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World Premiere on Bluray! Francesco Cavalli was the most successful Venetian opera composer of the mid-seventeenth century. This new production is orchestrated and conducted by the internationally reputed baroque specialist Federico Maria Sardelli. It is directed by the young Frenchwoman Mariame Cl+ªment, who is currently making a name for herself with her infectious directing in German and French opera houses. The title role is sung by the promising counter-tenor Christophe Dumaux.
What a pity this had to be the modern world premiere of this previously forgotten opera! Musically, I can only thank God opera has evolved in time: this music so slow as to make... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Alfredo R. Villanueva
Cavalli is a great early opera ccmposer. You would not know this from this production. It is terrible: one of the very worst I have seen. It is filled with sillyness. Read morePublished on February 23, 2013 by J EDWARD DAVIS
I usually do not buy operas that are socalled Eurotrash but Christophre is worth the rrice. I not only love his voice but his facial expressions are great as well'Published on November 17, 2012 by James H. Mehaffey
I bought and watched this opera, as adding to my growing MEDEA opera collection. This opera is a kind of prelude to the MEDEA operas and starts with JASON in Cochise where he... Read morePublished on June 30, 2012 by BENJAMIN YAFET