Fone Records - 2SACD 022 Hybrid SACD Multi-Channel
Pure Analogue Recording - Limited Edition - Plays on All CD Players
Alessandro Stradella's short, hectic life - he was born in 1644 and assassinated in 1682 - provided more than enough material for numerous operas. His own operatic career started with some smaller pieces for Rome, where his talents as a singer and composer, his aristocratic contacts and his incredible charm ensured him a position at the court.
The Wexford Festival Opera Chorus and the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Belarus conducted by Daniele Callegari
performing Friedrich Flotow Alessandro Stradella.
Friedrich Flotow - Alessandro Stradella
Stefano Costa, Andrei Antonov, Ekaterina Morozova, Frantisek Zahradnicek, Declan Kelly,
Wexford Festival Opera Chorus, National Philharmonic Orchestra of Belarus, Daniele Callegari
Wexford Festival Opera Chorus
National Philharmonic Orchestra of Belarus
Daniele Callegari, conductor
Friedrich Flotow (1812-1883)
Romantic opera in three acts to a libretto by W. Friedrich (Friedrich Wilhelm Riese).
Sung in German.
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