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Luciano Pavarotti: Life in Seven Arias


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  • Actors: Luciano Pavarotti
  • Directors: Luciano Pavarotti
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Classical, Color, Dolby, NTSC
  • Language: English, French
  • Subtitles: German, English, French, Spanish, Chinese
  • Dubbed: English, French
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: Unrated
  • Studio: Decca
  • DVD Release Date: November 18, 2008
  • Run Time: 83 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B001G5SDIE
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #48,461 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

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Editorial Reviews

The extraordinary documentary from the BBC tells the story of Luciano Pavarotti's remarkable career through the eyes of some of his colleagues and the arias that made him famous! With the use of extensive archival performance footage, interviews and film from the BBC, this documentary is an in-depth appreciation of the most popular opera singer of modern times. Interviews with Joan Sutherland, Plácido Domingo, José Carreras, Montserrat Caballé, Juan Diego Flórez, Renata Scotto and others. Highlighted arias from La Bohème, La Fille du Régiment, L'Elisir d'Amore, Rigoletto, Tosca, Turandot as well as Panis Angelicus and Ingemisco. Additionally, extensive rare performance clips are included from The Metropolitan Opera and many other houses.

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Well done biography of the great tenor.
Joyce L. Buckley
What a life this man had, and how he shared his great talent, with so many.
Joan Philbin
Luciano Pavarotti, what can I say, you cannot go wrong with him.
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30 of 30 people found the following review helpful By Sophia VINE VOICE on March 2, 2009
Format: DVD
"Luciano Pavarotti: A Life in Seven Arias" is a comprehensive retrospective of the tenor's career: from his youth, to working with Joan Sutherland in Australia, to his storied career. Everything is covered here - you get some little-seen footage, comments from his colleagues, glimpses of his family life - and it is both realistic and tasteful. His crossover attempts, for instance, are discussed critically but with great affection. More than anything else, though, you get Pavarotti's glorious, unforced tenor - from his earliest days in La Fille du Regiment all the way to his final performances. This belongs on the shelf of any Pavarotti-lover. What a great voice he had and how he will be missed.
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20 of 21 people found the following review helpful By dee1153 on November 14, 2008
Format: DVD
Luciano Pavarotti blessed the lives of so many. First, with the most glorious voice mankind has ever heard. Secondly, with his great charisma, passion and humanity. I can't give this DVD enough stars. It's a very carefully thought out, loving, poignant depiction of the Great Man and his music, set to seven of his most famous arias. I enjoyed every second of it and will watch it again and again.

He poured his heart and love into everything he ever did and it's revealed this wonderful portrayal.

RIP Gran Tenore - now the angels are blessed, as you blessed us.
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17 of 20 people found the following review helpful By Joan Philbin on November 12, 2008
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I watched this BBC production, and it was awesome. What a life this man had, and how he shared his great talent, with so many. My daughter, Jennifer, and I would listen to him, as we traveled, enjoying the music, but more importantly, his voice. God truly touched him with more than a talent for singing, but with a talent for touching other people's lives.
He is greatly missed.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Thomas A. Astorino on February 13, 2009
Format: DVD
Mr. Pavarotti came at a time that I knew our time with Corelli was limited, and when I heard his voice for the first time on the album King of the High C's, I knew I would many years to enjoy the voice, but fate is what it is...I am very grateful for the time Mr.Pavarotti did have.
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9 of 10 people found the following review helpful By Agustine on December 10, 2008
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"Great" is so often over used, but what else can one say to describe the wonderful voice and artistry of Pavarotti? I bought this DVD shortly after I watched the program on PBS. What an artist the world lost! Sadly missed. This one is a keeper, to enjoy over and over.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Torsten Westh on March 11, 2009
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The DVD gives an excellent view of Pavarottis life - with some of the highlights of his astounishing musical career. There is a fine selection af arias - many of them from the peak of his career - which are performed absolutely brilliantly. So for a good insight to the life of Pavarotti and his music I can absolutely recommend it.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Claudia N. Davidsen on September 3, 2009
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This bio did not just "start at the beginning and go to the end". It is a very well-conceived piece--albeit with a rosy spin--created for Pavarotti fans. For the sake of his adoring fans, this piece concentrates on Pavarotti's many positive aspects, dipping back into his history and bringing the viewer up to date with the fully realized star. There is lots of material, some really good singing, lots of conversations, and delightful visuals. You get a sense of perspective. You will enjoy watching this great big fabulous tenor throughout his career.

Back to the rosy spin. This is not an in-depth, comprehensive, fully informative documentary on Luciano Pavarotti. As I said, the many, many positive aspects of Pavarotti are treated, and treated well. The rest of it is touched with a very light hand; no lies; just not the whole truth. We are spared the nitty-gritty that--Who knows?--may have served to increase our appreciation of the man. Life in Seven Arias is not about that. Don't expect to understand Pavarotti; do expect to enjoy him.

In conclusion: I enjoyed this DVD, and will watch it again. Luciano Pavarotti gave his audience a lot of joy in his lifetime. Life in Seven Arias keeps giving that.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By movie fan on September 15, 2011
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I saw this program on PBS and I loved it because we got to see Pavarotti in the various stages of his life----as a young man through his old age and finally his death. He was a handsome young man----slender and attractive-----and with that VOICE....what a combination. It was fun to hear what his collegues thought of him. He probably had his downside like every other human being, but OH! The TOPSIDE!!! He was the ideal Italian tenor in my mind. One of the speakers said that in the opera world, in the mind of the general public, there was Caruso, then Pavarotti. Today we haven't had the opportunity to hear Caruso in person----just some ancient 'bad' recordings, so we have to take the word of everyone who heard him in person. I don't know HOW he could have been better than Pavarotti. As I said: the perfect tenor voice.
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