Rossini: Zelmira Blu-ray
Rossini's final Neapolitan opera, the tale of a woman who must help save her father's island kingdom from a usurper, receives a modern-dress updating in this Rossini Festival presentation from the composer's hometown of Pesaro. The cast includes Juan Diego Flórez as Prince Ilo, Gregory Kunde as the murderous Antenore, and Kate Aldrich as the title heroine. 3 1/2 hrs. Widescreen; Soundtrack: Italian; Subtitles: English, French, Spanish, German, Italian; featurette. In Italian with English subtitles.