1 DVD Video / Arthaus DVD / 2009-09-29Works: Giacomo Puccini: Edgar, opera
Performers: Cigni, Carlo; Cura, Jose; Gertseva, Julia; Nizza, Amarilli; Vratogna, Marco
Conductors: David, Yoram
Ensemble: Teatro Regio Chorus; Teatro Regio Orchestra
The original four act version of Edgar, by Giacomo Puccini was staged for the first time at the Teatro Regio in Turin in 2008. Thanks...continue...
Run Time: 157 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1
Subtitles: Italian, English, German, Fre...continue...
1 DVD Video / Kultur International Films / 2007-03-27Works: Giacomo Puccini: Edgar, opera
Performers: Balzanelli, Dario; Margret, Halla; Marti, Montserrat; Rola, Andrea; Tarasconi, Giovanni
Conductors: Pal, Tamas
Ensemble: Mediterranea Philharmonic Orchestra
The temptations of the exotic and the realization of true love end in tragedy in Puccini's Edgar. The libretto is a medievalist phantasmagoria dealing with...continue...
Run Time: 89 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, Color
Sound Format(s): Dolby 2.0,
Country of Origin: USA
2 CD / Decca Import / 2006-05-05Works: Giacomo Puccini: Edgar, opera
Performers: Cornetti, Marianne; Damato, Adriana; Domingo, Placido [Tenor Vocals]; Pons, Juan; Rafal, Siwek.
Conductors: Veronesi, Alberto
Ensemble: Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Orchestra
'Edgar' is one of Puccini's early works, yet its music and style are remarkably advanced. This studio recording features the legendary Placido Domingo in the...continue...
2 CD / Opera D'Oro / 2006-04-11Works: Giacomo Puccini: Edgar, opera
Performers: Casoni, Bianca Maria; Colella, Alfredo; Luchetti, Veriano; Scorsoni, Renzo; Sighele, Mietta
Conductors: Cillario, Carlo Felice
Ensemble: Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin
In later years Puccini himself disowned 'Edgar,' his second opera, referring to it as a "blunder," and yet even the least efforts of great composers...continue...
2 CD / Naïve / 2003-10-01Works: Giacomo Puccini: Edgar, opera
Performers: Cigni, Carlo; Jenis, Dalibor; McCormick, Mary Ann; Nemtanu, Sarah [Violin]; Tanner, Carl; Varady, Julia [Soprano Vocals]
Conductors: Levi, Yoel
Ensemble: ORTF Chorus
The plot for 'Edgar', Puccini's second opera, is set in 13th century Flanders and portrays a tenor hero torn between the pure Fidelia and the...continue...