Princess Amirah is embodied by soprano Marta Bauzà. (…) When Amirah delivers her feelings, the annoying teenager gives way to a touching velvet voice. Well-placed trebles always resonate, and are held strong when she thinks she has lost her husband. The diction comes out reinforced by despair, the warmth of the final tone is enveloping, and the annoying Princess turns out to be very endearing.
“Marta Bauzà was a composed Musetta and with the right dose of stridency.”
“Marta Bauzà’s very successful Musetta alsostood out, with ease, strong stage presence, abundant treble andremarkably naturalphrasing.”
The young Marta Bauzà, imperturbable Berta, wears her improbable hairstyle during the first act and is very convincing in her air Il vecchiotto cerca moglie (“The old man seeks woman”), in which she packs her bags, determined to leave this crazy house that she can’t bear anymore!