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Verdi: Aida (complete opera recorded in 2015) cover
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GIUSEPPE VERDI
Verdi: Aida (complete opera recorded in 2015)
Anja Harteros, Jonas Kaufmann, Ekaterina Semenchuk, Ludovic Tézier, Erwin Schrott / Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Antonio Pappano
[ Warner Classics / 3 CD - released 2/Oct/2015 ]
"This would always have been an event, a major (in several senses) studio opera recording. But it's also a performance absolutely worthy of the attention, and a superb addition to the catalogue." (Gramophone Magazine Award WINNER 2016 - Opera)
Elina Garanca: Habanera cover
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BIZET / FALLA / BERNSTEIN / RAVEL / LEHAR / etc
Elina Garanca: Habanera
Elina Garanca (mezzo) with Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI, Coro Filarmonico del Regio di Torino, Karel Mark Chichon
[ Deutsche Grammophon / CD - released 30/Aug/2010 ]
"Garanča's voice has been described as "creamy", "silken" and "lustrous" but it also has a surprisingly rounded maturity. What sets her apart, however, is the unteachable ability to send shivers down the spine." Editor's Choice - Gramophone Magazine,...
Miroir(s): Opera Arias cover
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Puccini: Le Willis (complete original production) cover
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GIACOMO PUCCINI
Puccini: Le Willis (complete original production)
Ermonela Jaho, Arsen Soghomonyan, Brian Mulligan / Opera Rara Chorus, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Mark Elder
[ Opera Rara / CD - released 25/Sep/2019 ]
"The chorus and orchestra are both impressive, while conductor Mark Elder delivers a lively and loving account of the score" BBC Music Award Finalist 2020
Elektra (complete opera recorded in 2013) BLU-RAY cover
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RICHARD STRAUSS
Elektra (complete opera recorded in 2013) BLU-RAY
Festival d'Aix-en-Provence / Evelyn Herlitzius, Waltraud Meier, Adrianne Pieczonka, Mikhail Petrenko / Esa-Pekka Salonen (cond)
[ Bel Air Classiques Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 1/Aug/2014 ]
"There's nothing utilitarian about the cast, though, least of all its Elektra. Precise in pitch, unfailingly intense and charismatic, the German soprano Evelyn Herlitzius conquers every challenge." (Gramophone Award WINNER 2015 - Opera)
Donizetti - La Fille du Régiment [Daughter of the Regiment] & Don Pasqual (recorded 2005/2006)pera recorded in 2005) cover
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GAETANO DONIZETTI
Donizetti - La Fille du Régiment [Daughter of the Regiment] & Don Pasqual (recorded 2005/2006)pera recorded in 2005)
Juan Diego Florez, Patricia Ciofi, Isabel Rey, Ruggero Raimondi, etc
[ Decca Music Group DVD / 3 DVD Box Set - released 12/Dec/2019 ]
Juan Diego Flórez proves he's the new King Of The High C's in one of his greatest stage roles. He gives a sensational performance of Tonio's aria 'Ah! mes amis...' - with 9 top Cs sung not once, but twice!
Ombra mai fu: Francesco Cavalli Opera Arias cover
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FRANCESCO CAVALLI
Ombra mai fu: Francesco Cavalli Opera Arias
Philippe Jaroussky (counter-tenor) / Ensemble Artaserse, with Emöke Baráth (soprano)
[ Erato / Warner Classics / CD - released 15/Mar/2019 ]
GRAMOPHONE AWARD NOMINATION 2019 WINNER - Recital
Gluck: Iphigénie en Aulide & Iphigénie en Tauride (complete operas recorded in 2011) cover
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Rossini: Semiramide (complete opera) cover
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Agrippina Opera Arias cover
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GRAUN / HANDEL / PERTI / PORPORA
Agrippina Opera Arias
Ann Hallenberg (mezzo) / Il Pomo d'Oro, Riccardo Minasi
[ Deutsche Harmonia Mundi / CD - released 1/Mar/2016 ]
"there's an equally dazzling vengeance aria by Orlandini, in which Riccardo Minasi's orchestra, Il Pomo d'Oro, really lets fly. Hallenberg is as convincing in these as she is in the more reflective numbers...very classily done" (The Guardian)
Ades: The Exterminating Angel (complete opera recorded in 2017) cover
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Barry: The Importance of Being Earnest (complete opera) cover
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Che Puro Ciel - The Rise of Classical Opera cover
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Gounod: Faust (complete original opera production from 1859) cover
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CHARLES GOUNOD
Gounod: Faust (complete original opera production from 1859)
Véronique Gens, Andrew Foster-Williams; Benjamin Bernheim; Jean-Sébastien Bou /Flemish Radio Choir, Les Talens Lyriques, Christophe Rousset
[ Bru Zane / 3 CD/Book - released 23/Aug/2019 ]
"There's wonderful singing from Benjamin Bernheim as Faust, an immaculate stylist who crowns the famous air Salut, demeure with a perfectly placed high C in voix mixte." Sunday Times
Stravaganza d'Amore!: The Birth of Opera at the Medici Court cover
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FANTINI:/ MALVEZZI / CACCINI / MARENZIO / BRUNELLI / STRIGGIO
Stravaganza d'Amore!: The Birth of Opera at the Medici Court
Ensemble Pygmalion, Raphaël Pichon
[ Harmonia Mundi / 2 CD Box Set - released 15/Nov/2017 ]
"The performances are highly polished, chorus and ensemble, producing a glossy and liberally embellished sound while the dozen soloists give fine and well-balanced contributions." BBC Music Opera Choice Oct 2017
Elektra (complete opera recorded in 2013) cover
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RICHARD STRAUSS
Elektra (complete opera recorded in 2013)
Festival d'Aix-en-Provence / Evelyn Herlitzius, Waltraud Meier, Adrianne Pieczonka, Mikhail Petrenko / Esa-Pekka Salonen (cond)
[ Bel Air Classiques DVD / DVD - released 1/Aug/2014 ]
"There's nothing utilitarian about the cast, though, least of all its Elektra. Precise in pitch, unfailingly intense and charismatic, the German soprano Evelyn Herlitzius conquers every challenge." (Gramophone Award WINNER 2015 - Opera)
Adams: Doctor Atomic (Complete Opera) cover
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JOHN ADAMS
Adams: Doctor Atomic (Complete Opera)
Gerald Finley, Julia Bullock, Brindley Sherratt, Andrew Staples / BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Orchestra, John Adams
[ Nonesuch Records / 2 CD Box Set - released 10/Aug/2018 ]
GRAMOPHONE AWARD NOMINATION 2019 TOP THREE - Opera
Dean: Hamlet (Complete opera recorded in 2018) cover
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Ravel: L'Enfant et les Sortilèges / l'Heure Espagnole (complete operas recorded in 2012) BLU-RAY cover
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Berlioz: Benvenuto Cellini (complete opera recorded in 2015) BLU-RAY cover
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HECTOR BERLIOZ
Berlioz: Benvenuto Cellini (complete opera recorded in 2015) BLU-RAY
Dutch National Opera / John Osborn, Mariangela Sicilia, Maurizio Muraro, Michèle Losier / Sir Mark Elder (cond)
[ Naxos Blu-ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 5/May/2018 ]
"Osborn has all the vocal verve and dash to make the devil-may-care sculptor the constant centre of attention. Mariangela Sicilia uses her fearless, technically brilliant vocalism to sustain his beloved Teresa's vibrant personality…a musical treat"
Stella di Napoli cover
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PACINI / BELLINI / MERCADANTE / DONIZETTI / etc
Stella di Napoli
Joyce DiDonato (mezzo) Orchestre de l'Opéra National de Lyon, Riccardo Minasi
[ Erato / Warner Classics / CD - released 1/Nov/2014 ]
'Joyce DiDonato's love letter to Neapolitan 'bel canto' is all about the voice, and what a voice it proves to be. Vocal pyrotechnics hold no terrors, and her creamy mezzo leaves no nuance unturned.' (Gramophone Award Nomination 2015 - Recital)
Berlioz: Les Troyens (complete opera) cover
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HECTOR BERLIOZ
Berlioz: Les Troyens (complete opera)
Joyce DiDonato, Michael Spyres, Marie-Nicole Lemieux, Stéphane Degout / Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg, John Nelson
[ Erato Classics / 4 CD/DVD Box Set - released 15/Nov/2017 ]
"Nelson drives the drama with unforced tempos but ample theatrical vitality and grandeur…Joyce DiDonato sings Dido with characteristic security and expressiveness." BBC Music Magazine Awards 2018 WINNER - Opera
Bizet: Les Pêcheurs de Perles (The Pearl Fishers) [complete opera] cover
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GEORGES BIZET
Bizet: Les Pêcheurs de Perles (The Pearl Fishers) [complete opera]
Julie Fuchs, Cyrille Dubois, Florian Sempey, Luc Bertin-Hugaul / Orchestre National de Lille, Alexandre Bloch
[ Pentatone SACD / 2 Hybrid SACD - released 1/Nov/2012 ]
Les Pêcheurs de Perles is best known for its glorious duet, but Georges Bizet's opera has much more to offer. This live recording more than ever brings out the brilliance of this oriental story about love, duty and friendship. In the last 150 years,...
Handel: Partenope, HWV 27 (complete opera) cover
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GEORG FRIDERIC HANDEL
Handel: Partenope, HWV 27 (complete opera)
Karina Gauvin, Philippe Jaroussky, John Mark Ainsley, Teresa Iervolino / Il Pomo d'Oro, Riccardo Minasi
[ Erato / Virgin Records / 3 CD Box Set - released 5/Nov/2015 ]
Handel's sparkling opera Partenope reunites Erato' star countertenor Philippe Jaroussky and the captivating Canadian soprano Karina Gauvin, who both made such an impact in the Erato recording of Steffani's rediscovered opera Niobe, released in early...
Wagner: Lohengrin [complete opera] cover
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Berg: Lulu (complete opera recorded in 2012) cover
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ALBAN BERG
Berg: Lulu (complete opera recorded in 2012)
La Monnaie, Brussels / Barbara Hannigan (Lulu), Natascha Petrinsky, Tom Randle, Dietrich Henschel / Paul Daniel (cond)
[ Bel Air Classiques DVD / 2 DVD - released 1/Aug/2014 ]
"It's a comparatively rare occurrence to encounter a performance on the opera stage that has such a magnetic visual and physical impact as Barbara Hannigan's portrayal of Berg's tragic heroine." (Gramophone Award Nomination 2015 - Opera)
Andriessen: Theatre of the World cover
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LOUIS ANDRIESSEN
Andriessen: Theatre of the World
Leigh Melrose, Lindsay Kesselman, Marcel Beckman, Christina Zavalloni / Los Angeles Philharmonic, Reinbert de Leeuw
[ Nonesuch / 2 CD - released 15/Feb/2018 ]
"...an exemplary cast and Los Angeles Philharmonic on brilliant form under conductor Reinbert de Leeuw, captures the gruesome, morbid melancholy of a Faustian pact - but with key glimmers of beauty" BBC Music Award Finalist 2018
Ades: The Exterminating Angel (complete opera recorded in 2017) BLU-RAY cover
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Wagner: Parsifal (complete opera recorded in 2013) BLU-RAY cover
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RICHARD WAGNER
Wagner: Parsifal (complete opera recorded in 2013) BLU-RAY
Metropolitan Opera / Peter Mattei, Rene Papp, Jonas Kaufmann, Katarina Dalayman / Daniele Gatti (cond)
[ Sony Blu-ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 6/Mar/2014 ]
"The impassioned intensity Jonas Kaufmann brings to Parsifal's music is matched by the rhetorical conviction of Peter Mattei's Amfortas and Evgeny Nikitin's Klingsor." (Gramophone Award Nomination 2015 - Opera)
Mozart: Il Sogno di Scipione (complete opera) cover
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W. A. MOZART
Mozart: Il Sogno di Scipione (complete opera)
The Choir and Orchestra of Classical Opera, Ian Page
[ Signum / 2 CD - released 13/Oct/2017 ]
Classical Opera continue their continuing complete Mozart opera recording series with the one-act dramatic serenade 'Il sogno di Scipione', K126. Composed in 1771 as a celebratory homage to Prince Archbishop Sigismund Schrattenbach of Salzburg,...
L'Incoronazione di Dario (Complete opera) cover
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VIVALDI
L'Incoronazione di Dario (Complete opera)
Nathalie Stutzmann, Gemma Bertagnoli, Anthony Rolfe-Johnson, Sara Mingardo / Ensemble Matheus / Jean-Christophe Spinosi
[ Opus 111 Naive Vivaldi Edition Vol 58 / 3 CD Box Set - released 17/Mar/2015 ]
'L'incoronazione di Dario', composed in 1717, is the Vivaldi Edition's 16th opera and its 53rd release. It marks the halfway point in a bold enterprise launched by Naive in 2000: the recording of the 450 works in Vivaldi's personal library. In the...
Death in Venice (complete opera recorded in 2013) cover
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BENJAMIN BRITTEN
Death in Venice (complete opera recorded in 2013)
English National Opera / John Graham-Hall, Andrew Shore, Tim Mead / Edward Gardner (cond)
[ Opus Arte DVD / DVD - released 3/Mar/2014 ]
"Graham-Hall is a real stage-animal, convincing us utterly of his descent into obsession...every colour, timbre and texture of this richly imaginative score comes blazing through under Gardner's baton". (Gramophone Award Nomination 2015 - Opera)
Written on Skin (complete opera recorded in 2013) BLU-RAY cover
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Debussy: Pelléas et Mélisande (complete opera) cover
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CLAUDE DEBUSSY
Debussy: Pelléas et Mélisande (complete opera)
Christian Gerhaher, Magdalena Kožená, Bernarda Fink, Franz-Josef Selig / London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Sir Simon Rattle
[ LSO Live SACD + BLU-RAY AUDIO / 4 Hybrid SACD - released 6/Dec/2017 ]
"Rattle maintains both a clear pulse in individual scenes and a through line which positively celebrates Debussy's and Maeterlinck's radical intercutting of scenes of varied physical and emotional locations in the central acts." Gramophoe
Halevy: La Reine de Chypre [The Queen of Cyprus] cover
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Peter Grimes (complete opera filmed on Aldeburgh beach in 2013) cover
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Puccini: Tosca (complete opera recorded in 2011) cover
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GIACOMO PUCCINI
Puccini: Tosca (complete opera recorded in 2011)
Royal Opera House / Angela Gheorghiu (soprano) Jonas Kaufmann (tenor) Bryn Terfel (bass-baritone) / Antonio Pappano (cond)
[ Warner Classics DVD / DVD - released 19/Oct/2012 ]
GRAMOPHONE AWARD FINALIST 2013: Opera / BBC MUSIC AWARD WINNER 2014: DVD Performance
Romantische Arien [Romantic Arias] cover
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Der fliegende Holländer cover
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SCHUMANN
Der fliegende Holländer
Christian Gerhaher, Christiane Iven, Alaistair Mills, Werner Gura / Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra / Nikolaus Harnoncourt
[ RCO Live SACD / 2 CD - released 24/Nov/2014 ]
"Anja Kampe provides one of the best Sentas on disc … there's a welcome fullness and firmness to her tone, together with a sense of identification with the character's obsessiveness." (Gramophone Award Nomination 2015 - Opera)
Mozart: Don Giovanni, K527 (complete opera) cover
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W. A. MOZART
Mozart: Don Giovanni, K527 (complete opera)
Dimitris Tiliakos, Vito Priante, Myrtò Papatanasiu, Kenneth Tarver, Karina Gauvin / MusicAeterna, Teodor Currentzis
[ Sony Classics / 3 CD Box Set - released 20/Mar/2017 ]
"Do not expect a familiar 'warm bath' experience here; it offers an invigorating shower of fresh new insights" BBC Music Magazine Awards 2017 - Opera Winner