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Verdi: Rigoletto / Basile, Protti, Tucci, Poggi, Di Stasio

Verdi / Protti / Tucci / Nhk Sym Orch / Basile
Release Date: 07/07/2009 
Label:  Video Artists International   Catalog #: 4499  
Composer:  Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Amalia PiniSilvano PagliucaGianni PoggiAnna di Stasio,   ... 
Conductor:  Arturo Basile
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NHK Symphony Orchestra TokyoNikikai ChorusFujiwara Opera Chorus,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

An exciting and moving live performance from 1961 of Verdi’s great operatic tragedy. Aldo Protti, Gabriella Tucci, and Gianni Poggi provide a lesson in Verdi vocal and dramatic style. The NHK Symphony Orchestra is under the direction of Arturo Basile. Embedded Japanese subtitles remain on screen throughout. Optional subtitles in English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish. 127 min., Black & white, mono, 4:3, All regions

Opera in Three Acts
Music by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto by Francesco Maria Read more Piave,
after Victor Hugo’s “Le Roi s’amuse”

Rigoletto: Aldo Protti
Gilda: Gabriella Tucci
The Duke: Gianni Poggi
Sparafucile: Paolo Washington
Countess Ceprano / Maddalena: Anna Di Stasio
Monterone: Silvano Pagliuca
Giovanna: Amalia Pini
Borsa: Athos Cesarini
Marullo: Arturo La Porta
Count Ceprano: Giorgio Onesti
A Page: Kazuko Matsuuchi
A Guard: Hiroshi Sakamoto

NHK Symphony Orchestra
Nikikai Chorus Group
Fujiwara Opera Chorus & Tokyo Choraliers

Arturo Basile, conductor

Live Performance,
October 3, 1961
Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Read less

Works on This Recording

Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Amalia Pini (Mezzo Soprano), Silvano Pagliuca (Bass), Gianni Poggi (Tenor),
Anna di Stasio (Mezzo Soprano), Gabriela Tucci (Soprano), Aldo Protti (Baritone),
Paolo Washington (Bass)
Conductor:  Arturo Basile
Orchestra/Ensemble:  NHK Symphony Orchestra Tokyo,  Nikikai Chorus,  Fujiwara Opera Chorus  ... 
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; Italy 

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