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Adriana Lecouvreur (complete opera) cover
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CILEA
Adriana Lecouvreur (complete opera)
Teatro alla Scala / Giandrea Gavazzeni / Mirella Freni / Peter Dvorsky / Ivo Vinco
[ Opus Arte / Rai Trade La Scala Collection DVD / DVD - released 16/Dec/2004 ]
G - Cilea's four-act opera of jealousy and tangled love, first performed in Milan in 1902, is based on the true-life story of Adriana Lecouvreur, an 18th-Century actress at the Comédie Française
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)
Verdi: Aida / La Traviata / Rigoletto (complete operas recorded 2002 - 2006) cover
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GIUSEPPE VERDI
Verdi: Aida / La Traviata / Rigoletto (complete operas recorded 2002 - 2006)
Royal Opera, Teatro Real, Liceu Opera / Daniela Dessi, Elisabetta Fiorillo, Norah Amsellem, Renata Bruson, Christine Shafer, Marcelo Alvarez, etc
[ Opus Arte DVD / 5 DVD Box Set - released 20/Dec/2014 ]
"José Antonio Gutiérrez's production is, by definition, ultra-traditional, but everything looks beautiful thanks to Cabanes's feeling for colour - ochres and blues dominate - and perspective." (BBC Music on Aida)
Aida (complete opera recorded in 2012) cover
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VERDI
Aida (complete opera recorded in 2012)
Arena di Verona / Hui He, Marco Berti, Andrea Ulbrich, Ambrogio Maestri / Daniel Oren (cond)
[ Opus Arte DVD / DVD - released 15/Jan/2014 ]
"[Hui He] is quite magnificent, her silvery-toned soprano soaring above the orchestra. Add her involved and expressive acting and excellent vocal characterisation to a smooth legato line and I was bowled over." (MusicWeb)
Aida (recorded live Covent Garden in 1994) cover
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VERDI
Aida (recorded live Covent Garden in 1994)
Royal Opera House / Cheryl Studer / Luciana d'Intino / Dennis O'Neill / Edward Downes (cond)
[ Opus Arte DVD / DVD - released 1/Aug/2011 ]
"[Sir Edward Downes'] command of the score's structure, its curious blend of delicacy and bombast, of classical propriety and romantic excess, is complete and he drew superbly disciplined playing from the pit and lusty singing from the augmented...
Talbot: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (complete ballet recorded in 2011) cover
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JOBY TALBOT
Talbot: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (complete ballet recorded in 2011)
Royal Opera House / Lauren Cuthbertson, Sergei Polunin, Edward Watson, Zenaida Yanowsky / Barry Wordsworth (cond)
[ Opus Arte DVD / DVD - released 25/Nov/2014 ]
Lewis Carroll's ever-popular story provides the basis for Christopher Wheeldon's spectacular new work, starring Royal Ballet Principal Lauren Cuthbertson. Captivating designs by Bob Crowley, an engaging and passionate score by Joby Talbot, and...
Anna Nicole (complete opera recorded in 2011) cover
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TURNAGE
Anna Nicole (complete opera recorded in 2011)
Royal Opera House / Eva-Maria Westbroek, Alan Oke, Gerald Finley / Antonio Pappano (cond)
[ Opus Arte Royal Opera House Collection DVD / DVD - released 20/Aug/2011 ]
"...It's a tremendous show...shocking it isn't; stunning it is!" The Independent
Ariadne auf Naxos (Complete opera recorded in March 2013) cover
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RICHARD STRAUSS
Ariadne auf Naxos (Complete opera recorded in March 2013)
Glyndebourne Opera / Soile Isokoski, Kate Lindsey, Laura Claycomb, Sergey Skorokhodov, Thomas Allen / Vladimir Jurowski (conductor)
[ Opus Arte DVD / DVD - released 20/Aug/2014 ]
Director Katharina Thoma sets Richard Strauss's comedy in a country house in the South Downs (a surrogate for Glyndebourne), immediately before and during the Second World War. Hofmannsthals' conceit - that a hapless young composer has to accept the...
Ballet Spectacular: Coppelia, Giselle, La Fille Mal Gardee (Complete ballets recorded 2000-2006) cover
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DELIBES / ADAM / HEROLD
Ballet Spectacular: Coppelia, Giselle, La Fille Mal Gardee (Complete ballets recorded 2000-2006)
The Royal Ballet / Leanne Benjamin, Carlos Acosta, Alina Cojocaru, Johan Kobborg, Marianela Nunez / Opera House Orchestra
[ BBC / Opus Arte DVD / 3 DVD Box Set - released 20/Dec/2014 ]
"La fille mal gardée is sheer perfection, Nuñez and Acosta are unsurpassable respectively in the feminine grace and masculine confidence of Ashton's Lise and Colas, and their mimetic skills are delicious" 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)
Berlioz: Béatrice et Bénédict (complete opera recorded in 2016) cover
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HECTOR BERLIOZ
Berlioz: Béatrice et Bénédict (complete opera recorded in 2016)
Glyndebourne Opera / Stéphanie d'Oustrac, Paul Appleby, Philippe Sly, Sophie Karthäuser, Lionel Lhote / Antonello Manacorda (cond)
[ Opus Arte / BBC DVD / DVD - released 15/Aug/2017 ]
"This is Pellyland, a deeply satisfying comic world with its own style conjured up for Glyndebourne by one of the most assured opera directors at work today" Five Stars BBC Music Opera Choice Sept 2017
Billy Budd (complete opera recorded in 2010) cover
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BRITTEN
Billy Budd (complete opera recorded in 2010)
John Mark Ainsley / Jacques Imbrailo / Phillip Ens / Glyndebourne Chorus / London Philharmonic Orchestra / Mark Elder
[ Opus Arte DVD / 2 DVD - released 8/Aug/2011 ]
"[Elder paces] the developing tragedy with airily lyrical detail and brooding, ominous power. John Mark Ainsley' s plangent, dark-toned tenor and intense diction show us a more neurotic Vere than usual, ridden with doubts and anxieties" (The Times)
Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov (complete opera recorded in 2010) cover
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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)
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 DVD / 2 DVD - released 20/Oct/2013 ]
SUPER SPECIAL PRICE - LIMITED OFFER "Violent, passionate, superbly played… Glyndebourne's Carmen is simply gripping." -THE SUNDAY TIMES CULTURE 220 Minutes An exhilarating new Carmen from Glyndebourne. Director David McVicar describes...
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)
Cherevichki (The Slippers) (complete opera recorded in 2009) cover
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Prokofiev: Cinderella (Complete ballet choreographed by Rudolf Nureyev recorded in 2008) cover
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SERGEI PROKOFIEV
Prokofiev: Cinderella (Complete ballet choreographed by Rudolf Nureyev recorded in 2008)
Paris Opera Ballet / Agnes Letestu / Jose Martinez / Laetitia Pujol / Koen Kessels (cond)
[ Opus Arte DVD / 2 DVD - released 1/Dec/2008 ]
"The production here was created in 1986 by Rudolf Nureyev. The setting is Hollywood in the 1930s. The basic story is intact and Nureyev was scrupulous in his use of Prokofiev's music. In all a sumptuous package." (MusicWeb Nov 2008)
Rossini: Ciro in Babilonia (complete opera recorded live August 2012) cover
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GIOACCHINO ROSSINI
Rossini: Ciro in Babilonia (complete opera recorded live August 2012)
Rossini Opera Festival, Pesaro / Ewa Podles, Jessica Pratt, Michael Spyres, Mirco Palazzi / Will Crutchfield (cond)
[ Opus Arte DVD / DVD - released 20/Feb/2013 ]
"Podles makes for a feisty Ciro, her black treacle contralto imperious, even if her coloratura is now a little effortful...Pratt's Amira is excellent...The audience's matinee idol here, though, is Michael Spyres...a bari-tenor if ever there was one!"
Coppelia (Complete ballet recorded in 2000) cover
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LEO DELIBES
Coppelia (Complete ballet recorded in 2000)
The Royal Ballet / Leanne Benjamin, Carlos Acosta / Opera House Orchestra, Nicolae Moldoveanu
[ BBC / Opus Arte DVD / DVD - released 11/Apr/2002 ]
G:- "Highest-quality image and resolution." (Four Stars AudAud.com)