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Francesco Cavalli: La Didone / Anna Bonitatibus, Kresimir Spicer, Xavier Sabata. William Christie, Les Arts Florissants [DVD]
Francesco Cavalli: La Didone / Anna Bonitatibus, Kresimir Spicer, Xavier Sabata. William Christie, Les Arts Florissants [DVD]

1 DVD Video / BBC Opus Arte / 2012-09-25

Works: Pier Fancesco Cavalli: La Didone
Performers: Bonitatibus, Anna; Sabata, Xavier; Sanchez, Ana Maria
Conductors: Christie, William
Ensemble: Les Arts Florissants

One of the first operas deserving of the name, Didone is our first surviving musical version of the famous episode in Virgil's Aeneid where the...continue...
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Handel: Rinaldo / Sonia Prina, Anett Fritsch, Brenda Rae, Luca Pisaroni, Varduhi Abrahamyan. Ottavio Dantone, Orch. of the Age of Enlightenment [DVD]
Handel: Rinaldo / Sonia Prina, Anett Fritsch, Brenda Rae, Luca Pisaroni, Varduhi Abrahamyan. Ottavio Dantone, Orch. of the Age of Enlightenment [DVD]

1 DVD Video / BBC Opus Arte / 2012-09-25

Works: George Frederick Handel: Rinaldo
Performers: Abrahamyan, Varduhi; Fritsch, Anett; Mead, Tim; Pisaroni, Luca; Prina, Sonia; Rae, Brenda
Conductors: Christie, William
Ensemble: Les Arts Florissants

Skin-tight rubber and lacrosse sticks bring contemporary chic to this timeless fantasy of warriors and witches in Robert Carsen's fun-filled transformation of Handel's first London...continue...
Run Time: 190 min.
Region: 0
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): Dolby Digital 2.0, DTS Surround
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Francesco Cavalli: La Didone / Anna Bonitatibus, Kresimir Spicer, Xavier Sabata. William Christie, Les Arts Florissants [Blu-Ray]
Francesco Cavalli: La Didone / Anna Bonitatibus, Kresimir Spicer, Xavier Sabata. William Christie, Les Arts Florissants [Blu-Ray]

1 Blu-Ray Video / BBC Opus Arte / 2012-09-25

Works: Pier Fancesco Cavalli: La Didone
Performers: Bonitatibus, Anna; Sabata, Xavier; Sanchez, Ana Maria
Conductors: Christie, William
Ensemble: Les Arts Florissants

One of the first operas deserving of the name, Didone is our first surviving musical version of the famous episode in Virgil's Aeneid where the...continue...
Run Time: 176 min.
Region: 0
Picture Format: Blu-Ray, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM 2.0, DTS HD Master Audio
Subtitles: English, German, French
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Monteverdi: L'Incoronazione di Poppea / Christie, de Niese, Jaroussky [2 DVD]
Monteverdi: L'Incoronazione di Poppea / Christie, de Niese, Jaroussky [2 DVD]

2 DVD Video / Virgin Classics / 2012-04-10

Works: Claudio Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di Poppea, opera in 3 acts, SV 308
Performers: Abete, Antonio; Bonitatibus, Anna; Cencic, Max Emanuel; De Niese, Danielle; Jaroussky, Philippe; Quintans, Ana
Conductors: Christie, William
Ensemble: Les Arts florissants

The culmination of a three-year Monteverdi project led by conductor William Christie and director Pier Luigi Pizzi at Madrid's Teatro Real, L'incoronazione di Poppea brings...continue...
Run Time: 150 min.
Region: 1
Picture Format: NTSC, Color
Subtitles: English, French
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Lully: Atys / Christie, Azzaretti, Daneman, de Negri, d'Oustrac [2 DVD]
Lully: Atys / Christie, Azzaretti, Daneman, de Negri, d'Oustrac [2 DVD]

2 DVD Video / FRA Musica / 2011-11-08

Works: Jean-Baptiste Lully: Atys, LWV 53
Performers: Agnew, Paul; Auvity, Cyril; Azzaretti, Jael; DAEOustrac, Stephanie; Daneman, Sophie; de Negri, Emmanuelle; Mauillon, Marc; Richter, Bernard [Tenor]; Rivenq, Nicolas
Conductors: Christie, William
Ensemble: Les Arts florissants

Lully’s Atys was so dear to Louis XIV that it became known as the “the King’s opera.” With its unprecedented dramatic intensity, Atys was the...continue...
Run Time: 295 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: NTSC, Color
Sound Format(s): Dolby 2.0, DTS
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Lully: Atys / Christie, Azzaretti, Daneman, de Negri, d'Oustrac [Blu-Ray]
Lully: Atys / Christie, Azzaretti, Daneman, de Negri, d'Oustrac [Blu-Ray]

2 Blu-Ray Video / FRA Musica / 2011-11-08

Works: Jean-Baptiste Lully: Atys, LWV 53
Performers: Agnew, Paul; Auvity, Cyril; Azzaretti, Jael; DAEOustrac, Stephanie; Daneman, Sophie; de Negri, Emmanuelle; Mauillon, Marc; Richter, Bernard [Tenor]; Rivenq, Nicolas
Conductors: Christie, William
Ensemble: Les Arts florissants

Lully’s Atys was so dear to Louis XIV that it became known as the “the King’s opera.” With its unprecedented dramatic intensity, Atys was the...continue...
Run Time: 295 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: Blu-Ray, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): DTS 5.1 Surround,
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Lully: Armide / Christie, Les Arts Florissants, Agnew, DÆOustrac [2 DVD]
Lully: Armide / Christie, Les Arts Florissants, Agnew, DÆOustrac [2 DVD]

2 DVD Video / FRA Musica / 2011-06-14

Works: Jean-Baptiste Lully: Armide, LWV 71
Performers: Agnew, Paul; Berg, Nathan; Callahan, Marc; DAEOustrac, Stephanie; Dahlin, Anders; Debono, Claire; Druet, Isabelle; Mauillon, Marc; Naouri, Laurent; Tortise, Andrew
Conductors: Christie, William
Ensemble: Les Arts Florissants

Twenty-four years ago , William Christie and Les Arts Florissants premièred Jean-Baptiste Lully's opera Atys at the Opéra Comique in Paris. It was a smashing...continue...
Run Time: 197 min.
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Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
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Lully: Armide / Christie, Les Arts Florissants, Agnew, DÆOustrac [Blu-Ray]
Lully: Armide / Christie, Les Arts Florissants, Agnew, DÆOustrac [Blu-Ray]

1 Blu-Ray Video / FRA Musica / 2011-06-14

Works: Jean-Baptiste Lully: Armide, LWV 71
Performers: Agnew, Paul; Berg, Nathan; Callahan, Marc; DAEOustrac, Stephanie; Dahlin, Anders; Debono, Claire; Druet, Isabelle; Mauillon, Marc; Naouri, Laurent; Tortise, Andrew
Conductors: Christie, William
Ensemble: Les Arts Florissants

Twenty-four years ago , William Christie and Les Arts Florissants premièred Jean-Baptiste Lully's opera Atys at the Opéra Comique in Paris. It was a smashing...continue...
Run Time: 197 min.
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Picture Format: Blu-Ray, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): DTS 5.1 Surround,
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Monteverdi: L'Orfeo / Christe/Les Arts Florissants, Henschel, Prina, De Donato [DVD]
Monteverdi: L'Orfeo / Christe/Les Arts Florissants, Henschel, Prina, De Donato [DVD]

1 DVD Video / Traditions Alive / 2011-01-01

Works: Claudio Monteverdi: L'Orfeo
Performers: Abete, Antonio; Auvity, Cyril; Bayodi, Hanna; de Donato, Luigi; Henschel, Dietrich; Prina, Sonia; Provost, Ludovic; Prunell-Friend, Agustin; Sabata, Xavier; Sancho, Juan; Schiavo, Maria Grazia; Sells...
Conductors: Christie, William
Ensemble: Les Arts Florissants; Les Saqueboutiers du Toulouse

Run Time: 113 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1
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Monteverdi: Il ritorno dÆUlisse in patria / Rensburg, Rice, Christie [2 DVD]
Monteverdi: Il ritorno dÆUlisse in patria / Rensburg, Rice, Christie [2 DVD]

2 DVD Video / Traditions Alive / 2011-01-01

Works: Claudio Monteverdi: Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria
Performers: Auvity, Cyril; Rice, Christine; Sabata, Xavier; van Rensburg, Kobie
Conductors: Christie, William
Ensemble: Les Arts Florissants

Run Time: 175 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): Dolby Digital 5.1, LPCM Stereo
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Purcell: Dido & Aeneas / Christie/Les Arts Florissants, Ernman, Maltman, Summers [DVD]
Purcell: Dido & Aeneas / Christie/Les Arts Florissants, Ernman, Maltman, Summers [DVD]

1 DVD Video / FRA Musica / 2010-01-12

Works: Henry Purcell: Dido and Aenaeas
Performers: Ernman, Malena; Maltman, Christopher; Summers, Hilary; Van Wanroij, Judith
Conductors: Christie, William
Ensemble: Les Arts Florissants

A genius with the ability to combine French and Italian influences in an art that transported the English language, Purcell is one of William Christie's...continue...
Run Time: 66 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: NTSC, Color
Sound Format(s): Dolby Digital 2.0, DTS 5.1 Surround
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Purcell: Dido & Aeneas / Christie/Les Arts Florissants, Ernman, Maltman, Summers [Blu- Ray]
Purcell: Dido & Aeneas / Christie/Les Arts Florissants, Ernman, Maltman, Summers [Blu- Ray]

1 Blu-Ray Video / FRA Musica / 2010-01-12

Works: Henry Purcell: Dido and Aenaeas
Performers: Ernman, Malena; Maltman, Christopher; Summers, Hilary; Van Wanroij, Judith
Conductors: Christie, William
Ensemble: Les Arts Florissants

Run Time: 66 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: Blu-Ray, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): Dolby Digital 2.0, DTS 5.1 Surround
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FRAM 501
William Christie - 30th Anniversay
William Christie - 30th Anniversay

1 CD / Virgin Classics / 2009-11-17

Works: Marc-Antoine Charpentier: Te Deum, H. 146; Judicium Salomonis, H. 422; Work(s); André Campra: Requiem; Florete prata, motet; Exaudiat Te Dominus; Work(s); George Frederick Handel: Serse; Sonata ...
Performers: Allen, Thomas Michael [Tenor Vocals]; Brahim-Djelloul, Amel; Christie, William [Conductor/Harpsichord]; Davies, Neal [Bass-Baritone Vocal]; Debono, Claire; Foster-Williams, Andrew; Henschel, Dietrich...
Conductors: Christie, William
Ensemble: Les Arts Florissants

Les Arts Florissants, one of the most influential and prolific ensembles in the world of authentic period performance, celebrates 30 years of achievement with this...continue...
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VCL 871920
Rameau: Les Boréades / William Christie/Opéra National de Paris, Bonney, Agnew [2 DVD]
Rameau: Les Boréades / William Christie/Opéra National de Paris, Bonney, Agnew [2 DVD]

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

Works: Jean-Philippe Rameau: Les Boréades
Performers: Agnew, Paul; Azzaretti, Jael; Bonney, Barbara; Degout, Stephane; Naouri, Laurent; Panzarella, Anna Maria; Rivenq, Nicolas [baritone]; Spence, Toby
Conductors: Christie, William
Ensemble: Les Arts Florissants; Paris National Opera Orchestra

Written in 1763, this opera was abandoned in rehearsal, for reasons still unclear. Rameau died the following year and the work disappeared from public view...continue...
Run Time: 218 min.
Region: 1
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1
Subtitles: English, French, German, Spanis...continue...

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Handel: Acis and Galatea, Theodora, etc / Christie, Antonini, et al
Handel: Acis and Galatea, Theodora, etc / Christie, Antonini, et al

6 CD / Warner Classics / 2009-02-10

Works: George Frederick Handel: As When the Dove Laments Her Love (Handel); Theodora; Agrippina condotta a morire (Dunque sarà pur vero), cantata for soprano, 2 violins & continuo, HWV 1; Dietro l'orme...
Performers: Agnew, Paul [Tenor Vocals]; Berg, Nathan [Saxophone]; Cornwell, Joseph; Croft, Richard [Tenor Vocal]; Daneman, Sophie; Ewing, Alan; Galstian, Juliette; Mei, Eva; Petibon, Patricia; Slaars, Layrent
Conductors: Christie, William; Antonini, Giovanni
Ensemble: Il Giardino Armonico; Les Arts Florissants
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Monteverdi: Il combattimento di Tancredi, etc / Christie
Monteverdi: Il combattimento di Tancredi, etc / Christie

1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2005-09-13

Works: Claudio Monteverdi: Madrigals, Book 8; Madrigals, Book 7; Scherzi musicali, volume 2; Madrigals, Book 10; Presso un fiume tranquillo, dialogue for 7 voices & instruments (from Book 6), SV 116; Madrig...
Performers: Brand, Adrian; Brua, Claire; Cavallier, Nicolas; Fouchecourt, Jean-Paul; Loonen, Bernhard; Padmore, Mark [Tenor Vocal]; Piau, Sandrine; Rivenq, Nicolas; Semellaz, Francoise
Conductors: Christie, William
Ensemble: Les Arts Florissants

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Charpentier: Les Plaisirs de Versailles, etc / Christie
Charpentier: Les Plaisirs de Versailles, etc / Christie

1 CD / Erato / 2005-08-18

Works: Marc-Antoine Charpentier: Les Plaisirs de Versailles, divertissement for 4 voices & orchestra, H. 480; Percé jusques au fond du coeur, air for alto (or countertenor) & continuo, H. 457 (Airs on ...
Performers: Agnew, Paul [Tenor Vocals]; Christie, William [Conductor/Harpsichord]; Daneman, Sophie; Dugardin, Steve; Gardeil, Jean-Francois; Károlyi, Katalin; Lallouette, Olivier; Petibon, Patricia; Pioli...
Conductors: Christie, William
Ensemble: Les Arts Florissants

"William Christie and Les Arts Florissants have been champions of Charpentier for several years and continue their recorded survey of the composer with delightful vocal...continue...
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Rameau: Castor & Pollux Highlights / William Christie, et al
Rameau: Castor & Pollux Highlights / William Christie, et al

1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2003-10-01

Works: Jean-Philippe Rameau: Castor et Pollux
Performers: Brua, Claire; Correas, Jerome; Crook, Howard [Tenor Vocals]; Gens, Veronique; Mellon, Agnes [Soprano Vocal]; Padmore, Mark [Tenor Vocal]; Piau, Sandrine
Conductors: Christie, William
Ensemble: Les Arts Florissants
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Handel: Theodora / Christie, Les Arts Florissants, et al
Handel: Theodora / Christie, Les Arts Florissants, et al

3 CD / Erato / 2003-09-23

Works: George Frederick Handel: Theodora
Performers: Berg, Nathan [Saxophone]; Croft, Richard [Tenor Vocal]; Daneman, Sophie; Galstian, Juliette; Slaars, Layrent; Taylor, Daniel
Conductors: Christie, William
Ensemble: Les Arts florissants

"The spirit of this performance is cool and detached - until the very end, when the sublime final chorus brought me close to tears. This...continue...
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Lully: Atys (extraits) / Christie, Les Arts Florissants
Lully: Atys (extraits) / Christie, Les Arts Florissants

1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2003-09-01

Works: Jean-Baptiste Lully: Atys, LWV 53
Performers: Bona, Jacques; Deletre, Bernard; Desrochers, Isabelle; Fouchecourt, Jean-Paul; Gardeil, Jean-Francois; Gens, Veronique; Laplenie, Michel; Laurens, Guillemette; Mellon, Agnes [Soprano Vocal]; Mey, Guy...
Conductors: Christie, William
Ensemble: Les Arts Florissants

"What ensures the success of this performance as much as anything is Christie's lively rhythmic sense, and his informed handling of French music of this...continue...
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