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Il trovatore (1978)

The Count of Luna loves Leonora and is jealous of his rival, the troubadour Manrico.

Director:

Ernst Wild

Writer:

Salvatore Cammarano (by)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Herbert von Karajan Herbert von Karajan ... Himself - Gesamtleitung
Piero Cappuccilli Piero Cappuccilli ... Graf von Luna
Raina Kabaivanska Raina Kabaivanska ... Leonore
Fiorenza Cossotto Fiorenza Cossotto ... Azucena, eine Zigeunerin
Plácido Domingo ... Manrico
José van Dam José van Dam ... Ferrando
Maria Venuti Maria Venuti ... Ines
Heinz Zednik Heinz Zednik ... Ruiz
Karl Caslavsky Karl Caslavsky ... Ein Zigeuner
Ewald Aichberger Ewald Aichberger ... Ein Bote
Orchester der Wiener Staatsoper Orchester der Wiener Staatsoper ... Themselves - Orchester
Chor der Wiener Staatsoper Chor der Wiener Staatsoper ... Nonnen, Kriger, Diener des Grafen, Zigeuner und Zigeunerinnen
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The Count of Luna loves Leonora and is jealous of his rival, the troubadour Manrico.

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Genres:

Music | Drama

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Country:

Austria

Language:

Italian

Filming Locations:

Vienna, Austria

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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A Dynamic, Youthful Domingo Soars: The Powerful Tenor Compels Attention....
23 March 2013 | by museumofdaveSee all my reviews

Top marks given for one compelling reason: to see and hear the mesmerizing singing discipline that is Placido Domingo in his youthful prime: commitment, power, and intensity combine to showcase a quintessential Manrico; there's little wrong with the legendary Florenza Cossoto, either, though she is towards the end of her career--her fiendish gypsy always seems teetering on the edge of sanity; the other singers do not lack opera chops, nor does the muscular conducting of Herbert Von Karajan.

Viewers should take into account this version is over thirty years old, thus not measuring up to contemporary excellence in filming Verdi spectacle, i.e., far too many close-ups when a trio should be captured in a wide sweep, or sometimes lacking better sets--but these are minor cavils when it comes to the main event: the great Domingo and his amazing tenor


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