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Verdi: Il Trovatore / Rizzi, Hvorostovsky, Cura, Naef


Release Date: 10/29/2013 
Label:  Opus Arte   Catalog #: 6010  
Composer:  Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  José CuraDmitri HvorostovskyYvonne NaefVerónica Villarroel
Conductor:  Carlo Rizzi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden OrchestraRoyal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Length: 2 Hours 52 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"Elijah Moshinsky's production is surely as lively and moving as Verdi's intricate masterpiece deserves. Jose Cura sizzles.''-- San Francisco Chronicle

Giuseppe Verdi IL TROVATORE

Manrico – José Cura
Count di Luna – Dmitri Hvorostovsky
Leonora – Verónica Villarroel
Azucena – Yvonne Naef
Ferrando – Tomas Tomasson
Ines – Gweneth-Ann Jeffers
Old gypsy – Thomas Barnard
Messenger – Douglas Telfer
Ruiz – Edgaras Montvidas

Royal Opera House Chorus and Orchestra
(chorus master: Vasko Vassilev)
Carlo Rizzi, conductor

Elijah Moshinsky, stage director
Dante Ferretti, set designer
Anne Tilby, costume designer Read more /> Howard Harrison, lighting designer
William Hobbs, fight arranger

Recorded live at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London on 3 May 2002

Bonus:
- Meet the cast and their characters
- All about Schläger – preparations for the fight scenes
- Designing Il Trovatore – behind-the-scenes with the director and the costume and set designers
- Illustrated synopsis Picture format: NTSC 16:9 anamorphic
Sound format: Dolby Digital 5.0 / 2.0
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Menu language: English
Subtitles: English
Running time: 172 mins
No. of DVDs. 1 (DVD 9)
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Works on This Recording

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Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  José Cura (Tenor), Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone), Yvonne Naef (Alto),
Verónica Villarroel (Soprano)
Conductor:  Carlo Rizzi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra,  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 

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