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Episode 3

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Wednesday 23 April 2008

Donald Macleod explores Orlando Furioso, considered by many to be Vivaldi's operatic masterpiece, and written during a lifetime devoted to working in this form.

Orlando Furioso, RV 728 (1st mvt)
Matheus
Jean-Christophe Spinosi (conductor)
naive/Opus 111 OP 30393, CD1 Tr 1

Orlando Furioso (excerpts from Act 1)
Angelica ...... Veronica Cangemi (soprano)
Alcina ...... Jennifer Larmore (mezzo-soprano)
Astolfo ...... Lorenzo Regazzo (bass-baritone)
Bradamante ...... Ann Hallenberg (mezzo-soprano)
Orlando ...... Marie-Nicole Lemieux (contralto)
Matheus
Jean-Christophe Spinosi (conductor)
naive/Opus 111 OP 30393, CD1, Trs 5, 7, 9, 11, 13

Orlando Furioso (Act 1, Scene 11)
Ruggiero ...... Philippe Jaroussky (countertenor)
naive/Opus 111 OP 30393, CD1, Tr 24

Orlando Furioso (Act 2, Scenes 11-13)
Angelica ...... Veronica Cangemi (soprano)
Medoro ...... Blandine Staskiewicz (mezzo-soprano)
Alcina ...... Jennifer Larmore (mezzo-soprano)
Orlando ...... Marie-Nicole Lemieux (contralto)
Choeur Les Elements
Matheus
Jean-Christophe Spinosi (conductor)
naive/Opus 111 OP 30393, CD 2, Trs 22-35.

Music Played

4 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
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    Antonio Vivaldi Orlando Furioso (RV728), opening Sinfonia (1st mvt)

    Performer: Ensemble Matheus Performer: Jean-Christophe Spinosi (cond)

    naïve / Opus 111, OP 30393,

  • Image for Antonio Vivaldi

    Antonio Vivaldi Orlando Furioso (RV728), selection of arias from Act I

    Performer: Veronica Cangemi (sop, Angelica), Performer:Jennifer Larmore (mezzo, Alcina), Performer:Lorenzo Regazzo (Bar Bass, Astolfo), Performer: Ann Hallenberg (mezzo, Bradamante), Performer: Marie-Nicole Lemieux (contralto, Orlando) Performer: Ensemble Matheus Performer:Jean-Christophe Spinosi (cond)

    naïve / Opus 111, OP 30393,

  • Image for Antonio Vivaldi

    Antonio Vivaldi Orlando Furioso (RV728), from Act I scene 11

    Performer: Philippe Jaroussky (counter-ten, Ruggiero)

    naïve / Opus 111, OP 30393,

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    Antonio Vivaldi Orlando Furioso (RV728), Act II conclusion scenes 11, 12, 13

    Performer: Veronica Cangemi (sop, Angelica), Performer: Blandine Staskiewicz (mezzo, Medoro), Performer: Jennifer Larmore (mezzo, Alcina), Performer: Marie-Nicole Lemieux (contralto, Orlando) Performer: Ensemble Matheus / Performer: Choeur ‘Les Éléments / Performer: Jean-Christophe Spinosi (cond)

    naïve / Opus 111 , OP 30393

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