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Composer: Bellini, Vincenzo (1801-1835)

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Year of birth1801
Year of death1835
NationalityItaly
PeriodRomantic
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ViennaSolistenkonzert Natalie Dessay | Philippe Cassard

Schubert, Wolf, Chopin, Bellini, Massenet, Granados, Ravel, Debussy, Delibes
Natalie Dessay; Philippe Cassard

BerlinLa SonnambulaNew production

Venera Gimadieva (Amina) © Bernd Uhlig
Bellini: La sonnambula
Stephan Zilias; Jossi Wieler; Deutsche Oper Berlin; Anna Viebrock; Ante Jerkunica; Helene Schneiderman

ZürichNorma

Norma
Bellini: Norma
Fabio Luisi; Robert Wilson; Zurich Opera; Stephanie Engeln; Moidele Bickel; Michael Spyres; Maria Agresta

LiègeI puritaniNew production

Bellini: I puritani
Speranza Scappucci; Vincent Boussard; Opéra Royal de Wallonie-Liège; Johannes Leiacker; Christian Lacroix; Lawrence Brownlee; Zuzana Marková

MunichNorma

Norma
Bellini: Norma
Andrea Battistoni; Jürgen Rose; Bavarian State Opera; Sonya Yoncheva; Angela Brower
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Gimadieva's dark coloratura impresses in La sonnambula

Venera Gimadieva (Amina) © Bernd Uhlig

Seven years after their production was voted as “production of the year” at Oper Stuttgart, Jossi Wieler and Sergio Morabito's La sonnambula opens in Berlin.

****1
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Clash of religions, ardent spirits: Bellini’s Norma in Munich

Carmen Giannattasio (Norma) © Wilfried Hösl
While Bellini’s two-act opera Norma underscores the religious wars between the ancient Druids and Romans, it also highlights an emotive personal conflict that is veiled in deceit and cultural discrepancy.
****1
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A convincing Norma in Reggio Calabria

Marily Santoro (Norma) © Antonio Sollazzo
Despite some minor flaws, a well appreciated performance of Bellini's masterpiece. 
***11
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Brownlee and Spyres: so much more than vocal jousting

Michael Spyres and Lawrence Brownlee © Ronald Knapp
Top tenors Lawrence Brownlee and Michael Spyres dared to duel at the Concertgebouw. Both emerged victorious, and not just because of the volley of sensational top notes.
****1
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Vocal sparkle but a dull staging in the Liceu's Puritani

Pretty Yende (Elvira) © A. Bofill
I puritani returns to Barcelona’s Liceu with Annilese Miskimmon’s production. Javier Camerena and Pretty Yende lead the inauguration of the season with a fine example of romantic bel canto.
****1
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