FEDERICO RICCI (1809-1877): Highlights from Corrado d'Alatamura.
Catalogue Number: 06K058
Label: Opera Rara
Description: After Ricci's La prigione di Edimburgo, a semiserio which Opera Rara also gave its lavish highlights treatment, we now have another highlights disc: 79 minutes from the composer's most successful tragic opera, premiered in 1841. As usual, the complete libretto is included (with the recorded parts in color) along with notes of the usual length, performance history and color photos of the performers (and a fat 2009 full-color Opera Rara catalogue). Italian-English libretto. Dimitra Theodossiou (soprano), Dmitry Korchak (tenor), James Westman (baritone), Ann Taylor (mezzo), Geoffrey Mitchell Choir, Philharmonia Orchestra; Roland Böer.