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Well, we have a thing for Italian at the moment, ever since we posted Rossini’s Barbiere. So here’s another opera sung in Italian, and with subtitles, too!
And thus they rise.
A performance highly praised by the commentators on YouTube.
Come with us on a journey to the time of St. Teresa of Ávila and St. John of the Cross.
For the day after the summer solstice, something light to enjoy.
If you are unfamiliar with this delightful opera, just listen to the overture and you will most probably realize that you are, in fact, quite familiar with it after all.
Sir John Eliot Gardiner with the English Baroque Soloists and the Monteverdi Choir