A stunning new Rossini boxset (150 years since the death of the Italian composer) – the FIRST TIME EVER Cecilia has released a box set.
The complete Rossini recordings by the most lustrous Rossinian primissima donna.
15 CDs and 6 DVDs: the 1st box set from the most successful classical artist of today.
Includes previously unreleased recordings.
Over 200 pages of new essays by Rossini experts, original manuscripts and photos from the Decca archives. Produced in collaboration with Fondazione Rossini.
New tributes by friend and Rossini expert, Sergio Ragni, on Cecilia and the music of Rossini; and by Ilaria Narici, Director of the Fondazione Rossini, on the legacy of Rossini and Cecilia’s contribution to performance practice.
New musicological essays from the Fondazione Rossini Critical Edition scholars on the arias, cantatas and songs included in the edition plus essays/synopses on each opera by leading experts such as Philip Gossett (deceased).
Facsimiles of original manuscripts, authenticated images provided by the Fondazione Rossini archives plus photos from the Decca archives.