Warner Classics

Donizetti: Maria Stuarda Blu-ray Disc (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
Sound: PCM stereo 2.0 / DD 5.1 
Region code: Worldwide Playback
Running Time: 142 mins
Subtitles: EN/FR/IT/DE/SP