SIMON BOCCANEGRA Cappuccilli, Ricciarelli (NHK 1976) (DVD)

SIMON BOCCANEGRA Cappuccilli, Ricciarelli (NHK 1976) (DVD)

Code: 4484


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Product Description


A magnificent production with a stellar cast led by Piero Cappuccilli, Katia Ricciarelli, Nicolai Ghiaurov, and Giorgio Merighi. The NHK Symphony Orchestra is under the direction of Oliviero De Fabritiis in this 1976 performance from Tokyo, presented in the “Lirica Italiana” series. Embedded Japanese subtitles with subtitles in English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish.
Color, 142 minutes, 4:3, All regions

Opera in Three Acts and a Prologue
Music by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave and Giuseppe Montanelli
(with revisions for the 1881 version by Arrigo Boito)

Simon Boccanegra - Piero Cappuccilli
Amelia - Katia Ricciarelli
Gabriele Adorno - Giorgio Merighi
Jacopo Fiesco - Nicolai Ghiaurov
Paolo Albiani - Lorenzo Saccomani
Pietro - Paolo Mazzotta
Ancella - Scilly Fortunato
Capitano - Pietro di Vietri

NHK Symphony Orchestra
Union of Japan Professional Choruses
Oliviero de Fabritiis, conductor

Stage director: Bruno Nofri

Live performance, September 26, 1976
NHK Hall, Tokyo