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Tosca : melodramma in tre atti / composer, Giacomo Puccini ; libretto, Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica ; based on the play La Tosca by Victorien Sardou.

Format Video (DVD)
Publication InfoLondon, England : Decca, ©2007.
Description1 videodisc (137 min.) : sound color ; 4 3/4 in.
Subject(s)
Other author/creatorGiacosa, Giuseppe, 1847-1906 librettist.
Other author/creatorIllica, Luigi, 1857-1919, librettist.
Other author/creatorMalfitano, Catherine, performer.
Other author/creatorTerfel, Bryn, performer.
Other author/creatorMargison, Richard, 1953- performer.
Other author/creatorLuperi, Mario, performer.
Other author/creatorChailly, Riccardo, 1953- conductor.
Other author/creatorLehnhoff, Nikolaus director.
Other author/creatorBauer, Raimund, set designer.
Other author/creatorBauer, Falk, costume designer.
Other author/creatorGöbbel, Wolfgang, lighting designer.
Other author/creatorVermeiren, Misjel, director.
Other author/creatorSardou, Victorien, 1831-1908. Tosca.
Included WorkPuccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924. Tosca.
Other author/creatorNederlandse Opera.
Other author/creatorNederlands Operakoor, performer.
Other author/creatorConcertgebouworkest, performer.
Other author/creatorNederlandse Programma Stichting.
Other author/creatorDecca Record Company.
Abstract Riccardo Chailly conducts the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and an outstanding cast including Bryn Terfel in his triumphant role debut as Scarpia in Puccini's great operatic thriller. Nikolaus Lehnhoff's sensational Amsterdam staging presents Tosca as a searing, timeless psychological drama of political and private lust, set to Puccini's most spectacularly passionate score.
General noteFilmed in 1998, Het Muziektheater, Amsterdam.
General noteBonus feature: Documentary, Tosca - behind the scenes.
General noteProgram notes and synopsis in English, German and French in container.
CreditsStage director, Nikolaus Lehnhoff; set deign, Raimund Bauer; costumes, Falk Bauer; lighting design, Wolfgang Göbbel; dramaturgy Klaus Bertisch; TV director, Misjel Vermeiren; a co-production of De Nederlandse Opera and NPS Television.
Performer Catherine Malfitano (Floria Tosca) ; Richard Margison (Mario Cavaradossi) ; Bryn Terfel (Il barone Scarpia) ; Mario Luperi (Cesare Angelotti) ; Enrico Fissore, John Graham-Hall, Jef Van Wersch, Ton Kemperman ; Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra ; Chorus of De Nederlandse Opera and Utrecht Cathedral Choirschool ; Riccardo Chailly, conductor.
Technical detailsDVD-9; soundtracks in DTS 5.1 (opera only), PCM stereo; aspect ratio 16:9.
LanguageSung in Italian with subtitles in Italian, English, German, French, Spanish, Dutch and Chinese.
Genre/formFilmed operas.
Genre/formNonfiction films.
UPC 044007432013
Publisher number074 3201 Decca

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