Notes & Reviews:
World Premiere on DVD! 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 Clément, 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.
International Record Review
The single portrayal worth remebering is countertenor Christoph Dumaux's glorious Giasone. A gratifyingly confident and persuasive actor, Dumaux offers velvety timbre through the whole range, terrific depth in the lower range and ornamentation applied with innate elegance.
Run Time: 198 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1
Subtitles: Italian, French, German, English, Spanish, Korean
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Works DetailsCavalli, Francesco : Giasone
- Performers: Robin Johannsen (Soprano); Christophe Dumaux (Countertenor); Katarina Bradic (Mezzo Soprano)
- Conductor: Federico Sardelli
- Ensemble: Symphony Orchestra of Vlaamse Opera Antwerp
- Period Time: Baroque
- Form: Opera/Operetta
- Written: 1648