VERDI, G.: Falstaff (Glyndebourne, 2009)

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Falstaff
Libretto/Text Author: Boito, Arrigo
Libretto Source: Shakespeare, William

Alice Ford: Kuznetsova, Dina
Dr. Caius: Hoare, Peter
Mistress Quickly: Lemieux, Marie-Nicole

Set/Stage Designer: Ultz,
Costume Designer: Ultz,
Lighting Designer: Sherin, Mimi Jordan
Stage Director: Jones, Richard
Movement Director: Dobell, Linda
Television Director: Roussillon, Francois

Date of Production: 06-2009
Venue: Glyndebourne Opera House
Playing Time: 02:07:56
Catalogue Number: OA1021D
UPC: 809478010210

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Synopsis

The inspirational Vladimir Jurowski conducts Verdi's last opera, his only true comic opera. An international cast is led by Christopher Purves in the larger-than-life role of the corpulent Falstaff, whose profligacy both outrages and inspires the citizens of Windsor. Richard Jones's production brings out the humour, bitterness and anger – mixed with tenderness and wisdom – embodied in the Shakespeare plays on which the libretto is based.

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