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DVD + Blu-Ray:
Pietro Antonio Cesti – La Dori / Innsbruck

Cesti’s tragicomedic opera La Dori staged by Stefano Vizioli featuring conductor Ottavio Dantone’s Accademia Bizantina and Baroque singing specialists.

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La schiava fortunata ó vero
La Dori
Dramma musicale in three acts (1657)
Libretto by Giovanni Filippo Apolloni

Pietro Antonio Cesti was one of the most outstanding champions of 17th-century Venetian opera, and La Dori was both his greatest success and a major influence on the genre in the expressiveness of its arias and duets. The story is set in Babylon on the shores of the Euphrates, and is a convoluted and richly tragicomedic tale of lost lovers, disguises and mistaken identities filled with larger-than-life and colourfully costumed characters. This revival of a forgotten masterpiece was acclaimed as “a production of the highest level in every aspect” (musicaculturaonline.it).

Dori / Slave “Alì” FRANCESCA ASCIOTI Mezzo-soprano
Oronte RUPERT ENTICKNAP Countertenor
Artaserse FEDERICO SACCHI Bass
Arsinoe FRANCESCA LOMBARDI MAZZULLI Soprano
Tolomeo EMŐKE BARÁTH Soprano
Arsete BRADLEY SMITH Tenor

ACCADEMIA BIZANTINA
Conductor OTTAVIO DANTONE
Stage Director STEFANO VIZIOLI

Video Director KAREN KATCHATRYAN
Filmed on 21, 24 and 26 August 2019 during the Innsbruck Festival of Early Music
at the Tiroler Landestheater, Innsbruck, Austria

A Naxos production in association with the Innsbruck Festival of Early Music

[2.110676 / NBD0123V]
Total playing time: 164 minutes
Language: Italian · Subtitles: Italian, English, German, Japanese, Korean
DVD: NTSC 16:9 · Dolby Digital 2.0 and DTS 5.1 · DVD 9 · Region: 0
BD: HD 16:9 · PCM stereo and DTS-MA 5.1 · BD 50 · Region: A, B, C

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