Warner Classics

Donizetti: Maria Stuarda Blu-ray (Metropolitan Opera) 2013


  • Joyce DiDonato became the first person to sing the title role on stage at the New York Metropolitan Opera, in David McVicar's traditional yet visually bold new production. This recording also features Elza van den Heever, Matthew Polenzani, Matthew Rose and with Italian maestro Maurizio Benini. It was recorded in January 2013 and broadcast in high definition to cinemas around the world.

    Composer:Gaetano Donizetti
    Queen Elizabeth I:Elza van den Heever
    Lord Talbot:Matthew Rose
    Lord Cecil: Joshua Hopkins
    Robert, Earl of Leicester: Matthew Polenzani
    Hannah Kennedy: Maria Zifchak
    Mary Stuart: Joyce DiDonato

    Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
    Chorus Master: Donald Palumbo
    Conductor: Maurizio Benini 
    Production: David McVicar
    Set and Costume Design: John Macfarlane
    Lighting: Jennifer Tipton
    Choreography: Leah Hausman

  • Picture: 16:9
    Format: bluray
    Sound: PCM stereo 2.0 / DD 5.1 
    Region code: Worldwide Playback
    Running Time: 142 mins
    Subtitles: EN/FR/IT/DE/SP