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Verdi: Rigoletto DVD (Vienna Philharmoniker)

Verdi: Rigoletto DVD (Vienna Philharmoniker)

Jean-Pierre Ponnelle's lavish production featuring Luciano Pavarotti, Edita Gruberova and Ingvar Wixell.
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Filmed on location in Italian Renaissance landmarks including the Castello di San Giorgio in Mantua, the Piazza Duomo in Cremona and the Teatro Farnese in Parma, Jean-Pierre Ponnelle's lavish production of 'Rigoletto' captures all the tenderness and tradegy of Verdi's heartbreaking drama. Luciano Pavarotti in his formidable prime is the dashing, dissolute Duke of Mantua who seduces fair, innocent Gilda - a virtuoso performance by Edita Gruberova - away from her protective father, the hunchback court jester Rigoletto, sung and acted with indelible pathos by Ingvar Wixell.

 

Composer: Giuseppe Verdi

The Duke: Luciano Pavarotti

Rigoletto: Ingvar Wixell

Gilda: Edita Gruberova

Sparafucile: Ferruccio Furlanetto

Maddalena: Victoria Vergara

Giovanna: Fedora Barbieri

 

Konzertvereinigung

Wiener Staatsopernchor

Chorus Master: Norbert Balatsch

Wiener  Philharmoniker

Conductor: Riccardo Chailly

Director: Jean-Pierre Ponnelle

Set Design: Gianni Quaranta

Costume Design: Martin Schlumpf

 

 

Picture: 4:3
Sound: PCM stereo / DTS 5.1
Format: NTSC
Region code: 0 worldwide
Running Time: 116 mins
Subtitles: EN/FR/DE/SP/IT

Year: 1988

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DVDs > Opera

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