This is the first box set of 4 in which the greatest singer in history (according to BBC Music Magazine) selects his finest roles. Two are familiar - the fantastic ROH Manon Lescaut with Kiri Te Kanawa, and La Fanciulla del West, which he single-handedly rehabilitated to the core repertoire of major opera houses. But this set also features for the first time the extraordinary 'Tosca' filmed live at the times and in the exact settings Puccini placed them. This was shot in 1992 but has never been released on DVD before, and at times it's magical - seeing Domingo sing 'E Lucevan le Stelle' with dawn over St Peter's as the backdrop, as he paces around the Castello Sant'Angelo, is unforgettable. If you only buy one DVD set this year, this is the one. And check out the Warner Music website for new interviews with Domingo about each of these roles.
I am extremely DISPLEASED by this. The DVD is only playable in Region l, which means it is no use to me whatsoever, as I live in the U.K which I understand is region 2. This should have been made MUCH CLEARER on an Amazon UK site, as I have totally wasted my money. Any chance of a refund?