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Soprano Renata Tebaldi in one of her most celebrated portrayals. She is partnered by tenor Gianni Poggi as Cavaradossi and baritone Gian Giacomo Guelfi as Scarpia. The NHK Symphony Orchestra, NHK Italian Opera Chorus, and the Tokyo Broadcasting Chorus are under the direction of Arturo Basile.
Embedded subtitles in Japanese remain onscreen throughout, with additional options to view subtitles in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish. Region 0 encoding: playable worldwide.
Live Performance, October 22, 1961, Black &White, 134 Min., Tokyo Bunka Kaikan