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Don Carlo from the Royal Opera House

Nicholas Hytner's production of Verdi's Don Carlo from the Royal Opera House. Based on Schiller's play, it tells the story of the conflicts in the life of the Prince of Spain.

Antonio Pappano, artistic director of the Royal Opera, introduces Nicholas Hytner's production of Verdi's Don Carlo from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.

Based on Schiller's play, it tells the story of the conflicts in the life of Don Carlo, Prince of Spain after his betrothed Elizabeth of Valois is married to his father, Phillip II, as part of a peace treaty.

Rolando Villazon sings the title role and Marina Poplavskaya is Elizabeth. Pappano conducts the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House.

3 hours, 40 minutes

Last on

Fri 20 Nov 2009 20:00

Credits

Role Contributor
Conductor Antonio Pappano
Don Carlos Rolando Villazon
Philip II Ferruccio Furlanetto
Tebaldo Pumeza Matshikiza
Flemish Deputy Jacques Imbrailo
Grand Inquisitor Eric Halfvarson
Carlos V Robert Lloyd
Director Robin Lough
Producer Jonathan Haswell

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