M1500 .V47 D66 2005 DVD
Opera in 5 acts. By Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto by Joseph Méry and Camille du Locle, based on the play by Friedrich Schiller ; The Metropolitan Opera.
"This video presents the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus in a sumptuous production of Verdi's classic opera Don Carlos. Set in the court of Philip II of Spain, the tale of love and intrigue unfolds amidst a lavish set and gorgeous costumes. Creating unforgettable characters are popular operatic stars Placido Domingo, Mirella Ferri, and Louis Quilico. The opera is performed in Italian." - All Movie Guide
Plácido Domingo (Don Carlo) ; Mirella Freni (Elisabetta di Valois) ; Grace Bumbry (La principessa Eboli) ; Louis Quilico (Rodrigo) ; Nicolai Ghiaurov (Filippo II) ; Ferruccio Furlanetto (Il grande Inquisitore) ; supporting soloists ; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus ; James Levine, conductor.
Recorded in performance of the performance Mar. 26, 1983, Metropolitan Opera.
Sung in Italian; subtitles in Italian, English, German, French, Spanish and Chinese.
Distributed by Universal Classics (www.universalclassics.com).