Or, should I say, “What a difference an Act makes?”
For some reason, I like Acts II and III of La Vera Costanza less than Act I.
I have no idea why.
It’s the same cast and musicians:
Rosina: Ingrid Kappelle soprano
Baroness: Ellen van Haaren soprano
Lisetta: Maja Roodveldt soprano
Count: Albert Bonnema tenor
Masino: Frank Fritschy tenor
Ernesto: Rein Kolpa tenor
Villotto: Julian Hartman bass
Catharijne Consort violin?
Frank van Koten
And the same performance.
Maybe it’s because the music is less Continue reading