Hasmik Papian as Norma on DVD

Also in September 2006, a new DVD has been released on the British label Opus Arte:

BELLINI’S NORMA at De Nederlandse Opera, recorded live in Amsterdam 2005
The German magazin Opernwelt wrote in its April 2007-issue: “Hasmik Papian is vocally first class.”

This 2 disc-release offers a live-recording of the production staged by Guy Joosten and conducted by Julian Reynolds that opened in April 2005 at The Netherland’s Opera in Amsterdam, staring Hasmik Papian in the title roleHugh Smith as Pollione, Irini Tsirakidis as Adalgisa and Giorgio Giuseppini as Oroveso. It contains an illustrated Synopsis & Cast Gallery as well as an introduction, including interviews with principal members of the cast and the artistic team. Subtitles are available in English, French, German, Spanish, Dutch and Italian. The DVD in DTS Surround / LPCM Stereo is on sale for 29.99 £ via internet, ordering number OP 0959D. Hasmik Papian has earned rave reviews for her appearance as Norma in Amsterdam: