LUIGI ROSSI (c.1597-1653): L’Orfeo.
Catalogue Number: 11T011
Label: Harmonia Mundi
Description: Italian opera reached France with this 1647 production in which French and Italian musicians joined forces and, backed by exotic and expensive sets and costumes, became a major event in French stage history. (Present day costuming in this production, however.) Only one previous recording (out of print), on this same label way back in 1991. DVD + Blu-ray. Judith van Wanroij, Francesca Aspromonte (soprano), Giuseppina Bridelli (mezzo), Pygmalion; Raphaël Pichon. 16:9 aspect ratio, NTSC region 0, DTS 5/1 surround or PCM 2.0 stereo. 184 min.