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VERDI: Vespri Siciliani (I) (La Scala, 1989) (NTSC)



VERDI: Vespri Siciliani (I) (La Scala, 1989) (NTSC)

Orchestra & Chorus of Teatro alla Scala, Conductor Riccardo Muti

Verdi’s 1855 Paris opera which followed Rigoletto, Il trovatore and La Traviata is treated to a performance of blazing energy and intimate refinement with a superb cast which includes Cheryl Studer and Chris Merritt. The rarely-seen third act ballet is included complete, with the internationally-acclaimed dancers Carla Fracci and Wayne Eagling.

Sung in Italian with English subtitles

Guido di Monforte Giorgio Zancanaro Il sire di Bethune Enzo Capuano Arrigo Chris Merritt La duchessa Elena Cheryl Studer

Part eight of this mid-price collection, this DVD includes a 28 page booklet with full libretto by Eugène Scribe and Charles Duveyrier, after their libretto Le duc d'Albe (The Duke of Alba).

Running time: 211 mins
Subtitles: GB
Picture format: 4:3
Sound format: Dolby Stereo
Cat. No.: OA LS3008 D
Barcode: 809478030089
Dimensions (mm): H192 W136 D14

Verdi, Giuseppe

Duveyrier, Charles; Scribe, Augustin-Eugène

Muti, Riccardo

Milan La Scala Orchestra

Milan La Scala Chorus

Capuano, Enzo; Furlanetto, Ferruccio; Merritt, Chris; Musinu, Francesco; Studer, Cheryl; Zancanaro, Giorgio

Label: Opus Arte

Genre: Opera

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: OALS3008D

Barcode: 0809478030089

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Release Date: 09/2004

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