Donizetti: Il Paria (CD)

Donizetti: Il Paria (CD)

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Set in 16th-century India, Il Paria is a powerful and moving story of impossible love, social barriers and religious intolerance. Donizetti was particularly proud of his work, reusing many of its melodies in future compositions. Returning to Opera Rara following our multi-award-winning recording of Rossini’s Semiramide, Albina Shagimuratova leads a stellar cast including René Barbera, singing one of the most demanding roles ever written for tenor, and the talented Georgian baritone Misha Kiria in the title character.

Track Listings

Disc: 1

1 Il Paria, Act 1: Preludio
2 Il Paria, Act 1: "In questa a te sacrata antica selva" (Chorus)
3 Il Paria, Act 1: "Oggi ei riede!" (Akebare, Chorus)
4 Il Paria, Act 1: "Il Pontifice degna" (Chorus, Akebare)

Disc: 2

1 Il Paria, Act I: "Discendi" (Empsaele, Akebare, Idamore, Neala)