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PUCCINI: Bohème (La) / VERDI: Aida / STRAUSS II, J.: Die Fledermaus (Pavarotti) (PAL / NTSC)


PUCCINI: Bohème (La) / VERDI: Aida / STRAUSS II, J.: Die Fledermaus (Pavarotti) (PAL / NTSC)



Giacomo Puccini
La Bohème

Mimi Mirella Freni
RodolfoLuciano Pavarotti
Musetta Sandra Pacetti
MarcelloGino Quilico
Colline Nicolai Ghiaurov
SchaunardStephen Dickson
Benoit / Alcindoro Italo 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
Brian Large, TV Director

Recorded at the San Francisco Opera, 1988


Giuseppe Verdi

Aida - Maria Chiara
Radames - Luciano Pavarotti
Amneris - Ghena Dimitrova
Amonasro - Juan Pons
Il re - Paata Burchladze
Ramfis - Nicolai Ghiaurov
Una sacerdotessa - Francesca Garbi
Un messaggero - Ernesto Gavazzi

Chorus and Orchestra of the Teatro alla Scala, Milan
Lorin Maazel, conductor

Luca Ronconi, Stage Director
Derek Bailey, TV Director

Recorded at the Teatro alla Scala, Milan, 1985

Bonus feature: The Making of Aida


Johann Strauss II
Die Fledermaus

Gabriel von Eisenstein – Louis Otey
Rosalinde – Nancy Gustafson
Frank – Eric Garrett
Prince Orlofsky
– Jochen Kowalski
Alfred – Bonaventura Bottone
Dr. Falke – Anthony Michaels-Moore
Dr. Blind – John Dobson
– Judith Howarth
Ida – Glenys Groves
Ivan – Peter Archer
– John Sessions

with Prince Orlofsky's Special Guests:
Joan Sutherland
Marilyn Horne
Luciano Pavarotti
Viviana Durante

singing arias from operas by Cilea, Rossini, Saint-Saens and Verdi for the farewell performance of Joan Sutherland.

Recorded at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, New Year's Eve 1990

Orchestra and Chorus of the Royal Opera House
Richard Bonynge
, conductor

John Cox, stage director


Picture format: NTSC (Aida, La Bohème) / PAL (Die Fledermaus) 4:3
Sound format: PCM Stereo (all operas) / Dolby Digital 2.0 (Aida, La Bohème)
Region code: 0 (La Bohème, Aida) / 2, 5 (Die Fledermaus)
Subtitles: English, German, French, Spanish (La Bohème, Aida), Italian (La Bohème), Dutch (Aida) / German, French (Die Fledermaus)
Menu languages: English, German, French, Spanish (all operas), Dutch, Spanish (Aida, La Bohème)
Running time: 9 hours 11 mins
No. of DVDs: 5 (4x DVD 9 + 1x DVD 5)


Puccini, Giacomo; Strauss II, Johann; Verdi, Giuseppe

Genée, Richard; Ghislanzoni, Antonio; Giacosa, Giuseppe; Haffner, Carl; Illica, Luigi

Bonynge, Richard; Maazel, Lorin; Severini, Tiziano

Milan La Scala Orchestra; Royal Opera House Orchestra, Covent Garden; San Francisco Opera Orchestra

Milan La Scala Chorus; Royal Opera House Chorus, Covent Garden; San Francisco Opera Chorus

Archer, Peter; Bottone, Bonaventura; Burchuladze, Paata; Chiara, Maria; Coles, Mark; Dickson, Stephen; Dimitrova, Ghena; Dobson, John; Durante, Viviana; Freni, Mirella; Garbi, Francesca; Garrett, Eric; Gavazzi, Ernesto; Ghiaurov, Nicolai; Groves, Glenys; Gustafson, Nancy; Harper, Daniel; Horne, Marilyn; Howarth, Judith; Kowalski, Jochen; Michaels-Moore, Anthony; Otey, Louis; Pacetti, Sandra; Pavarotti, Luciano; Pons, Juan; Quilico, Gino; Sessions, John; Sutherland, Joan; Tajo, Italo

Label: Arthaus Musik

Genre: Opera

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: 101503

Barcode: 807280150391

Distribution Note(s):

Available only in Europe and South Africa

Listening samples not available for this release.

Physical Release: 11/2007

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