Riccardo Muti at La Scala [6-DVD Set]

Release Date: 6/24/2014
Label: Arthaus Musik
Catalog Number: 107543
Conductor: Riccardo Muti
Number of Discs: 5

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Over the course of his prolific international career, Italian conductor Riccardo Muti Official has worked with the most renowned orchestras and opera companies. From 1986 to 2005, he was Music Director of the Teatro alla Scala in Milan. ARTHAUS Musik now releases the exclusive 6 DVD box set “Riccardo Muti at La Scala”, compiling five outstanding recordings of operatic masterpieces that were produced during Maestro Muti’s tenure at La Scala, arguably the most important opera house in the world.

RICCARDO MUTI AT LA SCALA
(6-DVD Box Set)

Gioachino Rossini
MOÏSE ET PHARAON

Moïse -Ildar Abdrazakov
Pharaon - Erwin Schrott
Aménophis - Giuseppe Filianoti
Éliézer - Tomislav Mužek
Osiride - Giorgio Giuseppini
Aufide - Antonello Ceron
Sinaïde - Sonia Ganassi
Anaï - Barbara Frittoli
Marie - Nino Surguladze
Une voix mystérieuse - Maurizio Muraro

Milan La Scala Ballet
Milan La Scala Chorus and Orchestra
(chorus master: Bruno Casoni)
Riccardo Muti, conductor

Luca Ronconi, stage director
Gianni Quaranta, set designer
Carlo Diappi, costume designer
Gianni Mantovanini, lighting designer
Mischa van Hoecke, choreographer

Recorded live from the Teatro degli Arcimboldi, Milan, 2003

Gaetano Donizetti
DON PASQUALE

Don Pasquale - Ferruccio Furlanetto
Dottor Malatesta - Lucio Gallo
Ernesto - Gregory Kunde
Norina - Nuccia Focile
Un notaro - Claudio Giombi

Milan La Scala Chorus and Orchestra
(chorus master: Roberto Gabbiani)
Riccardo Muti, conductor

Stefano Vizioli, stage director
Susanna Rossi Jost, set designer
Roberta Guidi di Bagno, costume designer
Gianni Mantovanini, lighting designer

Recorded live at the Teatro alla Scala, Milan, 1994

Giuseppe Verdi
OTELLO

Otello - Plácido Domingo
Desdemona - Barbara Frittoli
Iago - Leo Nucci
Emilia - Rossana Rinaldi
Cassio - Cesare Catani
Roderigo - Antonello Ceron
Lodovico - Giovanni Battista Parodi
Montano - Cesare Lana
A herald - Ernesto Panariello

Milan Conservatory Children’s Chorus
Milan La Scala Children’s Chorus
(chorus master: Bruno Casoni)
Milan La Scala Chorus and Orchestra
(chorus mater: Roberto Gabbiani)
Riccardo Muti, conductor

Graham Vick, stage director
Ezio Frigerio, set designer
Franca Squarciapino, costume designer
Matthew Richardson, lighting designer

Recorded live from the Teatro alla Scala, Milan, 2001

Giacomo Puccini
MANON LESCAUT

Manon Lescaut - Maria Guleghina
Remato Des Grieux - José Cura
Lescaut - Lucio Gallo
Geronte - Luigi Roni
Edmondo - Marco Berti
L’oste - Orazio Mori
Un musico - Gloria Banditelli
Il maestro di ballo - Mario Bolognesi
Un lampionaio - Ernesto Gavazzi
Un comandante di Marina - Ernesto Panariello
Un sergente - Sivestro Sammarinatano

Milan La Scala Chorus and Orchestra
Riccardo Muti, conductor

Liliana Cavani, stage director



Recorded live at the Teatro alla Scala, Milan, 1998

Francis Poulenc
DIALOGUES DES CARMÉLlTES

Le Marquis de la Force - Christopher Robertson
Blanche, sa fille - Dagmar Schellenberger
Le Chevalier, son fils - Gordon Gietz
Madame de Croissy - Anja Silja
Madame Lidoine - Gwynne Geyer
Mère Marie de l’Incarnation - Barbara Dever
Sœur Constance de Saint Denis - Laura Aikin
Mère Jeanne - Annamaria Popescu
Sœur Mathilde - Sara Allegretta
L’aumônier - Mario Bolognesi
Officier - Giuseppe Altomare
Le premier commissaire - Gregory Bonfatti
Le deuxième commissaire - Ernesto Panariello
Le geôlier - Philippe Fourcade
Thierry - Danilo Serraiocco
Monsieur Javelinot - Francesco Musinu
Voix de femme - Sae Kyung Rim

Milan La Scala Chorus and Orchestra
(chorus master: Bruno Casoni)
Riccardo Muti, conductor

Robert Carsen, stage director
Michael Levine, set designer
Falk Bauer, costume designer
Jean Kalman, lighting designer

Recorded from the Teatro degli Arcimboldi, Milan, 2004

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Picture format: NTSC 16:9 (all except Pasquale) / 4:3 (Pasquale)
Sound format: PCM Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 (Carmélites) + DTS 5.1 (all except Carmélites)
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian (all except Otello) + Chinese (Otello)
Running time: 12 hrs 14 mins
No. of DVDs: 6 (DVD 9)
Works on This Recording
1. Moïse et Pharaon by Gioachino Rossini
Performer: Antonello Ceron (Tenor), Giorgio Giuseppini (Bass), Ildar Abdrazakov (Bass), Maurizio Muraro (Bass), Barbara Frittoli (Soprano), Giuseppe Filianoti (Tenor), Tomislav Muzek (Tenor), Erwin Schrott (Bass Baritone), Nino Surguladze (Mezzo Soprano), Sonia Ganassi (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: Riccardo Muti
Period: Romantic
Written: By 1827 ; Italy
2. Don Pasquale by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer: Ferruccio Furlanetto (Bass), Lucio Gallo (Baritone), Claudio Giombi (Baritone), Nuccia Focile (Soprano), Gregory Kunde (Tenor)
Conductor: Riccardo Muti
Orchestra/Ensemble: Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra
Period: Romantic
Written: 1843 ; Italy
3. Otello by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Leo Nucci (Baritone), Ernesto Panariello (Baritone), Barbara Frittoli (Soprano), Giovanni Battista Parodi (Baritone), Antonello Ceron (Tenor), Placido Domingo (Tenor), Cesare Catani (Tenor), Cesare Lana (Bass), Rossana Rinaldi (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: Riccardo Muti
Period: Romantic
Written: 1887 ; Italy
4. Manon Lescaut by Giacomo Puccini
Performer: Mario Bolognesi (Tenor), Luigi Roni (Bass), Marco Berti (Tenor), Maria Guleghina (Soprano), Lucio Gallo (Baritone), Ernesto Panariello (Baritone), Ernesto Gavazzi (Tenor), Silvestro Sammaritano (Bass), Gloria Banditelli (Mezzo Soprano), Orazio Mori (Bass), José Cura (Tenor)
Conductor: Riccardo Muti
Period: Romantic
Written: 1893 ; Italy
5. Dialogues des carmélites by Francis Poulenc
Performer: Mario Bolognesi (Tenor), Philippe Fourcade (Baritone), Danilo Serraiocco (Baritone), Ernesto Panariello (Baritone), Dagmar Schellenberger (Soprano), Francesco Musinu (Baritone), Sara Allegretta (Soprano), Gregory Bonfatti (Tenor), Giuseppe Altomare (Bass Baritone), Barbara Dever (Mezzo Soprano), Maria Popescu (Mezzo Soprano), Christopher Robertson (Bass), Gordon Gietz (Tenor), Laura Aikin (Soprano), Anja Silja (Soprano)
Conductor: Riccardo Muti
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1953-1956 ; France
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