WORKS: Che originali!
PERFORMER: Stefanie Früh, Gisela Gropper, Thomas Gropper, Stephen Caira; Georgian CO/Franz Hauk
CATALOGUE NO: GMDD 7167-68
This opera buffa by a contemporary of Beethoven and teacher of Donizetti is really a one-act piece of nonsense. Most of the singing is just about acceptable (there’s one painful exception), but this is one strictly for enthusiasts and historians. Stephen Pettitt