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Handel Box Set: Rinaldo / Saul / Giulio Cesare (Recorded live at Glyndebourne Opera House, 2005-2015) cover
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GEORG FRIDERIC HANDEL
Handel Box Set: Rinaldo / Saul / Giulio Cesare (Recorded live at Glyndebourne Opera House, 2005-2015)
Glyndebourne Opera / Sonia Prina, Anett Fritsch, Sarah Connolly, Danielle de Niese, Christopher Purves, Iestyn Davies / Orchestra of the Age of Enligh
[ Opus Arte DVD / 5 DVD Box Set - released 20/Mar/2017 ]
"Dantone conducts a strongly characterised performance founded on the alert playing of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment." (BBC Music on Rinaldo)
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)
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...
Verdi: Macbeth (complete opera recorded in 2011) cover
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GIUSEPPE VERDI
Verdi: Macbeth (complete opera recorded in 2011)
Royal Opera House / Simon Keenlyside, Liudmyla Monastryrska, Raymond Aceto / Antonio Pappano (cond)
[ Opus Arte / BBC DVD / DVD - released 20/Apr/2012 ]
"Lloyd's Covent Garden staging of Verdi's opera has a good deal going for it; there's plenty of atmosphere in Anthony Ward's aptly dark-toned sets...Keenlyside sings the title role with imagination and insight" (BBC Music)
Gluck: Iphigénie en Aulide & Iphigénie en Tauride (complete operas recorded in 2011) cover
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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...
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
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)
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)
Mozart: Die Zauberflote (complete opera recorded in 2014) cover
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W. A. MOZART
Mozart: Die Zauberflote (complete opera recorded in 2014)
Dutch National Opera / Maximilian Schmitt, Christina Landshamer, Thomas Oliemans, Brindley Sherratt, Íride Martínez / Marc Albrecht (cond)
[ Opus Arte DVD / DVD - released 20/May/2015 ]
"It is sparkily conducted in light, historically aware tempi by Marc Albrecht, and acted and sung as a tightly worked ensemble piece....Subtle touches ease what we now find chauvinist and racist in the original...Ingenious. Recommended." (Gramophone)
Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk (complete opera recorded live at the Het Muziektheater, Amsterdam in June 2006) cover
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SHOSTAKOVICH
Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk (complete opera recorded live at the Het Muziektheater, Amsterdam in June 2006)
Eva-Maria Westbroek / Christopher Ventris / Carole Wilson / Vladimir Vaneev / Lani Poulson / LudovA­t Ludha / Alexandre Kravets / Mariss Jansons (con
[ Opus Arte DVD / 2 DVD - released 6/Dec/2006 ]
M - Contains nudity. -- "This is wonderful … so well performed on all counts that it makes an outstanding choice" (MusicWeb Dec 2006)
La Fanciulla del West [The Girl of the Golden West] (complete opera recorded in 2009) cover
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PUCCINI
La Fanciulla del West [The Girl of the Golden West] (complete opera recorded in 2009)
Eva-Maria Westbroek / Lucio Gallo / Zoran Todorovich / Chorus of De Nederlandse Opera / Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra / Carlo Rizzi
[ Opus Arte DVD / DVD - 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)
Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg [complete opera recorded in 2012] cover
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RICHARD WAGNER
Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg [complete opera recorded in 2012]
Glyndebourne Opera / Gerald Finley, Anna Gabler, Johannes Martin Kränzle / London Philharmonic Orchestra, VladimirJurowski
[ Opus Arte DVD / DVD - released 2/Feb/2013 ]
"Gerald Finley's pivotal Sachs relish[es] this intensely verbal role with a Lieder-singer's skill and beauty...Jurowski completes the ensemble with a beautiful account, unfolding the story with pace and details...Together they make the immense...
Donizetti: Don Pasquale (Complete opera recorded in August 2013) cover
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GAETANO DONIZETTI
Donizetti: Don Pasquale (Complete opera recorded in August 2013)
Glyndebourne Opera / Alessandro Corbelli, Danielle de Niese, Nikolay Borchev, Alek Shrader / Enrique Mazzola (cond)
[ Opus Arte DVD / DVD - released 10/May/2014 ]
"There is plenty to enjoy in this production, with lots of original visual gags that delight the audience and work well in their context without at any time going too far. The performance is really something to cherish." (MusicWeb)
Glorious Glyndebourne: (excerpts from various operas recorded at Glyndebourne) cover
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STRAVINSKY / MOZART / BIZET / WAGNER / PUCCINI / BRITTEN / etc
Glorious Glyndebourne: (excerpts from various operas recorded at Glyndebourne)
Glyndebourne Opera / Miah Persson, Topi Lehtipuu, Matthew Rose, Anne Sofie von Otter, Danielle de Niese, John Mark Ainsley, etc
[ Opus Arte DVD / DVD - released 10/May/2014 ]
"The combination of Vladimir Jurowski and the London Philharmonic Orchestra ensures crisp ensemble of the highest quality." (Gramophone on 'The Rake's Progress)
Tristan und Isolde (complete opera recorded in 2007) cover
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WAGNER
Tristan und Isolde (complete opera recorded in 2007)
Glyndebourne Opera / Nina Stemme / Robert Gambill / Katarina Karneus / Bo Skovhus / Jiri Belohlavek
[ Opus Arte DVD / 3 DVD - released 20/Oct/2008 ]
"A performance realised to Glyndebourne's highest standards - the chorus and stage brass are Bayreuth-level, the casting immaculate." (Gramophone)
Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem Serail, K384 (complete opera recorded in 2015) cover
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W. A. MOZART
Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem Serail, K384 (complete opera recorded in 2015)
Glyndebourne Opera / Sally Matthews, Edgaras Montvidas, Tobias Kehrer / Robin Ticciati (conductor)
[ Opus Arte / Rai Trade DVD / DVD - released 10/Feb/2017 ]
"This [is] the most convincing dramaturgical presentation of the opera in recent times…Kehrer is magnificent as Osmin, Gunnell is lyrical and alert as Pedrillo, and Eriksmoen steers a delicate path between the amusing and the musically ravishing" BBC
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...
Love, Passion & Deceit: Classic Opera productions from Glyndebourne [La Cenerentola, Cosi fan Tutte, Die Fledermaus] cover
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ROSSINI / W. A. MOZART / J. STRAUSS II
Love, Passion & Deceit: Classic Opera productions from Glyndebourne [La Cenerentola, Cosi fan Tutte, Die Fledermaus]
Glyndebourne Opera / Topi Lehtipuu, Luca Pisaroni, Miah Persson, Ruxandra Donose, Pamela Armstrong, Thomas Allen, etc
[ Opus Arte / Rai Trade DVD / 5 DVD Box Set - released 1/Jul/2015 ]
'I had to search long and hard down memory lane to recall a Così that so vividly revealed both the pleasure and the overwhelming pain of this evermore disturbing masterpiece, and I failed.' Opera on Cosi
Die Walküre (complete opera recorded in 2010) cover
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WAGNER
Die Walküre (complete opera recorded in 2010)
Johan Botha / Edith Haller / Linda Watson / Albert Dohmen / Bayreuther Festspiele Chorus / Bayreuther Festspiele / Christian Thielemann
[ Opus Arte DVD / DVD - released 23/Jun/2011 ]
"[Botha] is outstanding throughout as Siegmund...Dorst's production, and this filming of it, are at their best in the latter stages of Act 3 and the result is a powerful and affecting account of one of The Ring's greatest episodes...there's nothing...