Il Flaminio

Giovanni Battista Pergolesi Il Flaminio opera to a libretto by Gennarantonio Federico. Directed 2010 by Michal Znaniecki at the Teatro Valeria Moriconi, Jesi, as part of the Fondazione Pergolesi Spontini Music Festival. Stars Juan Francisco Gatell, Laura Polverelli, Marina De Liso, Sonia Yoncheva, Serena Malfi, Laura Cherici, and Vito Priante. Ottavio Dantone conducts the Accademia Bizantina. Sets by Benito Leonori; costumes by Klaudia Konieczny, lighting by Michal Znaniecki; directed for TV by Tiziano Manchini. Released 2012, disc has 5.1 dts-HD Master Audio sound. Grade: Help!

This is a world premiere recording. Arkiv Music does list a CD recording of the "Flaminio Overture" included in a CD of Pergolesi symphonies. Now that's an obscure opera! But at least it's a comedy and not something that's supposed to be good for you.

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