphony, Cecilia Bartoli - Rossini: La Cenerentola (1996)

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Bruno Campanella, Houston Symphony, Cecilia Bartoli - Rossini: La Cenerentola (1996)

Bruno Campanella, Houston Symphony, Cecilia Bartoli - Rossini: La Cenerentola (1996)
NTSC 16:9 (720x480) VBR | Italiano (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (Dolby AC3, 6 ch) | 7.48 Gb (DVD9) | 163 min
Classical | DECCA | Sub: English, Francais, Deutsch, Espanol, Chinese

Cecilia Bartoli both thrills the senses and touches the heart in Rossini's sparkling comedy, her feisty Cinderella combining rebelliousness with pathos, vocal beauty with stunning virtuosity. She and a star cast of Italian principals captivate the Houston audience in this exuberant Bologna production, recorded live in November 1995.

Giovanni Antonini, Il Giardino Armonico - Handel: Giulio Cesare (2016) [Blu-Ray]

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Giovanni Antonini, Il Giardino Armonico - Handel: Giulio Cesare (2016) [Blu-Ray]

Giovanni Antonini, Il Giardino Armonico - Handel: Giulio Cesare (2016) [Blu-Ray]
BluRay | BDMV | MPEG-4 AVC Video / 18499 kbps / 1080i / 29,970 fps | 248 min | 45,7 Gb
Audio1: Italiano / LPCM Audio / 2.0 / 24-bit | Audio2: DTS-HD Master Audio / 5.1 / 48 kHz / 3699 kbps / 24-bit
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BluRay-rip | AVC | MKV 1920x1080 / 6215 kbps / 29,97 fps | 248 min | 13,4 Gb
Audio: Italiano / DTS / 6ch / 48.0 KHz / 24 bits
Classical | DECCA | Sub: English, French, German

inaugurated Cecilia Bartoli’s first season as Artistic Director of the Salzburg Whitsun Festival in 2012. “Bartoli’s Dream Start with Dream Voices” wrote the Vienna Kurier of this uproarious Moshe Leiser/Patrice Caurier in which Bartoli heads a hand-picked cast including Andreas Scholl, Philippe Jaroussky and Anne Sofie Von Otter with Il Giardino Armonico conducted by Giovanni Antonini. “[Andreas Scholl’s] coloratura is note perfect, he phrases recitatives with as much musicianship as arias, and the steadiness and purity of his voice are remarkable.” The Financial Times

Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Chor und Orchester der Oper Zurich - Mozart: Don Giovanni (2005)

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Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Chor und Orchester der Oper Zurich - Mozart: Don Giovanni (2005)

Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Chor und Orchester der Oper Zürich - Mozart: Don Giovanni (2005)
NTSC 16:9 (720x480) | Italiano (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (Dolby AC3, 5 ch) | 187 min | 7,17+4,11 Gb (DVD9+DVD5)
Classical | Label: Arthaus Musik | Sub: Italiano, English, Francais, Espanol, Japanese, Deutsch | Recorded: 2001

The overwhelming success of the Prague performance of Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro) in December 1786, led to the commissioning of a new opera. Mozart and his librettist Lorenzo da Ponte turned to the Don Juan theme, making this promising material the basis for their new opera. In the spring of 1787 Mozart began to compose it in Vienna, and was able to complete it in Prague by the autumn of the same year. Don Giovanni received its first performance, under the composer’s personal direction, on 20 October 1787 at Prague’s Count Nostitz National Theatre. This production of Don Giovanni at the Zurich Opera House was staged by the highly creative team of conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt, director Jürgen Flimm and set-designer Erich Wonder. Rodney Gilfry and Cecilia Bartoli lead a first-class group of singers.

William Christie, Orchestra La Scintilla, Cecilia Bartoli - Handel: Semele (2009) [Blu-Ray]

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William Christie, Orchestra La Scintilla, Cecilia Bartoli - Handel: Semele (2009) [Blu-Ray]

William Christie, Orchestra La Scintilla, Cecilia Bartoli - Handel: Semele (2009) [Blu-Ray]
BluRay | BDMV | MPEG-4 AVC Video / 24988 kbps / 1080i / 29,970 fps | 154 min | 36,3 Gb
Audio 1: English / LPCM Audio / 2.0 / 24-bit | Audio 2: DTS-HD Master Audio / 5.0 / 48 kHz / 3979 kbps / 24-bit
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BluRay-rip | AVC | MKV 1920x1080 / 6215 kbps / 29,970 fps | 154 min | 8,32 Gb
Audio: English / DTS / 5ch / 48.0 KHz / 24 bits
Classical | DECCA | Sub: English, French, German, Spanish, Chinese

‘Semele’ is presented in Robert Carsen’s stylish modern dress production, originally seen in London, and most recently staged at the Zurich Opera in 2007. The drama tells of the ambition of the beautiful mortal, Semele, who, not satisfied with being Jupiter’s mistress, strives with fatal results to supplant Jupiter’s wife, Juno. Conceived as an oratorio but nowadays presented as a stage drama, it is a superb vehicle for all the principals, not least the substantial title role, which includes such popular arias as ‘Endless pleasure’ and ‘Myself I shall adore’.

Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Chor und Orchester der Oper Zurich - Mozart: Cosi fan tutte (2005)

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Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Chor und Orchester der Oper Zurich - Mozart: Cosi fan tutte (2005)

Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Chor und Orchester der Oper Zürich - Mozart: Così fan tutte (2005)
NTSC 16:9 (720x480) | Italiano (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (Dolby AC3, 5 ch) | 192 min | 4,11+5,96 Gb (DVD5+DVD9)
Classical | Label: Arthaus Musik | Sub: Italiano, Espanol, Deutsch, English, Francais, Japanese | Rec: 2000

Mozart's third and final opera with librettist Lorenzo da Ponte, the hugely ambitious dramatic comedy Così fan Tutte (roughly translated as "They're All Like That"), is brought passionately to life in a first-class production conducted by Nikolaus Harnoncourt and featuring one of the great starring roles for Cecilia Bartoli. Filmed live at the Zurich Opera House in February 2000 on a set that visualizes the subtitle "The School for Lovers," the plot revolves around two army officers arguing about the fidelity of their brides, then setting out to test their chastity.

Claudio Abbado, Wiener Philharmoniker - Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro (2007)

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Claudio Abbado, Wiener Philharmoniker - Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro (2007)

Claudio Abbado, Wiener Philharmoniker - Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro (2007)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 682 Mb | Total time: 64:51+57:57+47:00 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Deutsche Grammophon | # 477 9124 | Recorded: 1994

On this 3-CD album Claudio Abbado brings to Figaro, Mozart's "sublime mixture of wit and melancholy" (Stendhal), "a keen sense of rhythm and texture and a very keen ear for orchestral detail" (Gramophone), with Cecilia Bartoli "ideally cast", an "enchanting" Sylvia McNair, and Cheryl Studer giving a "totally radiant performance"(The Penguin Guide).

Muhai Tang, Orchestra La Scintilla of the Zurich Opera, Cecilia Bartoli - Rossini: Le Comte Ory (2014) [BDRip]

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Muhai Tang, Orchestra La Scintilla of the Zurich Opera, Cecilia Bartoli - Rossini: Le Comte Ory (2014) [BDRip]

Muhai Tang, Orchestra La Scintilla of the Zürich Opera, Cecilia Bartoli - Rossini: Le Comte Ory (2014) [BDRip]
BluRay-rip | AVC | MKV 1280x720 / 6215 kbps / 29,97 fps | 141 min | 9,97 Gb
Audio: Français / DTS / 6ch / 48.0 KHz / 24 bits
Classical | DECCA | Sub: French, English, German, Korean

Cecilia Bartoli stars in this ebullient Zurich Opera House production of Rossini’s first French-language comedy opera described by the international press as “pure, unadulterated fun”. A BD from Zurich of the acclaimed production by masters of bel canto comedy, Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier. Bartoli reminds us of her comic gifts and her naturalness as a stage actor — as well as her total sympathy with the music of Rossini. Muhai Tang conducts the historical performance ensemble La Scintilla, and the cast includes the acclaimed young Mexican tenor Javier Camarena in the title role.

Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Concentus Musicus Wien, Cecilia Bartoli - Joseph Haydn: Armida (2000)

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Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Concentus Musicus Wien, Cecilia Bartoli - Joseph Haydn: Armida (2000)

Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Concentus Musicus Wien, Cecilia Bartoli - Joseph Haydn: Armida (2000)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue & Log) ~ 675 Mb | Total time: 54:34+74:30 | Scans included
Classical | Label: Teldec | # 85738 11082 | Recorded: 2000

Thanks to his omnivorous curiosity, conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt has revived an authentic masterpiece. Several opera composers–Lully, Handel, and Gluck–had already availed themselves of the amorous and stormy adventures of the knight Rinaldo and the enchantress Armida, drawn from Tasso's Jerusalem Liberated. Composed in 1784, Haydn's Armida was his the final opera he wrote for his patron Prince Esterházy, but it was also the composer's debut opera seria.

Muhai Tang, Orchestra La Scintilla of the Zurich Opera - Rossini: Le Comte Ory (2014)

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Muhai Tang, Orchestra La Scintilla of the Zurich Opera - Rossini: Le Comte Ory (2014)

Muhai Tang, Orchestra La Scintilla of the Zürich Opera, Cecilia Bartoli, Javier Camarena - Rossini: Le Comte Ory (2014)
NTSC 16:9 (720x480) | Français (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (DTS, 6 ch) | 142 min | 7,39 Gb (DVD9)
Classical | Label: DECCA | Sub: English, Francais, Deutsch, Korean | Recorded: 2012

Cecilia Bartoli ('breathtaking vocal fireworks' Oper Aktuell) and Javier Camarena ('irresistibly funny') take the leads in Rossini's boisterous farce, wittily transposed to post-war France in Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier's 'scintillating production' (Opera Today) for the Zürich Opera House.