NICOLA DE GIOSA (1819-1885): Don Checco.
Catalogue Number: 05R034
Reference: CDS 7737/1-2
Description: A Neapolitan dialect comedy dating from 1850, this is a slice-of-life sketch, a comedy of errors which is very melodic, light and enjoyable and which is, no surprise, a First Recording. 2 CDs. Libretto and translation available on-line. Domenico Colaianni (baritone), Carmine Monaco (bass-baritone), Carolina Lippo (soprano), Francesco Castoro (tenor), Chorus of the Transylvania State Philharmonic Orchestra Cluj-Napoca, Orchestra Internazionale d’Italia; Matteo Beltrami.