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VERDI: Traviata (La) (NTSC)


VERDI: Traviata (La) (NTSC)

DVD Clip
Giuseppe VERDI

Live from the Zurich Opera House 2005
Opera in Three Acts; Sung in Italian

Eva Mei, Thomas Hampson, Piotr Beczala
Chorus and Orchestra of the Zurich Opera House,
Franz Welser-Möst

Stage Direction by Jürgen Flimm

Sound Format: PCM Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1
Picture Format: 16:9
Menu Languages: D, F, GB, JP, SP
Subtitle Languages: IT, D, F, GB, JP, SP
Region Code: 0 worldwide
Running Time: 128 mins

Unfortunately not available in Japan and Korea

Cat no.: 101 247

  • A wonderful production from earlier this year sees Verdi's tour de force, La Traviata, performed by all-star forces at the Zurich Opera House.
  • La Traviata offers no scope for grandiose crowd scenes or historical pomp. In keeping with the intimate nature of the action, Verdi's music reflects the inner feelings of the protagonists. The heroine, whose emotional state is determined by external circumstances, is in the centre of the story of emotional upheavals.
  • Jürgen Flimm's haunting staging stays close to Verdi's intent. He focuses on the protagonists, showing their shakiness, emotions, despair, love, sacrifice and tragedy rather than concentrating on the abysses of the Parisian demi-monde.
  • Eva Mei and Piotr Beczala are a perfectly matched couple. Her soft and flexible soprano and his lyrical tenor, marked by excellent diction, work very well together, joined by the "golden" voice of outstanding Thomas Hampson.

Verdi, Giuseppe

Piave, Francesco Maria

Welser-Most, Franz

Zurich Opera House Orchestra

Zurich Opera House Chorus

Beczala, Piotr; Christoff, Miroslav; Friedli, Irene; Hampson, Thomas; Kosser, Uwe; Mayr, Reinhard; Mei, Eva; Murga, Valeriy; Peetz, Katharina; Scorsin, Giuseppe; Vasquez, Noel; Yrttiaho, Heikki

Label: Arthaus Musik

Genre: Opera

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: 101247

Barcode: 807280124798

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Physical Release: 10/2005

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