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The Royal Opera House

Tito Gobbi - ICA DVD

Filmed at the pinnacle of his operatic career, Tito Gobbi's portrayal of these three major operatic roles that featured highly throughout his professional life leaves the viewer in no doubt as to why he was so popular on screen. Celebrating the 100th anniversary of his birth, this DVD provides a valuable tribute to a remarkable singer and actor.

Rigoletto (excerpts)
Rigoletto: Tito Gobbi
Gilda:Renata Scotto
Sparafucile: Denis Wicks
Marullo: Neil Howlett
II Conte di Ceprano: David Read
New Philharmonia Orchestra
Conductor: Edward Downes

Gianni Schicchi (excerps)
Gianni Schicchi: Tito Gobbi
Lauretta: Elizabeth Robson
Zita: Elizabeth Bainbridge
Rinuccio: John Serge
Gherardo: Robert Bowman
New Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Edward Downes

Tosca (excerpts)
Scarpia: Tito Gobbi
Flora Tosca: Marie Collier
Sagrestano: Eric Garrett
Sciarrone: Neil Howlett
Spoletta: Robert Bowman
Royal Philharmonia Orchestra
Conductor: Edward Downes 

Picture: 4:3
Sound: Enhanced Mono
Running Time: 86 mins
Region code: 0
Format: NTSC
Year: 1965
A BBC recording