Bellini: I Puritani

I Puritani is one of Bellini’s most creative and influential masterpieces, a belcanto opera stamped with vocal and orchestral writing of intoxicating beauty and dramatic intensity. Set in England in the Civil War shortly before Oliver Cromwell’s triumph, it involves romantic and political intrigues that drew from Bellini music of melodic raptness and melancholic depth. It also inspired him to compose some of his most breathtakingly virtuosic passages, notably Elvira’s Mad Scene, that call for the utmost in theatrical power. This production includes all the music performed at the works Paris premiere.

Soloists: Adam Palka, Ana Durlovski, René Barbera, Diana Haller
Conductor: Gezim Myshketa
Stattsorchester Stuttgart
Stattsopernchor Stuttgart

Album Information

DVD: March 8, 2019
Number of Discs: 2
Label: Naxos DVD
ASIN: B07MX34V55