La Forza del Destino (The Metropolitan Opera)

La Forza del Destino (The Metropolitan Opera)

Director: Kirk Browning Cast: Richard Vernon, Leontyne Price, Leo Nucci
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La Forza del Destino (The Metropolitan Opera)

This video captures the performance of this tragic Verdi opera as it is performed by the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/18/2005
UPC: 0044007340769
Original Release: 1984
Source: Deutsche Grammophon
Region Code: 0
Sound: [DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound, Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time: 3:00:00
Sales rank: 63,329

Special Features

Bonus: picture gallery ("La Forza Del Destino" at the Met); Trailers

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La Forza del Destino (The Metropolitan Opera) 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I think this is the only full-length opera DVD with Price on it. She gets lots of emotion into her voice, but there's never any on her face. When she hits a high note it sounds so gorgeous you just want to keel over dead. I've never seen or heard Giuseppe Giacomini before, but he's wonderful as Don Alvaro. He has a very nice voice, and he can be powerful or gentle as the role requires. Leo Nucci has never thrilled me, but he's pretty good here as Don Carlo, especially when in confrontation with Giacomini. This is from an unedited show in 1984. The sound is very good, and the picture is a little dark. Sets and costumes are very good. The final trio is a heart-wrencher.