Verdi: Falstaff (complete opera recorded in December 2013)

 
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GIUSEPPE VERDI
Verdi: Falstaff (complete opera recorded in December 2013)
Metropolitan Opera / Ambrogio Maestri, Angela Meade, Franco Vassallo, Lisette Oropesa, Paolo Fanale / James Levine (cond)

[ Decca DVD / DVD ]

Release Date: Saturday 10 October 2015

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

Verdi's brilliant final masterpiece Falstaff, in its first new Met production in 50 years -- and conducted by Met Music Director James Levine in his first new production since his return to his podium at the Met.

"When it comes to theatrical flair, captivating costumes, stage antics and imagination, there are not many shows on Broadway to rival the Met's new Falstaff".

This visual feast, served up by director Robert Carsen, is a "thoughtful, affecting and hilarious staging that updates the action from the time of Henry IV to England in the 1950s" (New York Times).

James Levine conducts Verdi's final masterpiece with "affectionate energy" while Ambrogio Maestri, heading a stellar cast, projects "towering bravado and rare baritonal fervour in the title role" (Financial Times).

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Check out a short video clip from this production here: