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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Falstaff
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

Rigoletto
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

Extras:
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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