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Donizetti: Lucrezia Borgia / Gruberova, De Billy [blu-ray]

Donizetti / Gruberova / Breslik / Vassallo / Coote
Release Date: 01/31/2012 
Label:  Euroarts   Catalog #: 2072454  
Composer:  Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Steven HumesAlice CooteFranco VassalloEdita Gruberova,   ... 
Conductor:  Bertrand De Billy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian State OrchestraBavarian State Opera Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Blu-ray Video:  $39.99
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This acclaimed new production of Lucrezia Borgia from the Bavarian State Opera is supplemented by a fascinating portrait of the soprano Edita Gruberova, the prima donna assoluta of bel canto. In addition to rehearsal footage from Lucrezia Borgia, the film shows Gruberova in the title role of Norma and as Elisabetta in Roberto Devereux as well as in other archival recordings of great historical interest.

Gaetano Donizetti LUCREZIA BORGIA
(Blu-ray Disc Version) Lucrezia Borgia Edita Gruberova
Gennaro Pavol Breslik
Don Alfonso Franco Vassallo
Orsini Alice Coote
Gubetta Steven
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Bavarian State Opera Chorus
Bavarian State Orchestra
Bertrand de Billy, conductor

Christof Loy, stage director

Recorded live at the Nationaltheater, Munich, 1 and 6 July 2007

Bonus:
The Art of Bel Canto - Edita Gruberova
a portrait documentary by Claus Wischmann and Stefan Pannen

Picture format: 1080i Full-HD
Sound format: PCM Stereo / DTS-HD Master Audio 5.11
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: English, German, French, Italian, Spanish
Booklet notes: English, German, French
Running time: 133 mins (opera) + 54 mins (bonus)
No. of Discs: 1 (Blu-ray)
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Works on This Recording

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Lucrezia Borgia by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Steven Humes (Bass), Alice Coote (Mezzo Soprano), Franco Vassallo (Bass),
Edita Gruberova (Soprano), Pavol Breslik (Tenor)
Conductor:  Bertrand De Billy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bavarian State Orchestra,  Bavarian State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1833; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/2009 
Venue:  Nationaltheater, Munich 

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