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ROSSINI: Barbiere di Siviglia (Il) (Zurich Opera, 2001) (NTSC)


ROSSINI: Barbiere di Siviglia (Il) (Zurich Opera, 2001) (NTSC)

"The Barber of Seville"

Vesselina Kasarova • Manuel Lanza
Reinaldo Macias • Carlos Chausson
Orchestra and Choir Opera House Zurich
Nello Santi, conductor

Live from the Opera House Zurich, 2001
Directed for stage by Grischa Asagaroff
Duration: 147'

Subtitles in English, Spanish and Italian
Sound Formats: Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1, PCM Stereo
Picture Format: 16:9 anamorphic


  • Featuring highly acclaimed mezzo-soprano Vesselina Kasarova. The Neue Zurcher Zeitung had this to say about her: "Vesselina Kasarova's Rosina turned this Barber into a major event. Pearling coloratura, endless resources of vocal colour and nuance and phenomenal acting versatility┬íK"
  • Colorful and witty production from one of Europe's most distinguished opera houses purging the work of all old-fashioned quaintness while retaining its Mediterranean flair
  • Nello Santi, one of the most renowned Rossini conductors of our time, animated his orchestra to play with both precision and verve, and missed not a single point or dab of colour in the score
  • State-of-the-art 5.1 surround sound and 16:9 picture

  • Composer(s):
    Rossini, Gioachino

    Sterbini, Cesare

    Santi, Nello

    Zurich Opera House Orchestra

    Zurich Opera House Chorus

    Chausson, Carlos; Ghiaurov, Nicolai; Kasarova, Vesselina; Lanza, Manuel; Macias, Reinaldo; Magnuson, Elizabeth Rae; Murga, Valeriy; Roberson, Kenneth

    Label: EuroArts

    Genre: Opera

    Period: Romantic

    Catalogue No: 2051249

    Barcode: 880242512499

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    Physical Release: 11/2003

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