I due Foscari

 

Verdi I due Foscari opera to a libretto by Francesco Maria Piave. Directed by Thaddeus Strassberger in 2015 at the Royal Opera House. Stars Plácido Domingo (Francesco Foscari), Francesco Meli (Jacopo Foscari), Maria Agresta (Lucrezia Contarini), Maurizio Muraro (Jacopo Loredano), Samuel Sakker (Barbarigo), Rachel Kelly (Pisana), Lee Hickenbottom (Fante), and Dominic Barrand (Servant of the Doge). Antonio Pappano conducts the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House (Concert Master Peter Manning) and the Royal Opera Chorus (Chorus Director Renato Balsadonna).  Set designs by Kevin Knight; costume design by Mattie Ullrich; lighting by Bruno Poet. Directed for the screen by Jonathan Haswell. Released 2016, disc has 5.1 dts-HD Master Audio sound. Grade: NA