La Bohème (Dessi)

 

Puccini La Bohème opera to libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica. Directed 2014 by Ettore Scola at the Puccini Festival in Torre del Lago. Stars Daniela Dessì (Mimì), Alida Berti (Musetta), Fabio Armiliato (Rodolfo), Alessandro Luongo (Marcello), Federico Longhi (Schaunard), Marco Spotti (Colline), Angelo Nardinocchi (Benoît/Alcindoro), Ugo Tranquini (Parpignol), Marco Simonelli (Customs officer), and Jacopo Bianchini (Customs man). Valerio Galli conducts the Orchestra and Choir of the Puccini Festival (Chorus Master Stefano Visconti) and the Coro delle voci bianche del Festival Puccini (Chorus Master Sara Matteucci). Set designs by Luciano Ricceri; costume designs by Cristina da Rold; lighting design by Valerio Alfieri; video direction by Francesca Nesler. Released 2016, disc has 5.1 dts-HD Master Audio sound. Grade: NA