- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 2 hours, 15 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: December 16, 2003
- Originally Released: 1988
- Label: Image Entertainment
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - Italian
Performers, Cast and Crew:
The story of Violetta, a doomed courtesan, comprises one of Verdi's most popular operas, performed at the Glyndebourne Festival Opera. Music by the London Philharmonic Orchestra.
Description by Image Entertainment:
Vivacious, young soprano Marie McLaughlin is magnificent as the ill-fated courtesan Violetta in this passionate production of Giuseppe Verdi's timeless classic, directed by the internationally renowned Sir Peter Hall and conducted by one of music's all-time greats, Bernard Haitink. Walter MacNeil brings to striking life the role of Violetta's lover, Alfredo, and Brent Ellis shines as Alfredo's father, Germont. Set in 19th century Paris, this moving story of doomed love and its dramatic deathbed reconciliation remains one of Verdi's most popular operas.