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Adelaide di Borgogna

Adelaide di Borgogna, ossia Ottone, re d'Italia (Adelaide of Burgundy, or Otto, King of Italy) is a two-act opera composed by Gioachino Rossini (with contributions by Michele Carafa) to a libretto by Giovanni Schmidt. It was premièred at the Teatro Argentina in Rome on 27 December 1817.[1]

Performance history

Based on operadis recordings, this so far:

  • A concert performance in the Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, 19 November 1978
  • A performance at the Martina Franca Festival, August 4 1984
  • A concert performance in the Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 19 August 2005
  • A performance in the BPA Palas (Teatro 2) di Pesaro, 17 August 2006

Roles

Role Voice type Premiere Cast, 27 December 1817[2]
Adelaide soprano Elisabetta Manfredini-Guarmani
Ottone contralto Elisabetta Pinotti
Adelberto tenor Savino Monelli
Berengario bass Gioacchino Sciarpelletti
Eurice mezzo-soprano Anna Maria Muratori
Ernesto tenor Giovanni Puglieschi
Iroldo mezzo-soprano or tenor Luisa Bottesi

Recordings

Year Cast
(Ottone,
Adelaide, Berengario, Adalberto)
Conductor,
Opera House and Orchestra
Label[3]
1984 Martine Dupuy,
Mariella Devia,
Armando Caforio,
Aldo Bertolo
Alberto Zedda,
Martina Franca Festival Orchestra and New Cambridge Chorus
(Recording of a performance at the Martina Franca Festival, August 4)
Audio CD: Warner Fonit
Cat: 3984 27591
2005 Jennifer Larmore,
Marjella Cullagh,
Mirco Palazzi,
Bruce Ford
Giuliano Carella,
Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Chorus
(Recording of a concert performance in the Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 19 August)
Audio CD: Opera Rara
Cat: ORC 32

References

Notes

Sources

External links

Casaglia, Gherardo (2005). "27 dicembre 1817". Almanacco Amadeus (Italian)Template:Gioachino Rossini

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