Roberto Devereux


Donizetti Roberto Devereuxopera to libretto by Salvadore Cammarano. Directed 2016 by Alfonso Antoniozzi at the Teatro Carlo Felice. Stars Mariella Devia (Elisabetta, Queen of England), Sonia Ganassi (Sara, Duchess of Nottingham), Stefan Pop (Roberto Devereux), Mansoo Kim (Lord Duke of Nottingham), Alessandro Fantoni (Sir Gualtiero [Walter] Raleigh), Matteo Armanino (a page), and Loris Purpura (a servant of Nottingham). Francesco Lanzillotta conducts the Orchestra and Chorus of the Teatro Carlo Felice (Chorus Master Pablo Assante). Set design by Monica Manganelli; lighting design by Luciano Novelli; costumes by Gianluca Falaschi; directed for video by Matteo Ricchetti. Released 2016, disc has 5.1 dts-HD Master Audio sound. Grade: NA

Richard Lawrence, writing in the March 2017 Gramophone at pages 87-88 roundly praises this production, and who knows more about Donizetti than the fine folks at Dynamic? Here's a clip from Dynamic:

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