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William R. Braun
Opera News, July 2016

BARTOLI, Cecilia: Best Wishes from Cecilia Bartoli - ROSSINI, G. / MOZART, W.A. (4-DVD Box Set) (NTSC) 109176
BARTOLI, Cecilia: Best Wishes from Cecilia Bartoli - ROSSINI, G. / MOZART, W.A. (3 Blu-ray Disc Box Set) 109177

…just about everything Bartoli has ever done has been engaging. Some singers capture a frozen moment in musical time, and this can be thrilling. Bartoli gives us real human beings in constant flux, and she embodies whatever is happening in the music. She’s incapable of singing the same music the same way twice, as she demonstrates in “Mi tradì.” Bartoli was already a unique and cherishable musician twenty-eight years ago in Schwetzingen, and she remains one today. © 2016 Opera News Read complete review



Robert J Farr
MusicWeb International, March 2016

The production is quirky, but colourful… The Orchestra and Chorus of the Zurich Opera House respond to Franz Welser-Möst’s alert baton in a wholly sympathetic and Rossinian manner. © 2016 MusicWeb International Read complete review




Remy Franck
Pizzicato, March 2016

Arthaus reunites three overall good opera performances, in which Cecilia Bartoli catches the attention with her outstanding singing and brilliant acting. © 2016 Pizzicato





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