Rent Verdi's Falstaff (2009)
Richard Jones's production brings a zany, sitcom energy to Verdi's classic comedy.
The cast includes Christopher Purves Sir John (Falstaff), Tassis Christoyannis (Ford) and Dina Kuznetsova (Mrs Alice Ford) with conductor Vladimir Jurowski and the London Philharmonic Orchestra.
Recorded live at Glyndebourne Opera House, Festival 2009.
Rent Falstaff for just £9.99 for 3 days. The rental period begins when you start watching any video in the rental collection.
Photo: Alastair Muir
Falstaff - full opera
An uproarious snapshot of small-town English life.
Verdi’s Falstaff is a comedy as wise as it is witty – a generous belly-laugh after a career of dark, knotty dramas. Inspired by Shakespeare’s The Merry Wives of Windsor, and particularly its larger-than-life hero Sir John Falstaff, Verdi’s opera...