Rinaldo

 

George Handel and Leonardo Leo Rinaldo opera to a libretto by Aaron Hill and Giacomo Rossi. This is the 1718 version of Rinaldo as reconstructed by Giovanni Andrea Sechi. Directed 2018 by Giorgio Sangati at the Palazzo Ducale, Martina Franca, as part of the Festival della Valle d’Itria. Stars Carmela Remigio (Armida), Francisco Fernández-Rueda (Goffredo), Loriana Castellano (Almirena), Teresa Iervolino (Rinaldo), Francesca Ascioti (Argante), Dara Savinova (Eustazio), Valentina Cardinali (Lesbina), Simone Tangolo (Nesso), Dieli Hoxha (Argante’s Herald), Kim-Lillian Strebel (Spirit in the guise of a woman), and Ana Victória Pitts (Wiseman). Also features mimes Alessio Arzilli, Andrea Bellacicco, Alessandro Colaninno, Cristiano Parolin, Marco Risiglione, and Jacopo Sorbini. Fabio Luisi conducts the Orchestra La Scintilla. Set design by Alberto Nonnato; costume design by Gianluca Sbicca; lighting design by Paolo Pollo Rodighiero. Directed for TV by Matteo Ricchetti; sound recorded by Rino Trasi and Giuseppe Famularo. Released in 2019, disc has 5.1 dts-HD Master Audio sound. Grade: NA

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