|Giuseppe Verdi|| |
Marco Berti (Tenor), Orlin Anastassov (Bass), Norma Fantini (Soprano), Mark Steven Doss (Bass-Baritone), Ildikó Komlósi (Contralto)
Choeurs du Théâtre de la Monnaie
Orchestra of the Théâtre Royal de La Monnaie
Robert Wilson (Σκηνοθέτης)
Recorded live in October 2004, at the Royal Opera House La Monnaie/De Munt in Brussels
Cult director Robert Wilson’s highly stylised and intensely dramatic staging brings a Zen-like tranquillity to Verdi’s great opera concerning the conflict between individual aspiration, tradition and duty. His visually calm, yet emotionally taut, direction is emphasised by outstanding performances from the cast and the Symphony Orchestra and Choir of la Monnaie – De Munt under the commanding and inspired musical direction of Kazushi Ono. Recorded live at the Royal Opera House (La Monnaie/De Munt) in Brussels, this riveting and painstakingly beautiful production, reminiscent at times of Japanese Noh theatre, offers a new and thought-provoking experience of a masterpiece. Recorded in High Definition and true surround sound.