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Cilea: Adriana Lecouvreur / Elder, Gheorghiu, Kaufmann [Blu-Ray]
Cilea: Adriana Lecouvreur / Elder, Gheorghiu, Kaufmann [Blu-Ray]

1 Blu-Ray Video / Decca / 2012-05-01

Works: Francesco Cilèa: Adriana Lecourvreur
Performers: Borodina, Olga; Bottone, Bonaventura; Corbelli, Alessandro; Gheorghiu, Angela; Kaufmann, Jonas; Muraro, Maurizio
Conductors: Elder, Mark
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra

Starring Angela Gheorghiu as the celebrated French actress Andriana Lecouvreur and Jonas Kaufmann as her lover Maurizio, Count of Saxony, Cilea's verismo drama explores celebrity,...continue...
Run Time: 150 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: Blu-Ray, 16:9, Color
Subtitles: English
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Cilea: Adriana Lecouvreur / Elder, Gheorghiu, Kaufmann [2 DVD]
Cilea: Adriana Lecouvreur / Elder, Gheorghiu, Kaufmann [2 DVD]

2 DVD Video / Decca / 2012-04-17

Works: Francesco Cilèa: Adriana Lecourvreur
Performers: Borodina, Olga; Bottone, Bonaventura; Corbelli, Alessandro; Gheorghiu, Angela; Kaufmann, Jonas; Muraro, Maurizio
Conductors: Elder, Mark
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra

Starring Angela Gheorghiu as the celebrated French actress Adriana Lecouvreur and Jonas Kaufmann as her lover Maurizio, Count of Saxony, Cilea's verismo drama explores celebrity,...continue...
Run Time: 150 min.
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Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
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Richard Strauss: Arabella / Te Kanawa, Grundheber and Fontana
Richard Strauss: Arabella / Te Kanawa, Grundheber and Fontana

3 CD / Decca / 2012-03-13

Works: Richard Strauss: Arabella
Performers: Dernesch, Helga [Soprano]; Fontana, Gabrielle [Vocals]; Runkel, Reinhild
Conductors: Tate, Jeffrey
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra

"Jeffrey Tate's prime virtue is his ability to convey a score's harmonic and textural chiaroscuro and it is very evident here, though at some cost...continue...
Recording information: Walthamstow Assembly Hall, London (07/1986)....continue...
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The World's Greatest Operas / Carmen, Aida, Tosca, Magic Flute [6 DVD]
The World's Greatest Operas / Carmen, Aida, Tosca, Magic Flute [6 DVD]

6 DVD Video / Decca / 2011-10-24

Works: Georges Bizet: Carmen, opera; Giuseppe Verdi: Aida, opera; Giacomo Puccini: Tosca; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K. 620
Performers: Alagna, Roberto; Amsellem, Norah; Antonacci, Anna Caterina; Bespalovaite, Irena; DAEArcangelo, Ildebrando; Damrau, Diana; Gerhaher, Christian; Giuseppini, Giorgio; Groves, Paul; Grundheber, Franz; Gu...
Conductors: Pappano, Anthony; Chailly, Riccardo; Muti, Riccardo
Ensemble: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra; Teatro alla Scala Chorus; Teatro alla Scala Orchestra; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra;...

The World's Greatest Operas is a 6 DVD Deluxe set, containing 4 of the most famous and most performed operas - Aida, Carmen, Die Zauberflöte...continue...
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Turnage: Anna Nicole / Pappano, Westbroek, Bickley, White [DVD]
Turnage: Anna Nicole / Pappano, Westbroek, Bickley, White [DVD]

1 DVD Video / BBC Opus Arte / 2011-09-27

Works: Mark-Anthony Turnage: Anna Nicole
Performers: Bickley, Susan; De Pont Davies, Rebecca; Doyle, Grant; Finley, Gerald; Hoare, Peter; Lixenberg, Lore; Oke, Alan; Rees, Andrew; Westbroek, Eva-Maria; White, Jeremy
Conductors: Pappano, Anthony
Ensemble: Royal Opera Chorus; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra

A young Playboy model, an octogenarian billionaire husband, intrusive media fascination and a tragically early death. This is a roller-coaster of a real contemporary life...continue...
Run Time: 120 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo, DTS 5.0 Surround
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Turnage: Anna Nicole / Pappano, Westbroek, Bickley, White [Blu-Ray]
Turnage: Anna Nicole / Pappano, Westbroek, Bickley, White [Blu-Ray]

1 Blu-Ray Video / BBC Opus Arte / 2011-09-27

Works: Mark-Anthony Turnage: Anna Nicole
Performers: Bickley, Susan; De Pont Davies, Rebecca; Doyle, Grant; Finley, Gerald; Hoare, Peter; Lixenberg, Lore; Oke, Alan; Rees, Andrew; Westbroek, Eva-Maria; White, Jeremy
Conductors: Pappano, Anthony
Ensemble: Royal Opera Chorus; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra

A young Playboy model, an octogenarian billionaire husband, intrusive media fascination and a tragically early death. This is a roller-coaster of a real contemporary life...continue...
Run Time: 120 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: Blu-Ray, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo, DTS 5.0 Surround
Subtitles: English, French, German, Sp...continue...
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Verdi: Don Carlo / Pappano, Royal Opera, Villazon, Keenlyside [2 DVD]
Verdi: Don Carlo / Pappano, Royal Opera, Villazon, Keenlyside [2 DVD]

2 DVD Video / Virgin Classics / 2010-10-05

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Don Carlos
Performers: Furlanetto, Ferruccio; Ganassi, Sonia; Halfvarson, Eric; Keenlyside, Simon; Lloyd, Robert; Poplavskaya, Marina; Villazon, Rolando
Conductors: Pappano, Anthony
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra

National Theatre director Nicholas Hytner's new staging of Verdi's grandest - and arguably greatest - opera, 'Don Carlo', was the highlight of the 2007/2008 Royal...continue...
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Gounod: Faust / Gheorghiu, Alagna, Terfel, Pappano [2 DVD]
Gounod: Faust / Gheorghiu, Alagna, Terfel, Pappano [2 DVD]

2 DVD Video / EMI Classics / 2010-10-05

Works: Charles Gounod: Faust
Performers: Alagna, Roberto; Gheorghiu, Angela; Keenlyside, Simon; Koch, Sophie; Terfel, Bryn
Conductors: Pappano, Anthony
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra

Angela Gheorghiu stars as Marguerite alongside a divine cast of operatic superstars, including Roberto Alagna, Bryn Terfel, Simon Keenlyside and Sophie Koch, in David McVicar's...continue...
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Rossini: Il Barbiere di Siviglia / Florez, DiDonato, ROH, Pappano [DVD]
Rossini: Il Barbiere di Siviglia / Florez, DiDonato, ROH, Pappano [DVD]

2 DVD Video / EMI Classics / 2010-04-20

Works: Gioachino Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia
Performers: Corbelli, Alessandro; DiDonato, Joyce; Florez, Juan Diego; Furlanetto, Ferruccio; Keenlyside, Simon
Conductors: Pappano, Anthony
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra

The cast of this Barbiere, taken from performances in July 2009 at the London's Royal Opera House, could quite simply not be bettered today: dazzling...continue...
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Birtwistle: The Minotaur / Pappano/Royal Opera, Tomlinson, Reuter [Blu-Ray]
Birtwistle: The Minotaur / Pappano/Royal Opera, Tomlinson, Reuter [Blu-Ray]

1 Blu-Ray Video / BBC Opus Arte / 2010-02-23

Works: Harrison Britwistle: The Minotaur
Performers: Langridge, Philip; Reuter, Johan; Rice, Christine; Tomlinson, John; Watts, Andrew [ctr tenor]
Conductors: Pappano, Anthony
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra

Run Time: 175 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: Blu-Ray, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM 2.0, LPCM 5.0
Subtitles: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian...continue...
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Hector Berlioz: Les Troyens
Hector Berlioz: Les Troyens

4 CD / Testament / 2009-08-11

Works: Hector Berlioz: Les Troyens, opera, H. 133a; Spoken Word: Jon Vickers in conversation with Jon Tolansky
Performers: Allman, Robert; Carlyle, Joan; Davies, Rhoderick; Elms, Lauris; Evans, Edgar; Kelly, David C. [Opera]; Langdon, Michael; Lewis, Ronald; Robinson, Forbes; Rouleau, Joseph; Shuard, Amy; Thebom, Blanche...
Conductors: Kubelik, Rafael
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra

From our privileged position, half a century on, there may be a temptation to feel superior and to undervalue the 1957 Covent Garden Trojans and...continue...

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Mozart: Don Giovanni / Mackerras/Royal Opera, Keenlyside, DiDonato, Vargas [2 DVD]
Mozart: Don Giovanni / Mackerras/Royal Opera, Keenlyside, DiDonato, Vargas [2 DVD]

2 DVD Video / BBC Opus Arte / 2009-05-26

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Don Giovanni, K 527
Performers: DiDonato, Joyce; Gleadow, Robert; Halfvarson, Eric; Keenlyside, Simon; Ketelsen, Kyle; Persson, Miah; Poplavskaya, Marina; Vargas, Ramon
Conductors: Mackerras, Charles, Sir
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra

'Don Giovanni' is one of the timeless classics of all opera. Mozart's music, and the words of his great collaborator Da Ponte, are brought to...continue...
Run Time: 202 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM 2.0, LPCM 5.1
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Verdi: Il Trovatore / Royal Opera House, Jose Cura, Dmitri Hvorostovsky [DVD]
Verdi: Il Trovatore / Royal Opera House, Jose Cura, Dmitri Hvorostovsky [DVD]

1 DVD Video / Kultur International Films / 2009-04-28

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Il trovatore
Performers: Cura, Jose; Hvorostovsky, Dmitri; Naef, Yvonne; Villarroel, Veronica
Conductors: Rizzi, Carlo
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra

Jose Cura, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Veronica Villarroel and Yvonne Naef lead the star cast of Verdi's blazingly passionate opera, in Elijah Moshinsky's new Royal Opera House...continue...
Run Time: 172 min.
Region: 1
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): Dolby 5.1, Dolby 2.0
Subtitles: English
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Originals - Donizetti: La fille du régiment / Bonynge, Sutherland, Pavarotti, et al
Originals - Donizetti: La fille du régiment / Bonynge, Sutherland, Pavarotti, et al

2 CD / Decca / 2009-02-24

Works: Gaetano Donizetti: La figlia del reggimento
Performers: Bruyere, Jules; Coates, Edith; Garrett, Eric [Vocals]; Gorde, Omar; Jones, Alan; Malas, Spiro; Pavarotti, Luciano; Sinclair, Monica; Sutherland, Joan, Dame [Soprano vocals]
Conductors: Bonynge, Richard
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra

The classic recording is now available at mid-price for the first time! Recorded in 1967, the recording features Joan Sutherland and Luciano Pavarotti at the...continue...

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Birtwistle: The Minotaur / Pappano/Royal Opera, Tomlinson, Reuter [2 DVD]
Birtwistle: The Minotaur / Pappano/Royal Opera, Tomlinson, Reuter [2 DVD]

2 DVD Video / BBC Opus Arte / 2008-11-25

Works: Harrison Britwistle: The Minotaur
Performers: Langridge, Philip; Reuter, Johan; Rice, Christine; Tomlinson, John; Watts, Andrew [ctr tenor]
Conductors: Pappano, Anthony
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra

This world premiere of a gripping new work by composer Harrison Birtwistle and librettist David Harsent, commissioned by The Royal Opera, brings the monstrous Greek...continue...
Run Time: 175 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9 anamorphic, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo, DTS 5.0 Surround
Subtitles: English, German, Fr...continue...
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Bizet: Carmen / Jonas Kaufmann, Anna Caterina Antonacci [Blu-Ray]
Bizet: Carmen / Jonas Kaufmann, Anna Caterina Antonacci [Blu-Ray]

1 Blu-Ray Video / Decca / 2008-11-18

Works: Georges Bizet: Carmen, opera
Performers: Amsellem, Norah; Antonacci, Anna Caterina; DAEArcangelo, Ildebrando; Kaufmann, Jonas; Rose, Matthew; Vizin, Viktoria; Xanthoudakis, Elena
Conductors: Pappano, Anthony
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra

"This terrifically-cast and conducted Carmen goes to the top of the list, which is saying a great deal... Bizet's expert scoring is underlined but never...continue...
Run Time: 152 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: Blu-Ray, 16:9, Color
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Bizet: Carmen / Kaufman; Antonacci; Amsellem; Pappano/Royal Opera [DVD]
Bizet: Carmen / Kaufman; Antonacci; Amsellem; Pappano/Royal Opera [DVD]

1 DVD Video / Decca / 2008-10-28

Works: Georges Bizet: Carmen, opera
Performers: Amsellem, Norah; Antonacci, Anna Caterina; DAEArcangelo, Ildebrando; Kaufmann, Jonas; Rose, Matthew; Vizin, Viktoria; Xanthoudakis, Elena
Conductors: Pappano, Anthony
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra

Region: All
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo, DTS 5.1 Surround
Subtitles: English, French, German, Spanish, Chinese
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Verdi: Il Trovatore / Rizzi/Royal Opera House, Cura, Hvorostovsky [Blu-Ray]
Verdi: Il Trovatore / Rizzi/Royal Opera House, Cura, Hvorostovsky [Blu-Ray]

3 Blu-Ray Video / BBC Opus Arte / 2008-08-26

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Il trovatore
Performers: Cura, Jose; Hvorostovsky, Dmitri; Naef, Yvonne; Villarroel, Veronica
Conductors: Rizzi, Carlo
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra

Jose Cura and Dmitri Hvorostovsky lead the star cast of Verdi's blazingly passionate opera, in Elijah Moshinsky's Royal Opera House production co-produced with Teatro Real...continue...
Run Time: 172 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: Blu-Ray, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM 2.0, LPCM 5.0
Subtitles: English, French, German, Spanish
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Wagner: Der Ring des Nibelungen / Kempe, Hotter, Nilsson, Windgassen, Vinay, et al
Wagner: Der Ring des Nibelungen / Kempe, Hotter, Nilsson, Windgassen, Vinay, et al

13 CD / Testament / 2008-08-12

Works: Richard Wagner: Das Rheingold; Die Walküre; Siegfried; Götterdämmerung
Performers: Allman, Robert; Bohme, Kurt [Bass Vocal]; Coates, Edith; Dalberg, Frederick; Evans, Edgar; Fisher, Sylvia; Grant, June; Hale, Una; Hotter, Hans [Baritone vocals]; Howitt, Barbara; Ilosvay, Maria von;...
Conductors: Kempe, Rudolf
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra

Richard Wagner's complete 'Ring' cycle led by Rudolf Kempe, recorded live at the Royal Opera House in 1957 is now available from Testament in new...continue...
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Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro / Pappano/Royal Opera House, Schrott, Persson, Finley [2 DVD]
Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro / Pappano/Royal Opera House, Schrott, Persson, Finley [2 DVD]

2 DVD Video / BBC Opus Arte / 2008-04-29

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), opera, K. 492
Performers: Araya, Graciela; Finley, Gerald; James, Ana; Persson, Miah; Roschmann, Dorothea; Schrott, Erwin; Shaham, Rinat
Conductors: Pappano, Antonio
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra

"This performance seems to get to the heart of arguably Mozart's greatest opera more successfully than almost any other production of the composer's stage works...continue...
Run Time: 202 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, Color
Country of Origin: England
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Marilyn Horne - The Complete Decca Recitals
Marilyn Horne - The Complete Decca Recitals

11 CD / Decca / 2008-04-15

Works: Gioachino Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia; Otello; Tancredi; Semiramide; L'italiana in Algeri; La Cenerentola; L'assedio di Corinto; La donna del lago; Vincenzo Bellini: I Capuleti e Montecchi, oper...
Performers: Ellis, Osian; Horne, Marilyn; Katz, Martin
Conductors: Lewis, Henry; ; Mehta, Zubin; Davis, Carl
Ensemble: Ambrosian Opera Chorus; English Chamber Orchestra; Geneva Grand Theatre Chorus; Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; Suisse Rom...

"Each of the 11 CDs comes in a slip case with the original cover art, but no texts or translations are provided. At the price...continue...
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Donizetti: La Fille du Regiment (The Daughter of the Regiment) / Campanella/Royal Opera House, Dessay, Florez, Palmer [DVD]
Donizetti: La Fille du Regiment (The Daughter of the Regiment) / Campanella/Royal Opera House, Dessay, Florez, Palmer [DVD]

1 DVD Video / Virgin Classics / 2008-04-11

Works: Gaetano Donizetti: La fille du régiment
Performers: Corbelli, Alessandro; Dessay, Natalie; Florez, Juan Diego; French, Dawn; Palmer, Felicity
Conductors: Campanella, Bruno
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra

"Dessay and Florez more or less epitomize what the opera was meant to be: a cute story of two cute people who sing florid, cute...continue...
Picture Format: NTSC, Color
Country of Origin: USA
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Verdi: Falstaff, Rigoletto, Il Trovatore / Royal Opera House / Terfel, Cura, et al [3 DVD]
Verdi: Falstaff, Rigoletto, Il Trovatore / Royal Opera House / Terfel, Cura, et al [3 DVD]

3 DVD Video / BBC Opus Arte / 2007-06-26

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Falstaff; Rigoletto; Il trovatore
Performers: Alvarez, Marcelo; Auty, Peter; Barnard, Thomas; Broadbent, Graeme; Cura, José; Frittoli, Barbara; Frontiali, Roberto; Gavanelli, Paolo; Halfvarson, Eric; Hayes, Quentin; Hoare, Peter; Howell, ...
Conductors: Haitink, Bernard; Rizzi, Carlo; Downes, Edward
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra

this 3 DVD box set presents some of the world's leading artists in outstanding productions, all from the stage of the world famous Royal Opera...continue...
Run Time: 498 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, Color
Country of Origin: USA
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Donizetti: Dom Sébastien / Elder, Kasarova, Filianoti, et al
Donizetti: Dom Sébastien / Elder, Kasarova, Filianoti, et al

4 CD / Opera Rara / 2007-05-08

Works: Gaetano Donizetti: Dom Sébastien
Performers: Bernays, John; Caruso, Carmelo; Cliffe, Nigel; Filianoti, Giuseppe; Gleadow, Robert; Hickenbottom, Lee; Hill, Martyn [Tenor Vocals]; Kasarova, Vesselina; Keenlyside, Simon; Miles, Alastair [Bass Voca...
Conductors: Elder, Mark
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra

"Donizetti considered Dom Sebastien, Roi de Portugal (1843), his final completed opera, written for the Paris Opera, to be his masterpiece, and in spite of...continue...
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Puccini: Tosca / Davis, Caballé, Carreras, et al
Puccini: Tosca / Davis, Caballé, Carreras, et al

2 Super Audio CD / PentaTone Classics / 2006-10-31

Works: Giacomo Puccini: Tosca
Performers: Caballe, Montserrat [Soprano Vocals]; Carreras, Jose [Tenor Vocal]; de Palma, Piero [Tenor Vocal]; Elvin, William; Murray, Ann; Ramey, Samuel [Bass-Baritone Vocal]; Trimarchi, Domenico [Bass-Baritone...
Conductors: Davis, Colin
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra

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Wagner: Gotterdammerung Act II, etc / Beecham, et al
Wagner: Gotterdammerung Act II, etc / Beecham, et al

2 CD / Guild / 2006-02-01

Works: Richard Wagner: Götterdämmerung; Die Walküre; Siegfried
Performers: Habich, Eduard; Janssen, Herbert; Laubenthal, Horst R.; Leider, Frida; Marherr, Elfriede; Melchior, Lauritz [Tenor Vocals]; Nezadal, Maria; Schorr, Friedrich; Thorborg, Kerstin; Vocals], Emanuel List...
Conductors: Beecham, Thomas; Blech, Leo
Ensemble: Berlin State Opera Orchestra; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra

Here is an essential release for anyone who loves great Wagnerian singing and the conducting art of Sir Thomas Beecham. By the time of this...continue...
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Verdi: La Traviata / Gheorghiu, Solti/Orch. & Chorus Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden [DVD/CD Combo]
Verdi: La Traviata / Gheorghiu, Solti/Orch. & Chorus Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden [DVD/CD Combo]

2 DVD Video / Decca / 2005-06-14

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: La traviata
Performers: Beesley, Mark; Earle, Roderick; Gheorghiu, Angela; Jones, Leah-Marian; Knight, Gillian; Leggate, Robin; Lopardo, Frank; Nucci, Leo; Van Allan, Richard
Conductors: Solti, Sir Georg
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra

This DVD features the performance that turned Angela Gheorghiu into an overnight international sensation. The occasion also marked Sir Georg Solti's first performances of Verdi's...continue...
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Country of Origin: United Kingdom
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Opera in English - Janacek: The Cunning Little Vixen /Rattle
Opera in English - Janacek: The Cunning Little Vixen /Rattle

2 CD / Chandos Records / 2003-10-21

Works: Leos Janácek: Príhody Lisky Bystrousky (The Cunning Little Vixen)
Performers: Allen, Thomas; Bainbridge, Elisabeth; Bainbridge, Rebecca; Barnett, Christopher; Baum, Emily; Connolly, Emma; Dobie, Fiona; Dobson, John; Folwell, Nicholas; Gregory, Devin; Groves, Glenys; Howell, Gw...
Conductors: Rattle, Simon, Sir
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra

"This opera is one of the most moving and complete commentaries in any medium about the cycle of life and the connections between man and...continue...
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Donizetti: Roberto Devereux / Benini, Miricioiu, Bros, et al
Donizetti: Roberto Devereux / Benini, Miricioiu, Bros, et al

2 CD / Opera Rara / 2003-08-01

Works: Gaetano Donizetti: Roberto Devereux
Performers: Broadbent, Graeme; Bros, Jose; Frontiali, Roberto; Ganassi, Sonia; Leggate, Robin [Tenor Vocal]; Miricioiu, Nelly
Conductors: Benini, Maurizio
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra

"The choral, comprimario, and orchestral work is on a high level, and Maestro Benini leads this uncut performance with tempos that seem just right for...continue...
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Close Encounters with Great Singers - Jon Vickers
Close Encounters with Great Singers - Jon Vickers

1 CD / Video Artists International / 2003-06-24

Works: Jon Vickers / Jon Tolansky: Jon Vickers in Conversation with Jon Tolansky (Interview); Giuseppe Verdi: Otello; Richard Wagner: Tristan und Isolde; George Frederick Handel: Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio; ...
Performers: Freni, Mirella [Soprano Vocals]; Glossop, Peter; Hamelin, Marc-Andre [Piano]; Veasey, Josephine; Vickers, Jon
Conductors: Davis, Colin; Karajan, Herbert v.; Stein, Horst; Beecham, Thomas
Ensemble: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra; Buenos Aires Teatro Colón Orchestra; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
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VAI 1218
Strauss: Salome / Terfel, Dohnányi/Orch. Of The Royal Opera House [DVD]
Strauss: Salome / Terfel, Dohnányi/Orch. Of The Royal Opera House [DVD]

1 DVD Video / Decca / 2003-05-13

Works: Richard Strauss: Salome, Op. 54
Performers: Gambill, Robert; Malfitano, Catherine; Philogene, Ruby; Riegel, Kenneth; Silja, Anja; Terfel, Bryn
Conductors: Dohnányi, Christoph von
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra

Grammy Award winner Bryn Terfel and Catherine Malfitano star in Richard Strauss' macabre opera based on Oscar Wilde's play. Christoph von Dohnanyi leads the Orchestra...continue...
Picture Format: NTSC, Color
Sound Format(s): , Digitally Processed
Country of Origin: USA
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The Great Renata Tebaldi
The Great Renata Tebaldi

2 CD / Decca Imports / 2002-01-15

Works: Giacomo Puccini: Gianni Schicchi, opera; Tosca; Suor Angelica; Il tabarro (The Cloak), opera; La Fanciulla del West; Turandot; La bohème; Manon Lescaut; Madama Butterfly; Alfredo Catalani: La ...
Performers: Bastianini, Ettore; Bergonzi, Carlo; Bumbry, Grace; Caruso, Mariano; Cesari, Renato; Del Monaco, Mario; Fioravanti, Giulio; Ghiaurov, Nicolai [Bass Vocals]; MacNeil, Cornell; Merrill, Robert [Bariton...
Conductors: Gardelli, Lamberto; Molinari-Pradelli, France; Cleva, Fausto; Capuana, Franco; Gavazzeni, Gianandrea; Serafin, Tullio; Erede, Alberto; Karajan, Herbert v.; Solti, Sir Georg; de Fabritiis, Oliviero; B...
Ensemble: ; Florence Maggio Musicale Orchestra; Monte Carlo Opera Orchestra; New Philharmonia Orchestra; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra; Santa Cecilia Academy Rome Chorus; Santa Cecilia Academy Rome...

This new 2-CD collection commemorates Renata Tebaldi's legendary career as she celebrates her 80th birthday. It includes over 2 1/2 hours of popular arias from...continue...
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Verdi: La forza del destino / Solti, Bergonzi, et al
Verdi: La forza del destino / Solti, Bergonzi, et al

3 CD / Opera D'Oro / 2002-01-08

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: La forza del destino
Performers: Bergonzi, Carlo; Berry, Noreen; Capecchi, Renato; Cavalli, Floriana; Dobson, John; Ghiaurov, Nicolai [Bass Vocals]; Kelly, David C. [Opera]; Robinson, Forbes; Shaw, John; Veasey, Josephine
Conductors: Solti, Sir Georg
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra

Verdi's sprawling tragedy is presented in excellent sound featuring Carlo Bergonzi and Nicolai Ghiaurov. Live performance, London, October 1, 1962....continue...
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Verdi: La Traviata / Gheorghiu, Solti/Orch. & Chorus Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden [DVD]
Verdi: La Traviata / Gheorghiu, Solti/Orch. & Chorus Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden [DVD]

1 DVD Video / Decca / 2001-06-19

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: La traviata
Performers: Beesley, Mark; Earle, Roderick; Gheorghiu, Angela; Jones, Leah-Marian; Knight, Gillian; Leggate, Robin; Lopardo, Frank; Nucci, Leo; Van Allan, Richard
Conductors: Solti, Sir Georg
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra

The long-awaited release on DVD video of the classic 1994 production from the Royal Opera House, featuring Angela Gheorghiu's stunning debut as Violetta....continue...
Picture Format: NTSC, Color
Sound Format(s): DD 5.1 Surround,
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
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Essential Verdi - 40 of His Greatest Masterpieces
Essential Verdi - 40 of His Greatest Masterpieces

2 CD / Decca Import / 2001-02-13

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Rigoletto; Nabucco; La forza del destino; La traviata; I vespri siciliani; Il Trovatore; Aida, opera; Don Carlos; Ernani; Un ballo in maschera; Luisa Miller; Requiem Mass; Otello; Mac...
Performers: Aliberti, Lucia [Soprano Vocal]; Antoniak, Mieczyslaw; Bergonzi, Carlo; Björling, Jussi [Tenor Vocal]; Borodina, Olga; Bruson, Renato; Caballé, Montserrat [Soprano Vocals]; Carreras, Jos&...
Conductors: Bonynge, Richard; Solti, Sir Georg; Gergiev, Valery; Pritchard, John; Santi, Nello; Davis, Colin; Haitink, Bernard; Karajan, Herbert v.; Erede, Alberto; Downes, Edward; Chailly, Riccardo; Sinopoli, G...
Ensemble: Austrian Radio Symphony Orchestra; Berlin Deutsche Oper Chorus; Chicago Symphony Chorus; Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Florence Maggio Musicale Chorus; Florence Maggio Musicale Orchestra; Kirov Theater...

2001 is the Verdi Year - Verdi's 100th Anniversary. "Essential Verdi" is packed with 40 selections from the great Verdi operas sung by the greatest...continue...
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Vaughan Williams: The Pilgrim's Progress / Hickox, et al
Vaughan Williams: The Pilgrim's Progress / Hickox, et al

2 CD / Chandos Records / 1998-05-19

Works: Ralph Vaughan Williams: The Pilgrim's Progress
Performers: Bell, Donaldson; Coleman-Wright, Peter; Coxon, Richard; Egerton, Francis; Evans, Rebecca; Finley, Gerald [Bass-Baritone Vocals]; Fisher, Jonathan; Gritton, Susan; Hayward, Robert; Keyte, Christopher;...
Conductors: Hickox, Richard
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra

This premiere digital studio recording of Vaughan Williams's powerful and moving epic follows a highly successful performance at the Barbican Hall, London, in November, 1997....continue...
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Donizetti: La Fille du Régiment / Bonynge, Sutherland, et al
Donizetti: La Fille du Régiment / Bonynge, Sutherland, et al

2 CD / Decca / 1986-09-23

Works: Gaetano Donizetti: La figlia del reggimento
Performers: Bruyere, Jules; Coates, Edith; Garrett, Eric [Vocals]; Gorde, Omar; Joanes, Alan; Malas, Spiro; Pavarotti, Luciano; Sinclair, Monica; Sutherland, Joan, Dame [Soprano vocals]
Conductors: Bonynge, Richard
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra

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Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor / Bonynge, Sutherland, et al
Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor / Bonynge, Sutherland, et al

3 CD / Decca Imports / 1985-08-12

Works: Gaetano Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor
Performers: Davies, Ryland; Ghiaurov, Nicolai [Bass Vocals]; Milnes, Sherrill [Baritone Vocals]; Pavarotti, Luciano; Poli, Pier Francesco; Sutherland, Joan, Dame [Soprano vocals]; Tourangeau, Huguette
Conductors: Bonynge, Richard
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra

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