NEW VOD: Kiri Te Kanawa: My World of Opera

The star soprano's favorite moments from the opera stage — With Plácido Domingo, José Carreras, Mirella Freni, Ileana Cotrubas...

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Kiri Te Kanawa — Marschallin
Anne Howells — Octavian
Barbara Bonney — Sophie
Sir Georg Solti — Conductor
Plácido Domingo — Hoffmann
Georges Prêtre — Conductor
Plácido Domingo — Ernani
Mirella Freni — Elvira
Riccardo Muti — Conductor
Coro e Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala
Riccardo Muti — Conductor
Kiri Te Kanawa — Desdemona
Vladimir Atlantov — Otello
Zoltán Peskó — Conductor

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One of the greatest voices and stage presences of the twentieth century, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa accompanies us on a journey through some of her favorite opera moments, adding her own recollections of famous venues, her thoughts on beloved operatic repertoire, and her admiration for her esteemed colleagues. Relive Dame Kiri's star turn as the Marschallin in Der Rosenkavalier under Sir Georg Solti—one of her most iconic roles with one of her most frequent collaborators—as well as her acclaimed Desdemona in Verdi's Otello and Rosalinde in Strauss's Die Fledermaus. Feel the emotion as Riccardo Muti conducts the immortal "Va, pensiero" from Nabucco at La Scala; get a taste of bohemian life with the marvelous Ileana Cotrubas and a stellar lineup in Puccini's La Bohème; marvel at the great José Carreras in the title role of Andrea Chénier; and enjoy Plácido Domingo's storied tenor voice in Offenbach's The Tales of Hoffman and Verdi's Ernani!

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Directed by:
Keith Cheetham
Venue: Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (London, Great Britain)
Production date: 1991
Duration: 58 min
Production: © NVC Arts
Resolution: Full HD

Available until

Friday, May 31, 2024