06 November 2014

Menotti on Classicaonline

Menotti and the words of director Bruno Belli, in a review on Classicaonline. “The signature style of the composer can be summed up in his ability to create communicative melodies and musical writing which sit equally between the avante-garde and tradition. There is a clear desire to “recreate” with wit and affection a Puccinian or veristic atmosphere with the lightness of Prokofiev. There is an infallible sense of theatre manifested both in the choice of themes and the edit of the libretto, all centered around double edged meanings of various situations.” Here is the link.

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