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50 Best Overtures & Preludes: Includes 'The Bartered Bride', 'William Tell' & 'The Barber of Seville') cover
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Adam: Giselle (Complete Ballet recorded in 1987) cover
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ADOLPHE ADAM
Adam: Giselle (Complete Ballet recorded in 1987)
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden / Richard Bonynge (cond)
[ Decca / 2 CD - released 11/Sep/2001 ]
"..the sound is richly coloured and sumptuous...one of the most successful and satisfying of Bonynge's many ballet recordings" Penguin Guide
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)
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)
Verdi: Aida (Complete Opera recorded in 1973) cover
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GIUSEPPE VERDI
Verdi: Aida (Complete Opera recorded in 1973)
Montserrat Caballe, Placido Domingo, Piero Cappuccilli, Nicolai Ghiaurov / Royal Opera House Chorus & Orchestra, Riccardo Muti
[ Warner Classics Home of Opera / 3 CD Box Set - released 1/Feb/2016 ]
'An outright winner. Muti is the undoubted hero, so compelling is his interpretation of the score, and there are no weaknesses in his cast, which features five of the biggest operatic 'names' of the day.' (Gramophone)
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...
Alceste (complete opera recorded in stereo in 1981) cover
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GLUCK
Alceste (complete opera recorded in stereo in 1981)
Philip Gelling, Maldwyn Davies, Janet Baker, John Shirley-Quirk / The Royal Opera Chorus & Orchestra / Sir Charles Mackerras
[ Royal Opera House / 2 CD - released 10/Apr/2008 ]
"A great evening at Covent Garden rescued for posterity." (Gramophone on a previous release)
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (complete ballet recorded in 2011) [Special Edition] cover
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JOBY TALBOT
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (complete ballet recorded in 2011) [Special Edition]
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.
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
Anna Nicole (complete opera recorded in 2011) BLU-RAY cover
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TURNAGE
Anna Nicole (complete opera recorded in 2011) BLU-RAY
Royal Opera House / Eva-Maria Westbroek, Alan Oke, Gerald Finley / Antonio Pappano (cond)
[ Opus Arte Royal Opera House Collection Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 1/Aug/2011 ]
"The six camera operators get in close enough for us all to appreciate the visual brilliance of Richard Jones's direction and Miriam Buether's colourfully absurd sets. Better yet, the cameras offer extra chances for the Dutch soprano Eva-Maria...
MARBECKS COLLECTABLE: Wagner: Arias & Love Duets (Scenes from the Ring and Tristan und Isolde) cover
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RICHARD WAGNER
MARBECKS COLLECTABLE: Wagner: Arias & Love Duets (Scenes from the Ring and Tristan und Isolde)
Placido Domingo, Deborah Voigt, Natalie Dessay, Violeta Urmana / Royal Opera House Orchestra / Antonio Pappano
[ EMI Classics / 2 CD - released 1/Nov/2007 ]
2001 GRAMOPHONE AWARD FINALIST - Recital "For those who like their Wagner short and for those who wish to hear Domingo especially in these two duets, this disc is a must." (MusicWeb on the original release)
The Art of the Prima Donna cover
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ARNE / BELLINI / HANDEL / MOZART / GOUNOD / VERDI / THOMAS / DELIBES
The Art of the Prima Donna
Joan Sutherland (soprano) Chorus & Orchestra of the Royal Opera, Molinari-Pradelli
[ Decca Legends / 2 CD - released 25/Oct/2000 ]
"Remains one of Dame Joan Sutherland's outstanding gramophone achievements." - Rosette (highest rating) Penguin Stereo Guide
Ballet at the Opera (from Eugene Onegin, Oprichnik, The Maid of Orleans, etc) cover
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PETER ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY
Ballet at the Opera (from Eugene Onegin, Oprichnik, The Maid of Orleans, etc)
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Sir Colin Davis
[ SBS Decca Australian Eloquence / CD - released 1/May/2009 ]
"An unhackneyed sample of the operatic-balletic Tchaikovsky culled from the well known and the neglected operas - brilliant performed and recorded." (MusicWeb Aug 2007)
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
The Bartered Bride (Complete Opera) cover
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SMETANA
The Bartered Bride (Complete Opera)
Neal Davies / Yvonne Howard / Susan Gritton / Geoffrey Moses / Philharmonia Orchestra / Royal Opera Chorus / Sir Charles Mackerras
[ Chandos / 2 CD - released 1/Oct/2005 ]
"A crisp, witty translation gives added sparkle to a terrific performance" - Editor's Choice Gramophoen Magazine November 2005
Beethoven: Symphonies 1-9 / Overtures cover
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LUDWIG van BEETHOVEN
Beethoven: Symphonies 1-9 / Overtures
Vienna State Opera Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, English Baroque Orchestra, Hermann Scherchen
[ Deutsche Grammophon / 8 CD Box Set - released 24/Apr/2020 ]
Complete symphony cycle in mono in remarkable sound quality Newly transferred from the original tapes and remastered to the highest standards
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Klemperer/Royal Danish Opera
Beethoven:sym 3/Mozart No.29
[ Testament / 2 CD - released 6/May/2002 ]
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...
Benjamin: Lessons in Love and Violence (complete opera recorded in 2018) BLU-RAY cover
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GEORGE BENJAMIN
Benjamin: Lessons in Love and Violence (complete opera recorded in 2018) BLU-RAY
Royal Opera House / Stéphane Degout, Barbara Hannigan, Gyula Orendt, Peter Hoare / George (cond)
[ Opus Arte Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 1/Jul/2019 ]
"At just 90 minutes, this is an opera of impressive concentration with not a word or note wasted." Gramophone