VICENT MARTÍN Y SOLER (1754-1806): L'arbore di Diana.
Catalogue Number: 12P028
Reference: CDS 651/1-2
Description: CD version of the recording we offered three years ago on DVD (12M040). A pastoral opera, full of nymphs, shepherds and gods, with a libretto by Da Ponte, this 1787 work is full of the "sweet melodies" Soler seemed able to create at will and which the librettist so admired. Mozart without any dark edges. 2 CDs. Libretto and translation available on-line. Laura Aikin (soprano), Michael Maniaci (male soprano), Charles Workman, Steve Davislim (tenors), Orquestra Simfònica del Gran Teatre del Liceu; Harry Bicket.