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Donizetti: Don Pasquale Blu-ray (Glyndebourne)

One of the reasons why Donizetti's Don Pasquale is regarded as a cornerstone of the Italian comic opera tradition is because its characters are no mere commedia dell'arte stereotypes, but complex, vulnerable human beings. This is brought to the fore in Mariame Clément's sensitive and perceptive production, which was hailed by the Financial Times as 'a Glyndebourne classic'.

Composer:Gaetano Donizetti
Don Pasquale:Alessandro Corbelli
Norina:Danielle de Niese
Malatesta:Nikolay Borchev
Ernesto:Alek Shrader
A Notary:James Platt
Servant:Anna-Marie Sullivan 

The Glyndebourne Chorus
Chorus Master: Jeremy Bines
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Leader: Pieter Schoeman
Conductor: Enrique Mazzola
Director: Mariame Clément
Designer: Julia Hansen
Lighting: Bernd Purkrabek

Plus:Behind the Curtain / Danielle de Niese Introduction / Staging the Opera / Cast Gallery 

Picture: 16:9
Sound: 2.0 PCM / DTS 5.1 (5.0) Surround
Subtitles: EN/FR/DE/KO
Region code: NTSC 0
Running Time: 128 mins