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The Barber of Seville [videorecording]

by Gioacchino Rossini ; libretto, Cesare Sterbini ; production, George Van Breeman ; director, Hans Hulscher ; co-production, NOS/RM Arts/DNO
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
For his first opera production, Dario Fo, the theater director known for his brilliant wit, chose to stage Rossini's Il barbiere di Siviglia for the Netherlands Opera. First mounted in 1987, it was a huge success, and a live recording of its revival has been made.
Director
Hans Hulscher
Performers
Figaro, David Malis ; Rosina, Jennifer Larmore ; Almaviva, Richard Croft ; Basilio, Simone Alaimo ; Bartolo, Renato Capecchi ; Berta, Leonie Schoon ; Fiorello/officer, Roger Smeets.
Release Date
1992
Run Time
153 min.
Language
Sung in Italian with English or French subtitles
Notes
  • Based on Le barbier de Seville by De Beaumarchais.
  • Ed. recorded: Milan : C. Ricordi.
  • Videodisc release of a 1992 production.
Variant Title
Parallel title on container and disc label: Barbiere di Siviglia
Credits
Conductor, Alberto Zedda ; Netherlands Opera ; Netherlands Chamber Orchestra ; Chorus of the Netherlands Opera ; stage director, set design and costumes, Dario Fo ; video editor, Peter Rump.
Published
Chatsworth, CA : Image Entertainment, 1999.
Recording Info
Recorded live in May 1992.
Publisher no.
ID5779RADVD Image Entertainment
Description
1 videodisc (153 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD.
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