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Bellini: I puritani DVD (Nederlands Opera)


  • In Vincenzo Bellini’s last opera, Elvira’s love for Arturo overcomes the power games in Puritan England, staged with darkly dramatic flair by Francisco Negrin as a world of blind dogma. Mariola Cantarero is compelling as the heroine on the verge of insanity in one of the greatest mad scenes in the history of opera. One of the leading lyric tenors today, John Osborn sings Arturo with fearless commitment and some spectacular top notes. In the pit is the bel canto specialist Giuliano Carella.

    Composer: Vincenzo Bellini
    Bruno: Gregorio Gonzalez
    Riccardo: Scott Hendricks
    Elvira: Mariola Cantarero
    Giorgio: Riccardo Zanellato
    Arturo: John Osborn

    Chorus of Dutch National Opera
    Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra
    Conductor: Giuliano Carella 
    Director: Francisco Negrin
    Set Design: Es Devlin
    Costume Design: Louis Désiré
    Lighting:Bruno Poet 

    Bonus: Cast Gallery / The background to I puritani: Six Short Films

  • Picture: 16:9 HD
    Sound: PCM 2.0 Stereo / DTS 5.1
    Running time: 173+35 mins
    Region code: All regions
    Format: NTSC
    Subtitle: EN/FR/GE/NE
    Year: 2009