ADRIANA LECOUVREUR Caballe, Cossotto, Carreras (NHK 1976) (DVD)

ADRIANA LECOUVREUR Caballe, Cossotto, Carreras (NHK 1976) (DVD)

Code: 4435



Product Description


An all-star cast led by soprano Montserrat Caballé in one of her most acclaimed portrayals. Fiorenza Cossotto sings the role of Adriana’s nemesis, the Princess of Bouillon, and José Carreras is Adriana’s lover, Maurizio, in this live 1976 performance from Tokyo. The NHK Symphony Orchestra is under the direction of Gianfranco Masini. Embedded Japanese subtitles remain on screen throughout, with additional options to view subtitles in English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish.
Color, Stereo, 147 minutes, 4:3, All regions

Opera in Four Acts
Music by Francesco Cilèa
Libretto by libretto by Arturo Colautti, based on the play by Eugène Scribe and Ernest Legouvé
Stage Director: Giuseppe De Tomasi

Adriana Lecouvreur: Montserrat Caballé
Princess de Bouillon: Fiorenza Cossotto
Maurizio: José Carreras
Michonnet: Attilio D'Orazi
Prince de Bouillon: Ivo Vinco
Abbé: Piero De Palma
Jouvenot: Scilly Fortunato
Quinault: Paolo Mazzotta
Dangeville: Nella Verri
Poisson: Pietro di Vietri
Majordomo: Keizo Takahashi

NHK Symphony Orchestra
Union of Japan Professional Choruses
Gianfranco Masini, conductor
(September 20, 1976, NHK Hall, Tokyo)