Boxed set includes three great opera masterpieces. RICHARD STRAUSS - DER ROSENKAVALIER:Strauss's most important opera as performed by the Orchestra of the Massimo Theatre, Palermo, with Ildiko Komlosi in the lead role. GIUSEPPE VERDI - NABUCCO: The great Verdi opera of struggle and romance in the days of King Nebuchadnezzar. Performed at Verona in an open-air Roman arena. RICHARD WAGNER - TANNHAUSER: Wagner's opera performed by the Orchestra of the Teatro di San Carlo in Naples.
Description by Image Entertainment:
Der Rosenkavalier (1997, 202 min.) - "The Cavalier of the Rose," Richard Strauss's most important opera as well as one of his most enduring and lighthearted, is performed at the Massimo Theatre, Palermo, and features Ildiko Komlosi as the Cavalier. "Nabucco" (1998, 132 min.) - A drama in four parts by Giuseppe Verdi, "Nabucco" is opera on a vast scale, performed by the Opera and Chorus of the Teatro di San Carlo. "Tannhauser" (1998, 186 min.) - A romantic opera in three acts with music and libretto by Richard Wagner, performed by the Orchestra of the Teatro di San Carlo in a production staged by celebrated German filmmaker Werner Herzog.