TOSCA Kabaivanska, Labo, Mastromei (NHK 1973) (DVD)

TOSCA Kabaivanska, Labo, Mastromei (NHK 1973) (DVD)

Code: 4548


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Product Description


Soprano Raina Kabaivanska stars in the title role in this dramatically exciting and beautifully sung live performance from Japan. The strong cast also boasts the vocally brilliant Flaviano Labò as Cavaradossi and the elegant and menacing Scarpia of Gian Piero Mastromei. Oliviero De Fabritiis conducts the NHK Symphony Orchestra (1973). Embedded subtitles in Japanese remain onscreen throughout, with optional subtitles in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish.
Color, Stereo, 121 minutes, 4:3, All regions

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

Tosca - Raina Kabaivanska
Cavaradossi - Flaviano Labò
Scarpia - Gian Piero Mastromei
Angelotti - Carlo Mericiani
Spoletta - Fernando Jacopucci
Sacristan - Guido Mazzini
Sciarrone and Jailer - Franco Lombardi
Shepherd - Toshiko Tsunemori

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

Live performance, September 24, 1973
NHK Hall, Tokyo