Rodelinda

 

Handel Rodelinda opera to a libretto by Nicola Francesco Haym. Directed 2011 by Stephen Wadsworth at the Metropolitan Opera. Stars Renée Fleming (Rodelinda), Joseph Kaiser (Grimoaldo), Shenyang (Garibaldo), Stephanie Blythe (Eduige), Andreas Scholl (Bertarido), Iestyn Davies (Unulfo), and Moritz Linn (Flavio). Continuo: Harry Bicket, harpsichord (recitative); Bradley Brookshire, harpsichord (ripieno); David Heiss, cello; and Daniel Swenberg, theorbo and baroque guitar. Harry Bicket conducts the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. Set design by Thomas Lynch; costume design by Martin Pakledinaz; lighting design by Peter Kaczorowski. For the Met HD Live show for the screen: Director Matthew Diamond; Music Producer Jay David Saks; Supervising Producers Mia Bongiovanni and Elena Park; Producers Louisa Briccetti and Victoria Warivonchik. Released 2012, disc has 5.1 dts-HD Master Audio sound. Grade: NA

It appears Decca didn't publish the back art to the Blu-ray package anywhere. But the brown thumbnail above is accurate for both the DVD and the Blu-ray. Here are two YouTube clips that are pretty good if a bit dark: