CD / DVD Releases – Week of Nov. 5

Angela Meade & Francesco Meli Lead New ‘I Lombardi’

By Francisco Salazar

It’s the holiday season but there is only one release for the week. So to make up for it, at the end of the week, in time for Black Friday and for the beginning of Holiday shopping, OperaWire will pick out a list of some of our favorite releases this year and what we think you need to have in your collection.

But for now enjoy this week’s great release.

I Lombardi

Francesco Meli, Angela Meade, and Alex Esposito headline the Teatro Regio di Torino’s production of Verdi’s rarely performed work. The opera also stars Giuseppe Gipali with Michele Mariotti conducting the production by Stefan Mazzonis di Pralafera.

Here are some clips of the production: