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Donizetti: La Favorita / De Fabritiis, Cossotto, Kraus, Raimondi, NHK Symphony [DVD]

Album Summary

>Donizetti, Gaetano : La Favorita
Performers Conductor Ensemble Composer

Notes & Reviews:

A thrilling and sublimely sung 1971 performance of one of Donizetti's most beautiful scores, starring two of opera's most magnificent artists, mezzo-soprano Fiorenza Cossotto and tenor Alfredo Kraus. The powerful supporting cast includes baritone Sesto Bruscantini as king Alfonso and bass Ruggero Raimondi as Baldassarre. The NHK Symphony Orchestra is under the direction of the great maestro Oliviero de Fabritiis. Includes optional subtitles in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish.

Notes & Reviews:

Run Time: 180 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: NTSC, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM Mono,
Subtitles: English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish


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Works Details

>Donizetti, Gaetano : La Favorita
  • Performers: Sesto Bruscantini (Baritone); Fiorenza Cossotto (Mezzo Soprano); Alfredo Kraus (Tenor); Ruggero Raimondi (Bass)
  • Conductor: Oliviero de Fabritiis
  • Ensemble: NHK Symphony Orchestra
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1840