PICTURE FORMAT: 4:3
LENGTH: 211 MINS
SOUND: DOLBY STEREO
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Verdi’s 1855 Paris opera which followed Rigoletto, Il trovatore and La Traviata is treated to a performance of blazing energy and intimate refinement with a superb cast which includes Cheryl Studer and Chris Merritt. The rarely-seen third act ballet is included complete, with the internationally-acclaimed dancers Carla Fracci and Wayne Eagling.
“it is Muti who, conducting tautly, ensures that this live performance carries high drama, with the orchestra too playing splendidly...the production is straightforward, with no crazy impositions from a self-conscious director”
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