La donna del lago (complete opera recorded in 1992)

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La donna del lago (complete opera recorded in 1992)
La Scala Opera / Rockwell Blake / Giorgio Surjan / Chris Merritt / June Anderson / Riccardo Muti (cond)

[ Opus Arte / Rai Trade / La Scala Collection DVD / DVD ]

Release Date: Thursday 16 December 2004

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Rated: G - Films, Videos, and Publications Classification Act 1993Suitable for General Audiences

G :-

"Mature Rossini at his best and most demanding. I recommend it to enthusiasts of the opera seria now slowly gaining a foothold in the repertoire"
- MusicWeb Feb 2005

G :-

All Regions - Regular 1.33:1 / 4:3 - Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - Colour - 167 Minutes - NTSC

Director Werner Herzog and conductor Riccardo Muti combine with the finest of casts to lavish Rossini's rarely-performed Neapolitan masterpiece, set in feudal sixteenth century Scotland, with the genius it deserves.

June Anderson is an outstanding Elena (the Lady of the Lake) in the 1992 production of the melodrama based on Sir Walter Scott's poem. Sung in Italian with English subtitles

Giacomo V, Re di Scozia Rockwell Blake Douglas d'Angus Giorgio Surjan Rodrigo di Dhu Chris Merritt Elena June Anderson Malcolm Groene Martine Dupuy Albina Marilena Laurenza Anna Zoroberto Serano Ernesto Gavazzi Bertram Ferrero Poggi

"...strong performances, especially Giorgio Surjan as Elena's stern father, and Rockwell Blake, who as the disguised King rises heroically to the challenge of Rossini's fiendishly high tenor part."
-The Times

"Mature Rossini at his best and most demanding. I recommend it to enthusiasts of the opera seria now slowly gaining a foothold in the repertoire"
- MusicWeb Feb 2005