Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia

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COMPOSERS: Rossini
LABELS: DG
WORKS: Il barbiere di Siviglia
PERFORMER: Blake, Dara, Battle, Nucci; Metropolitan Opera/Ralf Weikert; dir. John Cox
CATALOGUE NO: DG 073 4022

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A typical grand Met occasion, every singer a star with huge elaborate sets. Kathleen Battle is vocally lightweight, but convincing, and the line-up of males ensures an evening of rapturous applause. Michael Tanner