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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
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
Donizetti: Lucia Di Lammermoor (complete opera recorded in 1971) cover
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GAETANO DONIZETTI
Donizetti: Lucia Di Lammermoor (complete opera recorded in 1971)
Joan Sutherland, Luciano Pavarotti, Sherrill Milnes, Nicolai Ghiaurov / Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Richard Bonynge
[ Decca 2 CDs plus Blu-ray audio & Libretto / 3 CD/Blu-ray Disc - released 20/Jun/2019 ]
Remastered in ultra-high quality 96kHz/24-bit audio at Abbey Road Studios in 2014 under the supervision of long-term Decca balance engineer Philip Siney.
Puccini: Tosca (complete opera remastered recorded live 1964) cover
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GIACOMO PUCCINI
Puccini: Tosca (complete opera remastered recorded live 1964)
Maria Callas, Renato Cioni, Tito Gobbi, David Sellar / Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Carlo Felice Cillario
[ Warner Classics Maria Callas Live Remastered / 2 CD - released 1/Feb/2019 ]
There are obvious parallels between Tosca - the passionate, but vulnerable Roman diva - and Maria Callas. 'Vissi d'arte' (I lived for art), the character's moving Act II aria, has acquired a particular symbolism since the soprano's death in 1977....
Maria Callas: In Concert London, Hamburg & Paris BLU-RAY cover
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The Prince of the Pagodas, Op. 57 (complete ballet) cover
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BENJAMIN BRITTEN
The Prince of the Pagodas, Op. 57 (complete ballet)
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Benjamin Britten
[ Decca Ballet Edition / 2 CD - released 16/Apr/2012 ]
The first recording of The Prince of the Pagodas at the Royal Opera House, with Britten himself conducting. The Prince of the Pagodas is Britten's only full-length ballet - a glittering score full of the oriental harmonies and instrumental colour...
Herold: La Fille Mal Gardee / Lecocq: Mam'zelle Angot (Complete Ballets) cover
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FERDINAND HEROLD / CHARLES LECOCQ
Herold: La Fille Mal Gardee / Lecocq: Mam'zelle Angot (Complete Ballets)
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, John Lanchbery / National Philharmonic Orchestra, Richard Bonynge
[ Decca Australian Eloquence / 2 CD - released 20/May/2007 ]
"Here, with sound of spectacular Decca digital fidelity, Lanchbery conducts a highly seductive account of the complete ballet with an orchestra long familiar with playing it in the theatre." (Rosette Penguin Stereo Guide)
Donizetti: La Fille du Regiment (The Daughter of the Regiment) [complete opera recorded in 2007] cover
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GAETANO DONIZETTI
Donizetti: La Fille du Regiment (The Daughter of the Regiment) [complete opera recorded in 2007]
Natalie Dessay, Juan Diego Florez, Felicity Palmer, Alessandro Corbelli, Donald Maxwell, Dawn French, Orchestra & Choir of the Royal Opera House, Brun
[ Erato / Warner Classics DVD / DVD - released 29/Sep/2008 ]
GRAMOPHONE MAGAZINE AWARD FINALIST 2008 - DVD - "The Royal Opera's new staging of La Fille du régiment will probably go down in history as one of the company's great achievements ... Laurent Pelly's production casts Natalie Dessay and Juan...
Don Giovanni (complete opera recorded in 2014) BLU-RAY cover
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W. A. MOZART
Don Giovanni (complete opera recorded in 2014) BLU-RAY
Royal Opera House, Covent Garden / Mariusz Kwiecien, Alex Esposito, Alexander Tsymbalyuk, Véronique Gens , Antonio Poli / Nicola Luisotti (cond
[ Opus Arte Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 20/Nov/2014 ]
Mozart's sublime tragic comedy offers boundless scope for directors, and Kasper Holten has chosen it to follow his directorial debut of Eugene Onegin. He wanted to shift the emphasis from Don Giovanni's sex life into a darker place, showing...
Britten: Peter Grimes (complete opera recorded in 1981) cover
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BENJAMIN BRITTEN
Britten: Peter Grimes (complete opera recorded in 1981)
Royal Opera House / Jan Vickers, Heather Harper, Norman Bailey / Colin Davis (conductor)
[ Warner Music / NVC Arts DVD / DVD - released 10/Oct/2019 ]
"Colin Davis...proves an inspired interpreter, taut in control as well as warmly expressive, drawing vividly atmospheric playing from the orchestra to supplement the brilliantly effective sets, minimal but wonderfully evocative " Penguin Guide
Verdi: Otello (complete opera recorded in 2017) cover
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GIUSEPPE VERDI
Verdi: Otello (complete opera recorded in 2017)
Royal Opera House / Jonas Kaufmann, Marco Vratogna, Maria Agresta / Sir Antonio Pappano (cond)
[ Sony Classical DVD / 2 DVD - released 15/May/2018 ]
'Jonas Kaufmann Sings an 'Otello' for the Ages'- New York Times. On a sweltering night at London's Royal Opera House in June 2017, Jonas Kaufmann made his debut performance as Otello - one of the most coveted and challenging roles in the tenor...
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)
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...
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...
Two Ballet Favourites by Christophen Wheeldon: Prokofiev: Cinderella / Talbot: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Recorded 2011 & 2012) BLU-RAY cover
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SERGEI PROKOFIEV / JOBY TALBOT
Two Ballet Favourites by Christophen Wheeldon: Prokofiev: Cinderella / Talbot: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (Recorded 2011 & 2012) BLU-RAY
Dutch National Ballet / Royal Opera House / Anna Tsygankova, Matthew Golding, Lauren Cuthbertson, Sergei Polunin / Ermanno Florio & Barry Wordsworth (
[ Opus Arte Blu-Ray / Blu-ray Disc - released 15/Oct/2017 ]
"Lauren Cuthbertson, as Alice, is excellent, her every movement suggesting the actions and emotions of this curious, spirited pre-adolescent...Christopher Wheeldon's choreography is very imaginative and fitting for every character" MusicWeb on Alice
Solti at the Ballet [Incls 'La Boutique fantasque' & 'Gaîté Parisienne'] cover
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DUKAS / OFFENBACH / ROSSINI / TCHAIKOVSKY
Solti at the Ballet [Incls 'La Boutique fantasque' & 'Gaîté Parisienne']
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti
[ Decca Australian Eloquence / 2 CD - released 20/Jul/2016 ]
"an absolutely splendid recording …This Solti performance [of La Boutique fantasque] is sheer delight, played as it is with a combination of style and gusto it needs; a most exhilarating performance …this is an excellent debut on Decca" Gramophone
Vaughan Williams: The Pilgrim's Progress (Complete Opera) cover
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RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS
Vaughan Williams: The Pilgrim's Progress (Complete Opera)
Gerald Finley, Rebecca Evans / Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Hickox
[ Chandos Classics / 2 CD - released 21/Sep/2001 ]
Rosette (Penguin Stereo Guide) - "The Chandos recording is superb, spacious and atmospheric, with the many onstage effects beautifully balanced, yet with words always clear…(an) overpowering recording."
La Fille du Regiment [daughter of the Regiment] (complete opera recorded in 1968) cover
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DONIZETTI
La Fille du Regiment [daughter of the Regiment] (complete opera recorded in 1968)
Joan Sutherland, Luciano Pavarotti, Monica Sinclair / Orchestra and Chorus of the Royal Opera House / Richard Bonynge
[ Decca Originals / 2 CD Box Set - released 2/Feb/2009 ]
"...a sizzling performance ... can confidently be recommended both for comedy and for fine singing. Recorded in Kingsway Hall, the CD sound has wonderful presence and clarity of focus." Penguin Guide to Compact Discs
Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore (complete opera recorded in 1971) [2 CDs plus Blu-ray audio] cover
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GAETANO DONIZETTI
Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore (complete opera recorded in 1971) [2 CDs plus Blu-ray audio]
Joan Sutherland, Luciano Pavarotti, Sherrill Milnes, Nicolai Ghiaurov / Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Richard Bonynge
[ Decca 2 CDs plus Blu-ray audio / 3 CD Box Set - released 27/Sep/2019 ]
"The "L'elisir" set was one of the loveliest things Sutherland ever did on record . . . As Donizetti's Adina she is charming -- touching, exuberant, virtuoso (her coloratura is astounding), and always very human." (Gramophone)