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Verdi: Rigoletto / Chailly, Wixell, Pavarotti, Gruberova

Verdi / Pavarotti / Wixell / Gruberova / Chailly
Release Date: 07/29/2014 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 002092259  
Composer:  Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Edita GruberovaLuciano PavarottiIngvar WixellFerruccio Furlanetto
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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* Filmed on location in 1981 in Italian Renaissance landmarks including the Castello di San Giorgio in Mantua, the Piazza Duomo in Cremona, and the Teatro Farnese in Parma, Jean-Pierre Ponnelle’s authentic rendering captures all the tenderness and tragedy of Verdi’s heart-breaking drama.
* Riccardo Chailly conducts the Wiener Philharmoniker and a stellar cast featuring Luciano Pavarotti, Edita Gruberova and Ingvar Wixell.
* Luciano Pavarotti sings the role of the Duke of Mantua, a part in which he is
Read more unsurpassed; Edita Gruberova, internationally acclaimed as one of the greatest coloratura sopranos of our time, sings the role of Gilda; and Ingvar Wixell, a superlative baritone, sings a captivating Rigoletto.

“Not to be missed.” (The New York Times)

Stereo: PCM / SurroundSound: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Picture Format: 1080i High Definition / 4:3 (Pillarbox)
Subtitles: Italian/French/German/English/Spanish/Chinese Korean/Japanese
A production of UNITEL, Munich

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Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Edita Gruberova (Soprano), Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Ingvar Wixell (Baritone),
Ferruccio Furlanetto (Bass)
Conductor:  Riccardo Chailly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 

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