Set Design by Hugo De Ana
A superlative staging of Puccini’s Tosca by Italian opera producer Hugo de Ana brought to you from the world-famous Arena di Verona and complete with all the splendour that a Puccini opera demands! The popular tragedy is sung by a dream team cast of excellent singer-actors and conducted by long-established Arena di Verona conductor Daniel Oren.
The recording captures one of those special Verona summer evenings, when the audience fi lls the historic circle in expectation of the enjoyment of an open-air opera performance. Verona’s amphitheatre, known as the ‘arena’, provides an atmospheric setting for the summer festival. To view an opera in the former amphitheatre, the second largest of its kind after the Colosseum in Rome, can truly be regarded as an impressive experience. The DVD, however, provides a closer look at the stage and the singers and brings this dramatic opera directly to the home viewer.
Sound Format: PCM Stereo, dts-HD Master Audio 5.1
Picture Format: 16:9
Resolution: 1080i FULL HD
Subtitle: FR, GB, DE, ES, IT, JP
Running Time: 119 mins
Blu-ray Disc: 25 GB (Single Layer)
Fiorenza Cedolins (Floria Tosca), Marcelo Alvarez (Mario Cavaradossi) & Ruggero Raimondi (Il Barone Scarpia), Fabio Previati (Sagristano), Marco Spotti (Angelotti), Enrico Facini (Spoletta), Giuliano Pelizon (Sciarrone), Ottavia Dorrucci (Un pastore) & Angelo Nardinocchi (Un carceriere)
Arena Di Verona, Daniel Oren (conductor) & Hugo de Ana (stage director)