HANDEL, G.F.: Tamerlano (Teatro Real, 2008)

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Tamerlano, HWV 18
Libretto/Text Author: Haym, Nicola
Libretto Source: Piovene, Agostin
Conductor: McCreesh, Paul

Andronico: Mingardo, Sara

Set/Stage Designer: Hudson, Richard
Costume Designer: Hudson, Richard
Lighting Designer: Lorio, Giuseppe di
Choreographer: Howell, Ron
Stage Director: Vick, Graham
DVD Producer: Damme, Ferenc van
Television Director: Ramirez, Angel Luis

Date of Production: 04-04-2008
Venue: Teatro Real, Madrid
Playing Time: 04:01:00
Catalogue Number: OA1006D
UPC: 809478010067

Synopsis

Teatro Real's majestic production of Handel's vivid tragedy, Tamerlano, stars a Lear-like Placido Domingo as the Turkish Sultan Bajazet, caught between pride, love and loyalty. Displaying the uniquely heroic quality of his voice, Domingo heads a superb cast, including Sara Mingardo, Monica Bacelli and Ingela Bohlin, all magnificently responsive to Paul McCreesh's authentic and luminous interpretation of the score. The stunning theatrical staging by Graham Vick provides a splendid setting for the characters and for designer Richard Hudson's extravagant Baroque-Islamic costumes, emphasising the brilliance of one of Handel's finest dramatic achievements.

Bonus features:

- Illustrated synopsis

- Interview with Paul McCreesh.

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