Arsilda, Regina Di Ponto is Vivaldi’s fourth opera. First performed in at Teatro Sant’Angelo in Venice, its author’s ambition was to establish his nascent. Antonio Vivaldi composed Arsilda, Regina di Ponto for the Venetian theater of Sant’Angelo in the fall of While Vivaldi had, by its debut. Antonio Vivaldi – Arsilda, Regina di Ponto Slovak National Theatre, Bratislava – Václav Luks, David Radok, Lucile Richardot, Olivia.

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Beyond Gilbert and Sullivan: Moreover, aesilda story hinges on concealed identities. There is, therefore, a relative dearth of recordings of his operas, and any contribution is appreciated.

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This Harold en Italieop. Modo Antiquo’s contibution is a quality recording, done on period instruments with highly competent singers. Creative Commons Attribution 3. They may not be public domain elsewhere.

They have also performed at many European early music festivals, including the Italian festival Opera Bivaldi, for which this production of Arsilda was prepared in Printer Version Send to a Friend.

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As such, it perfectly encapsulates the contemporary Pier Jacopo Martello’s tongue-in-cheek satire of opera of the day, which argued that opera, in order to be entertaining, should avoid following Aristotelian rules of drama and instead feature favored scenic conventions, such as prison and sleep scenes.

Copyist Johann Georg Pisendel Please obey the copyright laws of your country. Reliant on a pair of twins for its main intrigue–one male and one female–the story opens with Lisea, disguised as her brother Tamese and posing as King, and Arsilda, engaged to be married to “Tamese.

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While Vivaldi’s instrumental music has been widely known for some time, only in recent decades have his operas attracted such attention. Skip to main content.

Such editions are also public domain in Canada because they fail to meet the minimum ‘threshold of originality’ to qualify for copyright as an ‘adaptation’. Domenico Lalli, his librettist, who settled in Venice in after fleeing his native Naples upon being charged with embezzlement, was one of the most important librettists of the first decades of the eighteenth century. Gramophone’s expert reviews easier than ever before.


Send a link to this article to a friend with an optional message. The true Tamese, meanwhile, is disguised as the palace gardener, and both Arsilda and Lisea have an unexplained attraction to him. Sardelli is working on a critical edition of Arsilda for Istituto Antonio Vivaldi; in his authored excerpt in the liner notes, he points out his intention to implement both a musical and a musicological approach towards Vivaldi’s operas. Her own aria at the end of Act 1 features two obbligato harpsichords, to charming effect.

From SOMM recordings, specialists in British repertoire, comes this interesting new collection of other Elgar orchestral songs, sponsored by the Elgar Society. Javascript is required for this feature.

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Arsilda, regina di Ponto, RV 700 (Vivaldi, Antonio)

Whether you want to see what we think of today’s latest releases or discover what our critics thought of your favourite recordings from the past, you will find it all in our full-searchable Reviews Database. According to the New Grove OperaLalli was responsible for the first comic opera to be seen in Venice; to judge from Arsildahe furnished viva,di link between the Shakespearian juxtaposition of seriousness and comedy in Monteverdi and Cavalli, and the formality, derived from Corneille and Racine, of opera seria.

The longest, at five minutes, is for Tamese: In early OctoberGioachino Rossini summoned the librettist Gaetano Rossi to a villa vifaldi by his wife, the soprano Isabella Colbran in Castenaso, just outside Bologna. This recording features the Baroque orchestra of Modo Antiquo, an ensemble with particular expertise vivaldo the music of Vivaldi and his contemporaries. The story is complex and wholly unbelievable.


Send to a friend Send a link to this article arsilfa a friend with an optional message. Contents 1 Performances 1. Le Bal des Animaux: Thanks to the efforts of Sardelli and Modo Antiquo, scholars, Vivaldi fans, and opera lovers in general now have an additional example of Vivaldi’s early operatic style. Works by Chabrier, Poulenc, Ravel, Satie et al.

Arsilda employs several such scenarios, including a hunt that takes place in a verdant forest and a dungeon scene. But a number of operas-some familiar, others forgotten-are neither of these. If you are arsilxa library, university or other organisation that would be interested in an institutional subscription to Arsllda please click here for further information.

Lisea and Tamese are the twin children of the queen of Cilicia. While Vivaldi had, by its debut, been an important member of Venetian musical culture for over a decade as a violinist and composer, he had begun composing only three years earlier. We normally think of operas as being serious or comical.

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Hence, the edition is public domain in its country of origin or a government publication.

Vivaldi responded to this farrago with a succession of reasonably concise arias. Instead, they are fantastical, dealing with such things as the fairy world and sorcerers, or with the world of dreams. Naxos Javascript not enabled.

Composition Artist Credits Arsilda, regina di Ponto. Work Title Arsilda, regina di Ponto Alt ernative. While at times the sound quality of the recording could be more focused, with low frequencies at vivalfi overwhelming the vocal lines and occasionally making comprehension of the text difficult, the recording overall gives wonderful insight into Vivaldi’s characterizations and skill at both instrumental and vocal writing.

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