Semiramide

 

Rossini Semiramide opera to a libretto by Gaetano Rossi. Directed 2011 by Nigel Lowery at the Vlaamse Opera. Stars Myrtò Papatanasiu (Semiramide), Ann Hallenberg (Arsace), Josef Wagner (Assur), Robert McPherson (Idreno), Igor Bakan (Oroe), Julianne Gearhart (Azema), Eduardo Santamaria (Mitrane), and Charles Dekeyser (L'Ombra di Nino). Alberto Zedda conducts the Symphony Orchestra and Chorus of the Vlaamse Opera Antwerp/Ghent (Chorus Master Yannis Pouspourikas). Set design and costume design by Nigel Lowery; lighting design by Lothar Baumgarte; directed for video by Matteo Ricchetti. Released 2015, disc has 5.1 dts-HD Master Audio sound. Grade: NA