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Francesca da Rimini

150 min
M1500 .Z36 F7 2007 DVD

Opera in 4 acts. Music by Riccardo Zandonai. Libretto adapted by Tito Ricordi from the play by Gabriele d'Annunzio.

"Legendary tenor Placido Domingo delivers an exceptional performance in this video, which records a 1984 performance by New York's Metropolitan Opera of Riccardo Zandonai's lush romantic story. Renata Scotto also stars in this production, which was praised for its elaborate sets and costumes, as well as the superb performances (and vocals) of Domingo and Scotto and James Levine's outstanding musical direction." - All Movie Guide

Performers: Renata Scotto, Placido Domingo, Cornell MacNeil.

The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Chorus and Ballet, James Levine [conductor] ; production by Piero Faggioni ; video director, Brian Large.

Sung in Italian ; with English, German, French, Spanish and Chinese subtitles.

Distributed by Deutsche Grammophon (

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