Jacques Offenbach Un mari à la porte (A Husband at the Door) operetta to libretto by Alfred Delacour and Léon Morand. Directed 2019 by Luigi Di Gangi and Ugo Giacomazzi at the Teatro del Maggio Musicale in Florence. Stars Matteo Mezzaro (Florestan Ducroquet), Marina Ogii (Suzanne), Francesca Benitez (Rosita), and Patrizio La Placa (Henri Martel). Valerio Galli conducts the Orchestra of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino. Set design by Federica Parolini; costume design by Agnese Rabatti; lighting design by Luigi Biondi. Sung in French. Released 2019, disc has 5.1 dts-HD Master Audio sound. Grade: NA
We usually exclude operettas for being insufferably silly. But we make an exception for this because it appears to be short and we want to compare it to the Offenbach opera Contes d’ Hoffman.