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Author Verdi, Giuseppe, 1813-1901.
Uniform Title Stiffelio
Title Stiffelio [electronic resource] / by Giuseppe Verdi ; libretto, Francesco Maria Piava.
Published [United Kingdom] : Opus Arte, 2008, c1993.
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Description 1 online resource (122 min.).
Note Opera in 3 acts.
Libretto after the play Le pasteur by Emile Souvestre and Eugène Bourgeois.
Synopsis and credits (6 p.).
Performer Directed for the stage by Elijah Moshinsky ; [television] producer, Jane Pleydell-Bouverie ; directed for television by Brian Large; a co-production between The Royal Opera House Covent Garden, BBC-TV, Covent Garden Pioneer.
Summary Stiffelio, a pastor persecuted for his beliefs, takes refuge in the castle of his follower Count Stankar and marries Lina, the Count's daughter. When Lina is unfaithful to him and Stankar desires vengeance, Stiffelio intervenes, insisting that a Christian is bound to forgive, and accepts his wife's contrition.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Alexandria, VA : Alexander Street Press, 2009. (Opera in video). Available via World Wide Web.
Language Sung in Italian with English subtitles.
Subject Operas.
Genre Internet videos.
Related Names Piave, Francesco Maria, 1810-1876.
Bourgeois, Eugène.
Moshinsky, Elijah.
Pleydell-Bouverie, Jane.
Large, Brian.
Carreras, José.
Malfitano, Catherine.
Yurisich, Gregory.
Howell, Gwynne.
Paxton, Adèle.
Leggate, Robin.
Atkinson, Lynton.
Downes, Edward.
Souvestre, Émile, 1806-1854. Pasteur.
Royal Opera House (London, England)
Covent Garden Pioneer.
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.
Opus Arte (Firm)
Related Titles Opera in video.
Collection Title Alexander Street Press
Publisher # OA R3103 D Opus Arte