1 DVD Video / Arthaus / 2012-03-27Works: George Frederick Handel: Xerxes, HWV 40
Performers: Booth-Jones, Christopher; Garrett, Lesley; Masterson, Valerie; Murray, Ann; Rigby, Jean; Robson, Christopher
Conductors: Mackerras, Charles, Sir
Ensemble: English National Opera Chorus; English National Opera Orchestra
Nicholas Hytner's highly innovative production of Handel's comic opera won the coveted Laurence Olivier Opera Award. This live recording from the English National Opera stars...continue...
Run Time: 186 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo,
Subtitles: German, French, English, Italian, Dutch, Greek...continue...
3 CD / NMC Recordings / 1998-07-16Works: Harrison Birtwistle: The Mask of Orpheus
Performers: Allen, Stephen; Angel, Marie; Booth, Juliet; Bronder, Peter; Dames-Longworth, Philippa; Ebrahim, Omar; Folwell, Nicholas; Garrison, Jon; McCormack, Elizabeth; Morgan, Arwel Huw; Opie, Alan; Owens, An...
Conductors: Davis, Andrew, Sir
Ensemble: BBC Singers; BBC Symphony Orchestra
"...In his operas, the vocal lines sit with remarkable ease on both the voice and the words with none of the chalk-on-blackboard quality that pervades...continue...