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Verdi: Falstaff DVD (The Royal Opera)

Verdi: Falstaff DVD (The Royal Opera)

Bryn Terfel and Barbara Frittoli star in Graham Vick's production conducted by Bernard Haitink.
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The spectacular opening production at the restored Royal Opera House, first broadcast live on BBC television in December 1999, brings a riot of colour to Verdi’s great Shakespearean masterpiece.

 

Bryn Terfel as Sir John Falstaff and Barbara Frittoli as Alice Ford lead a star cast with the orchestra and chorus of the Royal Opera House under the direction of Bernard Haitink, in a spectacular new production by Graham Vick with vibrant medieval designs by Paul Brown.

 

Falstaff: Bryn Terfel

Alice Ford: Barbara Frittoli

Ford: Roberto Frontali

Mistress Quickly: Bernadette Manca di Nissa

Nanetta: Desiree Rancatore

Fenton: Kenneth Tarver

 


Royal Opera Chorus

Chorus Director: Terry Edwards 

Orchestra of the Royal Opera House

Concert Master: Vasko Vassilev

Conductor: Bernard Haitink

Director: Graham Vick

Designs: Paul Brown

Lighting: Thomas Webster

Movement: Ron Howell

 

Plus: Behind the scenes tour; Graham Vick on his Production of Falstaff / Illustrated synopsis of the opera, presented by John Naughtie / Bryn Terfel talks to Eamonn Holmes.

 

Picture: 16:9
Sound: 5.1  DD Surround Sound
Format: NTSC
Region code: 0 worldwide
Running Time: 157 mins
Subtitles: EN

Categories:

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

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