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Don Carlo
     

Don Carlo

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Director: James Levine, Grace Bumbry, Plácido Domingo, Mirella Freni

Cast: James Levine, Grace Bumbry, Plácido Domingo, Mirella Freni

 

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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

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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.

Product Details

Release Date:
08/21/2001
UPC:
0013023156296
Original Release:
1983
Rating:
NR
Source:
Geneon [Pioneer]
Region Code:
1
Sound:
[Dolby Digital, stereo]
Time:
3:34:00

Cast & Crew

Scene Index

Side #1 --
0. Scene Selection
1. Introduction [1:06]
2. Prelude & Introduction: L'inverno è lungo (Chorus) [4:40]
3. Sentite la? (Elizabeth, Chorus) [4:12]
4. Fontainebleau! Foresta immensa e solitaria...lo la vidi (Don Carlo) [3:56]
5. Il suon del corno alfin nel bosco tace (Elizabeth, Tebaldo, Don Carlo) [2:28]
6. Al mio piè perchè! (Elizabeth, Tebaldo, Don Carlo, Lerma, Chorus) [16:25]
7. Carlo il sommo Imperatore (Friar, Chorus) [4:57]
8. Al chiostro di San Giusto (Don Carlo, Rodrigo, Friar) [6:08]
9. Dio, che nell'alma infondere (Don Carlo, Rodrigo) [4:18]
10. Sotto ai folti immensi abeti (Chorus, Eboli) [:05]
11. Nel giardin del bello saracin ostello (Eboli, Tebaldo, Chorus) [3:18]
12. La Regina! (Elizabeth, Eboli, Rodrigo, Chorus) [4:35]
13. Carlo ch'è sol il nostro amore (Elizabeth, Eboli, Rodrigo) [3:39]
14. lo vengo a domandar grazia (Elizabeth, Don Carlo)...il Re! (Tebaldo, Philip, Cho [4:21]
15. Non pianger, mia compagna (Elizabeth) [11:15]
16. Restate! Presso alla mia persona (Rodrigo, Philip) [4:21]
17. Prelude [11:42]
18. "A mezzanotte, ai giardin della Regina" (Eboli, Don Carlo, Rodrigo) [2:35]
19. Al mio furor sfuggite invano (Eboli, Don Carlo, Rodrigo) [:05]
20. Trema per te, falso figliuolo (Eboli, Don Carlo, Rodrigo) [2:00]
21. Spuntato ecco il dì d'esultanza (Chorus) [4:56]
22. Entrance of the Court (Herald, Chorus) [3:39]
23. Nel posar sul mio capo la corona (Finale, Part 1) [3:15]
24. Sire! egli è tempo ch'io viva (Finale, Part 2) [:08]
25. Introduction...Ella giammai m'amò (Philip) [3:40]
26. Dormirò sol nel manto mio regal (Philip) [5:07]
27. Il Grand'Inquisitor! (Philip, Grand Inquisitor) [5:23]
28. Giustizia, giustizia, Sire! (Elizabeth, Rodrigo, Philip) [4:33]
29. Ah! sii maledetto, sospetto fatale (Quartet) [2:45]
30. Ah! più mai non vedrò la regina...O don fatale (Eboli) [:02]
31. Introduction...Son io, mio Carlo (Don Carlo, Rodrigo) [5:40]
32. Per me giunto è il dì supremo (Rodrigo, Don Carlo) [5:00]
33. O Carlo, ascolta...lo morrò (Rodrigo)...Mio Carlo, a te la spada io rendo (Don C [9:52]
34. Introduction...Tu che le vanità conoscesti del mondo (Elizabeth) [4:57]
35. È dessa! Un detto, un sol (Elizabeth, Don Carlo) [7:39]
36. Ma lassù ci vedremo in un mondo migliore (Elizabeth, Don Carlo, Philip, Grand In [4:34]

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Don Carlo 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This opera hardly lets up for a second- political intrigue, murder, marital affairs, revenge, religious scheming, backstabbing, betrayed loyalties, deceit, what more could you want. It's often cut due to it's length and the demands it places on the opera house, but the Met does it complete here. Freni deliberately plays Elisabetta without much emotion, making her dignified and regal. This is the first time I've seen Bumbry, and she is very very good- a rich voice and excellent acting. Domingo, as always, ''gets into'' his character so well. Quilico's acting is a little forced, but he dies wonderfully. I've never liked Ghiaurov much, but he interacts well with the other singers. In short, this isn't a perfect cast, but everyone does an excellent job with Verdi's splendid music. However, you may want to wait until 5/13/03 when the French version with Mattila, Meier, Alagna, Hampson, van Dam and Pappano comes out. I had it on laserdisc, and I liked it better than this one.