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Puccini: Tosca DVD (The Royal Opera) 2002

Puccini: Tosca DVD (The Royal Opera) 2002

With Antonio Pappano at the helm, this is as thrilling a rendition of Tosca as you will ever hear. Angela Gheorghiu inhabits Jacquot's superb filmed version to perfection.
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Oficial Selection at Venice Film Festival, Benoît Jacquot's acclaimed film of Puccini's opera stars Angela Gheorghiu in the title role with Roberto Alagna,  Ruggero Raimondi and the Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, under Antonio Pappano.

'Gheorghiu gives a performance that cuts to the core of Puccini's tragedy... Pappano's conducting: a rich reading that conjures the ideal mixture of syrup and bitterness' Independent on Sunday


Composer: Giacomo Puccini 

Tosca: Angela Gheorghiu

Cavaradossi: Roberto Alagna

Scarpia: Ruggero Raimondi

Angelotti: Maurizio Muraro

Sagrestano: Enrico Fissore

Spoletta: David Cangelosi

Sciarrone: Sorin Coliban

Il Carceriere: Gwynne Howell

Un Pastore: James Savage-Hanford.

 

Chorus of the Royal Opera House

Chorus Master: Terry Edwards

Tiffin Boys' Choir

Director: Simon Toyne

Orchestra of the Royal Opera House

Conductor and Musical Direction: Antonio Pappano 

Leader: Peter Manning

Production: Benoît Jacquot. 


Extra Features: Soprano Angela Gheorghiu on her role as Tosca, director Benoît Jacquot on creating Tosca as film, Antonio Pappano on Puccini's music for the opera.

 

Picture: 16:9

Sound: Dolby Stereo & Optional 5.1

Duration: 120+41 mins

Region code: 0 (worldwide)

Format: PAL ( PLease ensure your DVD player can play PAL foprmat DVDs)

Subtitles: EN

Categories:

DVDs > Opera
DVDs > Royal Opera House Titles

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