Maria Stuarda – Live in HD – DVD
Composed by Donizetti. Metropolitan Opera: Production by David McVicar.
With Joyce DiDonato, Elza van den Heever, Matthew Polenzani, Joshua Hopkins, and Matthew Rose Conducted by Maurizio Benini.
New Year’s Eve 2012 brought the first-ever performance at New York’s Metropolitan Opera of Donizetti’s Maria Stuarda, famed for its incendiary, if fictional, confrontation between Mary Stuart (Mary, Queen of Scots) and Queen Elizabeth I of England. The performance on this DVD took place on January 19th 2013 and was broadcast to cinemas around the world.