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libretto and music
Salvatore Sciarrino
 
 
Agata Zubel La Malaspina
Piotr Prochera Il Malaspina
David Cordier L’Ospite
Simon Jaunin Servo
Tomasz Cyz direction
Chamber Orchestra AUKSO
Marek Moś conductor
 
 
Recorded live on October 10th, 2009
at the National Museum in Poznan;
Nostalgia Festival
 
 
The music of Sciarrino's opera from 1998 is a magnificent variation on Gesualdo's insanity, love and wild jealousy. Gesualdo murdered his wife, Maria d'Avalos and her lover, Fabrizio Carafa, in bed, in flagrante, and became mentally ill near the end of his life. 
Tomasz Cyz