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VERDI: Falstaff


VERDI: Falstaff

Live from La Scala Opera House

Barbara Frittoli • Ambrogio Maestri
Juan Diego Florez • Anna Caterina Antonacc
Roberto Frontali
Orchestra & Coro del Teatro alla Scala
Riccardo Muti, conductor

Live from the Teatro Verdi, Busseto, 2001
Directed for stage by Ruggero Cappuccio
Duration: 125'

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


  • Conducted by Riccardo Muti - Verdi specialist and Musical Director of La Scala Opera House
  • The mainly young singers included 31-year-old shooting star Ambrogio Maestri in the title role, exciting young tenor Juan Diego Florez as Fenton and internationally acclaimed Barbara Frittoli as Alice
  • Recording was made at a performance in Busseto, Verdi's birthplace. There, in 2001, a whole series of events marked the 100th anniversary of the composer's death. This Falstaff performance constituted the high point of the anniversary celebrations. Scenery and costumes were recreated from a historical performance of 1913
  • State-of-the-art 5.1 surround sound and 16:9 picture

  • Composer(s):
    Verdi, Giuseppe

    Boito, Arrigo

    Muti, Riccardo

    Milan La Scala Orchestra

    Florez, Juan Diego; Frittoli, Barbara; Maestri, Ambrogio

    Label: EuroArts

    Genre: Opera

    Period: Romantic

    Catalogue No: 2051279

    Distribution Note(s):

    Not currently available in Europe

    Physical Release: 11/2003

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