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Gounod: Roméo et Juliette DVD (The Royal Opera)

Gounod: Roméo et Juliette DVD (The Royal Opera)

Roberto Alagna as Roméo and Leontina Vaduva as Juliette lead an excellent cast in Gounod's tale of impossible love, based on the play by Shakespeare.
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Charles Mackerras teases the romantic beauty from Gounod's score, which has been widely admired since its first performance at the Théâtre Lyrique, Paris, in 1867. In this 1994 recording, the youthful Roberto Alagna as Roméo and Leontina Vaduva as the unattainable Juliette lead an excellent cast in this touching portrayal of impossible love, based on Shakespeare's play.

 

Composer: Charles-François Gounod

Roméo: Roberto Alagna

Juliette: Leontina Vaduva

Paris: Richard Halton

Tybalt: Paul Charles Clarke

Mercutio: François le Roux

Capulet: Peter Sidhom

Frère Laurent: Robert Lloyd

Stéphano: Anna Maria Panzarella

 

The Royal Opera Chorus

Chorus Director: Terry Edwards

The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House

Concert Master: John Brown

Conductor: Charles Mackerras 

Stage Director: Nicolas Joël

Set & Costume Designs: Carlo Tommasi

Lighting Designs: Bruno Boyer

 

 

Picture: 4:3

Running Time: 176 Mins

Recorded: 1994

Sound: 2.0 DOLBY DIGITAL

Subtitles: EN

Region Code: 0 NTSC

Categories:

DVDs > Opera
DVDs > Royal Opera House Titles
DVDs > Opus Arte Titles

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