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SONNAMBULA, LA

Bel canto magic and vocal fireworks with Natalie Dessay and Juan Diego Flórez

Just as a young woman is about to marry her sweetheart, she is discovered—by the entire village, to say nothing of her fiancé—asleep in the bedroom of a stranger. It takes the young man two acts to figure out that sleepwalking is to blame, and everything ends happily. Natalie Dessay as Amina and Juan Diego Flórez as Elvino deliver bel canto magic and vocal fireworks in Mary Zimmerman’s 2009 production. The Tony award-winning director transfers Bellini’s bucolic tale to a rehearsal room in contemporary New York, where an opera company rehearses La Sonnambula—and where the singers are truly in love with each other.

Composer
Vincenzo Bellini
Orchestra
The Metropolitan Opera
Conductor
Evelino Pidò
Singers
Michele Pertusi, Juan Diego Flórez, Natalie Dessay
Production
Mary Zimmerman
TV Director
Barbara Willis Sweete
Year
2009
Duration
02:27:00
Picture Format
HD
Sound
5.1 Surround Sound
Format
Opera
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