"Un Ballo in Maschera"

© Jean Louis Neveu
© Jean Louis Neveu

Giuseppe Verdi: Un Ballo in Maschera
Studio Recording

June/July 2021 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco
Choir recording November 2021 in Cluj, Romania
the cast includes Saioa Hernández, Freddie De Tommaso, Lester Lynch & conductor Marek Janowski with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo & the Transylvania State Philharmonic Choir

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Expected to be released
in late 2022 or early 2023

PENTATONE
2 SACDs

Giuseppe Verdi: Un Ballo in Maschera
Libretto by Antonio Somma
Original version with the story playing in Boston

Cast/Artists

Freddie De Tommaso (Riccardo, Tenor)
Lester Lynch (Renato, Riccardo’s secretary, Baritone)
Saioa Hernández (Amelia, Renato’s wife, Soprano)
Kevin Short (Samuel, conspirator, Bass)
Adam Lau (Tom, conspirator, Bass)
Elisabeth Kulman (Ulrica, fortune teller, Contralto)
Annika Gerhards (Oscar, Riccardo’s page, Soprano)
Jean-Luc Ballestra (Silvano, a sailor, Bass)
Samy Camps (A judge & Amelia’s servant, Tenor)
Transylvania State Philharmonic Choir
Cornel Groza(Chorus Master)
Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo
Marek Janowski (Conductor)

Due to the Covid pandemic the choir was dubbed-in in November 2021 in Cluj, Romania under the baton of Cornel Groza.

Production Team

Producer: Job Maarse (SFCRC)
Production Manager: Christina Gembaczka (for SFCRC)
Balance Engineer & Editing: Jean-Marie Geijsen (Polyhymnia International)
Recording Engineer: Johannes Endl (for Polyhymnia International)

Italian Language Coach: Matelda Cappelletti


A San Francisco Classical Recording Company Production

Recording Location

Auditorium Rainier III, Monte-Carlo, Monaco
June 29-July 3, 2021

Choir recording:
Studio of Radio Romania Cluj, Romania
November 13 & 14, 2021