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Composer: Cavalli, Francesco (1602-1676)

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Year of birth1602
Year of death1676
NationalityItaly
PeriodBaroque
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LondonConnexion Italien

Connexion Italien
Rossi, Cavalli, Lully
Jessica Eucker; Unknown; William Summers

MunichLa Calisto

La Calisto
Cavalli: La Calisto
Christopher Moulds; David Alden; Bavarian State Opera; Paul Steinberg; Buki Shiff; Christiane Karg; Luca Tittoto

HalleNostalgia: Das Meer der Erinnerungen

Cavalli, Grandi
Nihan Deveciogˇlu; Friederike Heumann; Xavier Díaz

InnsbruckApollo e Dafne

Apollo e Dafne
Cavalli: Gli amori d'Apollo e di Dafne
Massimiliano Toni; Alessandra Premoli; Mariana Fracasso; Rodrigo Sosa dal Pozzo; Éléonore Pancrazi; Deborah Cachet

LondonLes Talens Lyriques

Monteverdi, Castello, Rossi, Rosenmüller, Cavalli
Christophe Rousset; Les Talens Lyriques; Gilone Gaubert-Jacques; Gabriel Grosbard; Emmanuel Jacques
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Cavalli's Erismena charms in Versailles

Andrea Bonsignore (Agrippo), Jakub Józef Orliński (Orimeno) and Francesca Aspromonte (Erismena) © Pascal Victor
A young, vibrant cast brings to life a rarely performed Baroque opera, in the production from the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence.
***11
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Eliogabalo’s dark carnival in Amsterdam

Franco Fagioli (Eliogabalo) © Ruth Walz | DNO
Cappella Mediterranea blows life into Eliogabalo’s dark carnival as imagined by Thomas Jolly.
***11
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Cavalli's Erismena illuminates the Jeu de Paume

Carlo Vistoli (Idraspe) and Francesca Aspromonte (Erismena) © Pascal Victor
Don't attempt to plough through the synopsis, but enjoy Cavalli's sexy score, persuasively performed in Jean Bellorini's modern staging. 
***11
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Bartoli and Jaroussky enchant at Wigmore Hall

Cecilia Bartoli © Uli Weber | Decca
Considering how rarely celebrated diva Cecilia Bartoli appears in London, Wigmore Hall certainly pulled off a coup by making her duo concert with Philippe Jaroussky happen.
****1
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Vick finds modern relevance in Cavalli's Hipermestra

Emőke Baráth (Hipermestra) © Tristram Kenton
The advantage of staging a rare opera such as Cavalli's Hipermestra at Glyndebourne this year is that the director can work with a blank canvas without audience’s preconceptions.
****1
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