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Bellini: Norma / Sutherland, Elkins, Bonynge

Bellini / Sutherland / Bonynge
Release Date: 06/27/2006 
Label:  Kultur Video   Catalog #: 27  
Composer:  Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Ronald StevensMargreta ElkinsDame Joan Sutherland
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Australian Opera ChorusElizabethan Sydney Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Running Time: 153 minutes
Region Code: 1
Picture Format: NTSC
Audio: Dolby 2.0
Color: Color

Starring: Joan Sutherland, Margreta Elkins, Ron Stevens
Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Composer: Vincenzo Bellini

A powerful story of love, betrayal and honor, Norma is a classic of the bel canto tradition, combining lavish vocal splendor with a story of great passion and nobility. Set in Ancient Gaul, Norma tells of the clash between the Druids and the occupying Romans.


"Sutherland masters the dramatic and vocal complexities of Norma to perfection...the vast humanity she radiates seems to fire
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Works on This Recording

1. Norma by Vincenzo Bellini
Performer:  Ronald Stevens (Baritone), Margreta Elkins (Mezzo Soprano), Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Australian Opera Chorus,  Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1831; Italy 

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 Bellinis music is superb but....... June 7, 2013 By Joachim O. (Elanora Heights, New South Wales) See All My Reviews "......this recording is not doing justice to it. Both the sound as well as the video quality are atrocius. Very poor and very disappointing. Can I get my money back ? Joachim O. Sydney Australia" Report Abuse
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