Summery Rossini (is there any other kind?)

I don’t talk enough about Rossini (and even less so about La cenerentola), so le’t rectify this a bit today:

Considering I think JDD owns this role, I was very, very impressed with Semmingsen’s extra playful approach here. Wonderful handling of that hair curling coloratura 🙂

So now let’s have Non piu mesta again, also in outdoors conditions:

edit: but since I’m of the moar mezzos mindset, how about Bartoli for the final?

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About dehggial

opera lover with a predilection for Mozart and Baroque

Posted on August 3, 2016, in italian opera, mezzos & contraltos, rossini and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 12 Comments.

  1. oh good, a mezzo triple – just what I need after a day in coloratura soprano land (I know, I know…). Thank you.

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  2. hiding in here looking for music to listen to while i work 😀

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