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Renée Fleming & Dmitri Hvorostovsky: A Musical Odyssey in St. Petersburg (DVD)

Item# 1000005569


Renée Fleming & Dmitri Hvorostovsky: A Musical Odyssey in St. Petersburg (DVD)
Composer: Varied
DVD Release Date: September 7, 2010
Conductor: Constantine Orbelian
Video Director: Brian Large
Artists:
Dmitri Hvorostovsky
Renée Fleming
Orchestra: State Hermitage Orchestra
Label: Decca
Region: All Regions
Running Time: 113 minutes

Soprano Renée Fleming and baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky explore the origins of 19th-century European opera performance in the courtly theatres of St. Petersburg in this three-part program of Verdi duets, songs by Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov and Medtner, and Tchaikovsky opera, performed in the opulent theatres of the legendary Winter Palace, the Palace of the Yusopov family and the magnificent Peterhof.  The DVD also includes 23 minutes of extra performance footage, including Renée Fleming singing Bellini's "Casta Diva" from Norma.

Track Listings:
Bellini, Vincenzo : Norma, opera
Verdi, Giuseppe : Il trovatore
Verdi, Giuseppe : Simon Boccanegra
Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Songs (6), Op. 38
Rachmaninov, Sergei : Songs (6), Op. 4
 

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