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Puccini: Tosca / Mehta, Domingo, Malfitano, Raimondi

Puccini / Domingo / Malfitano / Mehta
Release Date: 06/25/2013 
Label:  Kultur Video   Catalog #: 4602  
Composer:  Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Placido DomingoCatherine MalfitanoRuggero Raimondi
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra RomeItalian Radio Chorus Rome
Number of Discs: 1 
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This ‘live’ version of Puccini’s superbly dramatic opera was recorded in Rome in the exact locations and at the precise times of day as Puccini had written into his score.

The action opens in Rome’s beautiful 16th-century church of Sant’Andrea della Valle, where Cavaradossi (Plácido Domingo) is innocently painting, moves to the Farnese Palace where Tosca (Catherine Malfitano) dramatically stabs the lustful Scarpia (Ruggero Raimondi), and finally to the battlements of the Castle Sant’Angelo
Read more at dawn the following day where Cavaradossi is cruelly killed, and Tosca takes her own life.

Region: A, B, C
Running Time: 115 minutes
Color: Color
Sound: LPCM
Picture: 4.3
Subtitles: English, French, German, Italian
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Works on This Recording

Tosca by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Placido Domingo (Tenor), Catherine Malfitano (Soprano), Ruggero Raimondi (Bass)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Rome,  Italian Radio Chorus Rome
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Italy 
Venue:  Rome 
Language: Italian 

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