FRANCESCO CAVALLI (1602-1676): La virtù de' strali d'Amore.
Catalogue Number: 11N018
Description: Another part serious, part comic opera, stuffed with gods and goddesses and a few humans (there are 25 parts in all!), this was premiered in 1642. For those of you to whom it's important, the staging, at the Teatro Malibran in Venice on Oct. 14, 2008, is in modern dress. 2 DVDs. Gemma Bertagnoli, Roberta Invernizzi, Monica Piccinini (sopranos), Juan Sancho (tenor), Europa Galante; Fabio Biondi. 16:9 widescreen. Dolby Surround 5.0 or DTS 5.0 or PCM stereo 2.0. NTSC all regions. 150 min.