Verdi - The Pursuit And Burden Of Success

Release Date: 8/28/2007
Label: Kultur Video
Catalog Number: 4226
Composer: Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor: Mark Elder
Number of Discs: 1

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This major documentary film on the life and work of Giuseppe Verdi is presented by Mark Elder, former Music Director of English National Opera. Stunning location film from Italy and other elements including quotations from Verdi?s own correspondence are interspersed with highlights from some of Verdi?s most popular operas, sung in Italian and specially staged by American director David Alden.
Works on This Recording
1. Opera(s): Excerpt(s) by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer: Jonathan Summers (Baritone), Susannah Waters (Soprano), Peter Sidhom (Baritone), Edward Byles (Tenor), Timothy Robinson (Tenor), Edmund Barham (Tenor), Janice Cairns (Soprano), Josephine Barstow (Soprano), Willard White (Bass), Paul Nilon (Tenor), Richard Van Allan (Bass), Dennis O'Neill (Tenor), Angela Hickey (Mezzo Soprano), Sally Burgess (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: Mark Elder
Period: Romantic
2. Luisa Miller: Excerpt(s) by Giuseppe Verdi
Period: Romantic
Written: 1849 ; Italy
3. Attila: Excerpt(s) by Giuseppe Verdi
Period: Romantic
Written: 1846 ; Italy
4. Macbeth: Excerpt(s) by Giuseppe Verdi
Period: Romantic
Written: 1847/1865 ; Italy
5. Il trovatore: Excerpt(s) by Giuseppe Verdi
Period: Romantic
Written: 1853 ; Italy
6. Rigoletto: Excerpt(s) by Giuseppe Verdi
Period: Romantic
Written: 1851 ; Italy
7. La traviata: Excerpt(s) by Giuseppe Verdi
Period: Romantic
Written: 1853 ; Italy
8. La forza del destino: Excerpt(s) by Giuseppe Verdi
Period: Romantic
Written: 1862/1869 ; Italy
9. Don Carlos: Excerpt(s) by Giuseppe Verdi
Period: Romantic
Written: 1867/1884 ; Italy
10. Simon Boccanegra: Excerpt(s) by Giuseppe Verdi
Period: Romantic
Written: 1857 ; Italy
11. Otello: Excerpt(s) by Giuseppe Verdi
Period: Romantic
Written: 1887 ; Italy
12. Falstaff: Excerpt(s) by Giuseppe Verdi
Period: Romantic
Written: 1893 ; Italy
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