Giuseppe Verdi – Falstaff – Ambrogio Maestri, The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus, Robert Carsen, James Levine (2015) Blu-ray 1080i AVC DTS-HD MA 5.1

Сomposer: Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
Title: Falstaff
Release Date: 2015
Genre: Classical, Opera
Director: Robert Carsen
Conductor: James Levine
Artist: Ambrogio Maestri (Falstaff), Angela Meade (Alice Ford), Franco Vassallo (Ford), Lisette Oropesa (Nannetta), Paolo Fanale (Fenton), Stephanie Blythe (Mistress Quickly), Jennifer Johnson Cano (Meg Page), Keith Jameson (Bardolfo), Christian Van Horn (Pistola), The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus

Production/Label: Decca
Duration: 02:06:50
Quality: Blu-ray
Container: BDMV
Video codec: AVC
Audio codec: DTS, PCM
Video: MPEG-4 AVC Video / 26996 kbps / 1080i / 29,970 fps / 16:9 / High Profile 4.1
Audio#1: Italian / DTS-HD Master Audio / 5.1 / 48 kHz / 3964 kbps / 24-bit (DTS Core: 5.1 / 48 kHz / 1509 kbps / 24-bit)
Audio#2: Italian / LPCM Audio / 2.0 / 48 kHz / 2304 kbps / 24-bit
Subtitles: English, French, German, Korean, Chinese
Size: 35.22 GB

Verdi’s brilliant final masterpiece Falstaff, in its first new Met production in 50 years — and conducted by Met Music Director James Levine in his first new production since his return to his podium at the Met.

When it comes to theatrical flair, captivating costumes, stage antics and imagination, there are not many shows on Broadway to rival the Met s new Falstaff

James Levine conducts Verdi s final masterpiece with affectionate energy while Ambrogio Maestri, heading a stellar cast, projects towering bravado and rare baritonal fervour in the title role –(Financial Times)

This visual feast, served up by director Robert Carsen, is a thoughtful, affecting and hilarious staging that updates the action from the time of Henry IV to England in the 1950s –New York Times