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Duration: 1 hour

Antonio Pappano takes an in-depth look at one of the most famous and dramatic of all operas - Puccini's Tosca.

This documentary goes behind the scenes of the recent production of Tosca by the Royal Opera House, conducted by Pappano and starring some of the hottest names on the opera stage today - Angela Gheorghiu, Bryn Terfel and Jonas Kaufmann. Pappano examines the drama and musical language of Tosca and explores Puccini's creative genius in producing one of the greatest of theatrical experiences.

Last on

Sat 21 Jan 2012 17:30 BBC Two

Credits

Participant
Antonio Pappano
Director
Dominic Best
Producer
Dominic Best

Broadcasts

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