Behind the scenes at Giacomo Puccini's Tosca | Dutch National Opera

In the blood-curdling opéra noir Tosca, love, lust and political intrigue alternate. Soprano Malin Byström (Floria Tosca) and tenor Joshua Guerrero (Mario Cavaradossi) tell you all about the opera’s plot in this video and give you a unique look behind the scenes.

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Libretto Giuseppe Giacoso and Luigi Illica, after Victorien Sardou’s La Tosca

Musical direction Lorenzo Viotti
Stage direction Barrie Kosky
Set design Rufus Didwiszus
Costumes Klaus Bruns
Lighting design Franck Evin

Floria Tosca Malin Byström
Mario Cavaradossi Joshua Guerrero
Il barone Scarpia Gevorg Hakobyan
Cesare Angelotti Martijn Sanders
Il Sagrestano Federico De Michelis
Spoletta Lucas van Lierop **
Sciarrone Maksym Nazarenko*
Un Carceriere Alexander de Jong

Orchestra Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra

* Dutch National Opera Studio
** Alumni Dutch National Opera Studio

Répétiteur Adam Rogala *

Chorus of Dutch National Opera
Chorus conductor Klaas-Jan de Groot

Nieuw Amsterdams Kinderkoor (part of Nieuw Vocaal Amsterdam)
Rehearsals children’s chorus Anaïs de la Morandais

Melodrama in three acts (1900)
Sung in Italian

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