Robertissimo – Double Album Commemorates Roberto Alagna’s Debut Australian Tour

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Roberto Alagna is coming to Sydney, and to commemorate his Australian debut next month, Deutsche Grammophon is releasing a special Australian Tour Edition of Robertissimo a 2-CD album which features Alagna at his magnetic best. The recording includes arias by Verdi, Donizetti, Massenet and Puccini as well as some lighter works from Abbalati, México and Shostakovich.

Recorded in 2013, the recording features a number of orchestras, like the Paris Symphony Orchestra, the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the Orchestra of the Royal Opera, Covent Garden and legendary conductors like Claudio Abbado, Mark Elder and Bertrand de Billy. Angela Gheorghiu and the London voices are also featured on the recording.

Roberto Alagna’s tour to Australia follows a three month season at New York’s Metropolitan Opera and appearnaces at the Bavarian State Opera in June and July. Performing with him on tour is German based Australian soprano Siobhan Stagg.

They will be accompanied in Sydney by the Australian Sinfonietta conducted by Stefano Miceli.

Click here for more concert information.

The tracks:

1. Shostakovich: La Valse De L’Espérance
2. Alagna: Cantu
3. Abbalati
4. Rota: Parla piu piano (Thème du Parrain)
5. Ciuri, Ciuri
6. Lara: Piensa en mi
7. Farrés: Quizas, Quizas, Quizas
8. Velazquez: Besame mucho como si fuera [Besame mucho como si fuera]
9. Matos Rodriguez: La Cumparsita
10. Amour Et Printemps
11. La Belle De Cadix – Album Version
12. Rossignol De Mes Amours – Album Version
13. L’Amour Est Un Bouquet De Violettes – Album Version
14. México – Version Mariachi
15. Hossein: Si loin de vous
16. Cosma: Loin Vers Un Autre Destin

1. Verdi: La donna è mobile [Rigoletto]
2. Verdi: Di quella pira [Il Trovatore]
3. Donizetti: Una furtiva lagrima [L’elisir d’amore]
4. Donizetti: La Favorite: Un ange, une femme inconnue
5. Verdi: Se quel guerrier io fossi! [Aida]
6. Verdi: Celeste Aida [Aida]
7. Flotow: M’appari [Martha]
8. Giordano: Amor ti vieta [Fedora]
9. Cilèa: La dolcissima effigie sorridente [Adriana Lecouvreur]
10. Mascagni: Viva il vino spumeggiante [Cavalleria rusticana]
11. Puccini: Questa notte…Nessun dorma… O sole! [Turandot]
12. Bizet: A cette voix [Les pêcheurs de perles]
13. Lalo: Puisqu’on ne peut flêchir ces jalouses gardiennes – vainement ma bien aimée [Le Roi d’Ys]
14. Berlioz: Merci, doux crépuscule! [La Damnation de Faust]
15. Massenet: Pourquoi me réveiller [Werther]
16. Halévy: Rachel, quand du Seigneur la grâce tutélaire [La Juive]
17. Bizet: La fleur que tu m’avais jetée [Carmen]
18. Rabaud: A travers le désert [Marouf]
19. Massenet: Scène 2 [Le jongleur de Notre-Dame]

 

 

 
Posted on June 5, 2016 @ 18.11
 

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