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Verdi: The Pursuit And Burden Of Success
Verdi: The Pursuit And Burden Of Success

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Item #:  D4226
Our Price: $19.99
Region: 1 (US & Canada Only)
Running Time: 118 minutes
Color: Color
UPC: 032031422698
ISBN: 0-7697-8552-2

Availability: In Stock

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This major documentary film on the life and work of Giuseppe Verdi is presented by Mark Elder, former Music Director of English National Opera. Stunning location film from Italy and other elements including quotations from Verdiís own correspondence are interspersed with highlights from some of Verdiís most popular operas, sung in Italian and specially staged by American director David Alden. the outstanding cast includes Dennis O'Neill, Josephine Barstow and Willard White, accompanied by the Orchestra and Chorus of English National Opera.


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Cast & Crew

Bob Peck as the voice of Giuseppe Verdi
Juliet Stevenson as the voice of Giuseppina Stepponi

Edmund Barham
Dennis O'Neill
Josephine Barstow
Willard White
Sally Burgess
Edward Styles
Janice Cairns
Angela Hickey
Paul Nilon
Tim Robinson
Peter Sidhow
Jonathan Summers
Richard Van Allan
Susannah Waters

Orchestra and Chorus of English National Opera
Conductor: Mark Elder

Designed by: Charles Edwards
Staged by: David Alden

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