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VERDI: Due Foscari (I) (La Scala, 1988) (NTSC)



VERDI: Due Foscari (I) (La Scala, 1988) (NTSC)

Tragic opera in four acts (1844)

Orchestra & Chorus of Teatro alla Scala.
Conductor - Gianandrea Gavazzeni

Running time:
115 mins
Subtitles: GB
Picture format: 4:3
Sound format: Dolby Stereo
Barcode: 809478030072
Dimensions (mm): H-192/W-136/D-14
Cat. No: OA LS3007 D

Renato Bruson takes the role of the Venetian Doge - Francesco Foscari - in Verdi's dark, three-act tragedy based on a drama by Lord Byron set in 15th century Venice. Gianandrea Gavazzeni directs the 1988 La Scala production of a work that is hailed among the best of Verdi's early operas, and that led him to a career of operatic immortality. Sung in Italian with English subtitles

Francesco Foscari Renato Bruson Jacopo Foscari Alberto Cupido Lucrezia Contarini Linda Roark-Strummer Jacopo Loredano Luigi Roni Barbarigo Renato Cazzaniga Pisana Monica Tagliasacchi Fante Aldo Bottion Doge's Servant Aldo Bramante

Part seven of this mid-price collection, this DVD includes a 20 page booklet with full libretto by Francesco Maria Piave from the tragedy The two Foscari by Lord Byron.

Verdi, Giuseppe

Piave, Francesco Maria

Gavazzeni, Gianandrea

Milan La Scala Orchestra

Milan La Scala Chorus

Bottion, Aldo; Bramante, Aldo; Bruson, Renato; Cazzaniga, Renato; Cupido, Alberto; Roark-Strummer, Linda; Roni, Luigi; Tagliasacchi, Monica

Label: Opus Arte

Genre: Opera

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: OALS3007D

Barcode: 0809478030072

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Release Date: 09/2004

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