From the Teatro Comunale Luciano Pavarotti di Modena: "Don Carlos" by Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901). Conductor: Fabrizio Ventura - stage director: Joseph Franconi Lee. With Giacomo Prestia (Philip II), Mario Malagnini (Don Carlos), Simone Piazzola (Rodrigo), Cellia Costea (Elisabeth of Valois), Alla Pozniak (Princess Eboli), Luciano Montanaro (The Grand Inquisitor). "Don Carlos" was premiered in 1867 at the Paris Opera comprising 5 acts and a grand ballet. In 1886 the work was performed in Modena as an Italian five-act opera: "Don Carlo", generally considered one of Verdi's masterpieces, is presented here in the Modena version.