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Title Don Carlos [videorecording] / RD Studio Productions ; NVC Arts ; La Sept-Arte ; BBC ; Radio France in association with France SUPERVISION, MUZZIK and VTHR ; with the support of the Centre National de la Cinématographie, the 16/9 action plan of the European Union and Procirep ; director, Yves-André Hubert.

Imprint West Long Branch, NJ : Kultur Video, [2003], c1996.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library DVD    B VERD DC P31DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 210 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Based on the play "Don Carlos, Infant von Spanien" by Friedrich Schiller.
Credits Original music, Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Joseph Méry & Camille du Locle ; stage producer, Luc Bondy ; set designer, Gilles Allaud ; executive producer, Béatrice Dupont.
Cast José van Dam (Philip II, King of Spain) ; Roberto Alagna (Don Carlos, Infante of Spain) ; Thomas Hampson (Rodrigue, Marquis of Posa) ; Karita Mattila (Elisabeth de Valois) ; Waltraud Meier (Princess Eboli) ; Eric Halfvarson (Grand Inquisitor) ; supporting soloists ; the Paris Orchestra ; the Chorus of the Châtelet Theatre ; Antonio Pappano, conductor.
Event Performed at the Théâtre du Chatelet in Paris, 1996.
Summary In the 16th century, with the aftermath of war between Spain and France, Don Carlo, the heir to the Spanish throne, comes to France to meet with his beloved Elizabeth de Valois. Inevitably politics divide the lovers, and while Rodrigue falls in with Flemish rebels, the Inquisition is determined to be the power behind the peace.
System Details DVD, Region 1 encoding, stereo.
Language French dialogue, English, French, Japanese, or Spanish subtitles.
Subject Carlos, Prince of Asturias, 1545-1568 -- Drama
Man-woman relationships -- Drama
Inquisition -- Spain -- Drama
Spain -- History -- Drama.
Spain -- Politics and government -- Drama.
France -- History -- 16th century -- Drama.
France -- Politics and government -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films
Musical films
DVD-Video discs
Added Author Hubert, Yves André.
Alagna, Roberto.
Hampson, Thomas.
Mattila, Karita.
Dam, José van.
Meier, Waltraud.
Halfvarson, Eric
Pappano, Antonio, 1959- Conductor.
Bondy, Luc, 1948- Director.
Méry, Joseph, 1798-1865. Librettist.
Du Locle, Camille, 1832-1903 Librettist.
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Don Carlos.
Schiller, Friedrich, 1759-1805. Don Carlos
Orchestre de Paris. Performer.
Chœur du Théâtre du Châtelet Performer.
RD Studio Productions (Firm)
NVC Arts (Firm)
Sept/Arte (Firm)
British Broadcasting Corporation.
Kultur Video
ISBN 0769775675
Standard No. 032031203198
Music No. D2031 Kultur Video

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