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CIMAROSA, D.: Matrimonio segreto (Il) (NTSC)



CIMAROSA, D.: Matrimonio segreto (Il) (NTSC)

Domenico Cimarosa
Il matrimonio segreto


Enrico Fissore, Valeria Baiano
Antonella Bandelli, Carmen Gonzalez
Roberto Coviello, Paolo Barbacini

Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana
Conductor: Francis Travis
Harpsichord-master: Marco Balderi

Stage Director: Filippo Crivelli


Picture format: NTSC 4:3
Sound format: Stereo
Region code: All Regions
Running time: 164 minutes
No. of DVDs: 1


  • Partly based on the 1766 English comedy 'The Clandestine Marriage' by David Garrick and George Colman, Domenico Cimarosa's Il matrimonio segreto was a widely popular example of opera buffa in its day. This sparkling comedy tells the story of Geronimo, a wealthy citizen of Bologna, who is trying to arrange aristocratic marriages for his two daughters, Carolina and Elisetta. However his plans seem destined to fail as his daughter Carolina is already secretly married to Paolino, his young secretary. Through a series of humorous situations the young couple confess their marriage and all ends well.

'The greatest compliment for this production, both musically and visually, is that three hours was too short…' Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Switzerland


Cimarosa, Domenico

Bertati, Giovanni

Travis, Frances

Radio Svizzera Italiana Orchestra

Baiano, Valeria; Balderi, Marco; Bandelli, Antonella; Barbacini, Paolo; Coviello, Roberto; Fissore, Enrico; Gonzalez, Carmen

Label: Opus Arte

Genre: Opera

Period: Classical

Catalogue No: OAF4021D

Barcode: 809478040217

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Physical Release: 02/2007

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