Verdi - La Traviata (Blu-ray) | Opus Arte OABD7076D

Verdi - La Traviata (Blu-ray)

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Label: Opus Arte

Cat No: OABD7076D

Format: Blu-ray

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Opera

Release Date: 28th March 2011

Contents

Artists

Johan Botha
Renee Fleming
Joseph Calleja
Thomas Hampson
Eddie Wade
Richard Wiegold
Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House

Conductor

Antonio Pappano

Works

Verdi, Giuseppe

La Traviata

Artists

Johan Botha
Renee Fleming
Joseph Calleja
Thomas Hampson
Eddie Wade
Richard Wiegold
Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House

Conductor

Antonio Pappano

About

Verdi’s best-loved work, is performed here by a star cast in a revival of Richard Eyre’s highly acclaimed 1994 production.

Music Director Antonio Pappano conducts La traviata for the first time at Covent Garden. American soprano Renée Fleming returns to Covent Garden to sing Violetta for the first time with The Royal Opera.

La traviata was first performed at the Teatro La Fenice, Venice in March 1853.

Cast:
- Siegmund: Johan Botha
- Violetta: Renée Fleming
- Alfredo Germont: Joseph Calleja
- Giorgio Germont: Thomas Hampson
- Baron Douphol: Eddie Wade
- Doctor Grenvil: Richard Wiegold

"...Antonio Pappano takes charge of this revival, searching out the meaning of Verdi's score in a supple, sentient reading that sweeps you along." - The Guardian

Director: Richard Eyre

Recorded live at the Royal Opera House, London, June & July 2009.

Extra features:
- Cast gallery
- Antonio Pappano interviews Renée Fleming

Running time: 135 mins
Region Code: All regions
Picture format: 1080i High Definition
Sound format: 2.0LPCM + 5.1(5.0) DTS
Menu languages: EN
Subtitles: EN/FR/DE/ES/IT

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