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Title Rigoletto [videorecording] / the Metropolitan opera ; [music] by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Francesco Maria Piave ; production, John Dexter ; television director, Kirk Browning.

Imprint Hamburg : Deutsche Grammophon, [2004]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Storage DVD    B VERD RIG L96DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (137 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Opera in three acts.
Bonus features: interviews with Ilena Cotrubas, James Levine, Plácido Domingo, and Cornell MacNeil; picture gallery ("Rigoletto") at the Met.
Program notes by by Kenneth Chalmers in English with French translations and synopsis in English and French (18 p. : ports.) inserted in container.
Credits Set and costume design, Tanya Moiseiwitsch ; lighting design, Gil Wechsler.
Performer Plácido Domingo (Il Duca di Mantova) ; Cornell MacNeil (Rigoletto) ; Ileana Cotrubas (Gilda) ; Justino Díaz (Sparafucile) ; Isola Jones (Maddalena) ; Ariel Bybee (Giovanna) ; John Cheek (Il Conte di Monterone) ; supporting soloists ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; James Levine, conductor.
Event Live telecast from the Metropolitan Opera House, New York, Nov. 7, 1977.
System Details DVD; sound formats: DTS 5-1, Dolby digital 5.1 PCM stereo.; picture format: 4:3; region code 0 (worldwide).
Language Sung in Italian with subtitles in Italian, English, German, French, Spanish, and Chinese; interviews in English.
Subject Operas -- Film adaptations
Added Author Domingo, Plácido, 1941- Performer.
MacNeil, Cornell, 1922-2011- Performer.
Cotrubas, Ileana. Performer.
Díaz, Justino. Performer.
Jones, Isola. Performer.
Bybee, Ariel. Performer.
Cheek, John. Performer. 1948-
Levine, James, 1943- Conductor.
Piave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876. Librettist.
Dexter, John. Production personnel.
Browning, Kirk, 1921-2008- Director.
Moiseiwitsch, Tanya, 1914-2003- Designer.
Wechsler, Gil. Designer.
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Rigoletto.
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
Standard No. 044007309391
Music No. B0002696-09 Deutsche Grammophon

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