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Andrea Chénier (DVD) - Domingo

Item# 1000002340


Andrea Chénier (DVD) - Domingo
Composer: Umberto Giordano
DVD Release Date: September 13, 2005
Conductor: Nello Santi
Staged by: Otto Schenk
Artists:
Plácido Domingo
Piero Cappuccilli
Gabriela Benackova
Orchestra: Vienna State Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Label: Philips
Language: Italian
Subtitles: Italian, German, English, Spanish, French
Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only.)
Run Time: 139 minutes

This 1981 Vienna State Opera production of the Giordano opera Andrea Chenier features a stellar cast led by Plácido Domingo and staging by Otto Schenk, making for one of the finest readings of the opera. Nello Santi conducts.
 

Umberto Giordano’s Andrea Chénier

A passionate tale of ill-fated love between an idealistic artist and an aristocratic lady, this quintessential verismo drama is set against the backdrop of the French Revolution and loosely based on the life of the poet André Chénier. The opera premiered in 1896 at Milan’s La Scala.

 

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