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Falstaff

Synopsis
Giuseppe Verdi’s opera Falstaff performed by the Royal Opera Chorus and the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini. Renato Bruson as Falstaff.
Language
Italian (Standard)
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
1982
Recording date
1982
Duration
139 mins

Credits

Director
Brian Large
Producer
Ronald Eyre
Writer
Arrigo Boito
Music
Giuseppe Verdi
Production Design
Hayden Griffen; Michael Stennett
Contributor
Carlo Maria Giulini
Cast
Renato BrusonSir John Falstaff
Brenda BoozerMistress Margaret Page
Katia RicciarelliMistress Alice Ford
Lucia Valentini-TerraniMistress Quickly
Leo NucciFrank Ford
Barbara HendricksNannetta (Anne Page)
Dalmacio GonzalezFenton

Additional Details

Theatre
Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Theatre company
Royal Opera House Chorus and Orchestra, Covent Garden
Production type
Operas and Musicals
Plays
Merry Wives of Windsor, The
Subjects
Drama; Music
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Production Company

Name

BBC Television

Name

NVC Arts

Name

Royal Opera House

Distributor

Name

Kultur

Email
info@kultur.com
Web
http://www.kultur.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
+1 732 229 2343
Fax
+1 732 229 0066
Address
195 Highway 36
West Long Branch
NJ 07764-1304
USA
Notes
Kultur is an online mail order distributor of over 1000 of the world’s greatest performing arts and cultural programming titles on DVD and Blu-ray, featuring the legends of opera, ballet and classical music. It also offers a large collection of art, literature, and history programmes, as seen on US public television, The Discovery Channel, The History Channel and other networks.

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Focal Point Audio Visual Ltd

Email
cservice@focalpointvideo.co.uk
Web
http://www.focalpoint.f9.co.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
023 92665249
Fax
023 9269 5723
Address
251 Copnor Road
Portsmouth
Hants
PO3 5EE
Notes
Mail order retailer of resources for schools.
Name

Retail outlets

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