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Verdi: Il Trovatore / Sutherland, Bonynge

Verdi / Sutherland / Bonynge
Release Date: 03/25/2008 
Label:  Kultur Video   Catalog #: 4318  
Composer:  Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Kenneth CollinsJonathan SummersLauris ElmsDame Joan Sutherland
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Australian Opera ChorusElizabethan Sydney Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Two enemies, passionate and vengeful; an old gypsy woman with a mysterious bond to them both, and a passionate young woman who must either betrayan all-consuming love or face death itself - these are the fiery elements thatgovern Verdi's unforgettable masterpiece of obsession, madness and retribution, Il Trovatore (1853).

Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Director: Elijah Moshinsky

Subtitles: English

Recorded live at The Sydney Opera House, 1983

R E V I E W S:

"The musical masterpiece is visually, dramatically and vocally stunning." THE AUSTRALIAN

"Joan Sutherland’s handling of the demanding role of Leonora was an example of opera stagecraft
Read more and stunning vocal beauty." SUNDAY TELEGRAPH

"The Australian Opera has assembled one of its best casts under the baton of Richard Bonynge." THE LONDON TIMES
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Works on This Recording

Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Kenneth Collins (Tenor), Jonathan Summers (Baritone), Lauris Elms (Mezzo Soprano),
Dame Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Australian Opera Chorus,  Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 07/02/1983 
Venue:  Sydney Opera House 

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