The Life of Verdi
Call Number: ITADOCT3.1
Alternate Title:The Life of Verdi
Director: Renato Castellani; Ronald Pickup; Daria Nicolodi; Radiotelevisione italiana
Duration: 600 mins
Subtitle Language(s): English
This miniseries, filmed in Leningrad, London, Paris, and Verdi’s home region of Italy’s Po Valley, required more than 100 actors, 1800 extras, and over 4000 costumes. The program gives a complete overview of Verdi’s life and is filled with music from the composer’s works sung in the original Italian and taken from past rare recordings featuring such opera artists as Renata Tebaldi, Maria Callas, Luciano Pavarotti, and Birgit Nilsson.