Title
Norma
Composer
Vincenzo Bellini 1801-1835
Performer
Sondra Radvanovsky  (sopraan) Sondra Radvanovsky  (sopraan) Joyce DiDonato  (mezzosopraan) Joseph Calleja  (tenor) Matthew Rose  (bas) Metropolitan Opera Chorus  (koor) Metropolitan Opera Orchestra  (orkest)
Librettist
Felice Romani
Based on the work of
Alexandre Soumet
Conductor
Carlo Rizzi
Director
David McVicar
Publisher
Erato, © 2018 | Other editions
2 dvd-video's + boekje
Playing time
03:04:43
Note
Ondertiteling : Engels, Frans, Duits, Italiaans, Spaans
EAN
0190295629762
CDR
DCD1547

About Vincenzo Bellini

Vincenzo Salvatore Carmelo Francesco Bellini (Italian: [vinˈtʃɛntso salvaˈtoːre karˈmɛːlo franˈtʃesko belˈliːni] (listen); 3 November 1801 – 23 September 1835) was an Italian opera composer, who was known for his long-flowing melodic lines for which he was named "the Swan of Catania". Many years later, in 1898, Giuseppe Verdi "praised the broad curves of Bellini's melody: 'there are extremely long melodies as no-one else had ever made before'."

A large amount of what is known about Bellini's life and his activities comes from surviving letters—except for a short period—which were written over his lifetime to his friend Francesco Florimo, whom he had met as a fellow student in Naples and with whom he maintained a lifelong friendship. Other sources of information come from correspondence saved …Read more on Wikipedia

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