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Die Zauberflote [The Magic Flute] (complete opera recorded in 1988) cover
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W. A. MOZART
Die Zauberflote [The Magic Flute] (complete opera recorded in 1988)
Barbara Bonny / Edita Gruberova / Hans Peter Blochwitz / Thomas Hampson / Zurich Opera / Nikolaus Harnoncourt
[ Warner Classics Opera Collection / 2 CD - released 1/Sep/2009 ]
"Harnoncourt's Mozart can veer between the playful and the over solemn, but here it's spot on and sustained by a strong cast. Gruberova is a stellar Queen of the Night." BBC Music Magazine, January 2010 ***
Semele (complete opera recorded in 2007) cover
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HANDEL
Semele (complete opera recorded in 2007)
Zurich Opera / Cecilia Bartoli, Liliana Nikiteanu, Birgit Remmert, Isabel Rey / William Christie (cond)
[ Decca Music Group DVD / 2 DVD - released 12/Mar/2009 ]
G - "Sung dazzlingly, "Myself I shall adore" was one of many high points in Bartoli's stunning performance, her first operatic role in a language other than Italian…The wonderfully intimate Zurich Opera House allows every detail of her performance...
Beethoven: Fidelio (complete opera recorded in 2004) BLU-RAY cover
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LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN
Beethoven: Fidelio (complete opera recorded in 2004) BLU-RAY
Jonas Kaufmann, Camilla Nylund, Chor and Orchestra of the Zurich Opera House, Nikolaus Harnoncourt
[ Arthaus Blu-ray / Blu-ray - released 2/Aug/2019 ]
"Jonas Kaufmann and Camilla Nylund fearlessly [pack] every phrase with compellingly truthful shades of meaning. Harnoncourt's Beethoven is famously raw and earthy: strong on struggle and on the composer's robust musical roots" BBC Music Five Stars
Heinz Holliger - Schneewittchen (Snow White) (Complete Opera) cover
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Juliane Banse, Cornelia Kallisch, Zurich Opera, Heinz Holliger
Heinz Holliger - Schneewittchen (Snow White) (Complete Opera)
[ ECM Records / 2 CD - released 1/Apr/2009 ]
Critic's Choice-the Best CDs of 2001 (BBC Music Magazine)
Le Comte Ory (complete opera recorded in 2013) cover
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ROSSINI
Le Comte Ory (complete opera recorded in 2013)
Zurich Opera / Cecilia Bartoli, Javier Camarena, Rebecca Olvera, Carlos Chausson / Muhai Tang (cond)
[ Decca DVD / DVD - released 7/Mar/2014 ]
Cecilia Bartoli stars in this ebullient Zurich Opera House production of Rossini's first French-language comedy opera described by the international press as "pure, unadulterated fun".
Rossini: Le Comte Ory (complete opera recorded in 2013) BLU-RAY cover
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GIOACHINO ROSSINI
Rossini: Le Comte Ory (complete opera recorded in 2013) BLU-RAY
Zurich Opera / Cecilia Bartoli, Javier Camarena, Rebecca Olvera, Carlos Chausson / Muhai Tang (cond)
[ Decca Blu-ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 7/Mar/2014 ]
"Musical standards are high, with Tang and the orchestra bouncing the score merrily along. Bartoli sends herself up...vocally, she is in more consistent voice than on some recent recordings" (BBC Music)
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ALBAN BERG
Lulu (complete opera recorded in 2002)
Zürich Opera / Laura Aikin / Cornelia Kallisch / Alfred Muff / Franz Welser-Most (cond)
[ TDK / DVD - released 19/May/2006 ]
Wagner: Der fliegende Holländer [The Flying Dutchman] (complete opera recorded in 2013) cover
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RICHARD WAGNER
Wagner: Der fliegende Holländer [The Flying Dutchman] (complete opera recorded in 2013)
Zurich Opera / Bryn Terfel, Anja Kampe, Matti Salminen, Marco Jentzsch / Alain Altinoglu (cond)
[ Deutsche Grammophon DVD / DVD - released 30/Jan/2015 ]
DG is proud to present an exciting and exceptional new opera production on DVD and BR: Bryn Terfel stars in Richard Wagner's Der fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman).
Otello (complete opera recorded in 2013) cover
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ROSSINI
Otello (complete opera recorded in 2013)
Zurich Opera / Cecilia Bartoli, Peter Kálmán, John Osborn, Javier Camarena / Muhai Tang (cond)
[ Decca DVD / DVD - released 4/Apr/2014 ]
Cecilia Bartoli makes her long-anticipated debut in the role of Desdemona in Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier's new production of Rossini's Otello for the Zurich Opera House.
Otello (complete opera recorded in 2013) BLU-RAY cover
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Berg: Wozzeck (complete opera recorded in 2015) BLU-RAY cover
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ALBAN BERG
Berg: Wozzeck (complete opera recorded in 2015) BLU-RAY
Zurich Opera / Christian Gerhaher, Brandon Jovanovich, Mauro Peter, Wolfgang Ablinger-Sperrhacke / Fabio Luisi (cond)
[ Accentus Music Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 1/Dec/2016 ]
"This is a finely honed production that follows its premise to an absurdist conclusion with slick theatricality and dispassionate zeal." Gramophone Award WINNER 2017 - Opera
Cavalleria Rusticana & I Pagliacci (complete opera recorded in 2009) BLU-RAY cover
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MASCAGNI / LEONCAVALLO
Cavalleria Rusticana & I Pagliacci (complete opera recorded in 2009) BLU-RAY
Zurich Opera / Fiorenza Cedolins, José Cura, Carlo Guelfi, Cheyne Davidson, Paoletta Marrocu / Stefano Ranzani (cond)
[ Arthaus Musik Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 22/Dec/2015 ]
Two timeless stories of love, honour, justice and violence - a highlight for every opera lover. Pietro Mascagni's Cavalleria rusticana and Ruggero Leoncavallo's Pagliacci speak to one's heart and soul. They are regarded as the most absorbing...
Verdi: Falstaff (complete opera recorded in October 2012) BLU-RAY cover
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GIUSEPPE VERDI
Verdi: Falstaff (complete opera recorded in October 2012) BLU-RAY
Zurich Opera House / Ambrogio Maestri, Barbara Frittoli, Meg Page, Mistress Quickly, Massimo Cavalletti / Daniele Gatti (cond)
[ C Major Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 1/Jan/2017 ]
"The cast, led by a secure Maestri, can boast a lovable Nannetta in Liebau and further clever variations on Quickly's eccentricity from Naef." Gramophone
Rigoletto (complete opera recorded in 2006) cover
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VERDI
Rigoletto (complete opera recorded in 2006)
Zurich Opera House / Leo Nucci / Elena Moscu / Piotr Beczala / Nello Santi (cond)
[ Arthaus Musik DVD / DVD - released 14/Oct/2007 ]
G - "First we must salute the 64-year old Leo Nucci's Rigoletto. Visually, the pathetic figure with the haunted, apprehensive expression will prove memorable, as well those notes and phrases which still proclaim him one of the most richly endowed...
Bellini: I Capuleti e I Montecchi (complet opera recorded in 2015) BLU-RAY cover
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VINCENZO BELLINI
Bellini: I Capuleti e I Montecchi (complet opera recorded in 2015) BLU-RAY
Zurich Opera / Joyce DiDonato, Olga Kulchynska, Benjamin Bernheim, Roberto Lorenzi / Fabio Luisi (cond)
[ Accentus Music Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 1/Sep/2015 ]
The story of Romeo and Juliet, who pay for their passion with their lives, has been interpreted in the widest variety of literary and musical genres ever since the Renaissance. Vincenzo Bellini's much too rarely staged Romeo and Juliet opera, I...
Donizetti: Don Pasquale (complete opera recorded in 2006) cover
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GAETANO DONIZETTI
Donizetti: Don Pasquale (complete opera recorded in 2006)
Zurich Opera / Juan Diego Florez / Isabel Rey / Ruggero Raimondi / Nello Santi (cond)
[ Decca DVD / DVD - released 12/Sep/2007 ]
Following DVD releases of Il barbiere di Siviglia from Madrid and La Fille du regiment from Genoa, Decca continues the DVD series presenting Florez in his great stage roles with this performance of Donizetti's irresistible comedy from Zurich Opera House.
Gluck: Iphigénie en Tauride (complete opera recorded in 2001) BLU-RAY cover
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GLUCK
Gluck: Iphigénie en Tauride (complete opera recorded in 2001) BLU-RAY
Zurich Opera / Juliette Galstian, Rodney Gilfrey, Deon Van Der Walt, Anton Scharinger / William Christie (cond)
[ Arthaus Legendary Performances BLU-RAY / Blu-ray Disc - released 1/Mar/2016 ]
Gluck's wonderful but neglected 1774 opera Iphigénie en Tauride, inspired by the Greek legend, is treated with forceful and convincing simplicity in Claus Guth's revolutionary production staged at the Zurich Opera House. The psychological drama in a...
Fidelio (complete opera recorded in 2008) BLU-RAY cover
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BEETHOVEN
Fidelio (complete opera recorded in 2008) BLU-RAY
Zurich Opera / Krešimir Stra┼żanac, Lucio Gallo, Roberto Sacca, Melanie Diener, Alfred Muff / Bernard Haitink, conductor
[ Opus Arte Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 10/Apr/2010 ]
Translucence, transparency - warmth' are the qualities identified by Bernard Haitink as necessary for an ideal sound performance of Beethoven's only opera, and all are present in this fantastic recording of Katharina Thalbach's new production.
Hansel Und Gretel (complete opera recorded in 1999) cover
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HUMPERDINCK
Hansel Und Gretel (complete opera recorded in 1999)
Zurich Opera / Liliana Nikiteanu / Malin Hartelius / Volker Vogel / Franz Welser-Most (cond)
[ Kultur / DVD - released 19/Jan/2008 ]
G - Humperdinck's first and most successful opera began life as a commission from his sister Adelheid Wette, who asked him to write music for a children's play she had adapted from the Brothers Grimm tale, Hänsel und Gretel. Humperdinck initially...
Mozart: Cosi fan Tutte (complete opera recorded in 2009) BLU-RAY cover
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W. A. MOZART
Mozart: Cosi fan Tutte (complete opera recorded in 2009) BLU-RAY
Zurich Opera / Malin Hartelius, Anna Bonitatibus, Martina Janková, Javier Camarena / Franz Welser-Most (conductor)
[ Arthaus Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 10/May/2010 ]
"The singing is uniformly excellent. Malin Hartelius is a terrific Fiordiligi, her vibrato prominent but never bothersome, her inflections ideal, her sense of silliness sublime." 10/10 highest rating Classicstoday.com