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Verdi: La Traviata / Haitink, Mclaughlin, Macneil, Ellis, Turner

Verdi / Mclaughlin / Macneil / Ellis / Haitink
Release Date: 08/31/2010 
Label:  Kultur Video   Catalog #: 2083  
Composer:  Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Enid HartleJohn HallDavid HillmanWalter MacNeil,   ... 
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic OrchestraGlyndebourne Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Length: 2 Hours 13 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Vivacious, young soprano Marie McLaughlin is magnificent as the ill-fated courtesan Violetta in this passionate production of Giuseppe Verdi's timeless classic, directed by the internationally renowned Sir Peter Hall and conducted by one of music's all-time greats, Bernard Haitink. Walter MacNeil brings to striking life the role of Violetta's lover, Alfredo, and Brent Ellis shines as Alfredo's father Germont.

Set in 19th century Paris, this moving story of doomed love and its dramatic deathbed reconciliation remains one of Verdi's most popular operas.

"Verdi's music is of course first rate here; many of his most beloved melodies are contained in this opera, and the opening prelude should be very familiar
Read more to anyone with a passing interest in classical music. One of the shorter grand operas, this is also one of Verdi's best. A fine performance of Verdi's classic opera…"
- Mark Zimmer, Digitally Obsessed

Region: 1 (US and Canada)
Running Time: 133 minutes
Color: Color
Language: Italian
Subtitles: English
Format: NTSC, 4.3 Full Screen, Dolby 2.0
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Works on This Recording

La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Enid Hartle (Mezzo Soprano), John Hall (Baritone), David Hillman (Voice),
Walter MacNeil (Tenor), Brent Ellis (Baritone), Jane Turner (Mezzo Soprano),
Marie McLaughlin (Soprano), Christopher Thornton-Holmes (Baritone), Gordon Sandison (Baritone),
Charles Kerry (Voice)
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  Glyndebourne Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 

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