In Stock Classical Blu-Ray Disc

In Stock Classical Blu-Ray Disc

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Die Vogel [The Birds] (complete opera recorded in 2009) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $90.00 Low Stock
WALTER BRAUNFELS
Die Vogel [The Birds] (complete opera recorded in 2009) BLU-RAY
Désirée Rancatore / Brandon Jovanovich / James Johnson / Martin Gantner / Los Angeles Opera Orchestra & Chorus / James Conlon
[ Arthaus Musik Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 16/Feb/2011 ]
"A rare chance to hear Braunfels's lighthearted, tenderly spiritual and little-known fable…" The New York Times "A marvelous performance…the orchestra sounded radiant." Los Angeles Times "Conlon conducted with lustrous élan…We should hear more...
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (complete opera recorded live in 2008) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $72.00 Low Stock
WAGNER
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (complete opera recorded live in 2008) BLU-RAY
Franz Hawlata, Klaus Florian Vogt, Michaela Kaune, Norbert Ernst / Bayreuther Festspiele, Sebastian Weigle
[ Opus Arte Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 16/Feb/2011 ]
'A 'Meistersinger' that's on an entirely new Wagnerian scale... It is full of smart ideas and moments of effective theater. ' The Washington Post
Elektra (complete opera recorded in 2010) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $72.00 Low Stock
RICHARD STRAUSS
Elektra (complete opera recorded in 2010) BLU-RAY
Linda Watson / Jane Henschel / Manuela Uhl / René Kollo / Albert Dohmen / Munich Philharmonic Orchestra / Christian Thielemann
[ Opus Arte Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 16/Feb/2011 ]
"Watson has physical stature, an expressive face...the necessary intelligence and a suitable instrument, which is saying a great deal in this most formidable of roles...[Henschel] makes a capital Klytämnestra" (International Record Review)
Carmina Burana (recorded 31 December 2004 at the Philharmonie Berlin) BLU-RAY cover
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CARL ORFF
Carmina Burana (recorded 31 December 2004 at the Philharmonie Berlin) BLU-RAY
Sally Matthews (soprano) / Lawrence Brownlee (tenor) / Christian Gerhaher (baritone) / Berliner Philharmoniker / Sir Simon Rattle
[ EuroArts Blu-ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 22/Dec/2010 ]
Simon Rattle is a musical force of nature and the interaction between his unique, varied musical gifts and the great performing traditions of the Berliner Philharmoniker is one of the most exciting features of our present cultural life.
Symphony No. 6 in A minor 'Tragic' BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $81.00 Low Stock
MAHLER
Symphony No. 6 in A minor 'Tragic' BLU-RAY
Lucerne Festival Orchestra / Claudio Abbado
[ EuroArts Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 21/Dec/2010 ]
"Has there ever been a suaver, more transparent Mahler performance or one in which everything stays so beautifully in tune? ... Abbado's music-making is a celebration of the purest joy." The Gramophone Magazine
The Flames of Paris (complete ballet) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $70.00 Low Stock
BORIS ASAFIEV
The Flames of Paris (complete ballet) BLU-RAY
Bolshoi Ballet / Natalia Osipova / Denis Savin / Ivan Vasiliev / Pavel Sorokin (cond)
[ Bel Air Classiques Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 10/Dec/2010 ]
Under the aegis of its now acting artistic director, Alexei Ratmansky, the Bolshoi Theatre Ballet Company, continues its foray into the history of Russian ballet with a revival of The Flames of Paris.
Simon Rattle conducts Mussorgsky & Borodin (Live-recording from the Philharmonie Berlin Dec 31, 2007) BLU-RAY cover
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BORODIN / MUSSORGSKY
Simon Rattle conducts Mussorgsky & Borodin (Live-recording from the Philharmonie Berlin Dec 31, 2007) BLU-RAY
Berliner Philharmoniker [Berlin Philharmonic], Sir Simon Rattle
[ EuroArts Music Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 27/Oct/2010 ]
"Technically speaking this is an outstanding issue…picture quality and colour balance are exceptional…the sound-picture [is] clear and truthfully balanced." (International Record Review)
Shakespeare: Love's Labour's Lost (recorded live at the Globe Theatre London in August 2009) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $45.00 Low Stock
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Shakespeare: Love's Labour's Lost (recorded live at the Globe Theatre London in August 2009) BLU-RAY
Globe / Trystan Gravelle / Philip Cumbus / William Mannering / Jack Farthing / Michelle Terry
[ Opus Arte Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 1/Sep/2010 ]
"Dominic Dromgoole's zestful production succeeds in captivating the audience to a degree that I would not have thought possible… It's a treat" The Independent
Salome (complete opera recorded in 2009) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $50.00 In Stock
RICHARD STRAUSS
Salome (complete opera recorded in 2009) BLU-RAY
Royal Opera House / Nadja Michael, Michael Volle, Michaela Schuster, Thomas Moser / Philippe Jordan
[ Opus Arte Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 1/Aug/2010 ]
"Nadia Michael… is an attractive Salome, moving like a dancer, as physically unafraid as she is vocally… Michael Volle is an imposing, rich-toned Narraboth" (Gramophone)
Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet (recorded live at the Globe Theatre London in August 2009) BLU-RAY cover
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WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet (recorded live at the Globe Theatre London in August 2009) BLU-RAY
Globe / Andrew Vincent / Philip Cumbus / Michael O'Hagan / Atetomiwa Edun, Ellie Kendrick
[ Opus Arte Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 1/Jun/2010 ]
Dominic Dromgoole's production brings refreshing clarity to one of Shakespeare's most famous and best-loved tragedies, drawing out the contemporary relevance of this passionate teenage love story. Ellie Kendrick, a truly youthful Juliet, and...
Don Pasquale (complete opera recorded in 2006) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $90.00 Low Stock
DONIZETTI
Don Pasquale (complete opera recorded in 2006) BLU-RAY
Ravenna Festival / Claudio Desderi, Mario Cassi, Francisco Gatell & Laura Giordano / Riccardo Muti (conductor)
[ Arthaus Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 10/May/2010 ]
Watching this realistic, young and vital production, directed by the young Andrea da Rosa and listening to a high potential and unspent young cast, you feel how powerful, charming and timeless this score by Gaetano Donizetti is.
Die Walkure (complete opera recorded in Valencia, 2009) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $63.00 Low Stock
WAGNER
Die Walkure (complete opera recorded in Valencia, 2009) BLU-RAY
Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia / Peter Seiffert / Juha Uusitalo / Matti Salminen / Jennifer Wilson / Zubin Mehta (cond)
[ C Major Blu-Ray / 2 Blu-ray Disc - released 20/Apr/2010 ]
"…this is the most exciting staging I've seen - slightly recalling Cirque du Soleil, perhaps, except that here the spectacle is wholly and intelligently at Wagner's service." BBC Music Magazine, March 2010 *****
Götterdämmerung (complete opera recorded in Valencia, 2009) BLU-RAY cover
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WAGNER
Götterdämmerung (complete opera recorded in Valencia, 2009) BLU-RAY
Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia / Juha Uusitalo / John Daszak / Matti Salminen / Anna Larsson / Zubin Mehta (cond)
[ C Major Blu-Ray / 2 Blu-ray Disc - released 1/Mar/2010 ]
In this production "the visual codes of the digital era become elemental and dazzlingly employed means of narration" (Opernwelt).
Wagner: Siegfried (complete opera recorded in Valencia, 2008) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $63.00 Low Stock
RICHARD WAGNER
Wagner: Siegfried (complete opera recorded in Valencia, 2008) BLU-RAY
Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia / Lance Ryan / Jennifer Wilson / Juha Uusitalo / Gerhard Siegel / Zubin Mehta
[ C Major Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 1/Mar/2010 ]
G - In this production "the visual codes of the digital era become elemental and dazzlingly employed means of narration" (Opernwelt).
Tristan und Isolde (complete opera recorded live in 2009) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $90.00 Low Stock
WAGNER
Tristan und Isolde (complete opera recorded live in 2009) BLU-RAY
Bayreuth Festival / Robert Dean Smith, Robert Holl, Irene Theorin, Jukka Rasilainen / Peter Schneider (cond)
[ Opus Arte Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 20/Feb/2010 ]
G - 'In Tristan the standard of conducting and singing is high. Peter Schneider draws seamless playing from the orchestra, contouring Wagner's long arcs of sound as only someone of his experience can do.' The Financial Times
Dido and Aeneas (complete opera recorded in 2009) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $89.99 Low Stock
HENRY PURCELL
Dido and Aeneas (complete opera recorded in 2009) BLU-RAY
Royal Opera House, Covent Garden / Sarah Connolly, Lucas Meachem, Lucy Crowe, Sara Fulgoni / Christopher Hogwood (cond)
[ Opus Arte Royal Opera House Collection Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 20/Jan/2010 ]
G - 'Dido is perfectly integrated, and the expressively stylised movements that McGregor has devised for the singers make a fascinating contrast to the gyrations of the corps de ballet.' The Telegraph
Dido and Aeneas (complete opera) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $65.00 Low Stock
PURCELL
Dido and Aeneas (complete opera) BLU-RAY
Opera Comique / Malena Ernman / Christopher Maltman / Judith van Wanroij / Les Arts Florrisants / William Christie (cond)
[ Fra Musica Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 12/Dec/2009 ]
Brilliant stage direction by Deborah Warner combines various time spaces in the 17th century with the present day, enhanced by the subtle lighting schemes of Jean Kalman.
Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake, Op. 20 (complete ballet recorded in 2009) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $70.00 Low Stock
PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOSVKY
Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake, Op. 20 (complete ballet recorded in 2009) BLU-RAY
Royal Opera House, Covent Garden / Marianela Nunez, Thiago Soares, Elizabeth McGorian / Valeriy Ovsyanikov, conductor
[ Opus Arte Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 10/Oct/2009 ]
G : - 'Anthony Dowell's production…offers the ultimate classical experience, with the sights and sounds of a proud 19th century tradition running at full throttle.' The Times
Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty (Complete ballet recorded in 2006) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $72.00 Low Stock
PYOTTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY
Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty (Complete ballet recorded in 2006) BLU-RAY
The Royal Ballet / Alina Cojocaru / Federico Bonelli / Valeriy Ovsyanikov (cond)
[ Opus Arte Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 20/Aug/2009 ]
Blu-Ray - 'Alina Cojocaru's Aurora was the ballet's radiant centrepiece, charming, in control and filled with a palpable delight in every pretty step.' Times Online
The Rake's Progress (Complete opera recorded in 2007) BLU-RAY cover
add to cart $72.00 Low Stock
STRAVINSKY
The Rake's Progress (Complete opera recorded in 2007) BLU-RAY
Theatre Royal de la Monnaie, Brussels / Laura Claycomb, Andrew Kennedy, William Shimell / Kazushi Ono (conductor)
[ Opus Arte Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 20/Aug/2009 ]
Blu-Ray - 'Lepage has forged a reputation as one of the most visionary theatre directors of our age… The Rake's Progress is heading our way, and it promises to be a highlight of the 2007/8 season.' Sunday Times