An immersive and dramatic production of Verdi’s powerful Stiffelio

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‘Graham Vick’s production of Stiffelio is a triumph. The lines between the viewer and the viewed are blurred, challenging the comfortable assumption that music drama is something that happens to other people across the footlights. This is music-drama with an equal stress on both words.’

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Verdi
Stiffelio (DVD)
Luciano Ganci, Maria Katzarava, Francesco Landolfi; Bologna Theatre Chorus/Guillermo García Calvo; dir. Graham Vick (Parma, 2017)
Naxos DVD: 2.110590; Blu-ray: NBD0084V   119 mins