Andrea Chenier: Teatro Alla Scalla

01/10/1990
  |  Buy to Own: 01/10/1990
  |  128 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC

Synopsis

Riccardo Chailly conducts the La Scala orchestra and chorus in this 1985 production of Umberto Giordano's 'Andrea Chénier', live from the Teatro alla Scala. Chénier (Jose Carreras) is a French revolutionary poet who pines for the beautiful Maddalena (Eva Marton). However, he has a jealous rival in the form of servant-turned-revolutionary Gérard, who sets about plotting Chénier's downfall.