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Verdi: Il Trovatore, Falstaff, Rigoletto

Verdi / Terfel / Gavanelli / Alvarez / Schafer
Release Date: 06/26/2007 
Label:  Opus Arte   Catalog #: 980  
Composer:  Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Gwynne HowellPeter HoareBryn TerfelKenneth Tarver,   ... 
Conductor:  Bernard HaitinkCarlo RizziEdward Downes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden OrchestraRoyal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Number of Discs: 3 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Falstaff
Sir John Falstaff - Bryn Terfel
Ford - Roberto Frontali
Fenton - Kenneth Tarver
Dr Caius - Robin Leggate
Bardolph - Peter Hoare
Pistol - Gwynne Howell
Alice Ford - Barbara Frittoli
Nannetta - Desirée Rancatore
The Orchestra and Chorus of the Royal Opera House
Bernard Haitink, Conductor
Graham Vick, Stage Director

Il trovatore
Manrico - José Cura
Count di Luna - Dmitri Hvorostovsky
Leonora - Verónica Villarroel
Azucena - Yvonne Naef
Ferrando - Tómas Tómasson
Ines - Gweneth-Ann Jeffers
Old gypsy - Thomas Barnard
The Orchestra and Chorus
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Carlo Rizzi, Conductor
Elijah Moshinsky, Stage Director

Rigoletto
Duke of Mantua - Marcelo Alvarez
Matteo Borsa - Peter Auty
Count Ceprano - Graeme Broadbent
Countess Ceprano - Dervla Ramsay
Rigoletto - Paolo Gavanelli
Marullo - Quentin Hayes
Sparafucile - Eric Halfvarson
Gilda - Christine Schäfer
The Orchestra and Chorus of the Royal Opera House
Edward Downes, Conductor
David McVicar, Stage Director

Extras:
Each opera has an illustrated synopsis, various documentaries and interviews with members of the creative team

Picture format: NTSC 16:9 Anamorphic
Sound format: Dolby Surround / Dolby Stereo
Region code: 0 (All Regions)
Menu Language: English
Subtitles: English
Running time: 8 hours 15 minutes
No. of DVDs: 3
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Works on This Recording

1. Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Gwynne Howell (Bass), Peter Hoare (Tenor), Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone),
Kenneth Tarver (Tenor), Robin Leggate (Tenor), Roberto Frontali (Baritone),
Barbara Frittoli (Soprano), Désirée Rancatore (Soprano)
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra,  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
2. Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Tómas Tómasson (Bass), Yvonne Naef (Alto), José Cura (Tenor),
Verónica Villarroel (Soprano), Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone), Gweneth-Ann Jeffers (Soprano)
Conductor:  Carlo Rizzi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra,  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
3. Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Graeme Broadbent (Baritone), Marcelo Alvarez (Tenor), Dervla Ramsay (Mezzo Soprano),
Peter Auty (Tenor), Paolo Gavanelli (Bass), Quentin Hayes (Baritone),
Eric Halfvarson (Bass), Christine Schäfer (Soprano)
Conductor:  Edward Downes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra,  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 

Customer Reviews

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 Rigoletto (Produced by David McVicar) November 6, 2012 By Lester Lee (Winthrop, Western Australia) See All My Reviews "So far I have only treated myself to RIGOLETTO in this box set of three operas by Verdi. It is a great production, just about perfect in every way - the cast, the singing, the acting, the choreography, the camera work, the imagination, the magic... Highly recommended." Report Abuse
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