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Set near Edinburgh in the middle of the 17th century, Il proscritto (1842) weaves a tragic tale of lost love and political treachery during the rule of Oliver Cromwell. Available for the first time on record, Il proscritto marks Mercadante's return to the bel canto lyricism while retaining the harmonic and orchestra richness found in his "reform" operas.Leading Opera Rara's cast is Mexican tenor Ramón Vargas as Giorgio Argyll, who sings opposite Peruvian tenor Iván Ayón-Rivas, winner of 2021 Operalia competition, as his rival Arturo Murray. Their mutual love interest is Malvina Douglas sung by American mezzo-soprano Irene Roberts. Performing the opera's standout bravura aria, Elizabeth DeShong sings the role of Malvina's brother, Odoardo. The cast is completed by Elizabeth DeShong, Sally Matthews, Goderdzi Janelidze, Susana Gaspar, Niall Anderson and Alessandro Fisher.
Set near Edinburgh in the middle of the 17th century, Il proscritto (1842) weaves a tragic tale of lost love and political treachery during the rule of Oliver Cromwell. Available for the first time on record, Il proscritto marks Mercadante's return to the bel canto lyricism while retaining the harmonic and orchestra richness found in his "reform" operas.Leading Opera Rara's cast is Mexican tenor Ramón Vargas as Giorgio Argyll, who sings opposite Peruvian tenor Iván Ayón-Rivas, winner of 2021 Operalia competition, as his rival Arturo Murray. Their mutual love interest is Malvina Douglas sung by American mezzo-soprano Irene Roberts. Performing the opera's standout bravura aria, Elizabeth DeShong sings the role of Malvina's brother, Odoardo. The cast is completed by Elizabeth DeShong, Sally Matthews, Goderdzi Janelidze, Susana Gaspar, Niall Anderson and Alessandro Fisher.
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Mercadante: Il Proscritto (Uk)
Artist: Mercadante / Carlo Rizzi / Britten Sinfonia
Format: CD
New: Available $31.98
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DISC: 1

1. * Mercadante: Il Proscritto, Act 1
2. D Amistà Le Soavi Catene (Chorus, Osvaldo)
3. Ah! Dite, Arturo? (Guglielmo, Chorus)
4. Vieni... Abbracciami (Guglielmo, Arturo)
5. Act 1, Son Del Tuo Volto Immagine (Arturo)
6. Lord Arturo (Anna, Arturo, Guglielmo, Chorus)
7. Soffri O Cor (Arturo, Anna, Chorus)
8. Giungesti Alfin! (Clara, Odoardo, Malvina)
9. Il Mar Che Freme (Malvina, Odoardo)
10. Vieni All Altare (Chorus, Odoardo, Malvina)
11. Ah! Vieni... (Odoardo, Malvina, Chorus)
12. A Clara Dunque? (Osvaldo, Giorgio)
13. L Aura CH Io Spiro (Giorgio)
14. Guglielmo Qui! (Giorgio, Malvina, Anna, Odoardo, Osvaldo, Guglielmo, Arturo, Chorus)
15. Omai L Arcan Terribile (Guglielmo, Osvaldo, Anna, Clara, Arturo Odoardo, Malvina, Chorus)
16. Murray, Non E L Origine (Guglielmo, Malvina, Anna, Arturo, Odoardo, Clara, Giorgio, Chorus)
17. Il Cor Ne Avvampa (Guglielmo, Osvaldo, Malvina, Odoardo, Arturo, Clara, Anna, Chorus)
18. * Mercadante: Il Proscritto, Act 2
19. Col Proscritto, Dicesti? (Arturo, Osvaldo, Giorgio)
20. SI, Lo Giuro (Giorgio, Arturo)
21. Ah! Perché Rovente Acciaro (Arturo, Giorgio)
22. Già Morte Inevitabile (Arturo, Giorgio)
23. Surto Appena Il DI Bramato (Arturo, Giorgio)
24. Ha Steso la Notte (Chorus, Odoardo)
25. Udiste Quel Suono? (Chorus, Odoardo)
26. Ahi! Del Giorno Sanguinoso (Odoardo, Chorus)
27. Qual Mai Speme a Te Soccorre (Chorus, Odoardo)
28. Colui Che M Ha Quest Anima (Odoardo, Chorus)
29. Più Mia Non E (Giorgio, Odoardo)
30. Deh! T Affretta Malvina (Odoardo, Giorgio, Malvina)
31. Stretto Agli Avanzi Fragili (Giorgio, Malvina)
32. Son Tua Sposa (Malvina, Arturo, Giorgio)
33. Ed Osi? (Arturo, Guglielmo, Odoardo, Malvina, An Officer, Anna, Clara, Chorus)
34. Tutta in Lui Piombò Del Fato (Malvina, Odoardo, Clara, Anna, Guglielmo, Osvaldo, An Officer, Chorus)
35. D Obbedirti (An Officer, Giorgio, Odoardo, Guglielmo, Malvina, Arturo)
36. Al Rivale Perdona la Vita (An Officer, Odoardo, Guglielmo, Malvina)
37. * Mercadante: Il Proscritto, Act 3
38. Ah! Ritorna Odoardo (Malvina, Giorgio, Odoardo, Arturo)
39. Vanne Dunque (Arturo, Malvina)
40. Dovea Cotanto Affetto (Malvina, Arturo)
41. Che Far Degg Io (Arturo, Giorgio, Malvina)
42. Nel Sepolcro (Malvina, Arturo, Giorgio)

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Set near Edinburgh in the middle of the 17th century, Il proscritto (1842) weaves a tragic tale of lost love and political treachery during the rule of Oliver Cromwell. Available for the first time on record, Il proscritto marks Mercadante's return to the bel canto lyricism while retaining the harmonic and orchestra richness found in his "reform" operas.Leading Opera Rara's cast is Mexican tenor Ramón Vargas as Giorgio Argyll, who sings opposite Peruvian tenor Iván Ayón-Rivas, winner of 2021 Operalia competition, as his rival Arturo Murray. Their mutual love interest is Malvina Douglas sung by American mezzo-soprano Irene Roberts. Performing the opera's standout bravura aria, Elizabeth DeShong sings the role of Malvina's brother, Odoardo. The cast is completed by Elizabeth DeShong, Sally Matthews, Goderdzi Janelidze, Susana Gaspar, Niall Anderson and Alessandro Fisher.
        
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