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Verdi: Il Trovatore / Bonynge/The Sydney Opera House, live 1983, Joan Sutherland, Kenneth Collins [DVD]

Album Summary

>Verdi, Giuseppe : Il trovatore
Performers Conductor Ensembles Composer

Notes & Reviews:

Two enemies, passionate and vengeful; an old gypsy woman with a mysterious bond to them both, and a passionate young woman who must either betrayan all-consuming love or face death itself - these are the fiery elements thatgovern Verdi's unforgettable masterpiece of obsession, madness and retribution, Il Trovatore (1853).

"The musical masterpiece is visually, dramatically and vocally stunning." The Australian

"Joan Sutherland's handling of the demanding role of Leonora was an example of opera stagecraft and stunning vocal beauty." Sunday Telegraph

Il Trovatore is about two enemies, passionate and vengeful; an old gypsy woman with a mysterious bond to them both, and a passionate young woman who must either betray an all-consuming love or face death itself - these are the fiery elements that govern Verdi's unforgettable masterpiece of obsession, madness and retribution in Il Trovatore.

Notes & Reviews:

Run Time: 141 min.
Region: 1
Picture Format: NTSC, Color
Sound Format(s): Dolby 2.0,
Country of Origin: USA



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>Verdi, Giuseppe : Il trovatore
  • Performers: Kenneth Collins (Tenor); Lauris Elms (Mezzo Soprano); Jonathan Summers (Baritone); Joan Sutherland (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Richard Bonynge
  • Ensemble: Elizabethan Sydney Orchestra
  • Running Time: 141 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1853
  • Studio/Live: Live