FULL RAVENNA FESTIVAL 1987 A Compilation Daniela Dessi, Carlo Bergonzi, Susan Dunn, Leyla Gencer, Chris Merritt
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Information on the Performance
- Work Title: RAVENNA FESTIVAL 1987
- Composer: various
- Libretto: various    Libretto Text, Libretto Index
- Venue & Opera Company: Ravenna, Italy
- Recorded: 1987
- Type: Staged Opera Live
- Singers: Daniela Dessi, Carlo Bergonzi, Susan Dunn, Leyla Gencer, Chris Merritt, Rockwell Blake, Helen Donath, Renato Bruson, and many more (see below)
- Conductor: Riccardo Chailly, Pierre Dervaux, Romano Gandolfi, Antonello Allemandi
- Stage Director:
- Costume Designer:
Information about the Recording
- Date Published: 2023
- Format: Unknown
- Quality Video: 3 Audio:3
- Subtitles: nosubs
- Video Recording from: YouTube     FULL VIDEO
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON THIS PERFORMANCE
A Compilation: Highlights:
“Carmen” by G. Bizet with Mario Malagnini, Martha Senn, Silvano Carroli
“La forza del destino” with Josella Ligi; Helga Müller Molinari, Carlo Bergonzi
“Alina, Queen of Golconda” by G. Donizetti Daniela Dessì, Adelisa Tabiadon, Rockwell Blake, Paolo Coni
CONCERT Leyla Gencer
Deutsche Requiem by Brahms. Soloists: Helen Donath, Renato Bruson
Petite Messe Solennelle by G. Rossini, Susan Dunn, Margarita Zimmermann, Chris Merritt, Riccardo Chaily
A month of Festival in 2 hours of Documentary. Protagonist Ravenna, which does not host but lives and offers its image and desire for creativity; there are no hosted shows, the whole Festival is made up of new productions. The rituals that entered into the expectation of the city are back, the initials of the bugler, the horse-drawn stagecoach, the 11 venues for concerts and shows.
The ROCCA BRANCALEONE for the Opera. “Carmen” by G. Bizet. Performers: Mario Malagnini, Martha Senn, Silvano Carroli, Alida Ferrarini… Conducted. Pierre Dervaux, Direction, scenery and cost. Piero Samaritani, Orchestra and Municipal Choir of Bologna.
“The Force of Destiny” by G. Verdi. Performers: Josella Ligi; Helga Müller Molinari, Carlo Bergonzi, Giancarlo Pasquetto, Bonaldo Giaiotti… Conductor Romano Gandolfi, Directed by Filippo Crivelli, Sets and cost. Nicholas Benois. Choreography Alessandra Mingardo. OSER Toscanini Orchestra.
“Concert-Opera for the 1986 “Ravenna in Festival” Award to soprano Susan Dunn. director Riccardo Chailly, Orchestra and Municipal Choir of Bologna. (cabaletta Leonora from Verdi’s “Il Trovatore”).
DANTE’S TOMB. Readings on Saturday at twilight followed by 20th century music. HE Mons. Ersilio Tonini Bishop of Ravenna reads Canto I Purgatorio, the Polyphonic Choir of Ravenna performs “Ave Maria” by Stravinskiji. Luigi Squarzina reads Canto II Purgatorio, the Quartet of Venice performs “Rispetti e strambotti” by G.F. Malipiero. Giorgio Caproni reads Canto III Purgatorio, Bruno Cavallo and Susanna Mildonian perform “Sonata” by N. Rota. Carlo Cecchi reads Canto IV Purgatorio, Aleta M. Fonte, Patrizia di Paolo, Francis Bucknal, Elisabetta Fiorini perform “Tempo di Quartetto” by Mahler. Luciano Berio reads Canto V Purgatorio, Carlo Chiarappa performs Berio’s “Sequence for violin”.
In PIAZZA S. FRANCESCO Father Davide Turoldo reads the I Canto Paradiso before the “Deutsche Requiem” by Brahms. Soloists: Helen Donath, Renato Bruson. director Wolfgang Sawallisch, Orchestra and Chorus of the Munich Theater.
ALGHIERI THEATER. “Alina, Queen of Golconda” by G. Donizetti. First shot in the twentieth century. Semi-serious opera, “fairy tale and comic opera and also interpenetrated serious opera” writes Arruga. Performers: Daniela Dessì, Adelisa Tabiadon, Rockwell Blake, Paolo Coni, Andrea Martin, Sergio Bertocchi. Conductor Antonello Allemandi. Directed by Lorenza Codignola, Sets and cost. Pasquale Grossi. OSER Toscanini Youth Orchestra.
“CONCERT Leyla Gencer”: Tribute to Gluck from “Alceste”. Polyphonic of Ravenna, Roberto Negri piano. BALLET “Per Mozart”, variations by Mercadante, Chopin, Bennato, choreography by A. Amodio, Aterballetto with Elisabetta Terabust.
EVENT “Le Pazzie” by L. Codignola and L. Arruga. Scenes from operas by Vivaldi, Paisiello, Bellini, Donizetti, Verdi; excerpts from Ariosto and Shakespeare. Singers: Monica Tagliasacchi, Patrizia Dordi, Mariella Devia, Adelisa Tabiadon. Actor Dario Cantarelli. director Maurizio Barbacini, S. Codignola scenic system and Alessandro Rocca, Sets and cost. Municipality of Bologna. Studio Maioli television collages.
THE BASILICAS. S. APOLLINARE in CLASS, “Solemn Mass” by G. Rossini, Susan Dunn, Margarita Zimmermann, Chris Merritt, Helmut Berger Tuna. director R. Chailly, Bologna Municipal Orchestra and Choir. SANTA MARIA delle CROCI: “Ravenna, recent memories”, Installation with photographs by Silvia Lelli and Roberto Masotti. Music Jon Garbarek, Multivision Roberto Gavioli. SAN VITALE, “The Organ Concerts” on Monday: Patrice Caire. “Half an hour of musical meditation” on Friday: Quartet of Venice: Verdi Quartet; Jacopo Scalfi cello: Bach Suite No. 5; Maurizio Ben Omar: Improvisations on contemporary authors; Rosalba Montrucchio flute: Variations on an air by Mozart; Marc Boss: Variations on an air by Handel. Sonig Tacherian violin: Bach Sonata N.1. RASI THEATER: Divertimento on the opera “Djamileh” by Bizet / narrated by Lorenzo Arruga / instrumental chamber version