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Teatro alla Scala: Opera Classics - Mozart, Donizetti, Verdi [4-DVD Set]

Mozart / D'arcangelo / Damrau / Teatro Alla Scala
Release Date: 07/30/2013 
Label:  Arthaus Musik   Catalog #: 107535  
Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus MozartGaetano DonizettiGiuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Nicola PamioPietro SpagnoliGregory BonfattiMarcella Orsatti Talamanca,   ... 
Conductor:  Gerard KorstenAntonino FoglianiDaniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala OrchestraMilan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Number of Discs: 4 
Length: 8 Hours 7 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The Teatro alla Scala in Milan is renowned for its exclusively staged opera productions that star the greatest international opera singers. With Le nozze di Figaro, Maria Stuarda and Simon Boccanegra, three classics have been selected for this opera DVD Edition.

Teatro alla Scala THE OPERA CLASSICS (4-DVD Box Set)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

LE NOZZE DI FIGARO

Il Conte di Almaviva – Pietro Spagnoli
La Contessa di Almaviva – Marcella Orsatti Talamanca
Susanna – Diana Damrau
Figaro – Ildebrando D’Arcangelo
Cherubino – Monica Bacelli
Marcellina – Jeannette Fischer
Bartolo – Maurizio Muraro
Basilio – Gregory Bonfatti
Don Curzio –
Read more Nicola Pamio
Barbarina – Oriana Kurteshi
Antonio – Matteo Peirone

Milan La Scala Chorus and Orchestra
(chorus master: Bruno Casoni)
Gérard Korsten, conductor

Giorgio Strehler, stage director (restaged by Marina Bianchi)
Ezio Frigerio, set designer
Franca Squarciapino, costume designer
Anna Maria Prina, choreographer
Gianni Mantovanni, lighting designer

Recorded live from the Teatro alla Scala, 2006.

Picture format: NTSC 16:9
Sound format: PCM Stereo / Dolby Digital 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: Italian, English, German, French, Spanish, Korean
Running time: 187 mins
No. of DVDs: 2

Gaetano Donizetti
MARIA STUARDA

Elisabetta – Anna Caterina Antonacci
Maria Stuarda – Mariella Devia
Anna Kennedy – Paola Gardina
Roberto – Francesco Meli
Giorgio Talbot – Simone Alberghini
Lord Guglielmo Cecil – Pietro Terranova

La Scala Chorus and Orchestra
Antonino Fogliani, conductor

Pier Luigi Pizzi, stage director, set design, costumes

Recorded live from the Teatro alla Scala, Milan, 2008

Bonus:
Maria Stuarda – backstage.

Picture format: NTSC 16:9
Sound format: PCM Stereo / Dolby Digital 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Menu language: English
Subtitles: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian
Running time: 138 mins + 13 mins (bonus)
No. of DVDs: 1 (DVD 9)

Simon Boccanegra – Plácido Domingo
Jacopo Fiesco – Ferruccio Furlanetto
Paolo Albiani – Massimo Cavaelletti
Pietro – Ernesto Panariello
Amelia Grimaldi (Maria) – Anja Harteros
Gabriele Adorno – Fabio Sartori
Capitano dei Balestrieri – Antonello Ceron
Ancella di Amelia – Alisa Zinovjeva

Milan La Scala Chorus and Orchestra
(chorus master: Bruno Casoni)
Daniel Barenboim, conductor

Federico Tiezzi, stage director
Pier Paolo Bisleri, set designer
Giovanna Buzzi, costume designer
Marco Filibeck, lighting designer

Recorded live from Teatro alla Scala, Milan, 2010

Picture format: NTSC 16:9
Sound format: PCM Stereo / Dolby Digital 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: Italian, English, German, French, Spanish, Korean
Running time: 149 mins
No. of DVDs: 1 (DVD 9)
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Works on This Recording

1.
Le nozze di Figaro, K 492 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  Nicola Pamio (Tenor), Pietro Spagnoli (Bass), Gregory Bonfatti (Tenor),
Marcella Orsatti Talamanca (Soprano), Maurizio Muraro (Bass), Monica Bacelli (Mezzo Soprano),
Jeannette Fischer (Soprano), Diana Damrau (Soprano), Ildebrando D'Arcangelo (Bass),
Oriana Kurteshi (Soprano)
Conductor:  Gerard Korsten
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Classical 
Written: 1786; Vienna, Austria 
2.
Maria Stuarda by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Mariella Devia (Soprano), Paola Gardina (Mezzo Soprano), Francesco Meli (Tenor),
Anna Caterina Antonacci (Soprano), Simone Alberghini (Bass)
Conductor:  Antonino Fogliani
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1835; Italy 
Date of Recording: 2008 
Venue:  Teatro alla Scala, Milan 
3.
Simon Boccanegra by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Fabio Sartori (Tenor), Massimo Cavalletti (Baritone), Placido Domingo (Tenor),
Ferruccio Furlanetto (Bass), Ernesto Panariello (Baritone), Anja Harteros (Soprano),
Antonello Ceron (Tenor)
Conductor:  Daniel Barenboim
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra,  Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1857; Italy 

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