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Author Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.

Title Simon Boccanegra / the Metropolitan Opera presents ; production, Giancarlo Del Monaco ; directed by Barbara Willis Sweete.

Publication Info. New York : Distributed by Sony Music Entertainment, 2011.


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 Wethersfield Public Library - DVDs  DVD MET SIMON DISC 1-2    Check Shelf
Description 2 videodiscs (149 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD; PCM stereo., DTS surround; NTSC.
Note Opera in 3 acts.
Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave and Arrigo Boito after the play by Antonio García Gutiérrez.
Cast Plácido Domingo, Adrianne Pieczonka, Marcello Giordani, James Morris ; supporting soloists ; the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; James Levine, conductor ; Renée Fleming, host.
Credits Set and costume designer, Michael Scott ; lighting designer, Wayne Chouinard ; stage director, Peter McClintock.
Event Recorded live in HD transmission at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York City, February 6, 2010.
Note Bonus features: Renée Fleming interviews James Levine; backstage at the Met with Andrianne Pieczonka and Marcello Giordani; Plácido Domingo and James Morris.
Summary Performance of the opera of the complex man whose life was ruled by love of family and devotion to country.
Language Sung in Italian with optional subtitles in English, French, German or Spanish.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Operas.
Added Author Sweete, Barbara Willis. Director.
Del Monaco, Giancarlo, 1943- Director.
Domingo, Plácido, 1941- Performer. Interviewee.
Pieczonka, Adrianne, 1963- Performer. Interviewee.
Giordani, Marcello. Performer. Interviewee.
Morris, James, 1947- Performer. Interviewee.
Levine, James, 1943-2021. Conductor.
Fleming, Renée. Host. Interviewer.
Scott, Michael. Designer.
Chouinard, Wayne. Designer.
McClintock, Peter. Director.
Piave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876. Librettist.
Boito, Arrigo, 1842-1918. Librettist.
García Gutiérrez, Antonio, 1813-1884. Simón Boccanegra.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.) Performer.
Standard No. 886978066497
Music No. 88697 80664 9 Sony Classical
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