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Francisco Cavalli: Ercole Amante / Bolton/Concerto Koln, Netherlands Opera Chorus [2 Blu-Ray]

Album Summary

>Cavalli, Francesco : Ercole Amante
Performers Conductor Ensembles Composer

Notes & Reviews:

This is a BLU-RAY disc and it will not play on a standard DVD player. A standard DVD is available as BOA 1020D. Commissioned to celebrate the marriage of the Sun King, Louis XIV, and Marie Therese of Spain, the original production of Cavalli's 'Ercole Amante' took two years to complete and, at the time, was the grandest show ever performed in Europe. DNO's contemporary, hilarious and surreal production, directed by David Alden, is a triumph of opera buffa, a riot of decoration and symbolism complemented by Constance Hoffman's exceptional costumes. Luca Pisaroni's Ercole is heroic and melodious in turn, Veronica Cangemi is a splendid Iole, and the Chorus of De Nederlandse Opera and Concerto Koln give a sublime performance under Ivor Bolton, a master of baroque music. An outstanding production, filmed in High Definition and surround sound.

Notes & Reviews:

Run Time: 182 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM 2.0, LPCM 5.1
Subtitles: English, French, German, Spanish



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Works Details

>Cavalli, Francesco : Ercole Amante
  • Performers: Luca Pisaroni (Bass); Anna Panzarella (Soprano); Jeremy Ovenden (Tenor); Marlin Miller (Contralto); Veronica Cangemi (Soprano); Anna Bonitatibus (Soprano)
  • Conductor: Ivor Bolton
  • Ensemble: Netherlands Opera Chorus
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Form: Opera/Operetta