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Tosca (DVD) - Kaufmann, Zurich Opera

Item# 1000007067

Tosca (DVD)
Composer: Giacomo Puccini
Release Date: 4/19/2011
Conductor: Paolo Carignanu

Emily Magee
Jonas Kaufmann
Thomas Hampson

Orchestra: Orchestra of the Opernhaus Zurich
Ensemble: Chorus of the Opernhaus Zurich
Label: Decca

Region: Region Free, Worldwide

Tosca premiered in 1900 at the Teatro Costanzi in Rome. It is one of the world’s most frequently performed operas and is known as much for its gripping drama as for its appealing score. The setting is Rome, where Tosca, a beautiful and famous singer, battles to save her lover Mario from the sadistic police chief Scarpia. The role of Tosca has been long considered a proving ground for great operatic actresses.

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