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Il Barbiere di Siviglia – Staged by Michael Hampe

Cecilia Bartoli Rosina | David Kuebler Count Almaviva | Gino Quilico Figaro | Carlos Feller Bartolo | Robert Lloyd Basilio | Klaus Bruch Fiorillo | Paul Kappeler Ambrogio | Edith Kertész-Gabry Berta
Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra (SWR); Choir of Cologne City Opera
Gabriele Ferro

Rossini was 24 years old when he wrote his seventeenth opera and most renowned "buffa", The Barber of Seville, in barely three weeks. This recording is from the 1988 Schwetzinger Festspiele. The production by Michael Hampe is distinguished by a humorous direction of movement, featuring the world-class mezzo-soprano Cecilia Bartoli.


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Interview with Prof. Hampe on Rossini in German


Rossini: Il Barbiere di Siviglia

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PCM Stereo
dts 5.1
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158 mins
English, German, French, Spanish
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