I Shardana

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I Shardana is an Italian opera in three acts, with music and libretto by Ennio Porrino.[1] It was first performed in Naples, on March 8, 1959.[2] It is by far Porrino's most successful work.[3] It has recently been rediscovered.[3]

Principal characters[change | change source]

Discography[change | change source]

  • 1960: Ferruccio Mazzoli (Gonnario), Oralia Dominguez (Nibatta), Gastone Limarilli (Torbeno), Marta Pender (Bèrbera Jonia), Piero Guelfi (Norace), Antonio Galiè (Perdu), Vinicio Cocchieri (Orzocco); Orchestra Sinfonica e Coro di Roma della RAI, Armando La Rosa Parodi - (Decca)
  • 2013: Manrico Signorini (Gonnario), Alessandra Palomba (Nibatta), Angelo Villari (Torbeno), Paoletta Marrocu (Bèrbera Jonia), Domenico Balzani (Norace), Gabriele Mangione (Perdu), Gianpiero Ruggeri (Orzocco); Orchestra e Coro del Teatro Lirico di Cagliari, Anthony Bramall - (Dynamic)

References[change | change source]

  1. "Statistics: works by Porrino". Operabase. Retrieved 16 November 2015.
  2. Simone Ricci. "I SHARDANA: OPERA SOPRAVVALUTATA O CAPOLAVORO?". Retrieved 16 November 2015.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "I SHARDANA di Ennio Porrino, una grande opera lirica "dimenticata"". Disterraus Sardus Emigrati sardi. Retrieved 16 November 2015.