CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA Simionato, Lo Forese (NHK 1961) (DVD)

CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA Simionato, Lo Forese (NHK 1961) (DVD)

Code: 4422


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Product Description


A priceless document of the incomparable mezzo-soprano Giulietta Simionato in the role of Santuzza in Mascagni’s verismo masterpiece. This 1961 Tokyo performance, presented in the Opera Lirica series, also features tenor Angelo Lo Forese as Turiddu and Attilio d'Orazi as Alfio. The NHK Symphony Orchestra is conducted by Giuseppe Morelli. Includes optional subtitles in English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish over embedded Japanese subtitles.
B&W, 75 minutes, 4:3, All regions

Opera in One Act
Music by Pietro Mascagni
Libretto by Guido Menasci and Giovanni Targioni-Tozzetti,
based on the play by Giovanni Verga

Santuzza - Giulietta Simionato
Turiddu - Angelo Lo Forese
Alfio - Attilio d'Orazi
Mamma Lucia - Amalia Pini
Lola - Anna di Stasio

The NHK Symphony Orchestra
NHK Italian Opera Chorus
Fujiwara Opera Chorus
Tokyo Choraliers
Members of the Japanese Ballet Association

Giuseppe Morelli, conductor

Live Performance, October 23, 1961
Tokyo Bunka Kaikan