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Added on: 7/10/2008 09:53
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Mozart: Da Ponte Operas

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Cosi, Figaro and Giovanni together at last
Certificate: None
Running Time: 12 hours
Retail Price: £39.99
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Content Type: Musical Recording

Wit and astute theatrical awareness are the hallmarks of this exceptional vision of Mozart's and Da Ponte's famous masterpieces, directed by the duo Jossi Wieler and Sergio Morabito. Set in a 1960s youth hostel, Così fan tutte is a charmingly original tableau of adolescent inexperience, while Le nozze di Figaro, set in a car showroom, exemplifies the delicate balance between love's shadowy manipulation and its cheerful innocence. Don Giovanni, by contrast, is a breathtaking, sinister game of voyeuristic intimacy and brutal violence. Ingo Metzmacher and a sparkling ensemble and cast underscore this unique vision of a kaleidoscope of human emotions with commitment and vitality.

Mozart: Così fan tutte
Fiordiligi: Sally Matthews
Dorabella: Maite Beaumont
Guglielmo: Luca Pisaroni
Ferrando: Norman Shankle
Despina: Danielle de Niese
Don Alfonso: Garry Magee

Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro
Il Conte di Almaviva: Garry Magee
La Contessa di Almaviva: Cellia Costea
Susanna: Danielle de Niese
Figaro: Luca Pisaroni
Cherubino: Maite Beaumont
Marcellina: Charlotte Margiono
Bartolo: Mario Luperi

Mozart: Don Giovanni
Don Giovanni: Pietro Spagnoli
Il Commendatore: Mario Luperi
Donna Anna: Myrtò Papatanasiu
Don Ottavio: Marcel Reijans
Donna Elvira: Charlotte Margiono
Leporello: José Fardilha
Masetto: Roberto Accurso
Zerlina: Cora Burggraaf

Netherlands Chamber Orchestra / Chorus of De Nederlandse Opera
Stage Directors: Jossi Wieler & Sergio Morabito
Musical Director: Ingo Metzmacher

TV Director: Misjel Vermeiren

Special Features:
Cast gallery & illustrated synopsis.
Introduction to the Trilogy
Introduction to each opera.

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Video Tracks:
NTSC 16:9 Anamorphic

Audio Tracks:
DD 5.1
DD 2.0

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