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The spectacular opening production of London's newly-restored Royal Opera House, first broadcast live on BBC television in December 1999, brings a riot of color 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.
The spectacular opening production of London's newly-restored Royal Opera House, first broadcast live on BBC television in December 1999, brings a riot of color to Verdi's great Shakespearean masterpiece. Extra features included in this DVD are a fascinating tour behind the scenes of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; Graham Vick on his production of Falstaff; illustrated synopsis, presented by James Naughtie; and Bryn Terfel talking to Eamonn Holmes.Notes & Reviews:
Run Time: 159 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): Dolby 2.0, Dolby 5.1
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- Performers: Barbara Frittoli (Soprano); Bryn Terfel (Baritone)
- Conductor: Bernard Haitink
- Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
- Period Time: Romantic
- Form: Opera/Operetta
- Written: 1893