L’Italiana in Algeri - Opera by Gioachino Rossini

Author: ARD

The great Cecilia Bartoli stars in Moshe Leiser's and Patrice Caurier’s charming production of Rossini’s opera.

  • L'Italiana in Algeri_Cecilia Bartoli | Copyright: © Monika Rittershaus

    L'Italiana in Algeri_Cecilia Bartoli © Monika Rittershaus

  • L'Italiana in Algeri_Cecilia Bartoli | Copyright: © Monika Rittershaus

    L'Italiana in Algeri_Cecilia Bartoli © Monika Rittershaus

Jean-Christophe Spinosi on the podium brings with the ensemble Matheus an ideal blend of clarity and pace to Rossini’s hilarious comedy.

Cecilia Bartoli is Isabella, the Italian girl who grounded in Algiers. She searches for her lost lover, Lindoro, sung by the captivating Edgardo Rocha. Ilda Abdrazakov is Mustafà, the Bey of Algiers, who keeps Lindoro prisoner and decides to make Isabella his wife - although he is already married to Elvira (Rebeca Olvera).

arte, BR and Unitel are presenting the celebrated hit by “Salzburger Festspiele 2018“.

Production year 2018
Producer Unitel, Magdalena Herbst
Editor Bayerischer Rundfunk, Peter Fohrwikl, Theresa März
Original title L’Italiana in Algeri
Production Company arte, Bayerischer Rundfunk, Unitel
Conductor Jean-Christophe Spinosi
Orchestra / Band Ensemble Matheus
Choir Philharmonia Chor Wien
Soloist Cecila Bartoli (Isabella)
Soloist Ildar Abdrazakov (Mustafà)
Soloist Edgardo Rocha (Lindoro)
Soloist Alessandro Corbelli (Taddeo)
Soloist José Coca Loza (Haly)
Soloist Rebeca Olvera (Elvira)
Soloist Rosa Bove (Zulma)
Director Tiziano Mancini



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