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Title Rigoletto [videorecording] / BBC Worldwide Ltd. ; produced for television by Frances Whitaker ; directed for television by Sue Judd ; directed by David McVicar ; written by Giuseppe Verdi.

Imprint Waldron, Heathfield, East Sussex : Opus Arte, c2002.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    792.5 RIG    Available
Description 1 videodisc (169 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Opera.
Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave after Victor Hugo's Le Roi s'amuse.
Synopsis in English, French, and German (23 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.) in container.
Contents Rigoletto / Giuseppe Verdi (2:15:19) -- Illustrated synopsis of the opera (5:00) -- BBC documentary : Verdi through the looking glass (17:43) -- Director David McVicar talks about his production of Rigoletto (11:25).
Credits Sets, Michael Vale ; costumes, Tanya McCallin ; lighting, Paule Constable ; choreography, Leah Hausman.
Performer Christine Schäfer, soprano ; Graciela Araya, mezzo-soprano ; Marcelo Alvarez, tenor ; Paolo Gavanelli, baritone ; Eric Halfvarson, bass-baritone ; Orchestra and Chorus of the Royal Opera House ; Edward Downes, conductor.
Event Filmed at The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
System Details DVD; 16:9 anamorphic; Dolby digital stereo., or 5.1 Dolby digital surround.
Language Sung in Italian, with optional English subtitles; documentary and interview in English.
Subject McVicar, David -- Interviews.
Documentary television programs.
Added Author Piave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876. Librettist.
Hugo, Victor, 1802-1885. Roi s'amuse.
Schäfer, Christine, 1965- Performer.
Araya, Graciela, 1958- Performer.
Álvarez, Marcelo, Performer. 1962-
Gavanelli, Paolo. Performer.
Halfvarson, Eric. Performer.
Downes, Edward. Conductor.
McVicar, David. Director.
Judd, Sue (Producer) Director.
Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901. Rigoletto.
Royal Opera House (London, England) Performer.
Opus Arte (Firm)
Added Title Verdi through the looking glass.
Standard No. 809478000143
Music No. OA 0830 D Opus Arte

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