DVD + Blu-Ray:
Giuseppe Verdi | Ernani

Author: Arthaus Musik

This Opera Monte-Carlo production fascinates with a contemporary stage direction by Jean-Louis Grinda and a buoyant conducting by Daniele Callegari.

  • Cover 109344 Ernani DVD | Copyright: © Arthaus Musik

    Cover 109344 Ernani DVD © Arthaus Musik

  • Cover 109345 Ernani Blu-ray | Copyright: © Arthaus Musik

    Cover 109345 Ernani Blu-ray © Arthaus Musik

Giuseppe Verdi’s Ernani is a vibrant adaptation for the lyric stage of one of the most flamboyant dramas by the French poet. Both the composer and his librettist have combined Hugo’s verbal eloquence with the right musical temperament.

Perfect example of Grand opera with chorus, the magnificent Act III is above all the first time Verdi draws the very precise contours of what is about to become a type of voice in itself: the Verdi-baritone. In Ernani he starts to focus as never before on the psychological side of his characters. All his operas after Ernani will follow the same path in his perpetual quest of the truth.

“Grinda’s production provided attractive stage pictures and excellent cast” (operanews 9/2015)

Cat. No.: 109344 (DVD) | 109345 (Blu-ray)

A production of Opéra de Monte-Carlo in coproduction with the Royal Opera of Wallonie and WAHOO with the support of Centre National du Cinéma et de l’image animée and the participation of francetélévisions and TF1 © Opéra de Monte-Carlo, WAHOO 2014

Genre Opera
Production year 2014
Duration 130 mins
Video format DVD 9 / NTSC | Blu-ray Disc 25GB (Single Layer)
Audio format PCM Stereo, DD 5.1 | PCM Stereo, DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Producer Frederic Allain (Wahoo)
Director Stéphan Aubé
Composer Giuseppe Verdi
Orchestra / Band Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo
Conductor Daniele Callegari
Choir Choeur de l’Opéra de Monte-Carlo
Chorus Master Stefano Visconti
Stage Director Jean-Louis Grinda
Costumes Teresa Acone
Main Actor Ramón Vargas (Ernani)
Main Actor Ludovic Tézier (Don Carlo)
Main Actor Alexander Vinogradov (Don Ruy Gomez de Silva)
Main Actor Svetla Vassilieva (Elvira)



DVD + Blu-Ray: The Art of Svetlana Zakharova at the Bolshoi

Bel Air Media

A Collector 4-ballet box-set featuring Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty, La Bayadère & The Pharaoh's Daughter

FRA Cinéma season opens on 19 October with Don Carlos

François Roussillon et Associés

The highlight of the Paris Opera's season includes an all-star cast: Jonas Kaufmann, Sonya Yoncheva, Elīna Garanča, Ildar Abdrazakov and Ludovic Tézier.

Glyndebourne Tour 2017 opens this month

Glyndebourne Productions Limited

Glyndebourne Tour 2017 opens this month with another chance to see Brett Dean’s hit new opera Hamlet.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Verdi: I due Foscari - Plácido Domingo at La Scala

C Major Entertainment

In his ‘new life’ as a baritone, Plácido Domingo has triumphed in Los Angeles, London and Vienna. Now he takes the role of Francesco Foscari to La Scala, Milan, the theatre that is the symbol of Italian opera.


Benefit from exclusive insights + opportunties with a thematic variety of IMZ Mailings to choose from.

By clicking "SUBSCRIBE" you consent that your data can be processed by the IMZ International Music + Media Centre for the purposes of processing your inquiry.