TEATRO ALLA SCALA – The Golden Years, Vol. 1
Milan’s La Scala theatre as told by the protagonists of its golden years, interviewed by the renowned Italian journalist Enzo Biagi. A series originally produced on 16mm film, now restored and offered to the public at large by Accasfilm.
Oggi si prova (First Rehearsal Today)
Behind the scenes of Wagner’s Lohengrin, which opened the 1981/82 season, with the conductor Claudio Abbado and the director Giorgio Strehler. A long interview with Mario del Monaco.
Ieri e oggi (Yesterday and Today)
Arturo Toscanini, La Piccola Scala and the Callas-Tebaldi rivalry in the words of Giulietta Simionato and Antonino Votto. Les Troyens directed by Luca Ronconi (1982) and Giuseppe di Stefano’s confidences.
Picture format: NTSC 16:9
Sound format: PCM 2.0
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: Italian, English, German, French, Japanese
Booklet Notes: Italian, English
Running time: 87 mins
No. of DVDs: 1