Norma (complete opera recorded in 2005) BLU-RAY

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Norma (complete opera recorded in 2005) BLU-RAY
Netherlands Opera / Hugh Smith / Giorgio Giuseppini / Hasmik Papian / Julian Reynolds(cond)

[ Opus Arte Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc ]

Release Date: Monday 1 December 2008

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DVD Blu-Ray - "Irini Tsirakidis, a Greek soprano with a lowish mezzo extension to her voice, takes on the role of Adagisa in more than competent fashion." (MusicWeb July 2007)

Picture Format: 1080i High Definition, NTSC 16:9 Anamorphic
Sound Format: 2.0 and 5.0 PCM audio
Region Code: 0 (All Regions)
Menu Language: English
Subtitles: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Dutch
Running Time: 188 mins

Note: This Blu-ray Disc (BD) is not compatible with standard DVD players

Recorded live at Het Muziektheater, Amsterdam, 2005.

Bonus:
- Introduction, directed by Roeland Hazendonk, including interviews with principal members of the cast and the artistic team.
- Illustrated synopsis and cast gallery.

"Irini Tsirakidis, a Greek soprano with a lowish mezzo extension to her voice, takes on the role of Adagisa in more than competent fashion. She complements Papian well vocally and is an accomplished stage actress, though occasionally you may get the feeling she is restrained somewhat by the production itself. The duet "Mira, O Norma", rather like "Casta Diva", affect yet do not bring a tingle to my spine as other performances continue to do after years in their company."
(MusicWeb July 2007)