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The Very Best of Benjamin Britten [3 CDs]
The Very Best of Benjamin Britten [3 CDs]

3 CD / Virgin Classics / 2013-02-05

Works: Benjamin Britten: The Young person's guide to the orchestra; Cello Symphony, Op. 68; Elegy for Viola solo; Peter Grimes; Passacaglia, for orchestra, Op. 33b (from "Peter Grimes"); Quartet for Strings...
Performers: Allen, Thomas; Alley, John [Piano]; Andsnes, Leif Ove; Blatchly, Mark; Booth, Claire; Bostridge, Ian; Coleman-Wright, Peter; Dean, Stafford; Drake, Julius [Piano]; Fullbrook, Charles; Gritton, Susan;...
Conductors: Pesek, Libor; Rattle, Simon, Sir; Knussen, Oliver; Brown, Iona; Warren-Green, Christopher; Paavo, Järvi; Hickox, Richard; Willcocks, David; Brunelle, Philip; Haitink, Bernard; Harding, Daniel
Ensemble: ; Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble; Endymion Ensemble

Since his death in 1976 many musicians have looked at Benjamin Britten's scores anew - not simply the repertory Britten never recorded, but the many...continue...
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Une fête Baroque! /  Anne Sofie von Otter; Sandrine Piau; Natalie Dessay; Philippe Jaroussky; Patricia Petibon
Une fête Baroque! / Anne Sofie von Otter; Sandrine Piau; Natalie Dessay; Philippe Jaroussky; Patricia Petibon

2 CD / Virgin Classics / 2012-03-13

Works: Jean-Philippe Rameau: Les Indes galantes; Hippolyte et Aricie; Dardanus, Tragédie lyrique; Platée, Ballet-bouffon; Castor et Pollux, Tragédie lyrique; Dardanus; Jean-Baptiste Lully: Th...
Performers: Azzaretti, Jael; Benichou, Olivier; Bertin, Pascal; Billiet, Jeroen; Claycomb, Laura; Degand, Stephanie-Marie; Degout, Stephane; Deshayes, Karine; Dessay, Natalie; Fierro, Sydney; Haidan, Delphine; H...
Conductors: Haïm, Emmanuelle
Ensemble: Le Concert dÆ Astree

Paris's Theatre des Champs-Elysees, Le Concert d' Astree, under its founder and conductor Emmanuelle Haim gave a concert entitled Fetes Baroques to celebrate its 10th...continue...
Recording information: Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris, France (12/19/2011)....continue...
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Bel Canto Arias: Donizetti & Rossini / Vivica Genaux, soprano
Bel Canto Arias: Donizetti & Rossini / Vivica Genaux, soprano

1 CD / Virgin Classics / 2011-10-18

Works: Gioachino Rossini: La Cenerentola; L'italiana in Algeri; La donna del lago; Semiramide; Il barbiere di Siviglia; Gaetano Donizetti: Lucrezia Borgia; Alahor in Granata; Anna Bolena
Performers: Genaux, Vivica
Conductors: Nelson, John
Ensemble: Ensemble Orchestral de Paris

Recording information: Notre-Dame du Liban, Paris (2002-09-30_2002-09-30&2008-)....continue...
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VCL 293232
Vivaldi Best Loved Adagios / Fabio Biondi, Jean-Christophe Spinosi, Europa Galante and Ensemble Matheus
Vivaldi Best Loved Adagios / Fabio Biondi, Jean-Christophe Spinosi, Europa Galante and Ensemble Matheus

1 CD / Virgin Classics / 2011-08-23

Works: Antonio Vivaldi: Andromeda Liberata; Concerto for Lute in G minor "La Notte" RV 439; Stabat Mater, RV 621; Concerto for Violin & second violin in A major 'Per eco in Lontano', RV 552; Laudate Pueri D...
Performers: Ciofi, Patrizia; Comparato, Marina; Daniels, David; Genaux, Vivica; Jaroussky, Philippe; See, Janet
Conductors: Spinosi, Jean-Christophe; Parrott, Andrew; Biondi, Fabio [Violin]; Warren-Green, Christopher; Curtis, Alan
Ensemble: ; Ensemble Matheus; Europa Galante; Taverner Players
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VCL 840302B
Great Opera Duets / Various Artists
Great Opera Duets / Various Artists

2 CD / Virgin Classics / 2011-07-26

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: La Traviata; Gaetano Donizetti: Lucie de Lammermoor; Hector Berlioz: Benvenuto Cellini, opera Op. 23; Christoph Willibald Gluck: Orphee et Euredice; Jacques Offenbach: La Belle Hé...
Performers: Agnew, Paul [Tenor Vocals]; Alagna, Roberto; Aler, John [Tenor Vocal]; Auger, Arleen [Soprano]; Beuron, Yann; Blake, Rockwell; Blythe, Stephanie; Bostridge, Ian; Ciofi, Patrizia; Daniels, David; Dess...
Conductors: Rizzi, Carlo; Pidò, Evelino; Nelson, John; Gardiner, John Eliot; Minkowski, Marc; Plasson, Michel; Pappano, Antonio; Harding, Daniel; Norrington, Roger; Haïm, Emmanuelle; Hickox, Richard; ;...
Ensemble: ; Ensemble Artaserse; Ensemble Orchestral de Paris; Il Complesso Barocco; Il Seminario Musicale

Great Opera Duets is a 2-CD collection which traces the operatic and oratorio duet from its origins to the modern era - a program spanning...continue...
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VCL 289842
Zen Voices
Zen Voices

3 CD / Virgin Classics / 2010-05-18

Works: Sergey Rachmaninov: Songs (14), Op. 34; Samuel Barber: Agnus Dei; Gabriel Fauré: Pavane, Op. 50; Requiem; Cantique de Jean Racine, Op. 11; Après un rêve, Op. 7 no 1; Wolfgang Amadeus M...
Performers: Auger, Arleen [Soprano]; Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Caballe, Montserrat [Soprano Vocals]; Cornwell, Joseph; Daniels, David; Desderi, Claudio; Dessay, Natalie; Gens, Veronique; Hallenbe...
Conductors: Schoenwandt, Michael; Hill, David; Barenboim, Daniel; Haitink, Bernard; Equilbey, Laurence; Paavo, Järvi; Plasson, Michel; Guadagno, Anton; Mackerras, Charles; Gardelli, Lamberto; Litton, Andrew...
Ensemble: ; Cellos ensemble of the Orchestre de Paris; Ensemble Matheus; Ensemble Orchestral de Paris; Ensemble Vocal et Instrumental de Lausanne; Kammer Ensemble de Paris; Nash Ensemble
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VCL 284432
Pyrotechnics - Vivaldi Opera
Pyrotechnics - Vivaldi Opera

1 CD / Virgin Classics / 2009-12-08

Works: Antonio Vivaldi: Cantone in Utica, RV 705; Semiramide, RV 733; La fida ninfa, RV 714; Griselda, RV 718; Work(s); Ipermestra, RV 722; Farnace, RV 711G; Tito Manlio, RB 778; Rosmira fedele, RV 731
Performers: Biondi, Fabio [Violin]; Genaux, Vivica
Conductors: Biondi, Fabio [Violin]

This album of Vivaldi arias features numbers from a dozen or so operas and includes five arias receiving their first recording. It joins Genaux's existing...continue...
Recording information: Biblioteca del Monastero di San Giovanni, Parma (12/17/2008-12/23/2008)....continue...
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VCL 945730
Handel: Admeto, Arminio, Deidamia, Radamisto, Rodrigo, Fernando / Alan Curtis, Furio Zanasi, et al
Handel: Admeto, Arminio, Deidamia, Radamisto, Rodrigo, Fernando / Alan Curtis, Furio Zanasi, et al

16 CD / Virgin Classics / 2009-04-21

Works: George Frederick Handel: Rodrigo, HWV 5; Radamisto, HWV 12; Admeto, Rè di Tessaglia, HWV 22; Sosarme, HWV 30; Arminio, HWV 36; Deidamia
Performers: Abete, Antonio; Adami, Filippo; Banditelli, Gloria; Banerjee, Neal; Beaumont, Maite; Bonitatibus, Anna; Bowman, James [Countertenor Vocal]; Buwalda, Sytse; Cangemi, Veronica; Cencic, Max Emanuel; Che...
Conductors: Curtis, Alan
Ensemble: Il Complesso Barocco

This 16-CD boxed set contains six complete Handel operas composed over a period of more than 30 years, and arrives just in time to celebrate...continue...
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VCL 958622
Handel, Hasse: Opera Arias / Vivica Genaux
Handel, Hasse: Opera Arias / Vivica Genaux

1 CD / Virgin Classics / 2006-09-12

Works: George Frederick Handel: Orlando; Alcina; Splende l'alba in oriente, cantata, for alto & orchestra, HWV 166; Johann Adolf Hasse: Arminio, opera; No, perdonami, o Clori, cantata for alto & orchestra (...
Performers: Genaux, Vivica
Conductors: Labadie, Bernard
Ensemble: Les Violons du Roy

This new recording marks the pairing of the mezzo soprano, Vivica Genaux, with Quebecois maestro Bernard Labadie and his band, Les Violons du Roy. Here...continue...
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Beethoven: Symphonies no 1-9, Overtures / Norrington, London
Beethoven: Symphonies no 1-9, Overtures / Norrington, London

5 CD / Virgin Classics / 2001-11-06

Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no 1 in C major, Op. 21; Symphony no 3 in E flat major, Op. 55 "Eroica"; Creatures of Prometheus, Op. 43; Symphony no 2 in D major, Op. 36; Symphony no 8 in F major, Op...
Performers: Kenny, Yvonne [Soprano Vocals]; Power, Patrick; Salomaa, Petteri; Walker, Sarah
Conductors: Norrington, Roger
Ensemble: Heinrich Schütz Choir, London ; London Classical Players
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