TOSCA, Puccini

Film by Gianfranco di Bosio

7 and 11 SEP, 21h30

Carpintarias de São Lázaro

 

Bruno Bartoletti, conductor
Cast: Raina Kabaivanska, Placido Domingo Barone, Sherril Milnes, Giancarlo Luccardi, Alfredo Mariotti, Mario Ferrara
Ambrosian Singers
New Philharmonia Orchestra

The great puccinian thriller Tosca (1900) has the plot of a detective book, displaying one of major opera heroins of All-time, the opera singer Floria Tosca, willing to do anything to save her beloved Mario Cavaradossi form Scarpia’s evil clutches.

Filmed in the original plot locations, this cinematographic version(1976) directed by Gianfranco di Bosio and conducted by Bruno Bartlett is an absolute reference,with a top-draw cast featuring Raina Kabaivanska (Tosca), Plácido Domingo (Mario Cavaradossi) and Sherrill Milnes (Barone Scarpia).