Michael Spyres Benvenuto Cellini
Sophia Burgos Teresa
Matthew Rose Giacomo Balducc
Lionel Lhote Fieramosca
Tareq Nazmi Pope Clement
Adèle Charvet Ascanio
Krystian Adam Francesco
Ashley Riches Bernardino
Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique
Sir John Eliot Gardiner Musical conductor
Hector Berlioz (1803–1869)
Opéra-comique in two acts and four paintings on a libretto by Léon de Wailly and Auguste Barbier, created in 1838 in Paris.
Surtitles in French and English
Concert given in the "Palace of marble enhanced with gold", a setting designed by Ciceri in which Berlioz himself conducted a concert at the Royal Opera on Sunday October 29th 1848.
This concert is made possible by a generous support from the ADOR, the Friends of the Royal Opera.
Video: Berlioz, Benvenuto Cellini - Interview with Sir John Eliot Gardiner
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