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    Gergana by Bulgarian composer Georgi Atanasov. Audio only but an interesting rarity.

    The libretto derives from a poem by Petko Slaveikov itself based on folk sayings, according to which the base of each bridge or large sanctuary needs to "enclose" the shadow of a loved woman. Legend has it, there are "enclosed" shadows in several bridges in various places in Bulgaria. There are stories of a noble Turkish ruler who had wanted the Bulgarian woman for his sanctuary, but acknowledged her love for another man. The opera combines this legend with the one of "enclosed shadows." Source: https://twitter.com/opera_odyssey



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    After reading Nemorino's posts I've got the Rossini bug. This is what I'm listening to now.



    "Every theatre is an insane asylum, but an opera theatre is the ward for the incurables."

    FRANZ SCHALK, attributed, Losing the Plot in Opera: Myths and Secrets of the World's Great Operas

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    "Ah,non credea mirarti si presto estinto, o fiore." --Bellini, La Sonnambula (also written on his tomb).

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    Any of these, if the other three operas are also available, would be great to watch:


    "Ah,non credea mirarti si presto estinto, o fiore." --Bellini, La Sonnambula (also written on his tomb).

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    Jenůfa with Czech/English subtitles.

    "Every theatre is an insane asylum, but an opera theatre is the ward for the incurables."

    FRANZ SCHALK, attributed, Losing the Plot in Opera: Myths and Secrets of the World's Great Operas

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    This looks like an awesome production and with English subs:
    "Ah,non credea mirarti si presto estinto, o fiore." --Bellini, La Sonnambula (also written on his tomb).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Florestan View Post
    This looks like an awesome production and with English subs:


    Thank you!
    "Every theatre is an insane asylum, but an opera theatre is the ward for the incurables."

    FRANZ SCHALK, attributed, Losing the Plot in Opera: Myths and Secrets of the World's Great Operas

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    Aida. Netrebko!
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    "Ah,non credea mirarti si presto estinto, o fiore." --Bellini, La Sonnambula (also written on his tomb).

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    This has been produced as a singspiel, but hey look who is in it!

    Stars: Tito Gobbi, Irene Genna, Cesco Baseggio

    "Ah,non credea mirarti si presto estinto, o fiore." --Bellini, La Sonnambula (also written on his tomb).

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    Concert performance but while they don't move from their places, I do see quite a lot of emotion and expression.
    "Ah,non credea mirarti si presto estinto, o fiore." --Bellini, La Sonnambula (also written on his tomb).

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