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Gobbi, Tito - ICA DVD

Gobbi, Tito - ICA DVD

Extracts from Rigoletto, Gianni Schicchi and Tosca filmed by the BBC at the height of Tito Gobbi’s operatic career, released on this 100th Anniverdary Edition by ICA Classics.

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Filmed at the pinnacle of his operatic career, Tito Gobbi's portrayal of these three major operatic roles that featured highly throughout his professional life leaves the viewer in no doubt as to why he was so popular on screen. Celebrating the 100th anniversary of his birth, this DVD provides a valuable tribute to a remarkable singer and actor.

Tito Gobbi baritone

100th Anniversary Edition

RIGOLETTO (excerpts)

Rigoletto: Tito Gobbi / Gilda: Renata Scotto / Sparafucile: Denis Wicks / Marullo: Neil Howlett / II Conte di Ceprano: David Read

New Philharmonia Orchestra, Edward Downes 1965



Gianni Schicchi: Tito Gobbi / Lauretta: Elizabeth Robson / Zita: Elizabeth Bainbridge / Rinuccio: John Serge / Gherardo: Robert Bowman

The New Symphony Orchestra, Edward Downes 1965


TOSCA (excerpts)

Scarpia: Tito Gobbi / Flora Tosca: Marie Collier / Sagrestano: Eric Garrett / Sciarrone: Neil Howlett / Spoletta: Robert Bowman

Royal Philharmonia Orchestra, Edward Downes 1965


The first track on this DVD is a brief introduction to ICA Classics

Picture: 4:3

Sound: Enhanced Mono

Running Time: 86 mins

Region code: 0

Format: NTSC

A BBC recording


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