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Image Full Monteverdi, The
A Film by John La Bouchardière
Featuring I Fagiolini (Royal Philharmonic Society Award winners 2006)
Music director: Robert Hollingworth

• One of the most moving collections of Renaissance vocal music brought to life as a gritty contemporary film
Claudio Monteverdi's Fourth Book of Madrigals (1603) explores differing emotional states of abandoned lovers through the most dramatic and amazingly modern music for vocal ensemble.

• The Full Monteverdi follows the simultaneous break-up of six couples from shocking revelation, vengeful anger and erotic longing for reconciliation, as an ensemble film. Vulnerable and disarming, it will draw you into its emotional journey and intensely moving portrait of contemporary love.

PICTURE FORMAT: 16:9
SOUND FORMAT: DTS Surround
RUNNING TIME: 60 mins



6,59 € (21,95 €)
Image Luisa Miller
Filmed at the Teatro La Fenice, Venice, Italy, May 2006

Picture format: NTSC 16:9
Sound format: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo / Dolby Digital 5.0
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: English, Italian
Running time: 158 mins









11,09 € (36,95 €)
Image Cambiale di matrimonio, La
Filmed at Rossini Opera Festival, Pesaro, Italy, August 2006

Picture format: NTSC 16:9
Sound format: Dolby Digital 2.0 / Dolby Digital 5.0
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: English, Italian
Running time: 83 mins







8,69 € (28,95 €)
Image Macbeth
Macbeth - Giuseppe Altomare
Lady Macbeth - Olha Zhuravel
Banco - Pavel Kudinov
Macduff - Rubens Pelizzari
Malcolm - Marco Voleri
Il medico - Luca Dall'Amico
Un domestico di Macbeth / I apparizione - William Corrò
Il sicario - Andrea Pistolesi
II e III apparizione - Velia Moretti de Angelis, Valeria Cazacu
Ecate - Anbeta Toromani
Fleanzio - Dario Vinciguerra

Coro Lirico Marchigiano 'V. Bellini'
FORM - Orchestra Filarmonica Marchigiana
Daniele Callegari, conductor

Pier Luigi Pizzi, stage director, set and costume designer

Filmed at the Sferisterio Opera Festival, Macerata, Italy, 2-5 August 2007.

Picture format: NTSC 16:9
Sound format: Dolby Digital 2.0 / Dolby Surround 5.0 / DTS 5.0
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Running time: 152 mins




8,69 € (28,95 €)
Image Amica
From the Festival della Valle d'Itria, 2007

Pietro Mascagni explored many different musical styles, from the verismo of his ever-popular Cavalleria rusticana to the sentimental lyricism of Lodoletta. Amica was composed at breakneck speed, reaching completion only a month before its Monte Carlo première in 1905 conducted by the composer, and combined a return to 'realism' with a more sophisticated style of writing. Its extravagant scenic and vocal demands contributed to the opera's neglect until recent times. Set in the Savoy mountains around 1900, Amica is a 'dramatic poem in two acts' involving two brothers, Giorgio and Rinaldo, whose love for the same woman, Amica, culminates in tragedy. While today numbering among his least performed works, Amica was initially a triumph, praised for its 'passionate accent' and 'impulsive sincerity' by a contemporary critic, and deemed 'most worthy of re-evaluation' according to the composer's biographer Roger Flury.

Amica - Anna Malavasi
Giorgio - David Sotgiu
Rinaldo - Pierluigi Dilengite
Maître Camoine - Marcello Rosiello
Magdelone - Francesca De Giorgi

Slovak Chamber Choir
Orchestra Internazionale d'Italia
Manlio Benzi, conductor

Alessio Pizzech, stage director
Michele Ricciarini, set design
Sandra von Trauttmansdorff, costumes
Giuseppe Ruggiero, light design

Filmed at the Palazzo Ducale, Martina Franca, Italy, 4-6 August 2007

Picture format: NTSC 16:9
Sound format: Dolby Digital 2.0 / Dolby Surround 5.0 / DTS 5.0
80 mins










8,69 € (28,95 €)
Image Lucrezia Borgia
Lucrezia Borgia - Dimitra Theodossiou
Gennaro - Roberto de Biasio
Don Alfonso - Enrico Giuseppe Iori
Maffio Orsini - Nidia Palacios
Rustighello - Luigi Albani
Gubetta - Giuseppe di Paola
Astolfo - Mauro Corna

Bergamo Musica Festival Choir and Orchestra
Tiziano Severini, conductor

Francesco Bellotto, stage director

Filmed at the Teatro Donizetti, Bergamo, Italy, during performances in the Bergamo Musica Festival Gaetano Donizetti, 30 November and 2 December 2007

Picture format: NTSC 16:9
Sound format: Dolby Digital 2.0 / Dolby Surround 5.0
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: English, Italian
Running time: 138 mins





8,69 € (28,95 €)
Image Rondine, La
Magda - Svetla Vassileva
Lisette - Maya Dashuk
Ruggero - Fabio Sartori
Prunier - Emanuele Giannino
Rambaldo - Marzio Giossi
Périchaud - Fernando Ciuffo
Gobin - Giorgio Berrugi
Crébillon - Andrea Patucelli
Yvette - Polina Volfson
Bianca - Alessandra Meozzi
Suzy - Annunziata Vestri
Fleury - Katia De Sarlo
Mariette - Chang Chiung Wen
Roro - Elisabetta Lombardo
Un maggiordomo - Alessando Manghesi
Puccini Festival Chorus and Orchestra
Alberto Veronesi, conductor

Recorded live from the 53rd Puccini Festival, Torre del Lago, Italy, on 8, 10 and 16 August 2007

Picture format: NTSC 16:9
Sound format: Dolby Digital 2.0 / Dolby Surround 5.0
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: English, Italian
Running time: 111 mins



8,69 € (28,95 €)
Image Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh (The)
The Invisible City of Kitezh, completed in 1905, is a remarkable opera that fuses folklore, mysticism and realism. Its subject is the story of the advancing Mongol army's entry to Great Kitezh and the city's subsequent miraculous survival. Rejecting archaisms and the more religiously inclined suggestions of his librettist, Rimsky-Korsakov sought to create an opera that "is contemporary and even fairly advanced". It is therefore through-composed, hinting at times at Wagnerian procedure, and flooded with the composer's rich, apt and brilliant orchestral palette, fully supportive of the powerful vocal writing.

Opera in 4 Acts. Sung in Russian
Libretto by Vladimir I. Belsky

Prince Yuri Vsevolodovich - Mikhail Kazakov
Hereditary prince Vsevolod Yuryevich - Vitaly Panfilov
Fevronya - Tatiana Monogarova
Grishka Kuterma - Mikhail Gubsky
Fyodor Poyarok - Gevorg Hakobyan
Page - Marika Gulordava
Two notables - Gianluca Floris, Marek Kalbus
Bedyay - Valery Gilmanov
Burunday - Alexander Naumenko

Orchestra e Coro del Teatro Lirico di Cagliari
(chorus master: Fulvio Fogliazza)
Alexander Vedernikov, conductor

Eimuntas Nekrošius, stage director
Marius Nekrošius, set designer
Nadezhda Gultiayeva, costume designer
Audrius Jankauskas, lighting designer

Recorded live from the Teatro Lirico di Cagliari, Sardinia, 2 and 4 May 2008

Picture format: NTSC 16:9
Sound format: PCM Stereo / Dolby Digital 5.0 / DTS 5.0
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: English
Running time: 187 mins






14,85 € (49,50 €)
Image Virtu de' Strali d'Amore (La)


La virtù de' strali d'Amore was the first of ten operas Cavalli wrote with librettist Giovanni Faustini. Set in Cyprus, the plot involves enchanted and pastoral elements, love and its thwarting, the counterpointing of Man and God, sorcery, revelation and ultimate resolution, all accomplished in a brilliant series of scenes. A follower of Monteverdi, Cavalli reveals the influence of the older man but also his own pronounced independence. Fabio Biondi and Europa Galante have become one of the most admired partnerships in the history of baroque music performance.

Caprice / Leucippe / Clarindo - Giacinta Nicotra
Pleasure / Clito / Rumour - Gemma Bertagnolli
Pallante - Juan Sancho
Erabena - Cristiana Arcari
Meonte - Filippo Adami
Cleria / Venus - Roberta Invernizzi
Cleandra / Amore - Monica Piccinini
First sailor / Evagora / Jupiter - Marco Scavazza
Second sailor / Saturn - Roberto Abbondanza
Ericlea / Psiche - Donatella Lombardi
Darete / Marte - Filippo Morace

Europa Galante
Fabio Bondi, soloist and conductor

Direction, Sets, Costume Design: Facoltà di Design e Arti IUAV di Venezia

Tutors:
Davide Livermore, stage direction
Tiziano Santi, set design
Vera Marzot, costume design
Claudio Coloretti, lighting design

Recorded at the Teatro Malibran, Venice, Italy, 14 October 2008.

Picture format: NTSC 16:9
Sound format: PCM Stereo 2.0 / Dolby Surround 5.0 / DTS 5.0
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: Italian, English
Running time: 150 mins






14,85 € (49,50 €)
Image Marino Faliero
Donizetti's fiftieth opera, Marino Faliero, was first performed in Paris on 12 March 1835 with a cast comprising four of the finest singers of the period before premiering in London a few weeks later. Although these premières were both overshadowed by Bellini's I Puritani, Marino Faliero subsequently enjoyed a long and successful run of international performances throughout the 19th century before disappearing from the stage until its modern revival in 1966. Set in Venice in 1355, it remains a major work of Italian Romanticism, sentimental, martial, full of conspiratorial adventure and culminating with the execution of the leading rôle.

Gaetano Donizetti
MARINO FALIERO

Marino Faliero - Giorgo Surian
Elena - Rachele Stanisci
Fernando - Ivan Magri
Israele Bertucci - Luca Grassi
Steno - Luca Dall'Amico
Leoni - Leonardo Gramegna
A gondolier / Strozzi - Domenico Menini
Irene - Paola Spissu
Vincenzo - Aleksandar Stefanovski
Beltrame - Giuseppe Di Paola
Pietro - Enrico Marchesini
Marco - Livio Scarpellini
Arrigo - Elvis Fanton
Giovanni - Moya Gonzalo Ezequiel

Bergamo Musica Festival Chorus and Orchestra
(chorus master: Fabio Tartari)
Bruno Cinquegrani, conductor

Marco Spada, stage director
Alessandro Ciammarughi, set and costume designer
Giovanni Pirandello, lighting designer

Recorded live at the Teatro Donizetti, Bergamo, Italy, 31 October and 2 November 2008.

Picture format: NTSC 16:9
Sound format: PCM 2.0 / Dolby Surround 5.0 / DTS 5.0
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Subtitles: Italian, English
Running time: 152 mins






14,85 € (49,50 €)