Philippe Jordan | Giorgio Strehler | Opéra national de Paris

Mozart : Le nozze di Figaro

Filmed at the Paris Opera with a cast including the great Mozart figures of our time, Giorgio Strehler’s legendary production is now available for the first time on DVD and Blu-ray.         

Any reprise of the Strehler Nozze di Figaro has to be a major event. And in 2010, thirty-seven years after its première, the work met with a fresh triumph at the Opéra Bastille, featuring a new generation of performers: Ludovic Tézier (Count Almaviva), Barbara Frittoli (Countess Almaviva), Ekaterina Siurina (Susanna), Luca Pisaroni (Figaro) et Karine Deshayes (Cherubino).

As musical director Philippe Jordan reveals the Orchestra and Chorus of the Opéra National de Paris at the height of their powers.

And as a bonus: an interview with Humbert Camerlo, who worked for many years with Giorgio Strehler and was the stage director for this reprise.

Press review

‘’Strehler’s Figaro shines again’’ – THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

‘’Fine Cast Revives Strehler’s Treasured Nozze di Figaro Production’’ – OPERAWARHORSES.COM

‘’La dirección musical de Philippe Jordan combina gusto por la belleza y entusiasmo festivo con la gravedad sutil que transmite el director de escena, pues ya sabemos que el teatro es tan alegre, tan triste, como la vida” – REVISTA RITMO

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Mozart : Le nozze di Figaro [DVD & Blu-ray]

Opera-buffa in four acts

Libretto : Lorenzo Da Ponte
After Le Mariage de Figaro
by Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais

Il Conte di Almaviva Ludovic Tézier
La Contessa di Almaviva Barbara Frittoli
Susanna Ekaterina Siurina
Figaro Luca Pisaroni
Cherubino Karine Deshayes
Marcellina Ann Murray
Bartolo Robert Lloyd
Don Basilio Robin Leggate
Don Curzio Antoine Normand
Antonio Christian Tréguier
Barbarina Maria Virginia Savastano

Orchestre et Chœurs de l’Opéra national de Paris
Conductor Philippe Jordan

Stage direction & lighting design Giorgio Strehler

Realization Humbert Camerlo
Sets Ezio Frigerio
Costumes Ezio Frigerio & Franca Squarciapino
Choreography Jean Guizerix
Chorus master Patrick Marie Aubert

technical informations

HD recording : Opéra national de Paris | 10 & 11/2010
TV direction : Don Kent
Release date : 25 September 2012
Distribution : Naxos Distribution

: BAC071
Barcode : 3760115300712
Running time : 178 min.
Bonus : Interview with Humbert Camerlo
Subtitles : FR / ENG / GER / SPA / ITA
Image : Color, 16/9, NTSC
Sound : PCM 2.0, Dolby Digital 5.1
Region code : 0

Reference : BAC471
Barcode : 3760115304710
Running time : 178 min.
Bonus : Interview with Humbert Camerlo
Subtitles : FR / ENG / GER / SPA / ITA
Image : Color, 16/9, Full HD
Sound : PCM 2.0, DTS HD Master audio 5.1
Region code : A, B, C

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