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La Farsa del Barba – Renaissance witty comedy|
A flashback to the early Italian Renaissance brings us a sample of the art of treating love and passion with irony in this classical music style destined for popularization.
Version: Music - 16:9 HD | Length: 58' | Year of production: 2010
| AMFIPARNASO-A MADRIGAL COMEDY|
Orazio Vecchi, whose life spanned the late 16th and early 17th centuries, poured some of his non-religious musical energies into simple and amusing forms of entertainment, such as the madrigal-comedy Amfiparnaso, printed in Venice and dedicated to Cardinal Alessandro d’Este.
Version: Music - Format: 16:9 HD | Length: 51' | Year of production: 2009
| The Maid as Mistress|
Giovanni Battista Pergolesi’s masterpiece The Maid as Mistress is widely recognized as the starting point for the glorious Italian music period which reached its apex with Rossini’s comic opera.
Version: Italian - Format 16:9 (HD) | Length: 47' | Year of production: 2008
| A POET’S DREAM|
A striking "fantasy" based on Henry Purcell's masterwork The Fairy Queen – the semi-opera without a real plot which he wrote as incidental music for a performance of Shakespeare's Midsummer Night Dream - in which the lead character is a caricature of Shakespeare himself, dreaming of a new work but incapable of giving his ideas a logical organisation.
Version: Sung in English | Length: 50' | Year of production: 2007
| LA BARCA DI VENETIA PER PADOVA|
Adriano Banchieri (1568 – 1634), an original and versatile personality, was an Olivetan monk, an organ player, a composer and a man of letters. His humour, eccentricity and sharp wit are manifested in the musical genre he preferred: the Madrigal Comedy.
Version: only music | Length: 39' | Year of production: 2005
| CATULLI CARMINA (1943) Music by Carl Orff |
CHOIR OF RTSI and Lugano Percussion Group conducted by Diego Fasolis
Soprano: Giorgia Milanesi
Tenor: Riccardo Botta
Touch Dance Company Choreography by Mi Jung Pedrazzoli-Manfrini
Set design: Mario Del Don
Costume Design: Anna Bruna Gola
Staged by: Mando Bernardinello
Music copyright B.
Version: only music | Length: 45' | Year of production: 2003
| Alfabeto a sorpresa|
ALFABETO A SORPRESA
Scenic Divertimento for Three Voices and Two Pianos.
Music by Virgilio Mortari.
Bass: Giancarlo Tosi.
Version: Only music | Length: 17' | Year of production: 1988
| La morte di Niobe|
LA MORTE DI NIOBE
a tragedy in mime
Music by Alberto Savinio.
THE INTRUMENTAL GROUP “MUSICA D’OGGI” AND THE ROME “OTTETTO VOCALE”.
Version: Only music | Length: 36' | Year of production: 1986
| Il matrimonio segreto|
IL MATRIMONIO SEGRETO
“Jocular” Melodrama in Two Acts.
Music by Domenico Cimarosa.
Libretto by Giovanni Bertati.
Geronimo: Enrico Fissore.
Version: Only music | Length: 168' | Year of production: 1986
| La dirindina|
Small Musical Farce in Two Parts.
Music by Domenico Scarlatti.
Libretto by Girolamo Gigli.
Dirindina: Silvia Baleani
Don Carissimo: Enrico Fissore
Liscione: Gian Franco
Mari Dirindona: Anna Recchimuzzi
Un servo: Roberto Maggini
ORCHESTRA DELLA SVIZZERA ITALIANA conducted by Marc Andreae
Harpsichord-master: Francesco Degrada
Violoncello: Taisuke Yamashita
Set design: Peter Bissegger
Costume design: Franca Zucchelli
Producer: Filippo Crivelli
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Version: Only music | Length: 53' | Year of production: 1985
| Acis and Galathea|
ACIS AND GALATHEA (1717).
Masque in Two Acts.
Music by G. F.Haendel.
Libretto by John Gay.
Galathea: Barbara Schlik, soprano.
Version: Only music | Length: 83' | Year of production: 1985
| Il segreto di Susanna|
IL SEGRETO DI SUSANNA
Intermezzo in one act.
Music by Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari.
Libretto by Enrico Golisciani.
Susanna: Fiorella Pediconi, soprano.
Version: Only music | Length: 49' | Year of production: 1984
One act capriccio for the theatre.
Music and libretto by Ferruccio Busoni.
Ser Matteo del Sarto: Nelson Portella, baritone.
Version: Only music | Length: 64' | Year of production: 1984
| La scala di seta|
LA SCALA DI SETA
Comic Farce in Two Acts (1812).
Music by Gioacchino Rossini.
Libretto by Giuseppe Foppa.
Dormont: Tullio Pane, tenor.
Version: Only music | Length: 103' | Year of production: 1983
| Les Troqueurs|
Comic Opera in One Act.
Music by Antoine D’Auvergne.
Libretto by Jean-Jacques Vade From a story by La Fontaine.
Version: Only music | Length: 64' | Year of production: 1983
| Gli amori di Teolinda|
GLI AMORI DI TEOLINDA (1816).
One Act Pastoral by Gaetano Rossi.
Music by Giacomo Meyerbeer.
Teolinda: Karin Ott, singing.
Version: Only music | Length: 55' | Year of production: 1983
| Filemone e Bauci|
PHILEMON AND BAUCIS or Jupiter’s Journey to the Earth: An operetta for puppets.
Music by Joseph Haydn.
Libretto by C.G. Pfeffel (revised by H.
Version: Only music | Length: 55' | Year of production: 1982
| Le sette canzoni|
LE SETTE CANZONI
Espressioni drammatiche (1918).
Music by Gian Francesco Malipiero.
La madre: Ilva Ligabue, soprano.
Version: Only music | Length: 44' | Year of production: 1982
| Lo speziale|
LO SPEZIALE (1768)
Comic Opera in three Acts (Hob.VVIII/3)
Music by Joseph Haydn
Libretto by Carlo Goldoni (revised by H.C. Robbins Landon)
Act I: 44'
Act II: 26'
Act III: 25'
Grilletta: Antonella Manotti, soprano.
Version: Only music | Length: 95' | Year of production: 1982
| Los Villancicos|
THE MISTERIES OF THE CHRISTMAS
by Antonio Soler
Part 1 - 44'
Infantillo Poeta y Cura, Visita de Carceles Angel San José y nuestra Senora
Part 2 - 46'
Sacristan y Monaguillo Anton y Pascual Un angel y el demonio
Baritone: Luis Alvarez
Tenor: Tomas Cabrera
I PICCOLI CANTORI SOLISTI and CHOIR OF ESCOLANIA DI SANTA CRUZ DEL VALLE DE LOS CAIDOS conducted by Laurentino Saez de Buruaga
Ensemble instrumental Arthur Haas conducted by Arthur Haas
Production, Set and costume design: Alice Pole
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Version: Only music | Length: 90' | Year of production: 1981
| Il giocatore|
Intermezzo in three parts by Luigi Cherubini (1775).
Serpilla: Benedetta Pecchioli, soprano.
Version: Only music | Length: 51' | Year of production: 1981
| Blue Monday|
BLUE MONDAY (1922)
Music by George Gershwin.
Libretto by Buddy de Sylva.
Orchestration by Gregg Smith and Edmund Najera.
Version: Only music | Length: 26' | Year of production: 1981
| Trouble in Tahiti|
Trouble in Tahiti (1952)
Opera in seven scenes
Libretto and music by Leonard Bernstein.
Dinah: Hélène Versloot, mezzo-soprano.
Version: Only music | Length: 44' | Year of production: 1981
| Le jeu de Robin et Marion|
LE JEU DE ROBIN ET MARION
by Adam de la Halle (13th C)
ENSEMBLE PERCEVAL Guy Robert, Solange Boulanger, Jean Paul Racodon, Alain Serve, Catherine Potero, Vincent Audat
Set design: Mario del Don
Version: Only music | Length: 71' | Year of production: 1980
Divertimento with poetry by Edith Sitwell.
Music by William Walton.
Interpreters: Cathy Berberian, Jack Buckley.
Version: Only music | Length: 42' | Year of production: 1980
| La finta giardiniera|
LA FINTA GIARDINIERA
Comic opera in three acts
Libretto by Ranieri da Calzabigi
Music by W. A. Mozart
Part 1: 56'
Part 2: 54'
Part 3: 39'
Don Achille: Tullio Pane, tenor.
Version: Only music | Length: 149' | Year of production: 1979
| Pierrot Lunaire|
Staging by Arnold Schoenberg
Soprano: Catherine Gayer.
Piano: Elisaveta Leonskaia.
Version: Only music | Length: 33' | Year of production: 1979
| Basso obbligato|
Let’s not turn this into a melodrama A show on the character of the comic bass in the history of opera.
Excerpts from works by Mozart, Donizetti, Verdi and others.
Version: Only music | Length: 54' | Year of production: 1979
| Livietta e Tracollo|
LIVIETTA E TRACOLLO
Opera by G. P. Pergolesi.
Livietta: Carmen Lavani.
Tracollo: Mario Chiappi.
Version: Only music | Length: 56' | Year of production: 1978
| Happy End|
A comedy in three acts by Dorothy Lane (E. Hauptmann).
Songs by Bertold Brecht.
Music by Kurt Weill.
Lilian Holiday: Milena Vukotic.
Version: Only music | Length: 83' | Year of production: 1978
| Histoire du soldat|
HISTOIRE DU SOLDAT
by Igor Stravinsky and C. F. Ramuz
ORCHESTRE DE LA CHAMBRE DE TOULOUSE conducted by Louis Auriacombe.
Version: Only music | Length: 40' | Year of production: 1977
| El retablo de maese Pedro|
EL RETABLO DE MAESE PEDRO
Opera in one act and ten scenes
From “Don Quixote” by Cervantes
Music by Manuel de Falla.
Tenor: Juan Sabaté.
Version: Only music | Length: 32' | Year of production: 1977
| Les chansons de Bilitis|
LES CHANSON DE BILITIS
by Claude Debussy and Pierre Louys.
Flutes: Gabriele Gallotta, Giuseppe Montrucchio.
Version: Only music | Length: 24' | Year of production: 1976
| Ludus Danielis|
12th C. liturgical play.
Counter-tenors: Zeger Vandersteene, Drew Winter.
Bass-baritones: Pedro Liendo, Nikos Kapetas.
Version: Only music | Length: 63' | Year of production: 1976
| Il maestro di cappella|
IL MAESTRO DI CAPPELLA
Music by Domenico Cimarosa.
Bass: Fernando Corena.
Mime choreography: Marise Flach, Angelo Corti.
Version: Only music | Length: 23' | Year of production: 1975
| La zingara|
Music by Rinaldo da Capua (transcription by Luciano Sgrizzi).
Nisa: Francina Girones, soprano.
Version: Only music | Length: 39' | Year of production: 1969