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Verdi: Falstaff / Haitink, Terfel, Frittoli, Royal Opera House

Release Date: 04/28/2009 
Label:  Kultur Video   Catalog #: 823  
Composer:  Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Bryn TerfelBarbara Frittoli
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden OrchestraRoyal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
Length: 2 Hours 39 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The spectacular opening production of London’s newly-restored Royal Opera House, first broadcast live on BBC television in December 1999, brings a riot of color to Verdi’s great Shakespearean masterpiece.

Bryn Terfel as Sir John Falstaff and Barbara Frittoli as Alice Ford lead a star cast with the Orchestra and Chorus of the Royal Opera House under the direction of Bernard Haitink, in a spectacular new production by Graham Vick.

Extra features included in this DVD are a fascinating tour behind the scenes of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; Graham Vick on his production of Falstaff; illustrated synopsis, presented by James Naughtie; and Bryn Terfel talking to Eamonn Holmes

Sung in Italian,
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Region: All
Running Time: 159 minutes Picture Format: NTSC
Color: Color
Language: Italian (Documentary in English)
Subtitles: English
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Works on This Recording

Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone), Barbara Frittoli (Soprano)
Conductor:  Bernard Haitink
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra,  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 

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