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Richard Wagner: Tristan und Isolde / Kirsten Flagstad, Lauritz Melchior, Sven Nilsson. Beecham (London 1937) (24 bit/96 khz remastering)
Richard Wagner: Tristan und Isolde / Kirsten Flagstad, Lauritz Melchior, Sven Nilsson. Beecham (London 1937) (24 bit/96 khz remastering)

3 CD / Archipel / 2014-06-10

Conductors: Beecham, Thomas
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra

The only complete recording under Beecham - great cast and acceptable sound. Comes with notes from Michael Tanner about this unique recording....continue...
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Verdi: La Traviata / Angela Gheorghiu, Frank Lopardo, Leo Nucci. Georg Solti [Deluxe Edition]
Verdi: La Traviata / Angela Gheorghiu, Frank Lopardo, Leo Nucci. Georg Solti [Deluxe Edition]

2 CD / Decca / 2012-11-06

Conductors: Solti, Georg
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra

A special limited edition hardback book of 2 CDs and DVD of one of the world's most popular operas in the now legendary performance conducted...continue...
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Leos Janácek: Jenufa / Mattila, Silja, Randova, Silvasti, Hadley - Bernard Haitink
Leos Janácek: Jenufa / Mattila, Silja, Randova, Silvasti, Hadley - Bernard Haitink

2 CD / Erato / 2012-07-31

Works: Leos Janácek: Jenufa
Conductors: Haitink, Bernard
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus

Karita Mattila shines in her role as Jenufa in this live recording from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden in October of 2001. Music Director...continue...
Personnel: Anja Silja , Elizabeth Sikora, Gail Pearson, Rebecca Nash, Eryl Royle , Karita Mattila (soprano); Eva Randova, Leah-Marian Jones, Carole Wilson (mezzo soprano); Jorma Silvasti, Jerry Hadl...continue...
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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.
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Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
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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Puccini: La Boheme / Nelsons/Royal Opera, Gerzmava, Ilincai [Blu-Ray]
Puccini: La Boheme / Nelsons/Royal Opera, Gerzmava, Ilincai [Blu-Ray]

1 Blu-Ray Video / BBC Opus Arte / 2010-07-27

Works: Giacomo Puccini: La bohème
Performers: Dukah, Inna; Gerzmava, Hibla; Ilincai, Teodor; Imbrailo, Jacques; Maxwell, Donald; Smoriginas, Kostas; Viviani, Gabriele; White, Jeremy
Conductors: Nelsons, Andris
Ensemble: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus

"[Ilincai] gave a thoroughly assured and engaging performance... Sumptuously sung, Gerzmava's portrayal was sensitive and well-rounded - timid yet warm and attractive in her first...continue...
Run Time: 121 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: Blu-Ray, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM 2.0, DTS HD Master Audio 5.1
Subtitles: English, French, German...continue...
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Handel: Acis and Galatea / de Niese, Workman, ROH, Hogwood [DVD]
Handel: Acis and Galatea / de Niese, Workman, ROH, Hogwood [DVD]

1 DVD Video / BBC Opus Arte / 2010-04-27

Works: George Frederick Handel: Acis and Galatea, HWV 49
Performers: Agnew, Paul; De Niese, Danielle; Park, Ji-Min; Rose, Matthew; Workman, Charles
Conductors: Hogwood, Christopher
Ensemble: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus

Christopher Hogwood conducts the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and a distinguished cast including Danielle de Niese and Charles Workman in Wayne McGregor's new...continue...
Run Time: 110 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM 2.0, DTS 5.0 Surround
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BOA 1025
Handel: Acis and Galatea / de Niese, Workman, ROH, Hogwood [Blu-Ray]
Handel: Acis and Galatea / de Niese, Workman, ROH, Hogwood [Blu-Ray]

1 Blu-Ray Video / BBC Opus Arte / 2010-04-27

Works: George Frederick Handel: Acis and Galatea, HWV 49
Performers: Agnew, Paul; De Niese, Danielle; Park, Ji-Min; Rose, Matthew; Workman, Charles
Conductors: Hogwood, Christopher
Ensemble: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment; 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 1028D. Christopher Hogwood...continue...
Run Time: 110 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: Blu-Ray, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM 2.0, DTS HD Master Audio 5.0
Subtitles: English (bonus features...continue...
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BOA 7056
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
Subtitles: English, French, German, Spani...continue...

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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
Subtitles: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian...continue...
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BOA 7052
Beethoven: Fidelio / Dohnanyi/Royal Opera, Benackova, Protschka [DVD]
Beethoven: Fidelio / Dohnanyi/Royal Opera, Benackova, Protschka [DVD]

1 DVD Video / Arthaus DVD / 2009-07-28

Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Fidelio, Op. 72
Performers: Archer, Neill; Atkinson, Lynton; Beesley, Mark; Benackova, Gabriela; Ischammer, Hans; Lloyd, Robert; McLaughlin, Marie; Pederson, Monte; Protschka, Josef
Conductors: Dohnányi, Christoph von
Ensemble: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus

"Those in search of a thoroughly teutonic Fidelio should speed to Covent Garden. The new production, comes via the Theatre de la Monnaie in Brussels....continue...
Run Time: 125 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: NTSC, 4:3, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo,
Subtitles: German, French, English, Italian, Dutch, Spanis...continue...
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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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BLC 93933
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
Subtitles: English, French, German, Spanish and I...continue...
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Verdi: Rigoletto / Downes/Royal Opera, Alvarez, Gavanelli, Schafer [DVD]
Verdi: Rigoletto / Downes/Royal Opera, Alvarez, Gavanelli, Schafer [DVD]

1 DVD Video / Kultur International Films / 2009-05-26

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Rigoletto
Performers: Alvarez, Marcelo; Gavanelli, Paolo; Schäfer, Christine
Conductors: Downes, Edward
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra

Verdi's drama of revenge, in its stunning new production by David McVicar, is filled with some of the composer's most celebrated music. Sir Edward Downes...continue...
Run Time: 170 min.
Region: 1
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): Dolby 2.0, Dolby 5.1
Subtitles: English
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Verdi: Falstaff / Haitink/Royal Opera House, Bryn Terfel, Barbara Frittoli [DVD]
Verdi: Falstaff / Haitink/Royal Opera House, Bryn Terfel, Barbara Frittoli [DVD]

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

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Falstaff
Performers: Frittoli, Barbara; Terfel, Bryn
Conductors: Haitink, Bernard
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra

The spectacular opening production of London's newly-restored Royal Opera House, first broadcast live on BBC television in December 1999, brings a riot of color to...continue...
Run Time: 159 min.
Region: 1
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): Dolby 2.0, Dolby 5.1
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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
Maazel: 1984 / Maazel/Royal Opera House, Keenlyside, Gustafson, Margison [2 DVD]
Maazel: 1984 / Maazel/Royal Opera House, Keenlyside, Gustafson, Margison [2 DVD]

2 DVD Video / Decca / 2009-02-17

Works: Lorin Maazel: 1984
Performers: Brownlee, Lawrence; Damrau, Diana; Danby, Graeme; Gustafson, Nancy; Keenlyside, Simon; White, Jeremy
Conductors: Maazel, Lorin
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra

When this new Decca DVD release of "1984" came out in Italy, it was the best-selling new music DVD on the national charts in the...continue...
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The Blu-Ray Experience: Opera & Ballet Highlights [Blu-Ray]
The Blu-Ray Experience: Opera & Ballet Highlights [Blu-Ray]

1 Blu-Ray Video / BBC Opus Arte / 2008-11-25

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Il trovatore; Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake, Op. 20; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K. 620; Giacomo Puccini: La Bohème; Gianni Schicchi,...
Performers: Alberghini, Simone; Bartoli, Cecilia; Berg, Nathan; Cirillo, Lucia; Dahlin, Anders; Damrau, Diana; di Pasquale, Luciano; Donose, Ruxandra; Machado, Aquiles; Matthews, Sally; Mironov, Maxim; Papian, H...
Conductors: Rizzi, Carlo; Pahn, Vello; Davis, Colin, Sir; Lopez-Cobos, Jesus; Jordan, Philippe; Kershaw, Stewart; Jurowski, Vladimir; Rousset, Christophe; Reynolds, Julian; Connelly, Paul; Chung, Myung-Whun
Ensemble: BBC Concert Orchestra; Drottningholm Court Theatre Orchestra; Les Talens Lyriques; London Philharmonic Orchestra; Netherlands Chamber Orchestra; Netherlands Opera Chorus; Paris National Opera Orchest...

'Opera & Ballet: The Blu-ray Experience' includes opera and ballet highlights from the Opus Arte catalogue, and gives everyone the opportunity to experience the stunning...continue...
Run Time: 50 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: Blu-Ray, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo, DTS HD Master Audio, Dolby True HD
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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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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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Classics for My Baby - Chopin, Mozart, Bach, Debussy, Handel, Grieg, etc / Angelich, Menuhin, Argerich, Järvi, Anderszewski, et al
Classics for My Baby - Chopin, Mozart, Bach, Debussy, Handel, Grieg, etc / Angelich, Menuhin, Argerich, Järvi, Anderszewski, et al

2 CD / Virgin Classics / 2008-05-27

Works: Frédéric Chopin: Berceuse for Piano in D flat major, B 154/Op. 57; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Concerto for Piano no 21 in C major, K 467; Serenade no 13 in G major, K 525 "Eine kleine Nac...
Performers: Anderszewski, Piotr; Angelich, Nicholas; Argerich, Martha; Bonney, Barbara; Capuçon, Renaud; Ciccolini, Aldo; Coles, Samuel; Collard, Jean-Phillipe; Debost, Michel; Donohoe, Peter; Duchable, F...
Conductors: Pommier, Jean-Bernard; Wordsworth, Barry; Norrington, Roger; Stamp, Richard; Plasson, Michel; Harding, Daniel; Hickox, Richard; Janowski, Marek; Warren-Green, Christopher; Menuhin, Yehudi; ; Gardelli...
Ensemble: Academy of London; Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra; Bournemouth Sinfonietta; City of London Sinfonia; English Chamber Orchestra; Estonian National Symphony Orchestra; German Chamber Philharmonic Br...

Studies that the unborn child in its mother's womb is able to perceive exterior noises. That being the case, you might as well let your...continue...
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VCL 190032B
Mozart: Die Zauberflote / Davis/Royal Opera, Roschmann, Damrau [Blu-Ray]
Mozart: Die Zauberflote / Davis/Royal Opera, Roschmann, Damrau [Blu-Ray]

1 Blu-Ray Video / BBC Opus Arte / 2008-04-29

Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K. 620
Performers: Damrau, Diana; Hartmann, Will; Keenlyside, Simon; Roschmann, Dorothea; Selig, Franz-Joseph; Thompson, Adrian; Tynan, Ailish
Conductors: Davis, Colin, Sir
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra

The internationally renowned Mozart interpreter Sir Colin Davis conducts the chorus and orchestra of the Royal Opera House and a glittering cast in David McVicar's...continue...
Run Time: 182 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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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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Puccini's Greatest Hit - The Ultimate
Puccini's Greatest Hit - The Ultimate "Nessun dorma"

1 CD / RCA Records / 2007-10-16

Works: Giacomo Puccini: Turandot
Performers: Alvarez, Marcelo [Tenor Vocal]; Appleby, Jo; Banbury, James; Björling, Jussi [Tenor Vocal]; Bolton, Michael; Carreras, José [Tenor Vocal]; Domingo, Placido; Garrett, Nicholas; Habbin, Dav...
Conductors: Masini, Gianfranco; Cobos, Luis; Maazel, Lorin; Heindorf, Ray; Mercurio, Steven; Abbado, Roberto; Rizzi, Carlo; Ingman, Nick; Mehta, Zubin; Leinsdorf, Erich
Ensemble: ; Grudgionz Festival Orchestra; Rome Opera House Orchestra; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus; Vienna State Opera Chorus
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RCA 17043
Russian Opera Arias & Songs / Christoff, et al
Russian Opera Arias & Songs / Christoff, et al

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2007-09-18

Works: Modest Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov; Khovanschina; Mephistopheles' song of the flea; Songs and dances of death; Softly the spirit flew up to heaven; Alexander Borodin: Prince Igor; Nikolai Rimsky-Korsak...
Performers: Christoff, Boris; Moore, Gerald [Piano]
Conductors: Malko, Nicolai; Karajan, Herbert v.; Dobroven, Issay; Schuchter, Wilhelm
Ensemble: ; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus
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EMI 920522
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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BOA 0980
Verd: Falstaff / Giulini, Royal Opera House / Bruson, Wildermann, Egerton [DVD]
Verd: Falstaff / Giulini, Royal Opera House / Bruson, Wildermann, Egerton [DVD]

1 DVD Video / Kultur International Films / 2007-04-24

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Falstaff
Performers: Boozer, Brenda; Bruson, Renato; Egerton, Francis; Hendricks, Barbara; MacPherson, George; Nucci, Leo; Wildermann, William
Conductors: Giulini, Carlo Maria
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra

"The Falstaff (it's a pleasure to report) is a delight from start to finish... Bruson is a magnificent Falstaff, whether from the twinkle in his...continue...
Run Time: 138 min.
Region: 1
Picture Format: NTSC, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo,
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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The Twelve Days of Christmas / Crees, Rose, et al
The Twelve Days of Christmas / Crees, Rose, et al

1 CD / The Classics Label / 2006-11-03

Works: Jeremiah Clarke: Work(s); Christmas Traditional: God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen (English); Ding Dong! Merrily on High (French); The Twelve Days of Christmas; Work(s); Peter Warlock: Balulalow, for voi...
Performers: Rose, Matthew
Conductors: Crees, Eric
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Brass Soloists; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus

On this recording, a joyous pre-Christmas performance in the Floral Hall of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden has been captured on CD by Brass...continue...
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TCL BC13006
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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Moments of Passion
Moments of Passion

1 CD / Sony Classical / 2006-10-03

Works: Placido Domingo, Jr.: Willkommen Bei Uns (Welcome), for voice & orchestra; Giacomo Puccini: Turandot; Tosca; Gianni Schicchi, opera; La bohème; Agustín Lara: Granada; Giuseppe Verdi: Rigo...
Performers: Arteta, Aïnhoa; Caballé, Montserrat [Soprano Vocals]; Denver, John; Domingo, Placido; Hernández, Julio; Hernández, Orlando; Kaye, Jeff; Mayone, Gary; McGovern, Maureen; Miln...
Conductors: Grin, Leonid; Cobos, Luis; Silvetti, Bebu; Mehta, Zubin; Santi, Nello; Holdridge, Lee; Levine, James; Downes, Edward; Maazel, Lorin; Solti, Sir Georg; Kohn, Eugene
Ensemble: Bastille Opera Orchestra; London Philharmonic Orchestra; London Symphony Orchestra; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra; New Philharmonia Orchestra; Orchestra; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus; Royal ...

In four consecutive World Cup tournaments from 1990 to 2002, the Three Tenors sang to packed stadiums of fans and helped revive interest in live opera, particularly in America. By 2006, though, with J...continue...
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SNYC 700600
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
Grand Tier - Halévy: La Juive / Guadagno, Tucker, et al
Grand Tier - Halévy: La Juive / Guadagno, Tucker, et al

2 CD / Opera D'Oro / 2006-05-09

Works: Fromental Halévy: La juive
Performers: Baldwin, Anthony; Bickerstaff, Robert; Bris, Michele Le; Fleet, Edgar; Fyson, Leslie; Gwynne, David; Hayashi, Yasuko; Rucker, Richard; Sabate, Juan
Conductors: Guadagno, Anton
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus

"A viable masterpiece...with great musical and theatrical force...this performance is one of real commitment; no one holds back in an effort to recreate some of...continue...
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Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé / Pierre Monteux, London Symphony
Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé / Pierre Monteux, London Symphony

1 CD / Decca / 2006-04-11

Works: Maurice Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé; Rapsodie espagnole; Pavane pour une infante défunte
Conductors: Monteux, Pierre
Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus

"Monteux conducted the first performance of 'Daphne et Chloe' in 1912; Decca's 1959 recording captured his poetic and subtly shaded reading in vivid colours in...continue...
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Wagner: Gotterdammerung Act II, etc / Beecham, et al
Wagner: Gotterdammerung Act II, etc / Beecham, et al

2 CD / Guild / 2006-02-01

Works: Richard Wagner: Götterdämmerung; Die Walküre; Siegfried
Performers: Habich, Eduard; Janssen, Herbert; Laubenthal, Horst R.; Leider, Frida; Marherr, Elfriede; Melchior, Lauritz [Tenor Vocals]; Nezadal, Maria; Schorr, Friedrich; Thorborg, Kerstin; Vocals], Emanuel List...
Conductors: Beecham, Thomas; Blech, Leo
Ensemble: Berlin State Opera Orchestra; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra

Here is an essential release for anyone who loves great Wagnerian singing and the conducting art of Sir Thomas Beecham. By the time of this...continue...
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GUI 2311
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
Bizet: Carmen / Solti, Domingo, Verrett, Te Kanawa, et al
Bizet: Carmen / Solti, Domingo, Verrett, Te Kanawa, et al

3 CD / / 2005-11-15

Works: Georges Bizet: Carmen, opera
Performers: Allan, Thomas; Cahill, Teresa; Dobson, John; Domingo, Placido; Egerton, Francis; Pashley, Anne; Te Kanawa, Kiri, Dame [Soprano Vocal]; van Allan, Richard [Bass-Baritone Vocal]; Van Dam, Jose [Bass Ba...
Conductors: Solti, Sir Georg
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus

"Verrett is quite interesting. Hers has always been an individual timbre, perhaps not beautiful in the conventional sense, but unique, and possessing an innate animal...continue...
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The Best
The Best

2 CD / Decca / 2005-09-13

Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Rigoletto; La traviata; Luisa Miller; Aida, opera; Un ballo in maschera; Il Trovatore; Gaetano Donizetti: L' elisir d'amore, opera; La figlia del reggimento; Giacomo Puccini: Tosca; M...
Performers: Bartoli, Alberto; Brown, Kameron; Centonze, Michele; Freni, Mirella [Soprano Vocals]; Garrett, Eric [Vocals]; Giannetti, Veris "Pecos"; Nanni, Stefano "Tellus"; Odorici, Piero; Panerai, Rolando; Pava...
Conductors: Bonynge, Richard; Rescigno, Nicola; de Fabritiis, Oliviero; Karajan, Herbert v.; Maag, Peter; Maazel, Lorin; Solti, Sir Georg; Patanè, Giuseppe; Chailly, Riccardo; Mehta, Zubin; Chiaramello, Gia...
Ensemble: ; Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra; Bologna Teatro Comunale Orchestra; Bulgarian Symphony Orchestra; English Chamber Orchestra; John Alldis Choir; London Symphony Orchestra; Milan Teatro alla Scala Orch...

Luciano Pavarotti recently celebrated his 40th anniversary as a recording artist and has just begun his 40-date worldwide farewell tour that will kick off in...continue...
Few operatic tenors of the 20th century were more honored than Luciano Pavarotti, and none were as popular; his fame went far beyond the usual boundaries of classical music and his music was as widely...continue...
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DEC B000518302
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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DEC B000464350
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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Classical Heartbreakers
Classical Heartbreakers

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2004-01-13

Works: Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Concerto for Piano no 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23; Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana, opera (melodramma) in 1 act; Sergey Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini; Co...
Performers: Abel, David [Violin]; Alexeev, Dmitri; Barbirolli, John, Sir [Conductor]; Barrueco, Manuel; Bergonzi, Carlo; Boult, Adrian [Conductor]; Caballé, Montserrat [Soprano Vocals]; Callas, Maria [Sop...
Conductors: Previn, Andre; Muti, Riccardo; Rattle, Simon, Sir; Mackerras, Charles; Tennstedt, Klaus; Sutherland, Iain; Barbirolli, John; Serafin, Tullio; Susskind, Walter; Prêtre, Georges; Ormandy, Eugene; ...
Ensemble: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields; Bath Festival Orchestra; City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; English Chamber Orchestra; King's College Choir, Cambridge; London Philharmonic Orchestra; London ...

Personnel: Montserrat Caballé , Maria Callas , Lucia Popp , Elisabeth Schwarzkopf , Kiri Te Kanawa (soprano); Anne Sofie von Otter, Jeannine Collard (mezzo soprano); Carlo Bergonzi (tenor); Stev...continue...
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EMI 853452
Beethoven: Fidelio / Klemperer, Jurinac, Vickers, et al
Beethoven: Fidelio / Klemperer, Jurinac, Vickers, et al

2 CD / Testament / 2004-01-01

Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Fidelio, Op. 72
Performers: Dobson, John; Frick, Gottlob; Godfrey, Victor; Hotter, Hans [Baritone vocals]; Howarth, Elgar; Jurinac, Sena; Morison, Elsie; Robinson, Forbes; Vickers, Jon; Ward, Joseph [Tenor Vocal]
Conductors: Klemperer, Otto
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus

"No opera was closer to Klemperer's heart than 'Fidelio', and his famous 1962 EMI recording has remained the benchmark by which all others are judged....continue...
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