Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin / Simon Keenlyside, Krassimira Stoyanova, Thom Rackett, Vigdis Hentze Olsen, Pavol Breslik. Robin Ticciati, ROH [DVD]
2 DVD Video / BBC Opus Arte / 2013-10-29Works: Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Eugen Onegin
Performers: Breslik, Pavol; Keenlyside, Simon; Kim, Jihoon; Maximova, Elena; Montague, Diana; Mortagne, Christophe; Olsen, Vigdis Hentze; Rackett, Thom; Rose, Peter [Bass Vocal]; Stoyanova, Krassimira; Wilkinson...
Conductors: Ticciati, Robin
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Chorus; Royal Opera House Orchestra
Kasper Holten's inaugural production as director of opera for The Royal Opera returns to Pushkin's verse novella to reveal the shadows of memory which haunt...continue...
Run Time: 154 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM 2.0, DTS Surround
Subtitles: German, English, French, Spanish, Itali...continue...
1 CD / Albany Records / 2008-03-01Works: Boris Blacher: Romeo und Julia, Op. 22
Performers: Crawford, Leneida; Peterson, Irvin D.; Robinson, David [Horn]; Simpson-Hoffman, N'kenge; Vote, Larry E.; Wilkinson, Kathleen
Conductors: Silberschlag, Jeffrey
Ensemble: Chesapeake Chamber Orchestra
Born in China, son of a Baltic businessman employed by the Tsar, Boris Blacher was a true iconoclast, who traveled to exotic locales and studied...continue...
2 CD / Chandos Records / 2007-11-06Works: Leos Janácek: Káta Kabanová, opera, JW 1/8
Performers: Barker, Cheryl; Brubaker, Robert; Hampton, Claire; Henschel, Jane; Hoare, Peter [; Holtam, Philip Lloyd; Howell, Gwynne; Meinir, Sian; Simmonds, Victoria; Webb, Owen; Wedd, Peter; Wilkinson, Kathleen
Conductors: Rizzi, Carlo
Ensemble: Welsh National Opera Chorus
Janacek once wrote that Katya Kabanova, his sixth opera, was "one of my most tender works," and his score contrasts extreme beauty with fateful oppression...continue...
2 CD / Chandos Records / 2007-03-27Works: Leos Janácek: The Makropulos Case (Vec Makropulos), opera, JW 1/10; Spoken Word: Interview with Sir Charles Mackerras
Performers: Barker, Cheryl; Brubaker, Robert; Clark, Graham [Tenor]; Danby, Graeme; Davies, Neal [Bass-Baritone Vocal]; Graham-Hall, John; Tudor-Thomas, Susanna; Walker, Thomas; Wegner, John; Wilkinson, Kathleen...
Conductors: Mackerras, Charles
"Sir Charles Mackerras conducts with the energy of a man possessed, confirming his status as the world's pre-eminent Janácek interpreter and producing a blistering performance...continue...