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Celebrating 40 Years: Then and Now
Celebrating 40 Years: Then and Now

1 CD / Opera Rara / 2010-07-13

Works: Gioachino Rossini: Ricciardo e Zoraide; Ermione; Gaetano Donizetti: Ugo conte di Parigi; Parisina; Saverio Mercadante: Orazi e Curiazi; Virginia; Giovanni Pacini: Maria regina d'Inghilterra; Alessand...
Performers: Bezdüz, Bülent; Browne, Sandra; Einarsdottir, Thora [Vocals]; Ford, Bruce [Tenor Vocal]; Giannattasio, Carmen; Jones, Della; Kenny, Yvonne [Soprano Vocals]; Larmore, Jennifer; Lee, Colin; M...
Conductors: Parry, David; Francis, Alun; Judd, James; Benini, Maurizio

This disc, featuring some of Opera Rara's finest singers, is dedicated to Sir Peter Moores and the Peter Moores Foundation in recognition of their invaluable...continue...
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OPR 248
Cendrillon
Cendrillon

2 CD / Sony / BMG / 2007-06-12

Works: Jules Massenet: Cendrillon
Performers: Bainbridge, Elisabeth; Bastin, Jules; Berbie, Jane; Cahill, Teresa; Crook, Paul [Tenor Vocal]; Gedda, Nicolai [Tenor Vocals]; Meloni, Claude; Noble, John; Plessis, Christian du; Von Stade, Frederica ...
Conductors: Rudel, Julius

Frederica von Stade (mezzo) Cendrillon; Nicolai Gedda (tenor) Prince Charmant; Jane Berbié (soprano) Madame de la Haltière; Jules Bastin (bass) Pandolfe; Ruth Welting (soprano) La...continue...
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Vocal Teamwork - Rare Operatic Ensembles
Vocal Teamwork - Rare Operatic Ensembles

1 CD / Opera Rara / 2006-01-10

Works: Gioachino Rossini: Bianca e Falliero; Ricciardo e Zoraide; Guglielmo Tell; Giacomo Meyerbeer: Le pardon de Ploërmel "Dinorah"; L' Esule di Granata, opera (heroic melodrama) in 2 acts; Margherita...
Performers: Andrew, Ludmilla; Bailey, Simon; Banks, Barry; Barcellona, Daniela; Bayley, Clive; Biccire, Patrizia; Blake, Rockwell; Claycomb, Laura; Collins, Kenneth; Cook, Deborah; Cullagh, Majella; Custer, Manu...
Conductors: Parry, David; Judd, James; Carella, Giuliano; Matheson, John

We have here many different kinds of ensemble, starting with the elaborate formality of the duet from Rossinis Bianca e Falliero and concluding with the...continue...
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OPR 233
Verdi: Macbeth / Matheson, Glossop, Hunter, Tomlinson, et al
Verdi: Macbeth / Matheson, Glossop, Hunter, Tomlinson, et al

2 CD / Opera Rara / 2004-01-01

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Macbeth
Performers: Andrew, Ludmilla; Collins, Kenneth; George, Michael [Vocals]; Glossop, Peter; Greager, Richard; Heath, Roger; Hunter, Rita; Lloyd, Prudence; Plessis, Christian du; Robarts, Jonathon; Slade, Sue; Toml...
Conductors: Matheson, John
Ensemble: BBC Singers

"All praise to the BBC Singers who were on fine form in 1979 and to John Matheson conducting the BBC Concert Orchestra. But really the...continue...
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Tyrants and Lovers / Parry, Miricioiu, Larmore, Ford, et al
Tyrants and Lovers / Parry, Miricioiu, Larmore, Ford, et al

1 CD / Opera Rara / 2002-08-01

Works: Simon Mayr: L' amor coniugale, opera; Gaetano Donizetti: Zoraida di Granata; Pia de' Tolomei, opera; Buondelmonte, opera (2nd vers., Maria Stuarda); Rosmonda d'Inghilterra; Torquato Tasso, opera; Gio...
Performers: Blake, Rockwell; Cicogna, Adriana; Cullagh, Majella; D'Arcangelo, Ildebrando; Ford, Bruce [Tenor Vocal]; Fulgoni, Sarah; Futral, Elizabeth [Soprano Vocals]; Glanville, Mark; Hargraves, Matthew; Harrh...
Conductors: Parry, David

"Mostly this is a compilation of extracts from Opera Rara's catalogue of early 19th century exotica, but three new items are all worth seeking out....continue...
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La Stupenda - The Supreme Voice of Joan Sutherland
La Stupenda - The Supreme Voice of Joan Sutherland

2 CD / Decca / 2001-10-09

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Attila; La traviata; Rigoletto; Léo Delibes: Lakmé, opera; Jacques Offenbach: Gaîté Parisienne; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute),...
Performers: Berbié, Jane; Bergonzi, Carlo; Bonifacio, Tina; Cassinelli, Ricardo; Duval, Pierre; Elkins, Margreta; Flagello, Ezio [Bass Vocals]; Gibbs, John; Horne, Marilyn [Mezzo-Soprano Vocal]; Pavarotti...
Conductors: Bonynge, Richard; Santi, Nello; Pritchard, John; Molinari-Pradelli, France; Mehta, Zubin
Ensemble: ; Ambrosian Light Opera Chorus; Ambrosian Opera Chorus; Florence Maggio Musicale Orchestra; London Opera Chorus; London Philharmonic Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra; Monte Carlo Opera Orchestra;...

"...In recognition of her 75th birthday, also in November, Decca has issued a 27-track 'best of' CD set, showcasing some of [Dame Sutherland's] most famous...continue...
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Verdi: Rigoletto Highlights / Sutherland, Pavarotti, et al
Verdi: Rigoletto Highlights / Sutherland, Pavarotti, et al

1 CD / Decca / 2000-08-08

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Rigoletto
Performers: Cassinelli, Ricardo; Gibbs, John; Milnes, Sherrill [Baritone Vocals]; Pavarotti, Luciano; Plessis, Christian du; Sutherland, Joan, Dame [Soprano vocals]; Tourangeau, Huguette
Conductors: Bonynge, Richard
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
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The Opera Rara Collection Vol 2
The Opera Rara Collection Vol 2

1 CD / Opera Rara / 2000-05-01

Works: Gioachino Rossini: Ricciardo e Zoraide; Mosè in Egitto; Otello; Gaetano Donizetti: Zoraida di Granata; L'Assedio di Calais; Gianni da Calais, opera; Alfredo il Grande, opera; Maria di Rudenz; ...
Performers: Antoniozzi, Alfonso; Banks, Barry; Biccire, Patrizia; Blake, Rockwell; Bruscantini, Sesto; Cullagh, Majella; D'Arcangelo, Ildebrando; Dolton, Geoffrey; Fleming, Renée; Focile, Nuccia; Ford, Br...
Conductors: Parry, David

The success of the first Opera Rara Collection created the demand for this second disc of highlights from their catalog of 19th century rarities. Once...continue...
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OPR 209
Opera in English - Verdi: La Traviata / Mackerras, Masterson
Opera in English - Verdi: La Traviata / Mackerras, Masterson

2 CD / Chandos Records / 1999-07-20

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: La traviata
Performers: Brecknock, John; Byles, Edward; Dowling, Denis; Earle, Roderick; Gibbs, John; Jones, Della; Kitchiner, John; Masterson, Valerie; Plessis, Christian du; Pogson, Geoffrey; Squires, Shilagh
Conductors: Mackerras, Charles
Ensemble: English National Opera Chorus
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CHA 3023
Opera Rara Collection - 20 Selected Highlights
Opera Rara Collection - 20 Selected Highlights

1 CD / Opera Rara / 1998-09-10

Works: Saverio Mercadante: Orazi e Curiazi; Virginia, opera; Il Salotto; Gaetano Donizetti: Gabriella di Vergy, opera; Rosmonda d'Inghilterra; Ugo conte di Parigi, opera; L'Assedio di Calais; Emilia di Live...
Performers: Andrew, Ludmilla; Arthur, Maurice; Browne, Sandra; Bruscantini, Sesto; Cook, Deborah; Davies, Joan; Eaglen, Jane; Fleming, Renée; Focile, Nuccia; Ford, Bruce [Tenor Vocal]; Gray, Lissa; Hargra...
Conductors: Parry, David; Francis, Alun; Judd, James
Ensemble: ; London Mozart Players; New Philharmonia Orchestra; Philharmonia Orchestra; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

"Listening to the nearly 80 minutes of this disc was, for me, analogous to what I felt as a child entering a candy shop: Every...continue...
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Donizetti: Ugo, Conte di Parigi / Francis, Arthur, Jones
Donizetti: Ugo, Conte di Parigi / Francis, Arthur, Jones

3 CD / Opera Rara / 1998-07-10

Works: Gaetano Donizetti: Ugo conte di Parigi, opera
Performers: Arthur, Maurice; Harrhy, Eiddwen; Jones, Della; Kenny, Yvonne [Soprano Vocals]; Plessis, Christian du; Price, Janet
Conductors: Francis, Alun
Ensemble: Geoffrey Mitchell Choir
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100 Years of Italian Opera 1810-1820
100 Years of Italian Opera 1810-1820

3 CD / Opera Rara / 1998-07-10

Works: Vincenzo Pucitta: La Vestale, opera; Pietro Generali: Adelina, opera; Gioachino Rossini: Ah, per pietà, t'arresta!, duet for 2 sopranos & orchestra (insertion number for G. Nicolini's Quint; Tor...
Performers: Best, Jonathan; Bickley, Susan; Bolton, Andrea; Bovino, Maria; Bromley, Phillip Guy; Cashmore, John; Doghan, Philip; Dolton, Geoffrey; Drake, Susan; Harrhy, Eiddwen; John, Kevin; Jones, Della; Kenny,...
Conductors: Parry, David

"As ever in these volumes the playing of the Philharmonia under David Parry is an utterly reliable source of strength, and the presentation is again...continue...
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Donizetti: Gabriella di Vergy / Francis, Andrew, et al
Donizetti: Gabriella di Vergy / Francis, Andrew, et al

2 CD / Opera Rara / 1998-07-10

Works: Gaetano Donizetti: Gabriella di Vergy, opera
Performers: Andrew, Ludmilla; Arthur, Maurice; Davies, Joan; Plessis, Christian du; Tomlinson, John; Winfield, John
Conductors: Francis, Alun
Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
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Della Jones sings Donizetti / Parry, Philharmonia, Francis
Della Jones sings Donizetti / Parry, Philharmonia, Francis

1 CD / Opera Rara / 1998-07-10

Works: Gaetano Donizetti: Enrico di Borgogna, opera; Gabriella di Vergy, opera; Alfredo il Grande, opera; Francesca di Foix, opera in one act; Ugo conte di Parigi, opera; L'Assedio di Calais; Maria Padilla
Performers: Arthur, Maurice; Ashman, David; Caley, Ian; Focile, Nuccia; Goble, Theresa; Harrhy, Eiddwen; Jones, Della; Kenny, Yvonne [Soprano Vocals]; Kitchen, Linda; McBride, Brendan; Platt, Ian; Plessis, Chris...
Conductors: Parry, David; Francis, Alun
Ensemble: ; Geoffrey Mitchell Choir; Philharmonia Orchestra; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
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OPR 203
Donizetti. L'assedio Di Calais. C.du Plessis. D.jones. N.foc
Donizetti. L'assedio Di Calais. C.du Plessis. D.jones. N.foc

2 CD / Opera Rara / 1998-07-01

Works: Gaetano Donizetti: L'assedio di Calais, opera
Performers: Bailey, Norman [Bass Baritone]; Focile, Nuccia; Glanville, Mark; Harrhy, Eiddwen; Jones, Della; Nilon, Paul; Platt, Ian; Plessis, Christian du; Serbo, Rico; Smythe, Russell; Treleaven, John
Conductors: Parry, David
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Meyerbeer: Dinorah / Judd, Cook, du Plessis, Oliver
Meyerbeer: Dinorah / Judd, Cook, du Plessis, Oliver

3 CD / Opera Rara / 1998-07-01

Works: Giacomo Meyerbeer: Le pardon de Ploërmel "Dinorah"
Performers: Caley, Ian; Cook, Deborah; Earle, Roderick; Jones, Della; Oliver, Alexander; Plessis, Christian du; Smith, Marilyn Hill [Soprano Vocal]
Conductors: Judd, James
Ensemble: Philharmonia Orchestra
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OPR 5
Donizetti: Maria Padilla / Francis, McDonall, du Plessis
Donizetti: Maria Padilla / Francis, McDonall, du Plessis

3 CD / Opera Rara / 1998-07-01

Works: Gaetano Donizetti: Maria Padilla
Performers: Caley, Ian; Clark, Graham [Tenor]; Davies, Joan; Earle, Roderick; Jones, Della; Kennedy, Roderick [Bass Vocals]; McDonall, Lois; Plessis, Christian du
Conductors: Francis, Alun
Ensemble: Geoffrey Mitchell Choir
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Offenbach: Christopher Columbus / Francis, Arthur
Offenbach: Christopher Columbus / Francis, Arthur

2 CD / Opera Rara / 1998-07-01

Works: Jacques Offenbach: Christopher Columbus
Performers: Arthur, Maurice; Ashe, Rosemary; Dawson, Anne; Gray, Lissa; Harre, Clive; Opie, Alan [Baritone Vocals]; Peters, Johanna; Plessis, Christian du; Roberts, Joy; Smith, Marilyn Hill [Soprano Vocal]
Conductors: Francis, Alun
Ensemble: London Mozart Players
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World of Verdi
World of Verdi

1 CD / Decca Imports / 1991-12-10

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Nabucco; Rigoletto; I vespri siciliani; Aida, opera; La La forza del destino; La La traviata; Luisa Miller; Otello; Il trovatore
Performers: Bergonzi, Carlo; Cassinelli, Ricardo; Chiara, Maria; Clark, Graham [Tenor]; Evans, Geraint [Baritone]; Gibbs, John; Horne, Marilyn [Mezzo-Soprano Vocal]; Jones, Gwyneth, Dame [Soprano Vocal]; Knapp, ...
Conductors: Abbado, Claudio; Bonynge, Richard; Santi, Nello; Solti, Sir Georg; Quadri, Argeo; Pritchard, John; Gavazzeni, Gianandrea; Balkwill, Bryan
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Verdi: Rigoletto / Bonynge, Sutherland, Pavarotti, Milnes
Verdi: Rigoletto / Bonynge, Sutherland, Pavarotti, Milnes

2 CD / Decca / 1985-05-13

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Rigoletto
Performers: Cassinelli, Ricardo; Clement, Joseph; Gibbs, John; Grant, Clifford; Knight, Gillian; Milnes, Sherrill [Baritone Vocals]; Noble, John; Pavarotti, Luciano; Plessis, Christian du; Sutherland, Joan, Dame...
Conductors: Bonynge, Richard
Ensemble: Ambrosian Opera Chorus
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