RAMÓN CARNICER (1789-1855): Elena e Costantino.
Catalogue Number: 08L044
Reference: CDS 619/1-2
Description: A Catalonian who spent the mature period of his career in Madrid, Carnicer wrote eight Italian operas, starting late at the age of 30. Rossini's was, at the time, the style anyone desirous of success could emulate and Carnicer did it very well, especially in this, his second opera, a semiseria of 1821. 2 CDs. Italian-English libretto. Ruth Rosique (soprano), Robert McPherson, Saimir Pirgu, Eduardo Santamaría (tenors), Madrid Symphony Chorus and Orchestra; Jesús López Cobos.