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Verdi's 'Don Carlo' with Machado, Zanellato, Vassallo, Spotti and Vassileva from Genoa
Verdi's 'Don Carlo' is a five-act grand opera composed to a French-language libretto by Joseph Méry and Camille du Locle, based on the dramatic play Don Carlos, Infante of Spain by Friedrich Schiller. The opera's story is based on conflicts in the life of Carlos, Prince of Asturias (1545–1568). Though he was betrothed to Elisabeth of Valois, part of the peace treaty ending the Italian War of 1551–1559 between the Houses of Habsburg and Valois demanded that she be married instead to his father Philip II of Spain. Performers:
Filippo II: Riccardo Zanellato.
Don Carlo: Aquiles Machado.
Rodrigo: Franco Vassallo.
Il Grande Inquisitore: Marco Spotti.
Un frate: Mariano Buccino.
Elisabetta di Valois: Svetla Vassileva.
La principessa Eboli: Giovanna Casolla.
Tebaldo: Marika Colasanto.
Conte di Lerma: Didier Pieri.
Teatro Carlo Felice Choir and Orchestra. Conductor: Valerio Galli.
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