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LUCIANO PAVAROTTI - UN BALLO IN MASCHERA

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  • Actors: Katia Ricciarelli, William Wildermann, Judith Blegen, Julien Robbins, Bianca Berini
  • Directors: Brian Large
  • Writers: Antonio Somma
  • Format: Classical, Color, DVD-Video, NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Subtitles: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Chinese
  • Dubbed: English
  • Region: Region 1 (US and Canada This DVD will probably NOT be viewable in other countries. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 2
  • MPAA Rating: NR
  • Studio: Universal Music Canada
  • Release Date: April 22 2008
  • Run Time: 149 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars 5 customer reviews
  • ASIN: B000YCLRAQ
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #107,965 in Movies & TV Shows (See Top 100 in Movies & TV Shows)
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regia: brian largecast: cantantiaprile millo florence quivar katia ricciarelli leo nucci luciano pavarotti

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One thing you could emphatically never say about Verdi was that he skimped on melodies: Un Ballo in Maschera is a veritable greatest-hits opera, not because most of the arias are so familiar (though some surely are), but because their freshness and seemingly inexhaustible supply keep listeners' ears attuned even when the characters in this historically based tragedy perform the usual operatic deeds to each other: betrayal, revenge, and murder. This 1980 Metropolitan Opera production sets the opera in colonial Massachusetts, which was Verdi and his librettist's alternate location after Italian censors insisted it not take place in Europe. (The Met's more recent stagings have returned it to the original Sweden.) Elijah Moshinsky's production works surpassingly well on video, focusing the eyes on the performers, all of whom surpass themselves dramatically and vocally. Louis Quilico makes a credible Renato, who must decide whether his best friend--who is also the "Governor of Boston" (!)--is in love with his beautiful wife. Katia Ricciarelli displays a sweet tone as Renato's wife, Amelia, and none other than Luciano Pavarotti plays Riccardo, torn between loyalty to his friend and love for his friend's wife. Never the subtlest actor, Pavarotti made his name on his one-of-a-kind tenor voice, and in 1980 he was in his prime, making this disc a valuable document. The conducting of Giuseppe Patané is more than adequate. --Kevin Filipski --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.


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