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Verdi: Don Carlos / Hampson, Mattila , Alagna, Van Dam

Verdi / Hampson / Mattila / Van Dam
Release Date: 09/16/2003 
Label:  Kultur Video   Catalog #: 2031  
Composer:  Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  José Van DamRoberto AlagnaKarita MattilaThomas Hampson
Conductor:  Antonio Pappano
Number of Discs: 1 
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Presented at the Théâtre Du Châtelet, Paris. The original French version in 5 acts, starring Roberto Alagna, Thomas Hampson, Karita Mattila, José Van Dam, Waltraud Meier. Antonio Pappano conducts the Orchestre de Paris. Sung in French, subtitled in English, French, Spanish, Japanese. Color. Anamorphic Widescreen 16.9. Dolby Digital Stereo, 5.1 Dolby Surround.

"…sheer splendour…"
- The Financial Times

"…International opera close to its finest."
- The Times

"…it offers insights into Verdi's grand opera drama which no other production I have seen
Read more has begun to match…Pappano conducts the Orchestre de Paris with thrilling éclat..."
- The Sunday Times

"At last we have a Don Carlos that is capable, complete, and French. It is well sung, well staged and well produced...This is a thoroughly sound performance."
- Michael Richter, Opera Japonica


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Works on This Recording

1. Don Carlos by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  José Van Dam (Bass Baritone), Roberto Alagna (Tenor), Karita Mattila (Soprano),
Thomas Hampson (Baritone)
Conductor:  Antonio Pappano
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867/1886 

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