Concert will begin at 17:00 hours GMT
Bellini's 'I Puritani' with Pratt, Brownlee, Ulivieri and Vassallo from Rome
Bellini's 'I Puritani' is an opera set to a libretto by Count Carlo Pepoli. During the English Civil War, at daybreak, the Puritan soldiers gather in anticipation of victory over the Royalists. Prayers are heard from within, and then shouts of joy as the ladies and gentlemen of the castle come out announcing news of Elvira's wedding. Performers:
Elvira Walton: Jessica Pratt.
Lord Arthur Talbot: Lawrence Brownlee.
Sir Richard Forth: Franco Vassallo.
Sir George Walton: Nicola Ulivieri.
Lord Walton: Roberto Lorenzi.
Sir Bruno Roberton: Rodrigo Ortiz.
Henrietta of France: Irene Savignano.
Teatro dell’Opera di Roma Orchestra and Chorus. Conductor: Roberto Abbado.
I Puritani Musica di Vincenzo Bellini Opera seria in tre atti Libretto di Carlo Pepoli Dal dramma storico Têtes rondes et Cavaliers di Jacques-François Ancelot...