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Cyrano de Bergerac

Franco Alfano (composer), Edmond Rostand (based on the work of), Henri Cain (librettist)
Title
Cyrano de Bergerac
Composer
Franco Alfano 1875-1954
Based on the work of
Edmond Rostand
Librettist
Henri Cain
Performer
Roberto Alagna 1963- (tenor) Nathalie Manfrino  (zangstem) Richard Troxell  (tenor) Nicolas Rivenq  (bariton) Orchestre National de Montpellier Languedoc-Roussillon  (orkest)
Conductor
Marco Guidarini
Publisher
Deutsche Grammophon, 2005 | Other editions
1 dvd-video + boekje
Playing time
ca. 133 min.
Note
Ondertiteling Frans, Italiaans, Engels, Spaans, Duits
EAN
0028947673965
CDR
DCD0333
Placing suggestion
32 - Opera (NBLC) K5 - Opera, operette en andere theatermuziek met vocale inbreng (Flemish music schema)

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 10 times in Flemish libraries

About Franco Alfano

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Franco Alfano (8 March 1875 – 27 October 1954) was an Italian composer and pianist, best known today for his opera Risurrezione (1904) and for having completed Puccini's opera Turandot in 1926. He had considerable success with several of his own works during his lifetime.

Career

Alfano was born in Posillipo, Naples. He attended piano lessons given privately by Alessandro Longo, and harmony and composition respectively under Camillo de Nardis (1857–1951) and Paolo Serrao at the Conservatory San Pietro a Majella in Naples. Later, after graduating, he pursued further composition studies with Hans Sitt and Salomon Jadassohn in Leipzig. While working there he met his idol, Edvard Grieg, and wrote numerous piano and orchestral pieces.

From 1918 he was Director of the Conservatory of Bologna, from 1923 Director of the Turin Conservatory, and from 1947 to 1950 Director of the Rossini Conservatory in Pesaro. Alfano die…Read more on Wikipedia

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