Donizetti's Il Paria with Britten Sinfonia & Opera Rara

Donizetti’s Il Paria with Opera Rara

08 Jun 2019


Il Paria (concert performance)

Singer, Albina Shagimuratova


Albina Shagimuratova

Neala (soprano)

René Barbera

Idamore (tenor)

Misha Kiria

Zarete (baritone)

Marko Mimica

Akebare (bass)

Thomas Atkins

Empsaele (tenor)

Kathryn Rudge

Zaide (mezzo soprano)


A rare chance to hear Il Paria, one of Donizetti’s most innovative and daring scores, conducted by Sir Mark Elder with Britten Sinfonia.

Opera Rara is known internationally for bringing rare and neglected operas vividly back to life. Working in partnership with Britten Sinfonia, and featuring acclaimed Russian coloratura soprano Albina Shagimuratova, Opera Rara present Donizetti’s Il Paria, a work that brings a new exotic colour to Italian opera of the period, inspired by its setting in ancient India.

Read the programme notes for free here.

Co-produced by Britten Sinfonia and Opera Rara

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