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Verdi: Rigoletto / Downes, Alvarez, Schäfer, Gavanelli

Verdi / Alvarez / Auti / Broadbent / Downes
Release Date: 05/21/2002 
Label:  Opus Arte   Catalog #: 830  
Composer:  Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Paolo GavanelliMarcelo AlvarezPeter AutyChristine Schäfer,   ... 
Conductor:  Edward Downes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden OrchestraRoyal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Verdi’s drama of revenge, in its stunning new production by David McVicar, is filled with some of the composer’s most celebrated music. Edward Downes conducts the Orchestra and Chorus of the Royal Opera House with a cast which includes Marcelo Alvarez, Christine Schäfer and Paolo Gavanelli. Contains nudity.

Extra features include
* Verdi through the looking glass – the BBC’s centenary documentary
* Director, David McVicar talks about his production of Rigoletto
* Illustrated synopsis

SUBTITLES: English/German/French/Dutch/Spanish
Verdi’s drama of revenge, in its stunning new production by David McVicar, is filled with some of the composer’s most celebrated music. Edward Downes conducts the Orchestra and Chorus of the Royal Opera House with a cast which includes Marcelo Alvarez, Christine Schäfer and Paolo Gavanelli. Contains nudity.

Extra features include
* Verdi through the looking glass – the BBC’s centenary documentary
* Director, David McVicar talks about his production of Rigoletto
* Illustrated synopsis

SUBTITLES: English/German/French/Dutch/Spanish
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Works on This Recording

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Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Paolo Gavanelli (Baritone), Marcelo Alvarez (Tenor), Peter Auty (Tenor),
Christine Schäfer (Soprano), Graeme Broadbent (Bass Baritone), Dervla Ramsay (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Edward Downes
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra,  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 

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