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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


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


Year Cast
Adelaide, Berengario, Adalberto)
Opera House and Orchestra
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




External links

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

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