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Verdi and Shakespeare

Alternative title
Verdi: The Shakespeare Operas
Synopsis
A 4-DVD boxed set. Contents: MACBETH staged by Phyllida Lloyd with Simon Keenlyside and Liudmyl Monastryska as the Macbeths, Antonio Pappano conducts from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. OTELLO staged by Willy Decker with José Cura as Otello; the Symphony Orchestra and Chorus of the Gran Teatre del Liceu is conducted by Antoni Ros-Marbà. FALSTAFF staged by Richard Jones with Christopher Purves in the title role; the Glynebourne Festival Opera and the London Philharmonic Orchestra are conducted by Vladimir Jurowski.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2016
Duration
457 mins

Credits

Music
Giuseppe Verdi

Additional Details

Production type
Operas and Musicals
Plays
Macbeth; Merry Wives of Windsor, The; Much Ado About Nothing; Othello
Subjects
Drama; Music
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Distributor

Name

Opus Arte

Email
Customer.services@opusarteshop.com
Web
http://www.opusarte.com External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7010 8560
Fax
020 7836 0506
Address
Customer Services
Simran Mediatech Ltd
26-28 Hammersmith Grove
Hammersmith
London
W6 7BA
Notes
Opus Arte is the Royal Opera House’s multi-platform arts production and distribution company. Established in 1999 the company grew rapidly to become one of the world’s leading providers of high-quality classical music content. As well as releasing around twenty titles on DVD, Blu-ray and CD per year, the company has produced and directed programmes that have been broadcast in over 60 countries and released in cinemas. The website allows lovers of opera, ballet, classical music and theatre to purchase traditional CDs, DVDs and Blu-rays, and also to download digital music and video straight to a computer or portable device.
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