10 CD / Decca / 2005-03-15Works: Benjamin Britten: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 64; Phaedra, Op. 93; The Rape of Lucretia; Turn of the Screw, chamber opera, Op. 54; Death in Venice, opera, Op. 88; Gloriana, opera, Op. 53
Performers: Adams, Stephen James; Ainsley, John Mark; Alder, Eric; Bainbridge, Elisabeth; Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Barstow, Josephine; Bates, Angela Vernon; Bauer, Michael; Bowen, Kenneth; Bowma...
Conductors: Britten, Benjamin; Bedford, Steuart; Mackerras, Charles
Ensemble: ; Welsh National Opera Chorus
These recordings of the remaining five Britten operas in the Decca catalog are conducted by mixture of the composer and two colleagues, Steuart Bedford and...continue...
2 CD / Deutsche Grammophon Import / 2004-04-12Works: Giacomo Puccini: La Fanciulla del West
Performers: Crook, Paul [Tenor Vocal]; Dobson, John; Domingo, Placido [Tenor Vocals]; Egerton, Francis; Elvin, William; Garrett, Eric [Vocals]; Howell, Gwynne; Hudson, Paul; King, Malcolm; Leggate, Robin [Tenor ...
Conductors: Mehta, Zubin
14 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2002-10-08Works: Richard Wagner: Das Rheingold; Die Walküre; Siegfried; Götterdämmerung
Performers: Baker, Mark; Battle, Kathleen [Soprano Vocals]; Behrens, Hildegard; Dernesch, Helga [Soprano]; Engert, Ruthild; Goldberg, Reiner; Gruber, Andrea; Haggander, Marianne; Hong, Hei-Kyung; Jerusalem, Sieg...
Conductors: Levine, James
Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
This is an economical way to own one of the most celebrated Ring Cycles in recorded history. "The glory of the cycle is the conclusion,...continue...