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Berg: Lulu (complete opera recorded in 2009) BLU-RAY cover
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ALBAN BERG
Berg: Lulu (complete opera recorded in 2009) BLU-RAY
Royal Opera House / Agneta Eichenholz / Michael Volle / Klaus Florian Vogt / Jennifer Larmore / Antonio Pappano (cond)
[ Opus Arte Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 1/Aug/2010 ]
"Antonio Pappano's electrifying conducting is razor-sharp in the manner of Pierre Boulez, and the orchestral playing is magnificent." (The Telegraph)
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ERIK SATIE
Best of Satie
Aldo Ciccolini, Anne Queffelec (piano) / Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
[ Warner Classics Inspiration Series / CD - released 20/Jun/2015 ]
Meditative piano sounds and glitter of Parisian cabaret. Satie was one of the most interesting figures of early 20th century Paris moving in the same artistic circles as Pablo Picasso, Jean Cocteau and Man Ray. He was known for his droll sense of...
Elgar: Cello Concerto / Enigma Variations / Froissart / Starlight Express / etc cover
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EDWARD ELGAR
Elgar: Cello Concerto / Enigma Variations / Froissart / Starlight Express / etc
Alison Hagley (soprano) Bryn Terfel (bass-baritone) Robert Cohen (cello) / Royal Philharmonic / Welsh National Opera Orch. / Sir Charles Mackerras
[ Decca SBS Australian Eloquence / 2 CD - released 1/Nov/2007 ]
"Mackerras captures the wistful charm of the quieter pieces (on CD2) very effectively, and spirits are high in the more robust items" Gramophone
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Andrés Gabetta; Orchestre de l'Opéra Royal
Vivaldi & Guido: Le quattro stagioni
[ Château de Versailles Spectacles / 2 CD/DVD - released 9/Jul/2021 ]
What if Vivaldi's famous Quattro Stagioni, performed in Paris in 1728, had been preceded by those of Guido, the star violinist of the Parisian orchestras of Louis XIV's maturity? Here, at last, are these two works reunited: to the wellknown...
Gounod: Faust (Complete opera recorded in 2004) cover
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CHARLES GOUNOD
Gounod: Faust (Complete opera recorded in 2004)
Royal Opera House / Roberto Alagna, Angela Gheorghiu, Bryn Terfel, Simon Keenlyside / Antonio Pappano (cond)
[ EMI Classics DVD / 2 DVD - released 4/Oct/2010 ]
"This is opera at its grandest and best" The Wall Street Journal
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
Cilea: Adriana Lecouvreur (complete opera recorded in 2010) BLU-RAY cover
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FRANCESCO CILEA
Cilea: Adriana Lecouvreur (complete opera recorded in 2010) BLU-RAY
Royal Opera House / Angela Gheorghiu, Olga Borodina, Jonas Kaufmann / Mark Elder (cond)
[ Decca Music Group Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 5/Apr/2012 ]
"Gheorghiu is an inspired piece of casting for the heroine...There is an excitement about [Kaufmann's] voice and stage presence that is infectious" (MusicWeb)
MARBECKS COLLECTABLE: Duets & Arias cover
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Die Walküre cover
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WAGNER
Die Walküre
Anita Välkki, Claire Watson, Hans Hotter, Jon Vickers / The Royal Opera House, Georg Solti
[ Testament / 4 CD Box Set - released 31/Jul/2014 ]
This release marks the first appearance of Georg Solti on Testament as an opera conductor in an historic performance of Die Walküre at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, in October 1961.
Der Rosenkavalier (complete opera recorded in 1995) cover
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RICHARD. STRAUSS
Der Rosenkavalier (complete opera recorded in 1995)
Royal Opera House / Ann Murray / Anna Tomowa-Sintow / Kurt Moll / Barbara Bonney / Andrew Davis (cond)
[ Opus Arte CD / 3 CD - released 22/Dec/2010 ]
"All three characters are splendidly drawn here, Octavian (a winning Ann Murray, not too feminine), Baron Ochs (Kurt Moll) with a rich low register to all but dignify his underlying boorishness, and Anna Tomowa-Sintow a commandingly sympathetic,...
Bizet: Carmen (complete opera filmed in 2006) BLU-RAY cover
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GEORGES BIZET
Bizet: Carmen (complete opera filmed in 2006) BLU-RAY
Royal Opera House / Jonas Kaufmann, Anna Caterina Antonacci, Ildebrando D'Arcangelo / Antonio Pappano (conductor)
[ Decca Music Group Blu-ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 25/Jan/2017 ]
BLU-RAY - 'Kaufmann and Antonacci are that rare breed: superb singers who can also act with subtlety and passion' The Guardian
Puccini: Tosca (complete opera recorded in 2001) BLU-RAY cover
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GIACOMO PUCCINI
Puccini: Tosca (complete opera recorded in 2001) BLU-RAY
Royal Opera House / Angela Gheorghiu, Roberto Alagna, Ruggero Raimondi / Antonio Pappano (cond)
[ BBC / Opus Arte Blu-ray 4K Ultra HD / Blu-ray UHD - released 10/Oct/2017 ]
"brings this opera vividly to life ... this is a classic of the future" The Guardian
Britten conducts Britten: Opera 2 (A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Rape of Lucretia, The Turn of the Screw, Death in Venice, Gloriana) SPECIAL PRICE cover
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BENJAMIN BRITTEN
Britten conducts Britten: Opera 2 (A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Rape of Lucretia, The Turn of the Screw, Death in Venice, Gloriana) SPECIAL PRICE
Benjamin Luxon; Heather Harper; Peter Pears / English Chamber Orchestra, Orchestra & Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden / Benjamin Britten
[ Decca Budget Boxes / 10 CD Box Set - released 1/Feb/2005 ]
1001 Classical Recording you must hear before you die (1901-1950 for Rape of Lucretia & Turn of the Screw) - These recordings of the remaining five Britten operas in the Decca catalogue are conducted by a mixture of the composer and two colleagues,...
Birgit Nilsson Sings Wagner cover
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RICHARD WAGNER
Birgit Nilsson Sings Wagner
Birgit Nilsson (soprano) / Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Leif Segerstam / London Symphony, Sir Colin Davis
[ Decca SBS Australian Eloquence / 2 CD - released 1/Sep/2008 ]
"Even allowing for the fact that these were demonstration records when they first appeared, the sound on this CD is astonishing in its lifelike presence and its warmth." Gramophone
La Nilsson (arias and songs by Wagner, Weber, Beethoven, Gounod, etc) cover
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BIRGIT NILSSON
La Nilsson (arias and songs by Wagner, Weber, Beethoven, Gounod, etc)
Birgit Nilsson (soprano) / Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden / Sir Edward Downes (with Ake Leven, organ)
[ Decca ABC Australian Eloquence / CD - released 1/Sep/2008 ]
One of the greatest soprano legends of all time, Nilsson's 1963 Decca recital with Sir Edward Downes of popular opera arias by Wagner, Weber, Beethoven, et.al. has never been fully issued. Here it is on CD - issued complete for the first time and in...
Verdi: Great scenes from Aida (with Wagner: Wesendonck Lieder) cover
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GIUSEPPE VERDI
Verdi: Great scenes from Aida (with Wagner: Wesendonck Lieder)
Birgit Nilsson (soprano), with Grace Hoffman, Luigi Ottolini / Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, John Pritchard
[ Decca Most Wanted Recitals Vol. 31 / CD - released 16/Oct/2016 ]
[This recording captures] the voice of the soprano at the zenith of his means. The stamp is bright and beautiful, perfect intonation, vibrato absent, acute triumphant! Technically, Nilsson is close to perfect, with perfect breath control, flawless...
Bellini: Norma (complete opera recorded live in 1952) cover
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VINCENZO BELLINI
Bellini: Norma (complete opera recorded live in 1952)
Maria Callas, Joan Sutherland, Mirto Picchi / Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Vittorio Gui
[ Warner Classics Maria Callas Live Remastered / 2 CD - released 1/Feb/2019 ]
'Bellini's Norma is an epic and multi-faceted role, often considered the ultimate vocal challenge for an operatic soprano. Callas sang it on stage 92 times, more often than any other heroine, and her achievement casts a long shadow: more than 50...
Overtures and Ballet Music (Recorded 1958-1960) cover
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A Classical Christmas: Festive Classical Favourites cover
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TCHAIKOVSKY / BERLIOZ / STRAUSS / TRADITIONAL
A Classical Christmas: Festive Classical Favourites
Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Mark Ermler
[ Sony Essential Masterworks / CD - released 20/Nov/2009 ]
Christmas at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, is a magical time, with seasonal spirit also filling the neighbouring piazza, with its colourful arcade, children's entertainers and Christmas funfair.
Donizetti: Lucia Di Lammermoor (complete opera recorded in 1972) cover
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GAETANO DONIZETTI
Donizetti: Lucia Di Lammermoor (complete opera recorded in 1972)
Joan Sutherland, Luciano Pavarotti, Sherrill Milnes, Nicolai Ghiaurov / Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Richard Bonynge
[ Decca / 2 CD - released 24/Oct/2011 ]
"Though some of the girlish freshness of voice which marked the 1961 recording had disappeared by the 1971 set, Sutherland's detailed understanding was intensified. Power is there as well as delicacy, and the rest of the cast is first-rate." Penguin