ARENA DI VERONA - The Golden Years (1979-1981)


 

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- (Disc 1)

Verdi, Giuseppe - Composer
Rigoletto
Renzetti, Donato - Conductor
Lizzani, Carlo - Stage Director
Verdi, Giuseppe - Composer
La traviata
Coltellacci, Giulio - Stage Director
Verdi, Giuseppe - Composer
Aida
Guadagno, Anton - Conductor
Sbragia, Giancarlo - Stage Director
Verdi, Giuseppe - Composer
Nabucco
Arena, Maurizio - Conductor
Giacchieri, Renzo - Stage Director


Playing Time: 01:09:26
Catalogue Number: 37732
UPC: 8007144377328

Three previous volumes of this series were dedicated to La Scala. In this fourth DVD volume, we turn our attention to another beloved and well-known Italian operatic venue: the Arena of Verona, which is able to host more than 20,000 spectators and endowed with acoustics that are quite extraordinary.

This documentary, originally filmed in 16 mm, famed Italian journalist Enzo Biagi interviews the celebrity artists and directors who appeared at the Arena at the beginning of the 1908s, including Sherrill Millnes, Rajna Kabaiwanska, Fiorenza Cossotto, Mirella Freni, Rolando Panerai, Oliviero De Fabritiis, Nicola Martinucci, director Giancarlo Sbragia and set designer Giulio Coletllacci.

The DVD features excerpts from performances of Rigoletto, Aida, La traviata and Nabucco during that period of time.

Part 1


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