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Bellini: Norma CD (Giovanni Antonini)

Bellini: Norma CD (Giovanni Antonini)

Cecilia Bartoli sings the lead role accompanied by the Orchestra la Scintilla on period instruments.

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In this complete studio recording of a newly prepared critical edition - the first on period instruments - Giovanni Antonini and Cecilia Bartoli reveal Norma's authentic pre-Romantic roots and return to Bellini's original conception.The role of Norma was written for Giuditta Pasta, who sang what today's listeners would concider to be mezzo-soprano roles, while Adalgisa was conceived for a light, silvery soprano. With Cecilia Bartoli and Sumi Jo heard here for the first time on record together, this iconic opera has been restored as Bellini originally intended.


Tragic Opera in two Acts

Libretto: Felice Romani

New critical edition by Riccardo Minasi & Maurizio Biondi


Norma: Cecilia Bartoli 

Adalgisa: Sumi Jo

Pollione: John Osborn

Oroveso: Michele Pertusi

Clotilde: Liliana Nikiteanu

Flavio: Reinaldo Macias



International Chamber Vocalists

Orchestra la Scintilla, Giovanni Antonini 2013


Running Time: 143:11 mins

Libretto Included.


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