Warner Classics & Erato - up to 40% off selected titles
Until 2nd December 2019, we're offering up to 40% off over 300 discs on Warner and Erato (please note that discounts do not apply to downloads).
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Roberto Alagna (Carlos), Karita Mattila (Elisabetta), Thomas Hampson (Posa), Jose van Dam (Filippo II), Waltraud Meier (Eboli)
Orchestre de Paris & Chœur du Théâtre du Châtelet, Antonio Pappano (conductor), Luc Bondy (director)
in virtually every respect, the Pappano DVD of the original French version is the one to have; there you sense the full value of Verdi’s original and preferable thoughts in an intelligent, finely... — More…
Thomas Hampson (Werther), Susan Graham (Charlotte), Sandrine Piau (Sophie), Stéphane Degout (Albert), René Schirrer (Le Bailli), Laurent Alvaro (Johann), François Piolino (Schmidt)
Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse, Michel Plasson
Hampson… sings well as Werther and makes a strong visual impression. He is sympathetically partnered by Susan Graham, whose singing of the "larmes" in Act 3 is deeply moving. — More…
Roberto Alagna (Carlos), Karita Mattila (Elisabeth de Valois), Thomas Hampson (Rodrigue), Jose van Dam (Philippe), Waltraud Meier (Eboli), Eric Halfvarson (Grand Inquisitor)
Paris Theatre du Chatelet, Antonio Pappano
This performance appeared on VHS back in March 1997. On a new, wide-screen television, it makes a far more arresting effect. The action seems to be happening in the room with you.
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