Tutto Verdi Highlights

Tutto Verdi opera highlights. The Teatro Regio di Parma, the home of the Verdi Festival,  has a grand project afoot to publish all of the Verdi operas in video. All the titles will be released in HDVD (not just in DVD). C Major apparently has the contract for publishing these titles. This disc is a sampler with arias from the following Verdi operas: Luisa Miller, Il Corsaro, Giovanna d´Arco, I lombardi, Nabucco, I due Foscari, Un giorno di regno, I vespri siciliani, La Battaglia di Legnano, Stiffelio, Alzira, I masnadieri, Don Carlos, Ernani, and Oberto. Stars Daniela Dessì, Marcelo Álvarez, Leo Nucci, Nino Machaidze, Fiorenza Cedolins and Norma Fantini. Features conductors Daniele Callegari, Yuri Temirkanov and Gianluigi Gelmetti. Stage directors include Pier Luigi Pizzi, Denis Krief, Daniele Abbado and Pier´Alli. Released 2012, disc has 5.1 dts-HD Master Audio sound. Grade: Help!

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