TOSCA Tebaldi, Poggi, Guelfi (NHK 1961) (DVD)
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TOSCA Tebaldi, Poggi, Guelfi (NHK 1961) (DVD)

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Soprano Renata Tebaldi in one of her most celebrated portrayals. She is partnered by tenor Gianni Poggi as Cavaradossi and baritone Gian Giacomo Guelfi as Scarpia. The NHK Symphony Orchestra, NHK Italian Opera Chorus, and the Tokyo Broadcasting Chorus are under the direction of Arturo Basile. Embedded subtitles in Japanese remain onscreen throughout, with optional subtitles in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish.
B&W, 132 minutes, 4:3, All regions

TOSCA
Opera in Three Acts
Music by Giacomo Puccini
Libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa,
based on Victorien Sardou's play, La Tosca

Cast:
Tosca - Renata Tebaldi
Cavaradossi - Gianni Poggi
Scarpia - Gian Giacomo Guelfi
Angelotti - Silvano Pagliuca
Spoletta - Antonio Pirino
Sacristan - Giorgio Onesti
Sciarrone / Jailor - Arturo La Porta
Shepherd - Takako Kurimoto

The NHK Symphony Orchestra
Tokyo Broadcasting Chorus
NHK Italian Opera Chorus
Arturo Basile, conductor

Live performance, October 22, 1961
Tokyo Bunka Kaikan