Verdi, Un ballo in maschera

From the Leipzig Opera

08.12.2017 | 06:45

From the Leipzig Opera House: "Un ballo in maschera" (A Masked Ball) by Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901). Conductor: Riccardo Chailly - Stage director: Ermanno Olmi. With Massimiliano Pisapia (Riccardo), Franco Vassallo (Renato), Chiara Taigi (Amelia), Anna Maria Chiuri (Ulrica), Eun Yee You (Oscar). Boston, late 17th Century. A group of conspirators plans to overthrow governor Riccardo. He is having an affair with Amelia, the wife of his confidant and secretary Renato. When the secret is revealed, Renato joins the conspirators... The music of "A Masked Ball" counts among the best Verdi ever wrote for the operatic stage.

Duration:
02:16:43
Conductor:
Riccardo Chailly
Stage Director:
Ermanno Olmi
Stage Design:
Arnaldo Pomodoro
Costumes:
Arnaldo Pomodoro
Soloist:
Massimiliano Pisapia (Riccardo)
Franco Vassallo (Renato)
Chiara Taigi (Amelia)
Anna Maria Chiuri (Ulrica)
Eun Yee You (Oscar)
Chorus:
Chor der Oper Leipzig
Orchestra:
Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
Video Director:
Don Kent
Country, year of production:
D, 2005
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