La Cenerentola

The popularity of Rossini's delightful fairy-tale opera is, to a great
extent, due to Jean-Pierre Ponnelle's now legendary production, first seen
at La Scala of Milan in 1971. Claudio Abbado, who was then the artistic
director of La Scala, has put together for this production a cast -
including Frederica von Stade, Francisco Araiza and Paolo Montarsolo - that
boasts an outstanding affinity for Rossini's humor in addition to peerless

Composer: Gioachino Rossini
Title: La Cenerentola
Conductor: Claudio Abbado
Staged By: Jean-Pierre Ponnelle
Soloist: Frederica von Stade, Francisco Araiza, Claudio Desderi, Paolo Montarsolo, Laura Zannini, Margherita Guglielmi, Paul Plishka
Set: Jean-Pierre Ponnelle
Orchestra: Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala
Chorus: Coro del Teatro alla Scala
Video Director: Jean-Pierre Ponnelle
Genre: Opera
Length: 153 minutes
Cat.No.: A05001906
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This overture of this opera is also released on the DVD "Claudio Abbado in Concert" (Deutsche Grammophon Gesellschaft) which is available in selected stores worldwide and through Amazon or JPC.