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featuring Joan Sutherland, Eva Marton
and the artists of Opera Australia
Australian Opera & Ballet Orchestra
The Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra
The Elizabethan Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductors: Carlo Felice Cillario, Richard Bonynge,
Alberto Erede, Jun’ichi Hirokami

Picture format: NTSC 4:3
Sound format: Stereo
Region code: 0 (All Regions)
Subtitles: English
Running time: 90 minutes
No. of DVDs: 1
  • A selection of popular highlights from the world’s best-loved operas, presented by Peter Ross. These highlights showcase the prodigious talents of Opera Australia and its gifted artists including: Joan Sutherland (Lakmé & The Merry Widow), Neil Rosenshein (La bohème), Lauris Elms (Il trovatore) and Eva Marton (Tosca).

‘Dame Joan … is enchanting, utterly at ease with the part, wholly lovable and genuinely merry.’ The Sydney Morning Herald
‘Eva Marton’s singing is the authentic sound of Puccini’s heroine: ample in vocal colour, size of tone and passionate accent.’ The Sydney Morning Herald
‘The Australian Opera’s La bohème… is an absolute delight.’ The Australian
‘The Australian Opera has assembled one of its Best casts under the baton of Richard Bonynge.’ The London Times

Delibes, Léo; Lehár, Franz; Puccini, Giacomo; Verdi, Giuseppe

Bonynge, Richard; Cillario, Carlo Felice; Erede, Alberto; Hirokami, Jun'ichi

Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra; Elizabethan Philharmonic Orchestra; Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra

Marton, Eva; Sutherland, Joan

Label: Opus Arte

Genre: Classical Concert

Period: 20th Century; Romantic

Catalogue No: OAF4020D

Barcode: 809478040200

Distribution Note(s):

Not Available in North America, Australia and New Zealand

Listening samples not available for this release.

Release Date: 11/2006

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