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I was at the Royal Opera House on the first night of this Boccanegra (29/6/10). It was an amazing experiance which will be memorable for all who were there, that evening. This DVD captures that magical event (although not recorded on the opening night). The awe and drama of the Opera; the least known, but undoubtedly among the best of Verdi's works, is excellently captured with clarity and fidelity on this DVD.
Domingo, as a BARITOBE, is as thrilling as ever, Calleja enters majestically into the ranks of the great tenors, whilst Pappanno's conducting wrings out from the orchestra all the drama and tension which Verdi wrote into the score. Lovers of Opera will enjoy and… Read more