Cookie Control

This site uses cookies to store information on your computer.
I am happy to proceed
Image

Donizetti: Don Pasquale


Buy + Add To Wish List + £24.99 - Few in stock

Shipping time: In stock | Expected delivery 1-2 days | Free UK Delivery
This DVD presents a sophisticated staging of Donizetti's wittiest opera, Don Pasquale. This production was performed at the world famous Scala in Milan. It was directed by Stefano Vizioli, who was praised for stripping the piece of any cliches acquired over a century-and-a-half of performing tradition, and making the characters truly live and breathe. The approach emphasised the unaffected brightness and gaiety of the opera, especially as the director was brilliantly supported by a pre-eminent international cast of singer-actors. From the uproarious orchestral guffaw that opens the piece onwards, Riccardo Muti's reading reveals a fl exibility and poise that matches the overall intention to take the opera's humour seriously. In a recent interview, Muti emphasised the vein of melancholy that runs through Don Pasquale, and stressed how much the libretto contributes to the perfection of the opera as a whole, how the composer manages to bend the music to the text, and bring out the deep meaning of every word. This Scala production embodied his conviction, in a performance marked by 'absolute clarity of diction, the right emphasis for every word' as the press hailed.
Facts
Item number 107207
Barcode 807280720792
Release date 29/11/2010
Category
Label Arthaus Musik
Media type DVD
Number of units 1
Performers
Artists Claudio Giombi
Ferruccio Furlanetto
Gregory Kunde
Lucio Gallo
Nuccia Focile
Composers Gaetano Donizetti
Write your own review
You must log in to be able to write a review
If you like Donizetti: Don Pasquale, please tell your friends! You can easily share this page directly on Facebook, Twitter and via e-mail below.

You may also like.....

Image
£70.99
Rossini: Riccardo Muti | La Scala Box Set
Image
£14.99
New Year Concert 2006
Image
£24.99
Donizetti: L'Elisir D'Amore
Image
£24.99
DONIZETTI: MARIA STUARDA
BUSONI: DOKTOR FAUST 101284 05/01/2009 £29.99
Out of stock
DONIZETTI: Don Pasquale 101303 26/11/2007 £24.99
Out of stock
BUSONI: Doktor Faust 101283 29/10/2007 £35.99
Few in stock Buy +
OPERA HIGHLIGHTS, Vol. 1 102047 02/04/2007 £14.99
Few in stock Buy +
JOSE CARRERAS COLLECTION: Grande Notte a Verona 101403 01/08/2006 £19.99
Few in stock Buy +
OPERA NIGHT 101105 01/08/2006 £19.99
Few in stock Buy +
Image Image Image Image Image Image
My account
My cart: 0 items