Imelda deíLambertazzi, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

By Andrew Clark [Financial Times, 15 March 2007]
It used to be assumed that because Donizetti had composed so many operas ñ his nickname was ìDozzinettiî, man of the dozen ñ only a handful could withstand serious consideration. That view is looking increasingly suspect, thanks to a recent surge of recordings, revivals and research.