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Title Cavalleria rusticana [videorecording] : opera in one act / by Pietro Mascagni ; libretto by Giovanni Targioni-Tozzeti and Guido Menasci, based on a tale by Giovanni Verga. I pagliacci : dramma in two acts / by Ruggero Leoncavallo ; libretto by Ruggero Leoncavallo ; an Opus Arte/Teatro Real production in association with TVE ; TV director, Ángel Luis Ramírez.

Imprint Waldron, Heathfield, East Sussex : Opus Arte, c2007.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Storage DVD    B MASC CR L83DVD    Available
Description 2 videodiscs (ca. 201 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note In this production the 2 operas are intertwined, with the prologue to Pagliacci performed before Cavalleria as an introduction to both operas.
Program notes and synopses in English with German, French and Spanish translations (28 p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Contents Disc 1. Extra feature : cast gallery ; Pagliacci. Prologue : Si può?-- Si può?-- (8:10) ; Cavalleria rusticana (69:56) ; Pagliacci. Act 1 (42:18) ; Act 2 (29:30) -- Disc 2. Extra feature : interviews with Giancarlo del Monaco (16:35), Jesús López Cobos (6:44), Vincenzo La Scola (7:13), Violeta Urmana (7:42), Vladimir Galouzine (2:30), María Bayo (7:58).
Credits Stage director, Giancarlo del Monaco ; set designer, Johannes Leiacker ; costume designer, Birgit Wentsch ; lighting designer, Wolfgang von Zoubek ; television producer, Ángela Álvarez Rilla ; DVD executive producer, Hans Petri.
Performer In Cavalleria: Violeta Urmana (Santuzza) ; Vincenzo La Scola (Turiddu) ; Viorica Cortez (Mamma Lucia) ; Marco di Felice (Alfio) ; Dragana Jugovic (Lola). In Pagliacci: Vladimir Galouzine (Canio) ; Maria Bayo (Nedda) ; Carlo Guelfi (Tonio) ; Antonio Gandía (Beppe) ; Ángel Ódena (Silvio). Chorus and Orchestra of the Teatro Real (Madrid Symphony Orchestra and Chorus) ; Jesús López Cobos, conductor.
Event Recorded live at the Teatro Real de Madrid, 27 Feb. and 2 Mar. 2007.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details One DVD 9 and 1 DVD 5, all regions, 16:9 anamorphic, filmed in High Definition; Dolby stereo and DTS digital surround.
Language Sung in Italian; with optional subtitles in English, French, German, Spanish and Italian.
Subject Operas.
Added Author Targioni-Tozzetti, Giovanni, 1863-1934.
Menasci, Guido.
Ramírez, Ángel Luis.
Del Monaco, Giancarlo, 1943-
Leiacker, Johannes.
Wentsch, Birgit.
Zoubek, Wolfgang von.
Álvarez Rilla, Ángela.
Petri, Hans.
Urmana, Violeta.
La Scola, Vincenzo.
Cortez, Viorica.
Di Felice, Marco, 1964-
Jugovic, Dragana.
Galuzin, Vladimir, 1957-
Bayo, María.
Guelfi, Carlo.
Gandía, Antonio.
Odena, Angel.
López Cobos, Jesús.
Verga, Giovanni, 1840-1922. Cavalleria rusticana.
Mascagni, Pietro, 1863-1945. Cavalleria rusticana.
Leoncavallo, Ruggiero, 1858-1919. Pagliacci.
Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid. Coro.
Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid.
Opus Arte (Firm)
Teatro Real (Madrid, Spain)
Televisión Española.
Added Title Pagliacci.
Standard No. 809478009832
Music No. OA 0983 D Opus Arte

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