GAETANO DONIZETTI (1797-1848): Olivo e Pasquale.
Catalogue Number: 04S031
Description: Early Donizetti from 1826, a tuneful and diverting melodramma giocoso plot with a stubborn father trying to marry off a daughter with her own ideas. Only previous recording was a 37-year-old Bongiovanni (live also). 2 CDs. Libretto and translation available online. Bruno Taddia (baritone), Filippo Morace (bass), Laura Giordano (soprano), Coro Donizetti Opera, Orchestra dell’Accademia Teatro alla Scala; Federico Maria Sardelli.