The Turin 2017 “Incoronazione di Dario” Liveblogging Thread

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Welcome to the White Shirt live comment thread for Vivaldi’s “Incoronazione di Dario” from Turin (2017), with Ottavio Dantone conducting and staged by Leo Muscato.

Cast List:
Statira – Sara Mingardo
Argene – Delphine Galou
Dario – Carlo Allemano
Niceno – Riccardo Novaro
Alinda – Roberta Mameli
Oronte – Lucia Cirillo
Arpago – Veronica Cangemi
Flora – Romina Tomasoni
Ghost of Ciro & Oracle of Apollo – Cullen Gandy

Libretto: no such luck, but subtitles on the official DVD! (which is the only source for now; no online availability yet)

 

 

The Brussels “Lucio Silla” (2017) Liveblogging Thread

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Welcome to the White Shirt live comment thread for Mozart’s “Lucio Silla” from Brussels (2017), with Antonello Manacorda conducting and staged by Tobias Kratzer.

Cast List:
Jeremy Ovenden – Lucio Silla Lenneke Ruiten – Giunia
Anna Bonitatibus – Cecilio
Simona Saturová – Lucio Cinna
Ilse Eerens – Celia
Carlo Allemano – Aufidio

Libretto: The French version (on ARTE) should have French subtitles, the German version German subtitles. English (html) here, Italian (pdf) here.

Ceci n’est pas un liveblog

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This is not a liveblog. This is “Dr. T and Anik” watching some clips from their “We always wanted to check this out, remember?”

Featuring: Greek Soprano I and II (but no full Boccanegra because we have limits),  Mingardo (because there should always be Mingardo) and Antonacci.

 

 

 

The Milan “Idomeneo” (2005) Liveblogging Thread

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Welcome to the White Shirt live comment thread for Mozart’s “Idomeneo” from Milan (2005), with Daniel Harding conducting and staged by Luc Bondy.

Cast List:
Idomeneo – Steve Davislim
Idamante – Monica Bacelli
Ilia – Camilla Tilling
Elettra – Emma Bell
Arbate – Francesco Meli
High Priest of Neptun – Robin Leggate
The Voice of Neptun – Ernesto Panariello

Libretto: the YT vid comes with Italian and English subtitles.

 

The Turin “Aci” (2009) Liveblogging Thread

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Welcome to the White Shirt live comment thread for Handel’s “Aci, Galatea & Polifemo” from Turin (2017), with Antonio Florio conducting and staged by Davide Livermore.

Cast List:
Sara Mingardo (Galatea)
Luisa Baldinetti (Galatea’s double)
Ruth Rosique (Aci)
Cristina Banchetti (Aci’s double)

Antonio Abete (Polifemo)
Sax Nicosia (Polifemo’s double)

Librettolibretto (1708 version): here in English and Italian, here in German and Italian.

 

The Geneva “Figaro” (2017) Liveblogging Thread

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Welcome to the White Shirt live comment thread for Mozart’s “Le nozze di Figaro” from Geneva (2017), with Marko Letonja conducting and staged by former house director Tobias Richter.

Cast List:
Guido Loconsolo (Figaro)
Fabrice Farina (Don Curzio)
Bálint Szabó (Bartolo)
Ildebrando D’Arcangelo (Graf Almaviva)
Nicole Cabell (Gräfin Almaviva)
Regula Mühlemann (Susanna)
Mélody Louledjian (Barbarina)
Avery Amereau (Cherubino)
Monica Bacelli (Marcellina)
Bruce Rankin (Don Basilio)

Libretto: English/Italian/German (html)