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ROSSINI: Barbiere di Siviglia (Il)

Composer(s):Rossini, Gioachino
Artist(s)
Period(s) Romantic
Genre Classical Music
Category Opera
Catalogue 8.660027-29
Label Naxos
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Review By Jessica Duchen,BBC Music Magazine,October 1996

Common to [all tracks] is a warm enfolding orchestral presence, and that combination of fearless strength with the ability to come intimately close to the listener which makes Mattila a totally natural crossover artist…that unmistakeable and gleaming soprano.



Review By Naxos,



Review By CD Review,

"Barbiere should put a smile on your face from the first bar to the last, and this one succeeds"



Review By Fono Forum,

"Hier... Naxos auf dem Sektor der italienishcen Oper wirklich einmal ein Treffer gelungen (Here... Naxos have a real winner in the genre of Italian opera)"



Review By In Tune,

"Naxos has scored another coup by releasing a superb recording of Rossini's Il barbiere di Siviglia which comes close to topping all competition"



Review By Penguin Guide,January 2009

Though the cast is not as starry as with most full-price rivals, the Naxos set makes a first-rate bargain. The sining is hardly less stylish, with Sonia Ganassi a rich-toned Rosina, controlling vibrato well, and with Ramon Vargas an agile and attractively youthful-sounding Almaviva. Roberto Serville as Figaro conveys te fun of the role brilliantly. The buffo characters are strongly cast too, with Basilio’s La calunnia (Franco de Grandis) delightfully enlivened by comments from Bartolo (Angelo Romero), both very much involved in their roles. Will Humburg’s often brisk speeds, with crisp recitative matched by dazzling ensembles, never prevent the music (and the singers) from breathing.








 

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