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Title Tosca [videorecording] : melodramma in tre atti / composer, Giacomo Puccini ; libretto, Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica ; based on the play by Victorien Sardou ; a co-production of De Nederlandse Opera and NPS Television ; director, Nikolaus Lehnhoff.

Imprint London, England : Decca Music Group, c2007.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Storage DVD    B PUCC TOS C01DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (137 min.) : sd. col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (22 p. : col. ill. ; 18 cm.)
Note Bonus feature: Documentary: Tosca - behind the scenes.
Credits Project manager, Roel Bolhuis.
Performer Cast: Catherine Malfitano, Richard Margison, Bryn Terfel, Mario Luperi, Enrico Fissore, John Graham-Hall, Jef Van Wersch, Ton Kemperman ; Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra ; Chorus of De Nederlandse Opera and Utrecht Cathedral Choirschool ; conductor, Riccardo Chailly ; chorus director, Winfried Maczewski.
Event Filmed at Het Muziektheater, Amsterdam.
Summary Riccardo Chailly conducts the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and an outstanding cast including Bryn Terfel in his triumphant role debut as Scarpia in Puccini's great operatic thriller. Nikolaus Lehnhoff's sensational Amsterdam staging presents Tosca as a searing, timeless psychological drama of political and private lust, set to Puccini's most spectacularly passionate score.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, all regions, aspect ratio 16:9; LPCM stereo, DTS Digital 5.1 surround.
Language Sung in Italian; with optional subtitles (opera) in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch or Chinese.
Subject Operas.
Added Author Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924.
Giacosa, Giuseppe, 1847-1906.
Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919.
Sardou, Victorien, 1831-1908.
Lehnhoff, Nikolaus.
Malfitano, Catherine.
Terfel, Bryn.
Chailly, Riccardo, 1953-
Margison, Richard, 1953-
Nederlandse Opera.
Nederlandse Programma Stichting.
Nederlands Operakoor.
Other Title Puccini Tosca
Standard No. 044007432013
Music No. 074 3201 Decca

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