Verdi: Il Trovatore, Falstaff, Rigoletto / Royal Opera Covent Garden

Release Date: 6/26/2007
Label: Opus Arte
Catalog Number: OA 0980BD
Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Number of Discs: 3

Physical Format:

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Sir John Falstaff - Bryn Terfel
Ford - Roberto Frontali
Fenton - Kenneth Tarver
Dr Caius - Robin Leggate
Bardolph - Peter Hoare
Pistol - Gwynne Howell
Alice Ford - Barbara Frittoli
Nannetta - Desirée Rancatore
The Orchestra and Chorus of the Royal Opera House
Bernard Haitink, Conductor
Graham Vick, Stage Director

Il trovatore
Manrico - José Cura
Count di Luna - Dmitri Hvorostovsky
Leonora - Verónica Villarroel
Azucena - Yvonne Naef
Ferrando - Tómas Tómasson
Ines - Gweneth-Ann Jeffers
Old gypsy - Thomas Barnard
The Orchestra and Chorus of the Royal Opera House
Carlo Rizzi, Conductor
Elijah Moshinsky, Stage Director

Duke of Mantua - Marcelo Alvarez
Matteo Borsa - Peter Auty
Count Ceprano - Graeme Broadbent
Countess Ceprano - Dervla Ramsay
Rigoletto - Paolo Gavanelli
Marullo - Quentin Hayes
Sparafucile - Eric Halfvarson
Gilda - Christine Schäfer
The Orchestra and Chorus of the Royal Opera House
Edward Downes, Conductor
David McVicar, Stage Director

Each opera has an illustrated synopsis, various documentaries and interviews with members of the creative team

Picture format: NTSC 16:9 Anamorphic
Sound format: Dolby Surround / Dolby Stereo
Region code: 0 (All Regions)
Menu Language: English
Subtitles: English
Running time: 8 hours 15 minutes
No. of DVDs: 3
Works on This Recording
1. Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Peter Hoare (Tenor), Gwynne Howell (Bass), Roberto Frontali (Baritone), Barbara Frittoli (Soprano), Désirée Rancatore (Soprano), Kenneth Tarver (Tenor), Robin Leggate (Tenor), Bryn Terfel (Bass Baritone)
Conductor: Bernard Haitink
Period: Romantic
Written: 1893 ; Italy
2. Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Tómas Tómasson (Bass), José Cura (Tenor), Verónica Villarroel (Soprano), Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone), Gweneth-Ann Jeffers (Soprano), Yvonne Naef (Alto)
Conductor: Carlo Rizzi
Period: Romantic
Written: 1853 ; Italy
3. Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Paolo Gavanelli (Bass), Marcelo Alvarez (Tenor), Christine Schäfer (Soprano), Graeme Broadbent (Baritone), Peter Auty (Tenor), Eric Halfvarson (Bass), Dervla Ramsay (Mezzo Soprano), Quentin Hayes (Baritone)
Conductor: Edward Downes
Period: Romantic
Written: 1851 ; Italy
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