Vol. 9 – La verità in cimento– 2003

Operas

Vol. 9 – Antonio Vivaldi La verità in cimento Jean-christophe Spinosi

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La verità in cimento, RV 739
opera in tre atti

Gemma BERTAGNOLLI, soprano / ROSANE
Guillemette LAURENS, mezzo-soprano / RUSTENA
Sara MUNGARDO, contralt / MELINDO
Nathalie STUTZMANN, contralto / DAMIRA
Philippe JAJOURSSKY, countertenor / ZELIM
Anthony ROLFE JOHNSON, tenor / MAMUD

Ensemble Matheus
Jean-Christophe SPINOSI, conductor

This opera was first performed in Venice at the Teatro Sant’Angelo in 1720. The drama is set in the realm of the Ottomann empire, an exotic backdrop which provided Vivaldi with a wealth of imaginative ideas.

REVIEWS : Nathalie Stutzmann is formidable. The playing of Ensemble Matheus is outstanding.” BBC Music Magazine

This opera and recording offer spectacular surprises.” Classicstoday.com (10/10)

DISTINCTIONS : 5 de Diapason (juin 2003) – Choc du Monde de la Musique (juin 2003) – 9 de Répertoire (juillet 2003)

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