Other operas based on works by Lord Byron:
I due Foscari (The two Foscari) - Giuseppe Verdi
Information about the opera I due Foscari by Giuseppe Verdi, and the best recordings available on CD or DVD, or for download.
A dark three-act tragedy set in 15th century Venice, and based on the play 'The Two Foscari' by Lord Byron.
Recommended recordings on DVD
Gavazzeni/Bruson/Cupido (Opus Arte OA LS3007 D)
A fine performance of what is generally considered to be the best of Verdi's early operas.
Milan La Scala Chorus, Milan La Scala Orchestra, conducted by Gianandrea Gavazzeni, 1988.
Cast: Renato Bruson (Francesco Foscari), Alberto Cupido (Jacopa Foscari), Linda Roark-Strummer (Lucrezia Contarini), Luigi Roni (Jacopa Loredano).
Opus Arte OA LS3007 D
Also included in the boxed set:
The La Scala Opera Collection