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Verdi - Rigoletto (Nello Santi) (2012) [Full Blu-ray]  

Posted by Vilboa at Aug. 17, 2014
Verdi - Rigoletto (Nello Santi) (2012) [Full Blu-ray]

Verdi - Rigoletto (Nello Santi) (2012)
BluRay | BDMV | MPEG-4 AVC Video / 16468 kbps / 1080i / 29,970 fps | 128 min | 20,5 GB
Audio1: Italian / LPCM Audio / 2.0 / 48 kHz / 1536 kbps / 16-bit
Audio2: Italian / DTS-HD MA 7.1 / 48 kHz / 2672 kbps / 16-bit (DTS Core: 5.1 / 48 kHz / 1509 kbps / 16-bit)
Classical | Art Haus | Sub: Italiano, English, Deutsch, Francais, Espanol

This Rigoletto, filmed live at the Zurich Opera House in 2006, has three strong leads to recommend it. In the title role, Leo Nucci fully represents all of Rigoletto’s character traits and range of emotions—the hunchback’s lancing wit, fearfulness, and self-loathing when we first meet him and later, his obsessive need for revenge. Both Rigoletto’s sense of righteous triumph when he believes he’s got the Duke dead in the bag and his inconsolable grief at the drama’s end are palpable.
Verdi - Rigoletto (Nello Santi, Leo Nucci, Elena Moșuc, Piotr Beczala) [2006]

Verdi - Rigoletto (Nello Santi, Leo Nucci, Elena Mosuc, Piotr Beczala) [2006]
NTSC 16:9 (720x480) VBR Auto Pan&Scan | Italiano (LinearPCM, 2 ch) (Dolby AC3, 6 ch) (DTS, 5 ch) | 7.16 Gb (DVD9)
Classical | Label: Art Haus | Sub: Italiano, English, Deutsch, Francais, Espanol | +3% Recovery | 128 min

For many opera fans the favourite Rigoletto on dvd remains the 1983 film version starring the young Pavarotti as the dashing Duke, his irrepressible singing and high spirits contrasting sharply with the gut wrenching wretchedness of the jester played by Wixell almost to perfection,and of course the inimitable Gruberova as Gilda the jester's daughter.(For me this together with the Domingo/Migenes 'Carmen', and the Domingo/Stratas 'La Traviata' represents the best of opera films). Now comes the 2006 production of Rigoletto, staged by the Zurich Opera House with Chorus and Orchestra wonderfully conducted by Santi, recorded in High-Definition and transfered to an Arthaus Blu Ray disc of breathtaking quality. I'm not exaggerating. Even by today's Hi-Def standards, the picture quality here is simply stunning: inky blackness, realistic night time scenes accurately rendered with proper light and shadow effects, atmospheric blue lighting, and the sets and costumes show up in vivid pop-up colours with razor sharp contrasts… By Chhan Thuan Kiat

Carlo Maria Giulini - Verdi: Rigoletto (1980/2016) [TR24][OF]  Vinyl & HR

Posted by SERTiL at Dec. 1, 2016
Carlo Maria Giulini - Verdi: Rigoletto (1980/2016) [TR24][OF]

Carlo Maria Giulini - Verdi: Rigoletto
Classical | FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | 119:30 min | 2.00 GB | Digital booklet
Label: Deutsche Grammophon | Tracks: 34 | Rls.date: 2016

The Giulini set on DG, with Cappuccilli, Cotrubas and Domingo is exceptional: searching, humane, powerfully registered… It can also be said that neither Bonynge nor Sinopoli search out the score's prevailingly dark sonorities as surely as Giulini (in his insistence on the score's dark colours and his interest in its portrayal of primary human affections.
Joan Sutherland, Luciano Pavarotti, Sherrill Milnes - Verdi: Rigoletto (1971/2014) [24bit/96kHz]

Sutherland, Pavarotti, Milnes, LSO, Richard Bonynge - Verdi: Rigoletto (1971/2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96 kHz | Time - 117:53 minutes | 2,19 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

For sheer vocal splendor you can't go wrong with the 1971 Decca recording featuring the virile baritone Sherrill Milnes as Rigoletto, Luciano Pavarotti in radiant voice as a stylish but slightly scene-stealing Duke, and Joan Sutherland as a Gilda who is a little too vocally resplendent to come across as innocent, but is certainly a treat to hear.
Maria Callas - Verdi: Rigoletto (1956/2014) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Maria Callas - Verdi: Rigoletto (1956) [Remastered 2014]
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 118:04 minutes | 1,23 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklets

Callas only sang Gilda in Rigoletto in one run of performances, in Mexico City in 1952, and she recorded the role three years later. She moves beyond the girlish tone and sparkling coloratura of the character's first scenes to create a figure of tragic stature as events unfold. 'Once heard, this rendering is never likely to be forgotten,' was Gramophone's judgement on her interpretation, and the same could apply to Tito Gobbi's, embodying every aspect of the accursed court jester.
Viva Verdi - Rigoletto, La Traviata, Le Trouvere (Solti, Pretre, Mehta) [2000]

Viva Verdi - Rigoletto, La Traviata, Il Trovatore (Solti, Pretre, Mehta) [2000]
EAC Rip | FLAC, IMG+CUE, LOG | Covers | 6cd, 1.58 GB
Classical | Label: RCA | Catalog Number: 74321 799622

Verdi, child of the people, king of popular opera, began life as the son of an innkeeper. He was brought up in modest circumstances. He first received lessons from the village priest, who was amazed by the young musician’s talents. Verdi’s musical education was rounded and complete: at the age of sixteen, the composer wrote fugues, masses and symphonies, which he would later destroy. As he met with reticence in Milan, he settled in Busseto where he fell victim to the pettiness of the town. However, his strong willpower enabled him to pursue his musical path without paying heed to what people said…
Verdi - Rigoletto (Fabio Luisi, Zeljko Lucic, Juan Diego Florez, Diana Damrau) [2010]

Verdi - Rigoletto (Fabio Luisi, Željko Lučić, Juan Diego Flórez, Diana Damrau) [2010]
NTSC 16:9 (720x480) VBR Auto Pan&Scan | Italiano (LPCM, 2 ch); (DTS, 5 ch) | 7.21 Gb (DVD9)
Classical | Virgin | Sub: English, Francais, Deutsch, Italiano, Espanol | 137 min | +3% Recovery

Opera never has shown its contrasts more than in this Rigoletto from the Sächsische Staatskapelle in Dresden. The production is full of harsh conflicts, which Verdi himself implies by filling this tragedy with so much cheery music. All of the performances here are outstanding. Željko Lučić vanquishes the title role with his powerful voice and emotive acting, which makes him riveting if slightly painful to watch as he is emotionally destroyed.::
–Rob McGinness, ClassicsToday.com

Damrau, Beczala, Mariotti, Met Opera - Verdi: Rigoletto (2013)  Music

Posted by peotuvave at May 28, 2015
Damrau, Beczala, Mariotti, Met Opera - Verdi: Rigoletto (2013)

Damrau, Beczala, Mariotti, Met Opera - Verdi: Rigoletto (2013)
Classical | Bluray-rip 720p | Audio: Italian | Subtitles: ENglish | Run time: 136 mins | 6.56 GB
AVC, MKV 1280x720 (16:9) 29.97fps, 5365kbps | DTS, 48000Hz, 6ch, 1510kbps

The sought-after lyric tenor Piotr Beczala, is the womanizing Duke in this new production of Verdi’s Rigoletto from the Metropolitan Opera. Željko Luèiæ sings the title role and Diana Damrau sings Rigoletto’s daughter Gilda. This DVD and Blu-ray release appears in the Verdi year 2013, as music lovers around the world celebrate the bicentenary of the birth of Italy’s beloved composer.

Verdi - Rigoletto (James Levine) (2014/1981)  Music

Posted by Vilboa at March 3, 2015
Verdi - Rigoletto (James Levine) (2014/1981)

Verdi - Rigoletto (James Levine) (2014/1981)
NTSC 4:3 (720x480) VBR | Italiano (LinearPCM, 2 ch) | (DTS, 6 ch) | 7.38 Gb (DVD9) | 126 min
Classical | DECCA | Sub: Italiano, English, Deutsch, Francais

Decca is proud to present this unique recording of Rigoletto. The only Rigoletto stage production on film featuring Luciano Pavarotti, this performance of one of Verdi's best-loved operas was discovered in the Metropolitan Opera Archives and is available here for the first time. Recorded in 1981, it presents Pavarotti at the peak of his career, supported by an outstanding cast that includes Louis Quilico in the title role, Christine Eda-Pierre as Gilda, Ara Berberian as Sparafucile, and Isola Jones as Maddalena, with Met Music Director James Levine on the podium.
The Greatest Years of Maria Callas - Giuseppe Verdi: Rigoletto (2CD, 1997)

The Greatest Years of Maria Callas - Giuseppe Verdi: Rigoletto (2CD, 1997)
EAC Rip | FLAC (image & cue & log) | tracks: 10 | ~ 569 Mb | 2:10:17 | Full Scans
Label: Sakkaris Records | Genre: Classical, opera

From the series "The Greatest Years of Maria Callas" a live recording of 17 June 1952 of the famous Verdi's opera, from the National Opera of Mexico City, under the direction of Umberto Mugnai. The performance unfolds in four Acts and the total duration is 2:10:17. Together with the ripped CDs you will find scanned a 40p booklet with the complete Libretto.