Vol. 8 – L’Olimpiade – 2003

Operas

Vol. 8 – L’Olimpiade – 2003

L’Olimpiade, RV 725

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OLIMPIADE, RV 725

Operain tre atti
libretto di PIETRO METASTASIO

Sara MINGARDO, contralto / LICIDA
Roberta INVERNIZZI, soprano / MEGACLE
Sonia PRINA, contralto / ARISTEA
Marianna KULIKOVA, mezzosoprano / ARGENE
Laura GIORDANO, soprano / AMINTA
Riccardo NOVARO, baritono / CLISTENE
Sergio FORESTI, basso / ALCANDRO

Concerto Italiano
Rinaldo ALESSANDRINI, conductor

First performed at the Teatro Sant’Angelo in 1734, this opera is most noteworthy for being the only setting by Vivaldi of a libretto by the famous poet and librettist Pietro Metastasio that has survived complete.

DINSTINCTIONS : BBC Radio 3, April 2012, First Choice / Diapason d’Or / Diapason d’or de l’année

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