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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
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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.
Region: All
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Subtitles: English
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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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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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Maw: Sophie's Choice / Rattle/Royal Opera, Kirchschlager, Gietz, Gilfry [2 DVD]
Maw: Sophie's Choice / Rattle/Royal Opera, Kirchschlager, Gietz, Gilfry [2 DVD]

2 DVD Video / BBC Opus Arte / 2010-03-30

Works: John Nicholas Maw: Sophie's Choice
Performers: Duesing, Dale; Gietz, Gordon; Gilfry, Rodney; Kirchschlager, Angelika
Conductors: Rattle, Simon
Ensemble: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus

In 2002, Nicholas Maw's opera Sophie's Choice, based on the novel by William Styron, was given its premiere at the Royal Opera House. The subject...continue...
Run Time: 223 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo, DTS 5.0 Surround
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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
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Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro / Pappano/Royal Opera House, Schrott, Persson, Finley [2 Blu-Ray]
Mozart: The Marriage of Figaro / Pappano/Royal Opera House, Schrott, Persson, Finley [2 Blu-Ray]

2 Blu-Ray Video / BBC Opus Arte / 2009-07-28

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, Anthony
Ensemble: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus

This is a BLU-RAY disc and it will not play on a standard DVD player. A standard DVD is available as BOA 0990. "This performance...continue...
Run Time: 202 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: Blu-Ray, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM 2.0, LPCM 5.0
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Brilliant Opera Collection - Wagner: Tristan und Isolde / Furtwängler, Flagstad, et al
Brilliant Opera Collection - Wagner: Tristan und Isolde / Furtwängler, Flagstad, et al

4 CD / Brilliant Classics / 2009-07-14

Works: Richard Wagner: Tristan und Isolde
Performers: Davies, Rhydderch; Evans, Edgar; Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich; Flagstad, Kirsten; Greindl, Josef; Schock, Rudolf; Suthaus, Ludwig; Thebom, Blanche
Conductors: Furtwängler, Wilhelm
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus

This first recording made by EMI in 1952 for the new LP format and produced by the legendary Walter Legge was the first major recording...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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BOA 1009
Mozart: Don Giovanni / Mackerras/Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Keenlyside, Vargas, Ketelsen [2 Blu-Ray]
Mozart: Don Giovanni / Mackerras/Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Keenlyside, Vargas, Ketelsen [2 Blu-Ray]

2 Blu-Ray 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: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus

This is a BLU-RAY disc and will not play on a standard DVD player. A standard DVD is available as BOA 1009. 'Don Giovanni' is...continue...
Run Time: 202 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: Blu-Ray, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM 2.0, LPCM 5.0
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Icon - Montserrat Caballé sings Bellini, Donizetti, Rossini, Verdi, Puccini, Boito, Mascagni, Giordano
Icon - Montserrat Caballé sings Bellini, Donizetti, Rossini, Verdi, Puccini, Boito, Mascagni, Giordano

4 CD / EMI Classics / 2009-04-21

Works: Gioachino Rossini: Guglielmo Tell; Vincenzo Bellini: Il Pirata, opera; I Puritani, opera; Gaetano Donizetti: Poliuto; Giacomo Meyerbeer: Die Hugenoten; Giuseppe Verdi: Giovanna d'Arco; Macbeth; Un ba...
Performers: Allen, Thomas; Bainbridge, Elisabeth; Baratti, Giuseppe; Caballé, Montserrat [Soprano Vocals]; Carreras, José [Tenor Vocal]; Cossotto, Fiorenza; Domingo, Placido; Ferrin, Agostino; Hama...
Conductors: Gardelli, Lamberto; Gavazzeni, Gianandrea; Muti, Riccardo; Mackerras, Charles; Levine, James; Guadagno, Anton; Giulini, Carlo Maria; Rudel, Julius; Bartoletti, Bruno; Lombard, Alain
Ensemble: Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Rome; London Symphony Orchestra; New Philharmonia Orchestra; Philharmonia Orchestra; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra...

Spanish soprano Montserrat Caballe was one of the world's leading operatic divas during the latter part of the 20th century. This 4-CD set brings together...continue...
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EMI 648452
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
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BOA 1000
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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BOA 7006
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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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...
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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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Tippett: The Midsummer Marriage / Davis, Herincx, et al
Tippett: The Midsummer Marriage / Davis, Herincx, et al

2 CD / Lyrita / 2007-03-13

Works: Michael Tippett: The Midsummer Marriage, opera in 3 acts
Performers: Bainbridge, Elisabeth; Burrows, Stuart; Carlyle, Joan; Daniels, Andrew; Dean, Stafford; Harwood, Elizabeth [Soprano Vocals]; Herincx, Raimund; Remedios, Alberto; Whelan, David
Conductors: Davis, Colin
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus

Long patronized by the music establishment as an amateur because of his late start in music study, Michael Tippett (1905-1998) was to become in later...continue...
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Originals - Britten: Peter Grimes / Benjamin Britten, Peter Pears
Originals - Britten: Peter Grimes / Benjamin Britten, Peter Pears

2 CD / Decca / 2006-10-10

Works: Benjamin Britten: Peter Grimes
Performers: Brannigan, Owen; Elms, Lauris; Evans, Geraint [Baritone]; Kells, Iris; Kelly, David C. [Opera]; Lanigan, John; Nilsson, Raymond; Norman, Marcus; Pears, Peter, Sir [Tenor Vocals]; Pease, James [Barito...
Conductors: Britten, Benjamin
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus

"The Decca recording was one of the first great achievements of the stereo era. Few opera recordings can claim to be do definitive, with Peter...continue...
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Tippett: Midsummer Marriage / Pritchard, Sutherland, Lewis
Tippett: Midsummer Marriage / Pritchard, Sutherland, Lewis

2 CD / Opera D'Oro / 2006-08-08

Works: Michael Tippett: The Midsummer Marriage, opera in 3 acts
Performers: Coates, Edith; Kraus, Otakar; Lanigan, John; Leigh, Adele; Lewis, Richard [Tenor Vocals]; Sinclair, Monica; Sutherland, Joan, Dame [Soprano vocals]
Conductors: Pritchard, John
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus

Michael Tippet (1905-1998) became one of the most influential and respected British composers with several major operas to his credit, of which 'The Midsummer Marriage'...continue...
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ODO 1459
Smetana: The Bartered Bride / Beecham, Tauber, Konetzni
Smetana: The Bartered Bride / Beecham, Tauber, Konetzni

2 CD / Urania (Italy) / 2005-11-29

Works: Bedrich Smetana: Bartered Bride, B 143/T 93
Performers: Andreva, Stella; Clifford, Grahame; Hinze, Gerhardt; Jarred, Mary; Kalter, Sabine; Konetzni, Hilde; Krenn, Fritz; Matters, Arnold; Rothmuller, Marko; Tauber, Richard; Tessmer, Heinrich
Conductors: Beecham, Thomas, Sir
Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus

This is a very rare recording in excellent sound quality and includes the German version of The Bartered Bride. This recording enables us to listen...continue...
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URA 286
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...
Picture Format: NTSC, Color
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
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Britten Conducts Britten Operas Vol 1
Britten Conducts Britten Operas Vol 1

8 CD / Decca / 2004-10-12

Works: Benjamin Britten: Albert Herring, Op. 39; Owen Wingrave, opera, Op. 85; Billy Budd, Op. 50; Peter Grimes
Performers: Amit, Sheila; Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Bowman, David; Brannigan, Owen; Bryn-Jones, Delme; Bush, Henry [Baritone Vocal]; Cantelo, April; Coleby, Geoffrey; Dempsey, Gregory; Douglas, N...
Conductors: Britten, Benjamin
Ensemble: Ambrosian Opera Chorus; English Chamber Orchestra; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus

These recordings of four of Britten's operas conducted by the composer are all classics. Owen Wingrave remains unique as an audio recording and this reissue...continue...
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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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Janacek: Jenufa / Haitink, Mattila, Silja, Silvasti, et al
Janacek: Jenufa / Haitink, Mattila, Silja, Silvasti, et al

2 CD / Erato / 2002-12-17

Works: Leos Janácek: Jenufa
Performers: Fisher, Jonathan; Hadley, Jerry; Higgins, Jennifer; Jones, Leah-Marian; Manning, Peter; Mattila, Karita [Soprano Vocals]; Nash, Rebecca; Pearson, Gail; Randova, Eva; Sikora, Elizabeth; Silja, Anja; S...
Conductors: Haitink, Bernard
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus

"This is still a very good and praiseworthy release, principally because of the incandescent performance of Karita Mattila in the title role. The Finnish soprano...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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Verdi: Il trovatore / Gui, Björling, Cigna, Basiola, et al
Verdi: Il trovatore / Gui, Björling, Cigna, Basiola, et al

2 CD / Bel Canto Society / 2000-10-17

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Il Trovatore
Performers: Björling, Jussi [Tenor Vocal]; Dua, Octave; Huder, Maria; Mario Basiola, Jr.; Vocals], Gina Cigna [Soprano; Wettergren, Gertrud; Zambelli, Corrado; Zammit, Giuseppe
Conductors: Vittorio, Gui
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
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Britten: Peter Grimes / Davis, Vickers, Harper, et al
Britten: Peter Grimes / Davis, Vickers, Harper, et al

2 CD / Philips / 1999-06-15

Works: Benjamin Britten: Peter Grimes
Performers: Allen, Thomas; Cahill, Teresa; Dobson, John; Harper, Heather; Lanigan, John; Pashley, Anne; Payne, Patricia; Robinson, Forbes; Summers, Jonathan; van Allan, Richard [Bass-Baritone Vocal]; Vickers, Jon
Conductors: Davis, Colin
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
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PHI 2894628472
Dies Irae - The Essential Choral Collection
Dies Irae - The Essential Choral Collection

2 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 1997-09-16

Performers: Baltsa, Agnes; Baniewicz, Wiera; Jones, Della; Mathis, Edith; Reichenberg, David; Robson, Nigel; Sporsen, Torgny; Steele-Perkins, Crispian; Sutherland, Joan, Dame
Conductors: Giulini, Carlo Maria; Abbado, Claudio; Böhm, Karl; Preston, Simon; Kubelik, Rafael; Sinopoli, Giuseppe; Ozawa, Seiji; Pinnock, Trevor; Richter, Karl; Markevitch, Igor; Wordsworth, Barry; Mehta, ...
Ensemble: Ambrosian Opera Chorus; Ambrosian Singers; Bavarian Radio Chorus; Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra; BBC Concert Orchestra; Berlin Deutsche Oper Chorus; Berlin Deutsche Oper Orchestra; Berlin Philhar...
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Verdi: La Traviata / Solti, Gheorghiu, Lopardo, Nucci, et al
Verdi: La Traviata / Solti, Gheorghiu, Lopardo, Nucci, et al

2 CD / Decca / 1995-09-19

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: La traviata
Performers: Beesley, Mark; Earle, Roderick; Gheorghiu, Angela; Gibson, Rodney; Griffiths, Neil; Jones, Leah-Marian; Knight, Gillian; Leggate, Robin [Tenor Vocal]; Lopardo, Frank; Nucci, Leo; Secombe, Bryan; van ...
Conductors: Solti, Sir Georg
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus

"...The sound of the live performance is rich and detailed. There is a libretto with translations. With Gheorghiu's inspired Violetta and a conductor to match,...continue...
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Wagner: Tannhäuser / Sinopoli, Domingo, Studer, Schmidt
Wagner: Tannhäuser / Sinopoli, Domingo, Studer, Schmidt

3 CD / Deutsche Grammophon Imports / 1989-09-27

Works: Richard Wagner: Tannhäuser
Performers: Baltsa, Agnes; Bieber, Clemens; Bonney, Barbara [Soprano Vocal]; Domingo, Placido; Pell, William; Rydl, Kurt [Bass Vocals]; Salminen, Matti; Schmidt, Andreas [Baritone Vocals]; Studer, Cheryl
Conductors: Sinopoli, Giuseppe
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
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Bellini: I Puritani / Bonynge, Sutherland, Pavarotti
Bellini: I Puritani / Bonynge, Sutherland, Pavarotti

3 CD / Decca Imports / 1987-11-13

Works: Vincenzo Bellini: I Puritani, opera
Performers: Caminada, Anita; Cappuccilli, Piero; Cazzaniga, Renato; Ghiaurov, Nicolai [Bass Vocals]; Luccardi, Giancarlo; Pavarotti, Luciano; Sutherland, Joan, Dame [Soprano vocals]
Conductors: Bonynge, Richard
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
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