Nino Rota Double Bill

 

Nino Rota opera double feature directed 2017 by Cesare Scarton at the Reate Festival.

  1. La notte di un nevrastenico (The Night of a Neurotic) to a libretto by Riccardo Bacchelli. Stars Giorgio Celenza (The Neurotic); Carlo Feola (The Consierge); Daniele Adriani (The Commendatore); Sabrina Cortese (She); Antonio Sapio (He); Vincenzo Carni (A Floor Boy/Hotel Staff); Maria Rita Combatteli, Lucia Filaci, Siri Kval Ødegård; Mariangela De Vita, and Giacomo Nanni (Hotel Staff).

  2. I due timidi (The Two Timid Ones) to a libretto by Suso Cecchi D’Amico. Stars Giorgio Celenza (Narrator), Sabrina Cortese (Mariuccia), Daniele Adriani (Raimondo), Chiara Osella (Mrs. Guidotti), Antonio Sapio (Dr. Sinisgalli), Mariangela De Vita (Mariuccia’s Mother), Giacomo Nanni (Vittorio, the Consierge/A Guest), Lucia Filaci (Lucia, a Maid), Maria Rita Combatteli (Maria, a Maid), and Siri Kval Ødegård (Lisa, a Maid).

Gabriele Bonolis conducts the Reate Festival Orchestra. Set design by Michele Della Cioppa; costume design by Anna Biagiotti; lighting design by Andrea Tocchio. Directed for TV by Maxim Derevianko; sound recording by Giacomo De Caterini. Released 2019, disc has 5.1 dts-HD Master Audio sound. Grade: NA

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