Verdi: Rigoletto DVD (The Royal Opera)

Verdi’s drama of revenge, in its stunning new production by David McVicar, is filled with some of the composer’s most celebrated music. Sir Edward Downes conducts the Orchestra and Chorus of the Royal Opera House with a cast which includes Paolo Gavanelli, Marcelo Alvarez, and Christine Schäfer.

Composer:Giuseppe Verdi
Rigoletto: Paolo Gavanelli
Il Duca: Marcelo Alvarez
Gilda: Christine Schäfer
Matteo Borsa: Peter Auty
Count Ceprano: Graeme Broadbent
Countess Ceprano: Dervla Ramsay 

Royal Opera Chorus
Chorus Director: Terry Edwards
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Concert Master: Peter Manning
Conductor: Edward Downes 
Director: David McVicar
Set Designer: Michael Vale
Costume Designs: Tanya McCallin
Lighting Design: Paule Constable
Choreography & Movement: Leah Hausman

Plus: BBC Documentary - Verdi through the looking glass / Illustrated synopsis / Director David McVicar talks about the production / Illustrated synopsis.

Picture: 16:9
Sound: DD 5.1 Surround Sound
Format: NTSC
Region code: 0 worldwide
Running Time: 169 mins
Subtitles: EN
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