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Great Puccini Love Scenes and Other Opera Favorites / Placido Domingo, Kiri Te Kanawa, Royal Opera, Covent Garden
Great Puccini Love Scenes and Other Opera Favorites / Placido Domingo Kiri Te Kanawa Royal Opera Covent Garden
Genres: Indie & Art House, Musicals & Performing Arts
NR     2004     1hr 51min

This spectacular compilation prsents the very best of Placido Domingo, Kira Te Kanawa and others. The superb performances were filmed at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, the Arena di Verona and La Scala, Milan. Featu...  more »

     
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Creator: Placido Domingo
Genres: Indie & Art House, Musicals & Performing Arts
Sub-Genres: Indie & Art House, Classical
Studio: Kultur Video
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 09/28/2004
Release Year: 2004
Run Time: 1hr 51min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 1
Edition: Classical
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: German, French

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Movie Reviews

Like a Box of Chocolates
Mr John Haueisen | WORTHINGTON, OHIO United States | 11/30/2004
(4 out of 5 stars)

"In addition to Puccini loves scenes, also included are scenes from Verdi, Strauss, and Offenbach, and various singers in addition to Placido Domingo and Kiri Te Kanawa.

Cotrubas and Shicoff are superb in La Boheme. Placido Domingo performs an energetic Kleinzach from Tales of Hoffman. There's also passion and great singing in Il Tabarro's couple, Giorgetta and Luigi.

This is like a box of chocolates: some selections are just okay, and several are delicious."
Very good
G. Heroux | montreal,can | 12/16/2005
(4 out of 5 stars)

"It's a very good video, but take notice that this one completes the other released in 88' called "opera favorites by puccini". Except one thing: Aragall in Tosca, is not good on high notes, I will not say as usual. 111 min. Tosca, Boheme, Manon, Butterfly, Il Tabaro (?).Except for Boheme, the great arias are on the other video, but interesting. Other scenes from Strauss, Verdi...Look on internet for more details"
And where is the name of Kabaivanska?
angel antonov | Europe | 08/29/2004
(4 out of 5 stars)

"One of the greatest performances on this DVD is Kabaivanska's Butterfly. It is a shame that this fabulous artist is not even mentioned among the stars. She is a legendary interpreter of Puccini and her name should be in the first place. Fan Site: www.rainafan.tk"
Be warned about Kultur!
Archie | Ottawa ON Canada | 01/04/2007
(1 out of 5 stars)

"This is yet another shoddy Kultur production. They gain access to very good productions and then do not bother to clean them up for present-day viewing, nor do they provide any liner notes. I have vowed never to buy another Kultur production because I have been disappointed too many times in the past. There are many companies that take pride in their productions. Kultur does not seem to be one of them."