Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor

Opus Arte: OALS3003D

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Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor

Label:

Opus Arte

Catalogue No:

OALS3003D

Discs:

1

Release date:

31st May 2004

Barcode:

0809478030034

Medium:

DVD Video

Format:

NTSC

Region:

all
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Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor


Mariella Devia (Lucia), Vincenzo La Scola (Edgardo), Renato Bruson (Enrico), Marco Berti (Arturo), Carlo Colombara (Raimondo), Floriana Sovilla (Alisa), Ernesto Gavazzi (Normano)

Orchestra & Chorus of La Scala, Stefano Ranzani

PICTURE FORMAT: 4:3
LENGTH: 143 MINS
SOUND: DOLBY STEREO
SUBTITLES: EN

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Donizetti's great tragedy is his undisputed masterpiece of melancholic romanticism, with the doomed love between Lucia and Edgardo retold from Sir Walter Scott's novel The Bride of Lammermoor. The 1992 production heightens the story’s powerful libretto with its dramatic visual design and first class musical performances.

BBC Music Magazine

September 2004

****

“Pier' Alli, the producer-designer explores a poetically Romanticised view of decaying, mist-ringed Scottish castles which in its consciously old-fashioned way chimes well with the gently singer-supportive conducting of Stefano Ranzani. The principals are all Italian and while on paper this may not be a dream cast, in practice the blend and stylistic know-how of the voices turn out extremely well. After a chilly start Mariella Devia lavishes on the title role the long-lined bel canto phrases for which she has become renowned, matched by the superb bass Carlo Colombara (Bidebent) and the warm-spirited tenor Vincenzo La Scola (Edgardo)...”

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