Deutsche Grammophon releases La favorite on DVD
On July 21, audiences can enjoy the DVD of Elīna Garanča’s debut performance in Donizetti’s La favorite, recorded live at the Bayerische Staatsoper. The Latvian mezzo-soprano stars as Léonor de Guzman, the titular “favorite” of the Spanish king Alphonse XI, portrayed by Marisusz Kwiecien. Matthew Polenzani sings the role of Fernand and Karel Mark Chichon conducts Amélie Niermeyer’s production, which premiered in Munich in October 2016.
Photo: Wilfred Hoesl