Verdi's Don Carlo from Covent Garden

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Verdi's <em>Don Carlo</em> from Covent Garden.

Fresh from its latest appearance on the Covent Garden stage in London, this production of Verdi's Don Carlo features an all-star, international cast — including tenor Jonas Kaufmann in one of his signature roles — in one of Verdi's most beautiful, and also perplexing, operas.

On World of Opera, host Lisa Simeone presents a performance of Don Carlo in a production led by conductor Antonio Pappano.

Cast:

Conductor: Antonio Pappano

Don Carlo: Jonas Kaufmann (tenor)

Elisabeth de Valois: Anja Harteros (soprano)

Rodrigo: Mariusz Kwiecen (baritone)

King Phillip II: Ferruccio Furlanetto (bass)

Princess Eboli: Beatrice Uria-Monzon (mezzo-soprano)

Grand Inquisitor: Eric Halfvarson (bass)

Voice from Heaven: Susana Gaspar (soprano)

Tebaldo: Dusica Bijelic (soprano)

Royal Opera Orchestra and Chorus