Opera now

'The cast is well up to Opera Rara's usual standards, with such expert bel canto practitioners as Annick Massis, Jennifer Larmore and Bruce Ford. Antonello Allemandi conducts with stylistic certainty and the sound is excellent.'
Patric Schmid Artistic Director, Opera Rara 1972- 2005

A one act melodrama with 'so much wonderful music'.
BBC Music Magazine

'If you thought Opera Rara might be running out of obscure Donizetti to revive, think again... Musically, it begins in a skilful but routine manner, though rises later on to something more interesting as the young Donizetti increasingly engages with the characters and their situations.'
The Cast

AMUR - Pietro Spagnoli
ZEIDAR
- Jennifer Larmore
ELVIDA
- Annick Massis
ALFONSO - Bruce Ford
ZULMA
- Anne-Marie Gibbons
RAMIRO
- Ashley Catling

Geoffrey Mitchell Choir
London Philharmonic Orchestra
CONDUCTOR -
Antonello Allemandi