Maria Stuarda


Donizetti Maria Stuarda opera to libretto by Giuseppe Bardari. Directed 2009 by Denis Krief at the Teatro La Fenice.  Stars Fiorenza Cedolins (Maria Stuarda), Sonia Ganassi (Elisabetta, Queen of England), José Bros (Roberto), Mirco Palazzi (Giorgio Talbot), Marco Caria (Lord Guglielmo Cecil), and Pervin Chakar (Anna Kennedy). Fabrizio Maria Carminati conducts the Orchestra and Chorus of the Teatro La Fenice (Chorus Master Claudio Marino Moretti). Sets, costumes, and lighting by Denis Krief. Directed for TV direction by Tiziano Mancini. Released  2011, disc has 5.0 dts-HD Master Audio sound. Grade: NA

This production earned an "Editor's Choice" in the May 2011 Gramophone as well as a perceptive review in the June 2011 Opera News. Sorry, there is no adequate YouTube clip for this.