This goes without mentioning a strong character and a slight hiccup in her career nodules on the vocal cordswhich resulted in a first great turning point for Natalie Dessay.
She dropped the silent "h" in her first name in honor of Natalie Wood when she was in grade school and subsequently simplified the spelling of her surname. The Staatsoper approached Dessay with two operas: When I finally did read this somewhat doughy and occasionally obscure bit of prose, I began to like the production less.
In her youth, Dessay had intended to be a ballet dancer and then an actress. We will do our best to resell your ticket. She appeared in two new productions during the —08 season at the Met: This is of course not a terribly Natalie dessay bellini donizetti verdi idea in itself, and the complications of the added layer did not exactly reinforce the clarity of the of the story.
Remember that La Sonnambula has reappeared only when there was a soprano who could bring off Amina. The musicians needed no apologies.
Three years later Renata Scotto brought a more dramatic approach to Amina, but her performances of the role never went beyond the season.
Although she was soon featured in another production of Hoffmann, it would be over ten years before her return to Paris Opera in the same role. The opera concludes with a joyful chorus anticipating the nuptials which were to have occurred at the beginning.
Awards and honors[ edit ] This section of a biography of a living person does not include any references or sources. I was aided in this by avoiding reading her essay about the production until after the performance was over. Her incredibly stratospheric Natalie dessay bellini donizetti verdi stunned crowds and she could just as well be confined to the same roles as maid or eternal young girls during her entire career.
Her husband, Laurent Naouri appeared as Germont. Their life conveniently revolves around the local inn, where the celebrations are to take place. Dessay declined the latter, saying the score was too difficult for her.
Book tickets online for Natalie Dessay Performer. During the — season in Vienna, she began to experience vocal difficulties and had to be replaced in almost all of the performances of La sonnambula.
The Roman Polanski production was not well received, but it began the road to stardom for Dessay. The great singer who was initially a born actress was blessed with a light soprano voice.
Dessay was cast in the same role with another conductor. Curiously, the village is familiar to him and conjures up pleasant memories. A mysterious traveller, Rodolfo, arrives and takes a room at the inn. Lighting Designer — T. Subsequently, she was forced to cancel several other performances, including the French version of Lucia di Lammermoor in Lyon and a Zerbinetta at the Royal Opera House in London.
During the — season in Vienna, she began to experience vocal difficulties and had to be replaced in almost all of the performances of La sonnambula.
It was the first new production of the opera at the Met since Joan Sutherland sang the title role in In her youth, Dessay had intended to be a ballet dancer and then an actress. For tourists in Switzerland the village inn has long been replaced by slick, highly professionalized hotels.
It was the first new production of the opera at the Met since Joan Sutherland sang the title role in Back on stage after months of silence, the soprano decided to tackle heavier roles like the bel canto heroines or the Traviata she dreamed to embody.
She withdrew from the stage and underwent surgery on one of her vocal cords in July Listen to your favorite songs from Bellini, Donizetti, Verdi: Italian Opera Arias by Natalie Dessay Now.
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Treasures of Bel Canto - Songs by Bellini, Donizetti, Rossini and Verdi, originally scored for piano accompaniment, here in new arrangements with orchestra / Rolando Villazon, tenor with Cecilia Bartoli. With these doomed heroines, sane and unhinged, of Donizetti, Bellini and Verdi, petite lyric-coloratura soprano Natalie Dessay alights on bel canto roles long associated with Callas, Sutherland.
Natalie Dessay and Juan Diego Flórez argue in Bellini’s La Sonnambula at the Met.
Metropolitan Opera House March 14, La Sonnambula by Vincenzo Bellini libretto Felice Romani. Like this season’s production of Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor.Download