Donizetti: Poliuto (DVD)

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Michael Fabiano, Ana Maria Martinez, Glyndebourne Opera, Enrique Mazzola

Also available on Bluray (Opus Arte OABD7201D)

Michael Fabiano (Poliuto), Ana Maria Martinez (Paolina), Igor Golovatenko (Severo), Matthew Rose (Callistene), Timothy Robinson (Felice) & Emanuele D’Aguanno (Nearco)

The Glyndebourne Chorus & London Philharmonic Orchestra, Enrique Mazzola (conductor) & Mariame Clément (stage director)

Glyndebourne has brought to light a long-overlooked winner in Donizetti’s Poliuto, delivering ‘a superb musical performance’ (The Telegraph) offering ‘lucent accounts of the principal roles and an incandescent London Philharmonic Orchestra, under Enrique Mazzola’ (New York Times).

This first-ever professional UK staging of the story of third-century Armenian martyr St Polyeuctus features a ‘trio of world-class young singers’ with Beverly Sills and Richard Tucker-award-winning Fabiano displaying a ‘thrilling, vibrant tone’ in the title role, Ana Maria Martínez providing Paolina with ‘pinging coloratura’ and Igor Golovatenko giving a ‘radiant-toned’ voice to Severo (The Guardian).

Extra Features:

- Passion & Faith: Preparing for a UK premiere
- Love & Oppression: An Interview with Mariame Clément
- Cast Gallery

Running time: 117 minutes

Subtitles: EN/FR/DE/JP/KO

Sound format: 2.0LPCM + 5.1(5.0) DTS

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