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PUCCINI, G.: Manon Lescaut (La Scala, 1998) (NTSC)


PUCCINI, G.: Manon Lescaut (La Scala, 1998) (NTSC)

Giacomo Puccini
Manon Lescaut

Maria Guleghina
José Cura
Lucio Gallo

Orchestra e Coro del Teatro alla Scala

Stage Director: Liliana Cavani

Picture Format: 16:9, 1 DVD
Sound Format: LPCM stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1
Running Time: 114 mins
Region Code: NTSC All
Blooklet Languages: GB, F, D
Subtitles Languages: GB, F, D, I, E
Recording Date: Teatro alla Scala, Milan, June 1998
Territory: Worldwide


TDK presents a recording of Puccini’s heart-breaking opera from one of the best opera houses of the world featuring star tenor José Cura and remarkable soprano Maria Guleghina as the two inseparable lovers. Riccardo Muti, music director of La Scala at the time of this performance, gives full weight to the alternation of social realism and private amatory psychology, of crowds and intimacy, body and spirit. And the director of this Milan production, the famous Italian film director Liliana Cavani, provides it with a realistic setting. Every scene looks like a genre painting, from which Puccini’s psychograms emerge musically. This forms the background for the two outstanding singer actors, who take the lead roles:

Puccini, Giacomo

Illica, Luigi; Oliva, Domenico

Muti, Riccardo

Milan La Scala Orchestra

Milan La Scala Chorus

Banditelli, Gloria; Berti, Marco; Bolognesi, Mario; Cura, Jose; Gallo, Lucio; Gavazzi, Ernesto; Guleghina, Maria; Mori, Orazio; Panariello, Ernesto; Roni, Luigi; Sammaritano, Silvestro


Genre: Opera

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: DVWW-OPMLES

Barcode: 824121001308

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Physical Release: 09/2005

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