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VERDI: Falstaff (Teatro Verdi di Busseto, 2001) (PAL)


VERDI: Falstaff (Teatro Verdi di Busseto, 2001) (PAL)

Giuseppe Verdi


Riccardo Muti, Teatro alla Scala

Director Ruggero Cappuccio

Picture Format: 16:9 Wide screen
Sound Format: PCM stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1
Running Time: 118 mins
Region Code: PAL All
Booklet Languages: English, German, French
Recording Date: 10 April 2001
Cat no.: DV-OPFAL

Of the many and various events staged in 2001 in Busseto (Verdi's birthplace) to mark the centenary of the composer's death, this performance of Falstaff must surely count as one of the undisputed highlights.

In the intimate atmosphere of the Teatro Verdi, the ensemble of La Scala, Milan, under its principal conductor Riccardo Muti, Falstaff provides a veritable musical feast.

Featuring a superb cast, including amongst others 31-year-old shooting star Ambrogio Maestri, the dashing young tenor Juan Diego Flórez and internationally acclaimed Barbara Frittoli.

Falstaff is the last opera written by the Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi, who did so much to influence the history of music in the 19th century.


Verdi, Giuseppe

Boito, Arrigo

Muti, Riccardo

Milan La Scala Orchestra

Milan La Scala Chorus

Flórez, Juan Diego; Frittoli, Barbara; Frontali, Roberto; Gavazzi, Ernesto; Maestri, Ambrogio


Genre: Opera

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: DV-OPFAL

Barcode: 5450270006717

Distribution Note(s):

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Listening samples not available for this release.

Physical Release: 10/2002

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