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Puccini: La Rondine / Priestman, Stratas, Vrenios, Shuttleworth, Walker, Opthof

Release Date: 07/23/2013 
Label:  Video Artists International   Catalog #: 4564  
Composer:  Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Barbara ShuttleworthTeresa StratasAnastasios VreniosCornelius Opthof,   ... 
Conductor:  Brian Priestman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  CBC Radio OrchestraCbc Radio Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Length: 1 Hours 25 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Teresa Stratas stars in this lavish television production. The delightful and witty English translation – performed with impeccable diction by a cast of first-rate singing actors – makes this a perfect introduction to opera for fans of musical theater, and enhances the enjoyment of this bittersweet comedy for veteran opera lovers as well.
The supporting cast includes Anastasios Vrenios as Ruggero, Barbara Shuttleworth as Lisette, and John Walker as Prunier; CBC Orchestra and Chorus / Brian Priestman, conductor.
Produced by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, 1971.
Color, 85 minutes, 4:3, All regions (Not available in Russia, Israel, or Turkey)

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Libretto by Giuseppe Adami, adapted from a German libretto by Alfred Maria Willner and Heinz Reichert
English version (“The Swallow”) by Robert Hess

Magda: Teresa Stratas
Ruggero: Anastasios Vrenios
Lisette: Barbara Shuttleworth
Prunier: John Walker
Rambaldo: Cornelis Opthof

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Works on This Recording

La Rondine by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Barbara Shuttleworth (Soprano), Teresa Stratas (Soprano), Anastasios Vrenios (Tenor),
Cornelius Opthof (Baritone), John Walker (Baritone)
Conductor:  Brian Priestman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  CBC Radio Orchestra,  Cbc Radio Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1917; Italy 
Language: English 

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