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Verdi: Il Trovatore / Rizzi, Hvorostovsky, Cura

Verdi / Hvorostovsky / Cura / Rizzi
Release Date: 04/28/2009 
Label:  Kultur Video   Catalog #: 849  
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

José Cura, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Verónica Villarroel and Yvonne Naef lead the star cast of Verdi’s blazingly passionate opera, in Elijah Moshinsky’s new Royal Opera House production co-produced with Teatro Real Madrid, with sets by the noted film designer Dante Ferretti and costumes by Anne Tilby.

Sung in Italian, with English subtitles

EXTRAS
• Meet the cast and their characters
• Designing Il trovatore – behind-the- scenes with the director and the costume and set designers
• Illustrated synopsis
• Illustrated booklet in English, French and German with biographies and background information
• All about Schläger – preparations for the fight scenes
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Region: All
Running Time: 172 minutes
Picture Format: NTSC
Color: Color
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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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