ARENA DI VERONA – The Golden Years
The Arena of Verona and its large-scale opera performances.
In this documentary by AccasFilm, originally filmed in 16mm, we hear opinions of some renowned artists, directors and conductors who performed in Verona during the early 1980s.
Sherrill Milnes, Rolando Panerai, Katia Ricciarelli, Fiorenza Cossotto, Rajna Kabaivanska, Donato Renzetti, Giulio Coltellacci and many more interviewed by the famous Italian journalist Enzo Biangi.
Aida, conducted by Anton Guadagno, directed by Giancarlo Sbragia, 1981
Nabucco, conducted by Maurizio Arena, directed by Renzo Giacchieri, 1981
La traviata, conducted by Oliviero De Fabritiis, directed by Giulio Coltellacci, 1979
Rigoletto, conducted by Donato Renzetti, directed by Carlo Lizzani, 1981
Picture format: NTSC 16:9
Sound format: LPCM 2.0
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: Italian, English, German, French, Japanese, Korean
Booklet notes: Italian, English
Running time: 70 mins
No. of DVDs: 1