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Presented at the Théâtre Du Châtelet, Paris. The original French version in 5 acts, starring Roberto Alagna, Thomas Hampson, Karita Mattila, José Van Dam, Waltraud Meier. Antonio Pappano conducts the Orchestre de Paris. Sung in French, subtitled in English, French, Spanish, Italian. Color. Anamorphic Widescreen 16.9. Dolby Digital Stereo, 5.1 Dolby Surround.
- The Financial Times
"…International opera close to its
- The Times
"…it offers insights into Verdi's grand opera drama which no other production I have seen has begun to match…Pappano conducts the Orchestre de Paris with thrilling éclat..."
- The Sunday Times
"At last we have a Don Carlos that is capable, complete, and French. It is well sung, well staged and well produced...This is a thoroughly sound performance."
- Michael Richter, Opera Japonica
Works on This Recording
Don Carlos by Giuseppe Verdi
José Van Dam (Bass Baritone),
Roberto Alagna (Tenor),
Karita Mattila (Soprano),
Thomas Hampson (Baritone)
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