Performer: Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia

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RomeRe Ruggero: opera in forma semiscenica

Szymanowski: King Roger, (Król Roger) Op.46
Sir Antonio Pappano; Lauren Fagan; Kurt Azesberger; Edgaras Montvidas; Marco Spotti

RomeEötvös, Mahler

Eötvös, Mahler
Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia; Sir Antonio Pappano

WashingtonOrchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia with Martha Argerich

Verdi, Prokofiev, Respighi
Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia; Sir Antonio Pappano; Martha Argerich

RomeBrahms, Schumann, Mendelssohn

Brahms, Schumann, Mendelssohn
Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia; Vasily Petrenko; Coro dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia; Mario Brunello

RomeMendelssohn, Beethoven

Mendelssohn, Beethoven
Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia; Andrés Orozco-Estrada; Coro dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
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There’s no place like Rome: dazzling Respighi

All roads lead to Rome. Last night however, the Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia brought the Eternal City vividly to London.
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Pappano releases the shackles

Released from the incarceration of directorial prison walls, Fidelio can still make a most powerful impact on the concert platform.
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Classical creativity: Beethoven and Spontini in Milan

On a rare visit to Milan, a programme of Gaspare Spontini and Beethoven exhibited a sound that was sometimes rough around the edges but brimming with creative energy. 
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Italian blood and thunder in the most operatic of Requiems

Hans von Bülow taunted that Verdi’s Requiem was just another of his operas “in ecclesiastical garb’”. It’s difficult to disagree when dispatched with as much operatic fervour as Antonio Pappano mustered here. 
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Hope, tragedy and redemption: the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia at Royal Festival Hall

Tony Pappano’s recipe for a concert programme: take a 20th century Italian one act opera, follow it with a romantic symphony chopped in half, then throw in a related German aria; play without a break. It may sound like a train wreck in the making, but the result was a triumph.
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