The Essential Opera Collection (19 DVD)

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The Essential Opera Collection (19 DVD)
Muziektheater Amsterdam / Glyndebourne Opera / Madrid Teatro Real / Gran Teatre del Liceu / Netherlands Opera / Royal Opera House / Paris Opera

[ Opus Arte Essential Opera Collection DVD / 19 DVD Box Set ]

Release Date: Friday 20 November 2015

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The 'Essential Opera Collection' is an exciting new mid-price series that brings together popular operas and classic productions in simple stylish packaging. The ten launch titles represent the leading opera houses of the world, including The Royal Opera House, Teatro Real, Paris Opera, Glyndebourne and The Netherlands Opera.

This 19 DVD box set contains ten titles. Each title is also available separately.

Contains:
WAGNER
Die Walküre
John Keyes (Siegmund), Nadine Secunde (Sieglinde), John Bröcheler (Wotan)

VERDI:
Rigoletto
Paolo Gavanelli (Rigoletto), Marcelo Alvarez (Il Duca), Christine Schäfer (Gilda)
Il Trovatore
José Cura (Manrico), Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Il Conte di Luna), Yvonne Naef (Azucena),
Aida
Daniela Dessì (Aida), Elisabetta Fiorillo (Amneris), Fabio Armiliato (Radamès)

MONTEVERDI:
L'Orfeo
John Mark Ainsley, Brigitte Balleys, Michael Chance, David Cordier, Mario Luperi

MOZART:
Don Giovanni
Carlos Álvarez (Don Giovanni), Lorenzo Regazzo (Leporello), María Bayo (Donna Anna), José Bros (Don Ottavio)
Marriage of Figaro
Lorenzo Regazzo (Figaro), Heidi Grant Murphy (Susanna), Peter Mattei (Count), Christiane Oelze (Countess), Christine Schäfer (Cherubino)

OFFENBACH:
The Tales of Hoffmann
Aquiles Machado (Hoffmann), Milagros Poblador (Olympia), María Bayo, Valentina Kutzarova (Giulietta)

PUCCINI:
Tosca
Daniela Dessì (Tosca), Fabio Armiliato (Cavaradossi), Ruggero Raimondi (Scarpia)

BIZET:
Carmen
Anne Sofie von Otter (Carmen), Marcus Haddock (Don José), Laurent Naouri (Escamillo), Lisa Milne (Micaëla)

"Simply the most compelling account of L'Orfeo yet produced...John Mark Ainsley is simply superb as Orfeo…" BBC Music Magazine on L'Orfeo

"The visual impact of this Spartan production is such that it will not be easily forgotten. It is recorded in surround sound...All in all this a quality product." (MusicWeb May 2006 on the Wagner)

"José Antonio Gutiérrez's production… looks beautiful thanks to Cabanes's feeling for colour ochres and blues dominate and perspective." BBC Music on Aida

"Roland Bracht's magnificently booming voice and expressive acting also makes him a Bartolo to reckon with…" MusicWeb on The Marriage of Figaro

"Under the shrewd direction of McVicar, Anne Sofie von Otter gave us a gypsy of mercurial temperament, a tease, a dangerous flirt, and a woman intensely conscious of her sexual magnetism and of her public notoriety.' Daily Telegraph on Carmen