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Tosca : Oper in drei Akten / von Giacomo Puccini ; Text von Giuseppe Giacosa und Luigi Illica ; eine Produktion des ORF.

Publication:
Wien, Austria : Phoenix Edition, ©2008.
Conference Name:
Bregenzer Festspiele. Chor.
Bregenzer Festspiele (2007)
Format/Description:
Conference/Event
Video
1 videodisc (125 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Operas.
Operas.
Form/Genre:
Feature films.
Filmed operas.
Nonfiction films.
Televised operas.
Feature films.
Operas
Nonfiction films
Operas
Language:
Sung in Italian; with optional subtitles in German, English, French, and Italian.
System Details:
DVD 5; picture format 16:9; 2.0 PCM stereo., Dolby digital 5.1; region code 0 (worldwide).
Summary:
The story begins with Napoleon Bonaparte, political enemy of Scarpia advancing upon Rome. Cavaradossi a painter and Angelotti an escaped prisoner are political allies and see Napoleon as a hero. Angelotti has taken refuge in a chapel of a church in Rome in which Cavaradossi is painting a portrait of the Madonna. Cavaradossi has as his lover a famous singer Floria Tosca who attempts to enter the church and finds the door locked. She becomes jealous and demands to know why the door is locked. Angelotti and Cavaradossi engineer an escape plan for Angelotti. Various twists and turns develop involving these major players.
Participant:
Nadja Michael (Floria Tosca) ; Zoran Todorovich (Mario Cavaradossi) ; Gidon Saks (Baron Scarpia) ; Sebastian Soules (Cesare Angelotti) ; Alexander Krawetz (Spoletta) ; Martin Winkler (Il sagrestano, Un carceriere) ; Martin Busen (Sciarrone) ; Katia Velletaz (Un pastore) ; Bregenzer Festspielchor ; Wiener Symphoniker ; Ulf Schirmer, conductor.
Credits:
Stage producer, Philipp Himmelmann ; set designer, Johannes Leiacker ; costumes, Jorge Jara ; lighting design, Davy Cunningham ; video director, Felix Breisach.
Notes:
Based on the play by Victorien Sardou.
"Ein Produkt der Phoenix Music Media GmbH"--Container.
Recorded 2007, Spiel auf dem See, Bregenz.
Program notes and synopsis by Gerhard Persché and biographical notes on the performers, in German with English and French translations (18 p. : ports.) inserted in container.
Contributor:
Giacosa, Giuseppe, 1847-1906 , Librettist
Illica, Luigi, 1857-1919. , Librettist
Michael, Nadja. , Performer
Todorovich, Zoran, 1963- , Performer
Saks, Gidon. , Performer
Soules, Sebastian. , Performer
Krawetz, Alexander. , Performer
Winkler, Martin (Baritone) , Performer
Busen, Martin. , Performer
Velletaz, Katia. , Performer
Schirmer, Ulf, 1959- , Conductor
Himmelmann, Philipp. , Producer
Leiacker, Johannes. , Designer
Jara, Jorge. , Costume designer
Cunningham, Davy. , Lighting designer
Breisach, Felix. , Director
Sardou, Victorien, 1831-1908.
Österreichischer Rundfunk. , Production personnel
Wiener Symphoniker. , Performer
Phoenix Music Media.
Contains:
Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924. Tosca.
OCLC:
260369805
Publisher Number:
811691018010
801 Phoenix Edition
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