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Britten: The Complete Works [66 CDs]
Britten: The Complete Works [66 CDs]

66 CD / Decca / 2013-08-13

Works: Benjamin Britten: Paul Bunyan, operetta, Op. 17; Peter Grimes; The Rape of Lucretia; Albert Herring, Op. 39; Billy Budd, Op. 50; Gloriana, opera, Op. 53; Turn of the Screw, chamber opera, Op. 54; A M...
Performers: Alley, John [Piano]; Apekisheva, Katya; Ashton, Graham; Atherton, Elizabeth; Auchincloss, Daniel; Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Ballard, Jeremy; Barantschik, Alexander; Bashmet, Yuri [Con...
Conductors: Brunelle, Philip; Britten, Benjamin; Mackerras, Charles; Bedford, Steuart; del Mar, Norman; Burgess, Russell; Llewellyn, Grant; Brabbins, Martyn; Steen, Jac van; Nagano, Kent; Goehr, Walter; ; Malcol...
Ensemble: ; Birmingham Contemporary Music Group; English Chamber Orchestra; English Opera Group Ensemble; Gabrieli String Quartet; London Symphony Orchestra; Melos Ensemble of London; Members of the Philip Jon...

Decca celebrates 100 years since the birth of England's greatest 20th Century composer, Benjamin Britten, with a unique limited edition 65-CD box containing his entire...continue...
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50 Best Verdi: CD One: Tenors & Baritones; CD Two: Soparnos & Mezzos; CD Three: Choruses
50 Best Verdi: CD One: Tenors & Baritones; CD Two: Soparnos & Mezzos; CD Three: Choruses

3 CD / EMI Classics / 2013-02-26

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Aida, opera; La traviata; Un ballo in maschera; Rigoletto; Luisa Miller; Macbeth; Il trovatore; I lombardi alla prima crociata; Don Carlos; Requiem; La forza del destino; Otello; Fals...
Performers: Alagna, Roberto; Arroyo, Martina; Bella, Benito di; Bergonzi, Carlo; Bonisolli, Franco; Bruson, Renato; Caballé, Montserrat [Soprano Vocals]; Callas, Maria [Soprano Vocals]; Carreras, Jos&eacu...
Conductors: Muti, Riccardo; Viotti, Marcello; Patanè, Giuseppe; Rudel, Julius; Erede, Alberto; Karajan, Herbert v.; Pappano, Antonio; Gardelli, Lamberto; Barker, John; Pidò, Evelino; Serafin, Tullio; M...

This 3-CD set contains 100 tracks from the most familiar and best-loved works by the iconic Italian operatic composer Giuseppe Verdi, performed by many of...continue...
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EMI 338302
Opera 2012 / Gheorghiu, Villazon, Damrau, Alagna, Dessay, Grigolo, DiDonato, Daniels
Opera 2012 / Gheorghiu, Villazon, Damrau, Alagna, Dessay, Grigolo, DiDonato, Daniels

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2012-04-03

Works: Gioachino Rossini: Guillaume Tell; Il barbiere di Siviglia; La Cenerentola; Vincenzo Bellini: I Capuleti e Montecchi, opera; Gaetano Donizetti: L' elisir d'amore, opera; La Fille du Régiment; Gi...
Performers: Ades, Thomas [Conductor/Composer]; Alagna, Roberto; Allen, Thomas; Cencic, Max Emanuel; Damrau, Diana; Daniels, David; Dessay, Natalie; DiDonato, Joyce; Domingo, Placido; Garanca, Elina; Gens, Veroni...
Conductors: Pappano, Antonio; Ettinger, Dan; Ono, Kazushi; Viotti, Marcello; Pidò, Evelino; Morandi, Pier G.; Coppola, Anton; Armstrong, Richard; Bellincampi, Giordano; Curtis, Alan; Norrington, Roger; Faso...

Following the enormous success of the album OPERA 2011, Virgin Classics releases OPERA 2012. With 40 tracks, and over 2½ hours of operatic arias and...continue...
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EMI 709542
Essential Bernstein / Over 2 hours of dramatic American classics
Essential Bernstein / Over 2 hours of dramatic American classics

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2012-02-07

Works: Leonard Bernstein: Candide; Fancy Free; On the Town; West Side Story; Facsimile; Prelude, Fugue and Riffs; Wonderful Town; Chichester Psalms; Divertimento for Orchestra; Mass; Symphony no 2 'The Age ...
Performers: Alagna, Roberto; Barley, Peter; Blair, Lionel; Corkhill, David [Conductor/Percussion]; Dessay, Natalie; Gaines, Davis; Gheorghiu, Angela; Hendricks, Barbara [Soprano Vocal]; Hubbard, Bruce; Kahane, J...
Conductors: Previn, Andre; Litton, Andrew; Love, Geoff; Slatkin, Leonard; McGlinn, John; Armstrong, Richard; Paavo, Järvi; Davis, Andrew; Rattle, Simon, Sir; Cleobury, Stephen; Davies, Dennis R.; Ericson, E...

The American composer, conductor, pianist and educator Leonard Bernstein (1918 - 1990) was one of the most prodigiously talented and successful musicians in American history....continue...
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EMI 781232
100 Best Choruses
100 Best Choruses

6 CD / Warner Classics / 2011-11-01

Works: George Frederick Handel: Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio; Antonio Vivaldi: Gloria, RV 589; Johann Sebastian Bach: Cantata no 140; Henry Purcell: Come ye sons of art away (Birthday Ode for Queen Mary); Chri...
Performers: Barrard, Marc; Bracht, Roland; Caballé, Montserrat [Soprano Vocals]; Cappuccilli, Piero; Dernesch, Helga [Soprano]; Donath, Helen [Soprano Vocal]; Erwen, Keith; Frese, Siegfried Rudolf; Harper...
Conductors: Mackerras, Charles; Marriner, Sir Neville; Gönnenwein, Wolfgang; Munrow, David; Gardiner, John Eliot; Rattle, Simon, Sir; Willcocks, David; Frühbeck de Burgos, Rafae; Vienna Philharmonic Or...
Ensemble: ; Dunedin Consort; Orféon Donostiarra ; Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
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Very Best of Thomas Hampson
Very Best of Thomas Hampson

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2011-07-26

Works: Gioachino Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia; Le lazzarone ("Au bord des flots d'Azure"), cabaret song for voice & piano (Péchés de vieillesse, bo; Péchés de vieillesse, Volume ...
Performers: Airizer, Csaba; Alagna, Roberto; Alpher, David; Barrard, Marc; Domingo, Placido; Guzelimian, Armen; Hampson, Thomas [Baritone Vocal]; Knowles, Greg; Mahe, Martine; Mason, Molly; Parloff, Michael; Par...
Conductors: Norrington, Roger; Plasson, Michel; Kohn, Eugene; Almeida, Antonio de; Pappano, Antonio; Armstrong, Richard; Davis, Andrew; Luisi, Fabio; Rattle, Simon, Sir; Welser-Möst, Franz
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EMI 948072B
Amadeus: Best of Mozart / Te Kanawa, Karajan, Welser-Most et al.
Amadeus: Best of Mozart / Te Kanawa, Karajan, Welser-Most et al.

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2011-07-26

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, K. 525; Concerto for Piano no 21, K. 467; Sonata for Piano no 11, K. 331 (300i); Concerto for Clarinet K. 622; Concerto for Horn no 4, K. 495; Le nozz...
Performers: Allen, Thomas; Baltsa, Agnes; Cossotto, Fiorenza; Galway, James [Flute]; Gavrilov, Andrei; Helmis, Fritz; Hough, Stephen [Piano]; Marshall, Margaret; Meyer, Sabine [Clarinet]; Naoumoff, Emile [Compos...
Conductors: Marriner, Sir Neville; Thompson, Bryden; Vonk, Hans; Tate, Jeffrey; Haitink, Bernard; Muti, Riccardo; Giulini, Carlo Maria; Karajan, Herbert v.; Armstrong, Richard; Wlser-Most, Franz; Leppard, Raymon...
Ensemble: ; Academy of St. Martins in the Fields; Berlin Philharmonic
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EMI 821642B
Classical 2011 / EMI
Classical 2011 / EMI

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2011-04-05

Works: Georges Bizet: Carmen, opera; Giacomo Puccini: Tosca; Turandot; La bohème; Madama Butterfly; Karl Jenkins: Gloria; Gioachino Rossini: Semiramide; Stabat Mater; Johann Sebastian Bach: Concerto ...
Performers: Adès, Thomas [Conductor/Composer]; Alagna, Roberto; Andsnes, Leif Ove; Argerich, Martha [Piano]; Balsom, Alison; Bostridge, Ian; Brightman, Sarah; Callas, Maria [Soprano Vocals]; Capitanucci, ...
Conductors: Plasson, Michel; Kohn, Eugene; Jenkins, Karl [Composer]; Müller, Eduardo; Kennedy, Nigel [Violin]; Prizeman, Robert; ; Gergiev, Valery; Biondi, Fabio [Violin]; Serafin, Tullio; Nézet-Sé...
Ensemble: ; Quatuor Ebène ; Scottish Ensemble

With 40 tracks, and over 2½ hours of classical favorites, this double album features the best and most popular names in classical music, ranging from...continue...
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EMI 975772B
Now! Classical
Now! Classical

1 CD / HBDirect Imports / 2011-02-08

Works: Giacomo Puccini: La Boheme; Nigel Hess: Ladies in Lavender; Robert Prizeman: Gloria, for chorus (after the 3rd movement of Saint-Saën's Symphony no 3); Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Concerto for Pian...
Performers: Alagna, Roberto; Bocelli, Andrea; Brightman, Sarah; Chang, Sarah [Violin]; Gheorghiu, Angela; Jenkins, Katherine; Kissin, Evgeni [Piano]; Korcia, Laurent; Li, Yundi [Piano]; Masri, Mark; Mesple, Mady...
Conductors: Armstrong, Richard; Hess, Nigel; Prizeman, Robert; Herbert, Sally; Lombard, Alain; Nézet-Séguin, Yannick; Marriner, Sir Neville; Wendeberg, Michael

About half of the tracks on EMI's collection Now! Classical are devoted to popular and well-known classical selections and about half are crossover hits performed by crossover stars. The classical pie...continue...
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HBIM 927175
Strauss: Ariadne auf Naxos
Strauss: Ariadne auf Naxos

2 CD / Chandos Records / 2010-09-28

Works: Richard Strauss: Le Bourgeois gentilhomme, Op. 60; Ariadne auf Naxos, Op 60
Performers: Beveridge, Catriona; Creswick, Bradley; Watkin, David
Conductors: Armstrong, Richard

Appearances in opera, concert, and recital by the Grammy Award winning American soprano Christine Brewer are marked by her unique timbre, at once warm and...continue...
Recording information: Trident Audio Post, London (2010-01-17_2010-01-28&2010-); Usher Hall, Edinburgh (2010-01-17_2010-01-28&2010-)....continue...
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100 Best Verdi
100 Best Verdi

6 CD / EMI Classics / 2010-06-08

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Aida, opera; La Traviata; Un ballo in maschera; Rigoletto; Luisa Miller; Macbeth; Il trovatore; Il Trovatore; I Lombardi alla prima crociata; Don Carlos; Requiem; La forza del destino...
Performers: Alagna, Roberto; Alva, Luigi [Tenor Vocals]; Andreolli, Florindo; Arroyo, Martina; Baltsa, Agnes; Barbieri, Fedora; Bella, Benito di; Bergonzi, Carlo; Bernardi, Giuliano; Bonisolli, Franco; Borgato, ...
Conductors: Muti, Riccardo; Viotti, Marcello; Patanè, Giuseppe; Rudel, Julius; Erede, Alberto; Ferraris, Franco; Karajan, Herbert v.; Pappano, Antonio; Gardelli, Lamberto; Barker, John; Pidò, Evelino; ...

This 6-CD set contains 100 tracks from the most familiar and best-loved works by the Italian operatic composer Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901), performed by many of...continue...
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EMI 408782
Essential Mozart
Essential Mozart

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2010-02-23

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik; Concerto for Piano no 21 in C major, K 467; Sonata for Piano no 11 in A major, K 331 (300i); Concerto for Clarinet in A major, K 622; Concerto for Hor...
Performers: Aler, John [Tenor Vocal]; Allen, Thomas; Baltsa, Agnes; Brendel, Wolfgang; Cossotto, Fiorenza; Desderi, Claudio; Fischer-Dieskau, Dietrich [Baritone Vocal]; Galway, James [Flute]; Gavrilov, Andrei; G...
Conductors: Marriner, Sir Neville; Thompson, Bryden; Vonk, Hans; Tate, Jeffrey; Haitink, Bernard; Muti, Riccardo; Giulini, Carlo Maria; Karajan, Herbert v.; Armstrong, Richard; Welser-Möst, Franz; Leppard, ...
Ensemble: ; London Philharmonic Orchestra Wind Ensemble; Members of the Vienna String Sextet (Members)
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EMI 954572
Best Tenor Voices 100
Best Tenor Voices 100

6 CD / EMI Classics / 2009-10-06

Works: George Frederick Handel: Messiah, HWV 56, Oratorio; MEDLEY; Semele; As When the Dove Laments Her Love (Handel); Giulio Cesare; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Idomeneo; Die Entführung aus dem Serail (T...
Performers: Ainsley, John Mark; Alagna, Roberto; Aler, John [Tenor Vocal]; Alva, Luigi [Tenor Vocals]; Bergonzi, Carlo; Björling, Jussi [Tenor Vocal]; Blake, Rockwell; Bostridge, Ian; Carreras, José ...
Conductors: Davis, Andrew; Müller-Kray, Hans; Bicket, Harry; Kohn, Eugene; Beecham, Thomas; Klobucar, Berislav; Giulini, Carlo Maria; Böhm, Karl; Muti, Roccardo; Ferraris, Franco; Rudel, Julius; Schipp...

The iconic three tenors - Placido Domingo, Luciano Pavarotti, and Jose Carreras - highlight the caliber of vocalists in this collection. The stars of today...continue...
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EMI 067012
Benjamin Britten - The Collector's Edition
Benjamin Britten - The Collector's Edition

37 CD / EMI Classics / 2008-11-24

Works: Benjamin Britten: Sinfonia da Requiem, Op. 20; Peter Grimes; Passacaglia, for orchestra, Op. 33b (from "Peter Grimes"); The Young person's guide to the orchestra; Canadian Carnival, for orchestra, Op...
Performers: Adey, John; Allen, Benjamin; Allen, Thomas; Alley, John [Piano]; Allison, Richard; Andrew Davis [Conductor/Organ]; Andsnes, Leif Ove; Armstrong, Sheila [Soprano Vocal]; Bailey, Norman [Bass Baritone]...
Conductors: Pesek, Libor; Rattle, Simon, Sir; Paavo, Järvi; Berglund, Paavo; Brown, Iona; Yuasa, Takuo; Hickox, Richard; Marriner, Sir Neville; Harding, Daniel; Gibson, Alexander, Sir; Bedford, Steuart; Knu...
Ensemble: ; Endymion Ensemble

Benjamin Britten was without question one of the greatest composers of the 20th century. This 37-CD set features all of his most beloved works, giving...continue...
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EMI 175262C
Angela Gheorghiu - My Puccini
Angela Gheorghiu - My Puccini

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2008-11-11

Works: Giacomo Puccini: La bohème; La Rondine; Suor Angelica; Gianni Schicchi, opera; Manon Lescaut; Tosca
Performers: Alagna, Roberto; Bacelli, Monica; Biccire, Patrizia; Cangelosi, David; Ciofi, Patrizia; Coliban, Sorin; Gheorghiu, Angela; Howell, Gwynne; Van Dam, Jose [Bass Baritone Vocals]
Conductors: Coppola, Anton; Armstrong, Richard; Pappano, Antonio
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra; Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan

EMI Classics is proud to present Angela Gheorghiu: 'My Puccini', a stunning homage to the legend of Puccini featuring the finest arias from his best-loved...continue...
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EMI 174412C
Angela & Roberto Forever / Gheorghiu, Alagna, et al
Angela & Roberto Forever / Gheorghiu, Alagna, et al

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2008-07-22

Works: Giacomo Puccini: La bohème; Tosca; Gaetano Donizetti: Don Pasquale; Charles Gounod: Faust; Roméo et Juliette; Hector Berlioz: Les Troyens, opera, H. 133a; Georges Bizet: Carmen, opera; Ju...
Performers: Alagna, Roberto; Gheorghiu, Angela
Conductors: Armstrong, Richard; Plasson, Michel; Pappano, Antonio; Abbado, Claudio

Angela Gheorghiu and Roberto Alagna have always been opera’s greatest pair. The real-life husband and wife couple have amazed audiences for years with their remarkable...continue...
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EMI 145992
Roberto Alagna - Viva l'Opera!
Roberto Alagna - Viva l'Opera!

2 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2007-02-13

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Rigoletto; Il Trovatore; Macbeth; Aida, opera; Otello; Gaetano Donizetti: La figlia del reggimento; L' elisir d'amore, opera; La Favorita; Amilcare Ponchielli: La Gioconda; Friedrich ...
Performers: Alagna, Roberto; Barrard, Marc; D'Arcangelo, Ildebrando; Foster, Lucy; Fyfe, Elizabeth; Gheorghiu, Angela; Keenlyside, Simon; Manfrino, Nathalie; Mariotti, Alfredo; Moore, Darren; Price, John; Ragona...
Conductors: Armstrong, Richard; Abbado, Claudio; Pidò, Evelino; Elder, Mark; Chailly, Riccardo; De Billy, Bertrand; Guidarini, Marco

This is a great collection of Roberto Alagna singing opera's greatest hits. CD 1 features Italian arias and songs. CD 2 features French arias and...continue...
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