Bellini: I Capuleti E I Montecchi

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Catalog: NBD0149V

Arnaud Bernard Jessica Pratt Luca Dall?Amico Omer Meir Wellber Orchestra of Teatro la Fenice Ruben Amoretti Shalva, RUBEN AMORETTI

Vincenzo Bellini’s first great operatic success I Capuleti e i Montecchi is based on an Italian version of Romeo and Juliet in which the feuding clans seek reconciliation through the wedding of Giulietta and Tebaldo. Giulietta’s lover, Romeo, begs her to elope with him, but fate has other plans for the couple. Topped with the ‘agile coloratura runs and lyrical grace’ (The New York Times) of soprano Jessica Pratt, this acclaimed production takes place in the historical and beautifully atmospheric Teatro La Fenice, the same venue in which I Capuleti e i Montecchi had its triumphant premiere in 1830.

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