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Donizetti: Roberto Devereux / Rudel, Sills

Donizetti / Sills / Rudel
Release Date: 06/26/2001 
Label:  Video Artists International   Catalog #: 4204  
Composer:  Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  David Rae SmithJohn LankstonRichard FredricksBeverly Sills,   ... 
Conductor:  Julius Rudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Filene Center OrchestraWolf Trap Company Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
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One of Sill's most acclaimed portrayals was as Queen Elizabeth 1 in Donizetti's intensely dramatic opera about Elizabeth and Essex. In this 1975 production from the Wolf Trap festival, miss Sills is joined by John Alexander, Susanne Marsee, and richard Fredricks. Maestro Julius Rudel is the conductor of this live production, devised and directed by Tito Capobianco. An Essential addition to every opera lover's video library, now available for the first time on DVD. 132 minutes, color, sung in Italian with english subtitles. One of Sill's most acclaimed portrayals was as Queen Elizabeth 1 in Donizetti's intensely dramatic opera about Elizabeth and Essex. In this 1975 production from the Wolf Trap festival, miss Sills is joined by John Alexander, Susanne Marsee, and richard Fredricks. Maestro Julius Rudel is the conductor of this live production, devised and directed by Tito Capobianco. An Essential addition to every opera lover's video library, now available for the first time on DVD. 132 minutes, color, sung in Italian with english subtitles. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Roberto Devereux by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  David Rae Smith (Baritone), John Lankston (Tenor), Richard Fredricks (Bass Baritone),
Beverly Sills (Soprano), Susanne Marsee (Soprano)
Conductor:  Julius Rudel
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Filene Center Orchestra,  Wolf Trap Company Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837; Italy 

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