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(3 DVD Box Set)


A LIFE DEVOTED TO OPERA – A Portrait of Mirella Freni

A film by Marita Stocker

Placido Domingo
Herbert von Karajan
Nicolai Ghiaurov
Luciano Pavarotti


Giacomo Puccini

Mimi – Mirella Freni
Rodolfo Luciano Pavarotti
Musetta Sandra Pacetti
MarcelloGino Quilico
CollineNicolai Ghiaurov
SchaunardStephen Dickson
Benoit / AlcindoroItalo Tajo

Chorus and Orchestra of the San Francisco Opera
Tiziano Severini
, conductor

Francesca Zambello, stage director
David Mitchell, set design
Jeanne Button & Peter J. Hall, costume design

Recorded at the San Francisco Opera, 1988


Umberto Giordano

La Principessa Fedora RomazoffMirella Freni
La Contessa Olga SukarevAdelina Scarabelli
Il Conte Loris IpanoffPlácido Domingo
De SiriexAlessandro Corbelli
DimitriSilvia Mazzoni
Un piccolo SavoiardoMonica Minarelli
DesiréErnesto Gavazzi
Il Barone RouvelAldo Bottion
CiirilloLuigi Roni
BoroffSilvestro Sammaritano
GretchAlfredo Giacomotti
LoreckErnesto Panariello
NicolaVincenzo Alaimo
SergioBruno Capisani
MicheleRenato Zanchetta
Boleslao LazinskiArnold Bosman

Chorus and Orchestra of the Teatro alla Scala
(chorus master: Roberto Gabbiani)
Gianandrea Gavazzeni, conductor

Lamberto Puggelli, stage director
Luisa Spinatelli, set and costume design

Recorded live from the Teatro alla Scala, Milan, May 1993.


Picture format: NTSC 16:9 (Documentary) / 4:3 (La Bohème, Fedora)
Sound format: PCM Stereo (all) / Dolby Stereo (La Bohème only) / Dolby Digital 5.1 / DTS 5.1 (Fedora only)
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: Italian, English, German, French, Spanish
Running time: 58 mins (Documentary) + 116 mins (La Bohème) + 113 mins (Fedora)
No. of DVDs: 3 (2x DVD 9, 1x DVD 5)

Giordano, Umberto; Puccini, Giacomo

Colautti, Arturo; Giacosa, Giuseppe; Illica, Luigi

Gavazzeni, Gianandrea; Severini, Tiziano

Milan La Scala Orchestra; San Francisco Opera Orchestra

Milan La Scala Chorus; San Francisco Opera Chorus

Alaimo, Vincenzo; Bottion, Aldo; Capisani, Bruno; Coles, Mark; Corbelli, Alessandro; Dickson, Stephen; Domingo, Placido; Freni, Mirella; Gavazzi, Ernesto; Ghiaurov, Nicolai; Giacomotti, Alfredo; Harper, Daniel; Karajan, Herbert von; Mazzoni, Silvia; Minarelli, Monica; Pacetti, Sandra; Panariello, Ernesto; Pavarotti, Luciano; Quilico, Gino; Roni, Luigi; Sammaritano, Silvestro; Scarabelli, Adelina; Tajo, Italo; Zanchetta, Renato

Label: Arthaus Musik

Genre: Classical Documentary; Opera

Period: 20th Century; Romantic

Catalogue No: 101485

Barcode: 807280148596

Distribution Note(s):

Not available in North America and Japan

Listening samples not available for this release.

Physical Release: 09/2010

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