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Verdi:Operas Box

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Verdi: Il trovatore (2002) from OA0849D/OABD7006D José Cura (Manrico); Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Count di Luna); Yvonne Naef (Azucena); Verónica Vilarroel (Leonora); The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House; Carlo Rizzi

Verdi: La traviata (2009) from OA1040D/OABD7076D Renée Fleming (Violetta); Joseph Calleja (Alfredo); Thomas Hampson (Germont); The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House; Antonio Pappano

Verdi: Macbeth (2011) from OA1063D/OABD7095D Simon Keenlyside (Macbeth); Liudmyla Monastyrska (Lady Macbeth); Raymond Aceto (Banquo); The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House; Antonio Pappano

Press Reviews
" impressive company showcase, full of moments when chorus and orchestra are at full throttle. Whipped up by Antonio Pappano's baton, they sound truly thrilling. " (The Guardian - Macbeth)

"Simon Keenlyside and Liudmyla Monastyrska give one of the finest portrayals of the couple that I have come across. In both cases what lifts them into the category of the very special is the way they manage to chart the character's development. Macbeth is a role that Keenlyside has grown into. He has the depth, the charisma and the energy that make the role complex and interesting; more than a great soldier laid low. His baritone is rounded and complex, just right to capture the many facets of the character's journey." (Musicweb International - Macbeth)

"the beautiful sounds she [Renée Fleming] makes, especially in the Act One finale and the Act Two party, are well worth hearing, and the high-quality film-work puts us right at the heart of the action." (Financial Times - La Traviata ★★★★)

"Antonio Pappano takes charge of this revival, searching out the meaning of Verdi's score in a supple, sentient reading that sweeps you along." (The Guardian - La Traviata)

"Elijah Moshinsky's production is surely as lively and moving as Verdi's intricate masterpiece deserves. Jose Cura sizzles. Dimitri Hvorostovsky is everything one could want to see and hear in a Verdi baritone. This new Trovatore DVD is a reminder that not every golden age happened long ago." (San Francisco Chronicle - Il Trovatore)

"All four are in excellent voice. Cura...supports Naef with beautiful quiet singing...Hvorostovsky is formidable...There are two other filmed Trovatore's available at present, for a combination of musical excellence and intelligent production neither comes close to this one." (International Record Review - Il Trovatore)

Renée Fleming (Violetta Valery)
Simon Keenlyside (Macbeth)
Liudmyla Monastyrska (Lady Macbeth)
Joseph Calleja (Alfredo Germont)
José Cura (Manrico)
Yvonne Naef (Azucnea)
Orchestra & Chorus of the Royal Opera House

Company: The Royal Opera

Disc Information
Catalogue Number: OA1190BD
Running Time: 519 minutes
Sound: LPCM & DTS 5.1
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 Anamorphic
Subtitles: Il Trovatore: English; La Traviata: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian; Macbeth: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese.
Label: Opus Arte

Item number OA1190BD
Barcode 809478011903
Release date 09/01/2016
Category DVD
Label Opus Arte
Media type DVD
Number of units 3
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