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Swan Lake (Complete ballet choreographed by Rudolf Nureyev recorded in 2005) cover
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TCHAIKOVSKY
Swan Lake (Complete ballet choreographed by Rudolf Nureyev recorded in 2005)
Paris Opera Ballet / Agnes Letestu / Jose Martinez / Karl Paquette / Muriel Halle / Velo Pahn (cond)
[ Opus Arte DVD / Blu-ray - released 7/Feb/2007 ]
'…their [Agnès Letestu & José Martinez] dancing was sensational, and Letestu in particular was magnificent. She was soft, lyrical yet aristocratic as Odette, as befits her slender, long-limbed body and her mime scene was of intense beauty. … Letestu...
Wagner: Tannhäuser (complete opera recorded in 2014) BLU-RAY cover
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RICHARD WAGNER
Wagner: Tannhäuser (complete opera recorded in 2014) BLU-RAY
Bayreuther Festspiele / Torsten Kerl, Camilla Nylund, Markus Eiche, Michelle Breedt / Axel Kobe (conductor)
[ Opus Arte Blu-ray / 2 Blu-ray Disc - released 1/Sep/2015 ]
"Camilla Nylund's Elisabeth has a range of novel emotions to convey, including humour and sexual interest...Question marks begin with the staging" Gramophone
La Fanciulla del West [The Girl of the Golden West] (complete opera recorded in 2009) BLU-RAY cover
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PUCCINI
La Fanciulla del West [The Girl of the Golden West] (complete opera recorded in 2009) BLU-RAY
Eva-Maria Westbroek / Lucio Gallo / Zoran Todorovich / Chorus of De Nederlandse Opera / Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra / Carlo Rizzi
[ Opus Arte DVD / Blu-ray Disc - released 19/Dec/2010 ]
"From her first entrance...Westbroek is captivating. She boasts the wonderfully meaty instrument required for Minnie (especially in the all-important middle voice), plus the right wholesome, strawberry-blonde appearance" (International Record Review)
Dove: The Adventures of Pinocchio (Complete opera recorded in 2008) BLU-RAY cover
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JONATHAN DOVE
Dove: The Adventures of Pinocchio (Complete opera recorded in 2008) BLU-RAY
Opera North / Victoria Simmonds, Jonathan Summers, Mary Plazas, Rebecca Bottone / David Parry, conductor
[ Opus Arte Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 1/Apr/2009 ]
"Plaudits should also go to the chorus, whose scenes are always visually and sonically spectacular, while the stunning surround sound of the DVD capturing every detail of Opera North's bold undertaking." (BBC Music Five Stars)
Gianni Schicchi (complete opera) cover
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PUCCINI
Gianni Schicchi (complete opera)
Glyndebourne Opera / Alessandro Corbelli, Felicity Palmer, Marie McLaughlin / Massimo Giordano, Sally Matthews / Vladimir Jurowski (cond)
[ Opus Arte DVD / DVD - released 16/Jun/2005 ]
G :- "A delightful humorous and warm production of the final part of Puccini's Il trittico." (MusicWeb July 2005)
Jenufa (complete opera recorded in 2009) cover
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JANACEK
Jenufa (complete opera recorded in 2009)
Amanda Roocroft / Deborah Polaski / Miroslav Dvorský / Nikolai Schukoff / Chorus and Orchestra of the Teatro Real Madrid / Ivor Bolton
[ Opus Arte DVD / DVD - released 26/Oct/2011 ]
"Amanda Roocroft has won laurels as Jenufa in various stage productions and comes across as a deeply sincere performer here, even if the voice is apt to turn shrill at the top...[Polaski's] very understatement is moving in its own way." (Gramophone)
The Love for Three Oranges [L'Amour des 3 Oranges] (complete opera) cover
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PROKOFIEV
The Love for Three Oranges [L'Amour des 3 Oranges] (complete opera)
Amsterdam Muziektheater / Alain Vernhes, Martial Defontaine, Francois Le Roux, Sandrine Piau / Stephane Deneve (cond)
[ Opus Arte DVD / 2 DVD - released 28/Aug/2006 ]
G :- "A reliable ensemble of singers yields the palm, though, to the astonishingly full-blooded playing of the Rotterdam Philharmonic under Denève..." (BBC Music)
Madama Butterfly (complete opera) cover
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PUCCINI
Madama Butterfly (complete opera)
Amsterdam Muziekther / Cheryl Barker, Martin Thompson, etc. / Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra Edo de Waart (conductor)
[ Opus Arte DVD / 2 DVD - released 25/Oct/2005 ]
G :- "A superb DVD that now becomes my top recommendation for this opera on DVD. The production is top-notch, and the orchestral contribution the strongest I have yet to hear" (MusicWeb Jan 2006)
Zoroastre (complete opera recorded at the Drottningholm Court Theatre, 2006) cover
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RAMEAU
Zoroastre (complete opera recorded at the Drottningholm Court Theatre, 2006)
Anders J. Dahlin / Sine Bundgaard / Anna Maria Panzarella / Ditte Andersen / Christophe Rousset (cond)
[ Opus Arte DVD / 2 DVD - released 22/Jun/2007 ]
G - "Christophe Rousset and his forces deliver an excellently paced reading and much of the singing is perfectly judged. Pierre Audi's production, while it moves the cast around efficiently enough, is at times obscure in its use of gesture…" (BBC...
Cavalli: La Didone (complete opera recorded in 2011) cover
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FRANCESCO CAVALLI
Cavalli: La Didone (complete opera recorded in 2011)
Anna Bonitatibus, Kresimir Spicer, Xavier Sabata, Maria Streijffert / Les Arts Florissants, William Christie (cond.) & Clément Hervieu-Léger (dir.)
[ Opus Arte DVD / DVD - released 20/Feb/2013 ]
"This live French performance is a real beauty. Virtually anything William Christie touches these days is, and the cast he has assembled is second to none with Anna Bonitatibus simply stunning in the title role." (AudAud.com)
Bizet: Carmen (Complete opera recorded in 2002) cover
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GEORGES BIZET
Bizet: Carmen (Complete opera recorded in 2002)
Glyndebourne Opera / Anne Sofie von Otter, Marcus Haddock, Laurent Naouri, Lisa Milne / Philippe Jordan (cond)
[ Opus Arte Essential Opera Collection DVD / 2 DVD - released 20/Oct/2013 ]
G: "(Von Otter's) Carmen has loads of overt sexuality - she languidly glides through the Habanera while sucking on a piece of fruit and then a cigar - and she shows plenty of temperament and fatalism tinged with fear later." (Los Angeles Times)
Hildegard von Bingen - In Portrait - Ordo Virtutum cover
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HILDEGARD von BINGEN
Hildegard von Bingen - In Portrait - Ordo Virtutum
Ansy Boothroyd / John Hancorm / Vox Animae, led by Evelyn Tubb / Mayfield Chamber Opera Chorus / Michael Fields / Piers Adams / Steven Devine
[ Opus Arte / Kultur DVD / 2 DVD - released 5/Jan/2004 ]
G :- "The vocal artistry is at a very high level… neither Evelyn Tubb nor Ansy Boothroyd try to steal the show. …If I were forced to limit my library to only one recording of music by Hildegard von Bingen, this would be it." -Continuo, USA (Ordo...
Les Contes d'Hoffmann [The Tales of Hoffmann] (Recorded live in 2006) cover
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OFFENBACH
Les Contes d'Hoffmann [The Tales of Hoffmann] (Recorded live in 2006)
Opera de Bilbao / Aquiles Machado, Milagros Poblador, Maria Bayo, Valentina Kutzarova, Konstantin Gorny, Katharine Goeldner / Alain Guingal (Conductor
[ Opus Arte Essential Opera Collection DVD / 2 DVD - released 1/Oct/2013 ]
'Excellent work by Giancarlo del Monaco… extremely careful definition of the characters and efficient directing of the actors which brings out the best in them. … An absolute triumph for the women.' El Pais
Jewels (ballet by George Balanchine) cover
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STRAVINSKY / FAURE / TCHAIKOVSKY
Jewels (ballet by George Balanchine)
Ballet de L'Opera National de Paris / George Balanchine / Christian Lacroix
[ Opus Arte DVD / DVD - released 19/Jun/2006 ]
G :- 'Jewels', a work first performed by the New York City Ballet in 1967. This alluring, abstract ballet, a triptych in which each piece sparkles with the brilliance of a precious stone, is a lyric tribute to women and to the capital cities of...
Der fliegende Holländer [The Flying Dutchman] (Complete opera recorded in 2013) cover
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WAGNER
Der fliegende Holländer [The Flying Dutchman] (Complete opera recorded in 2013)
Bayreuth Festival / Samuel Youn, Franz-Josef Selig, Ricarda Merbeth / Christian Thielemann (conductor)
[ Opus Arte DVD / DVD - released 20/Aug/2014 ]
2013's revival of Jan Philipp Gloger's controversial 2012 production was greeted (as so often in Bayreuth) with huge acclaim. He translates the tale of the Dutchman, whose travails can only be redeemed through the unconditional love of a woman...
Siegfried - Der Ring des Nibelungen (complete opera recorded in 2004) cover
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WAGNER
Siegfried - Der Ring des Nibelungen (complete opera recorded in 2004)
Bertrand de Billy / Harry Kupfer / John Treleaven / Deborah Polaski / Falk Struckmann / Graham Clark / Gunter von Kannen
[ Opus Arte DVD / 3 DVD - released 23/Jun/2005 ]
G :- "The third segment of this interesting, well-sung Barcelona Ring is unveiled" (Gramophone)
Il Trovatore (complete opera recorded in 2006) cover
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VERDI
Il Trovatore (complete opera recorded in 2006)
Carl Tanner / Iano Tamar / Zeljko Lucic / Marianne Cornetti / Vienna Symphony / Thomas Rosner
[ Opus Arte DVD / 2 DVD - released 27/Sep/2007 ]
G - "It has been said that to achieve a successful Trovatore performance one need only gather the five best singers in the world. Carsen hasn't quite that but he has a handful of first class actors who can also sing." (MusicWeb Oct 2007)
An Evening With The Royal Ballet cover
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PROKOFIEV / TCHAIKOVSKY / DELIBES / ADAM / STRAVINSKY / etc
An Evening With The Royal Ballet
Carlos Acosta, Tamara Rojo, Lauren Cuthbertson, Alina Cojocaru, Marianela Nunez, Darcey Bussell, etc
[ Opus Arte Royal Opera House Collection DVD / DVD - released 20/Feb/2013 ]
"This compilation taster of the great classics offers knockout performances, leaving one hankering to see the complete work. Don't miss Alina Cojocaru and Johan Kobborg in Giselle." (BBC Music)
The Turn of the Screw (complete opera) cover
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BENJAMIN BRITTEN
The Turn of the Screw (complete opera)
City of London Sinfonia / Richard Hickox / Mark Padmore / Lisa Milne / Catrin Wyn Davies / Diana Montague / Nicholas Kirby Johnson / Caroline Wise
[ BBC / Opus Arte DVD / DVD - released 2/Mar/2005 ]
G :- "With its short intimate scenes and concentrated lines, the Screw is so cinematic that it's surprising there's only been one previous film. This has just won a Viennese TV award. It's one of the truest opera films to date." (BBC Music)
I Puritani (complete opera recorded in 2009) cover
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BELLINI
I Puritani (complete opera recorded in 2009)
Netherlands Opera / Daniel Borowski, Mariola Cantarero, Riccardo Zanellato / Giuliano Carella (conductor), Francisco Negrin (director)
[ Opus Arte DVD / DVD - released 2/Feb/2013 ]
"Osborn manages a stupendous top F, non-falsetto, and his singing in the trio, lyrical but desperate, is even more wonderful...Go on, give it a whirl." (Gramophone)