Rossini Le Comte Ory opera to libretto by Eugène Scribe and Charles-Gaspard Delestre-Poirson. Directed 2009 by Lluis Pasqual at the Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro. Stars Yijie Shi (Le Comte Ory), Maria José Moreno (La Comtesse Adèle), Lorenzo Regazzo (Le Gouverneur), Laura Polverelli (Isolier), Roberto de Candia (Raimbaud), Natalia Gavrilan (Dame Ragonde), and Rinnat Moriah (Alice). Paolo Carignani conducts the Teatro Comunale di Bologna and the Prague Chamber Choir (Chorus Master Lubomir Mátl). Video directed by Tiziano Mancini. Sung in French with subtitles in French and 6 other languages. Released 2014, disc has 5.1 dts-HD Master Audio sound. Grade: NA
The small Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro has a good track record for mounting outstanding Rossini productions.