Puccini's Tosca - Opera film in 4k

Author: MONARDA Music GmbH

The worldwide first 35mm-celluloid opera film in 4k featuring the long-standing dream couple Angela Gheorgiu and Roberto Alagna.

  • Tosca - Cover | Copyright: © Arthaus Musik

    Tosca - Cover © Arthaus Musik

  • Tosca - Cover | Copyright: © Arthaus Musik

    Tosca - Cover © Arthaus Musik

Tosca – the epitome of Italian opera. It is a thrilling story about desire, passion and death. A story about one beloved woman and two men, who fight a duel – one of them is an angel and the other one a demon.
Benoît Jacquot, the successful French film director, does not create a stage performance but an opera for the cinema in 2001. A bold idea and an exciting venture – he loves his actors, the close-up shots and he has developed his own style as it turned out in many other of his films before. The result is a wonderful production of one of Puccini’s greatest operas with an amazing set design, beautiful costumes and an emotional performance by Angela Gheorghiu and Roberto Alagna, the opera dream couple at that time, in the main roles and Ruggero Raimondi as counterpart.

Cat. No. UHD inkl. Blu-ray: 109293
Cat. No. DVD: 109292

Genre Opera film
Production year 2001
Duration 125 mins
Video format UltraHD 66GB + Blu-ray Disc 25GB
Audio format PCM Stereo, DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Director Benoît Jacquot
Sets Sylvain Chauvelot
Composer Giacomo Puccini
Orchestra / Band The Royal Opera House Orchestra, Covent Garden
Conductor Antonio Pappano
Libretto Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica after Victorien Sardou
Soloist Angela Gheorghiu
Soloist Roberto Alagna
Soloist Ruggero Raimondi



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