Anna Bolena (2 DVD) - Bergamo Music Festival

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Anna Bolena (2 DVD)
Composer: Gaetano Donizetti
Release Date: 02/27/2007
Conductor: Fabrizio Maria Carminati
Artists:

Dimitra Theodossiou
Luigi Albani
Mauro Corna
José Maria Lo Monaco
Gian Luca Pasolini
Sofia Solovíy
Riccardo Zanellato

Orchestra: Orchestra of Bergamo Music Festival
Chorus: Chorus of Bergamo Music Festival
Label: Dynamic
Run Time: 3:03:00
Region: Region Free, Worldwide
 

History

Anna Bolena premiered at Milan’s Teatro Carcano in 1830, and was Donizetti’s first great international success. David McVicar, who created the Met’s new production of Anna Bolena, says of the work: “Donizetti takes the bel canto form and explores every possible dramatic opportunity within it. The lynchpin of the story is Anna Bolena’s inability to provide Henry VIII with the male heir that he craves. And, of course, to be a wife of Henry VII is to risk as much as you gain.”
 

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