Since you are interested in Royal Ballet Gala (Incls 'Nutcracker Suite', 'La Boutique fantasque' & 'Les Sylphides'), here is a list of other items that you may find interesting.
Schumann: Symphonies 1 & 2 / Concertos / Manfred Overture
Edmund Leloir (horn) Maurice Gendron (cello) Dinu Lipatti (piano) / L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande / Ernest Ansermet
[ Decca SBS Australian Eloquence / 2 CD - released 12/Dec/2009 ]
"Gendron's performance is instinct with poetry, and, with Ansermet, he achieves a lucidity of expression which is very taking … artistic integrity and understanding which is utterly remarkable" Gramophone
J. S. BACH
Orchestral Suites Nos. 2 & 3 / 2 Sinfonias / Cantatas, BWV 130, 67, 45, 101 & 105
Elly Ameling, Agnes Giebel, Helen Watts, Werner Krenn, Ian Partridge, Tom Krause / L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande / Ernest Ansermet
[ Decca ABC Australian Eloquence / 2 CD - released 1/Aug/2009 ]
This 2CD set represents Ansermet's complete Bach recordings for Decca, and collectively they are issued on CD for the first time.
Royal Opera Gala: Covent Garden Anniversary Album
Joan Carlyle, Joan Sutherland, Josephine Veasey, Yvonne Minton, Amy Shuard, Peter Pears, David Ward, etc
[ Decca ABC Eloquence / 2 CD - released 10/Apr/2009 ]
"Lots of riches on these two well-filled discs." (MusicWeb July 2009)
Great Sacred Works (Incls Stabat Mater & Nisi Dominus)
Jochen Kowalski (counter-tenor) Nico van der Meel (tenor) / Concertgebouw Chamber Orchestra / Vittorio Negri
[ ABC Eloquence / CD - released 8/Jul/2005 ]
One could be forgiven for being surprised that sacred music does not account for a more substantial proportion of Vivaldi's life's work, especially in view of his having been ordained a priest. The music on this disc, however, presents the 'other'...
Piano Sonatas D 959 & 784
Jorge Bolet (piano)
[ Decca ABC Australian Eloquence / CD - released 1/Oct/2009 ]
Schubert and Jorge Bolet may seem rare bedfellows for a virtuoso who excelled in the music of Liszt and Rachmaninov and whose lineage extended, through his teacher David Saperton, to Leopold Godowsky (Saperton's teacher). But he finds in this music...
Prokofiev: Symphonies Nos. 1, 5, 6
LOrchestre de la Suisse Romande / Ernest Ansermet
[ Decca ABC Eloquence / 2 CD - released 1/May/2009 ]
These 2CD sets represent all of Ansermet's Prokofiev recordings for Decca. Both, the Paris Conservatoire and the Suisse Romande versions of the 'Classical' Symphony are included.
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)
Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66 (complete ballet recorded in 1994)
Royal Opera House / Viviana Durante, Zoltán Solymosi, Anthony Dowell, Benazir Hussein / Barry Wordsworth (cond)
[ BBC / Opus Arte DVD / DVD - released 1/Sep/2009 ]
G - 'Viviana Durante is outstanding as Aurora. Radiant and youthful, she dances with an ease and naturalness that is enchanting.' Evening Standard
Violin Concertos 1 & 2 / Piano Concerto No 3
Ruggiero Ricci (violin) Julius Katchen (piano) / LOrchestre de la Suisse Romande / Ernest Ansermet
[ Decca ABC Eloquence / CD - released 1/May/2009 ]
These CD sets represent all of Ansermet's Prokofiev recordings for Decca. Ruggiero Ricci and Julius Katchen are sterling soloists in the concertos. This is Katchen's first of two Decca recordings of the Prokofiev Third.
Symphonie Espagnole / Namouna [excerpts] / etc (with music by Chabrier)
Ruggiero Ricci (violin) / L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Ernest Ansermet
[ Decca SBS Australian Eloquence / 2 CD - released 10/Apr/2011 ]
It used to be fashionable to include the music of Lalo in concert in the mid-20th century. At the start of the 21st century, however, his works has fallen completely into neglect, in France as much as elsewhere. This is a cruel injustice for music...
L'Enfant et les Sortileges / Sheherazade / L'Heure Espagnole / Bolero / etc
Suzanne Danco, Hugues Cuenod, Lucien Lovano, Juliette Bise / L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande / Ernest Ansermet
[ Decca ABC Eloquence / 2 CD - released 1/Jul/2009 ]
Fascinated by children, Ravel composed two one-act operas, L'enfant et les sortilèges and L'Heure espagnole. These priceless Ansermet recordings now return to the catalogue, coupled with the rare and much-requested disc of Ravel vocal works with...
Liszt: A Faust Symphony / Mephisto Waltz / Battle of the Huns (with Magnard-Symphony No. 3)
Werner Krenn (tenor) / Choeur Pro Arte de Lausanne / L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande / Ernest Ansermet
[ Decca Australian Eloquence / 2 CD - released 20/Jun/2008 ]
Liszt's Eine Faust-Symphonie, based on the Faust legend, is an hour-long work for tenor, choir and orchestra, based on the Faust legend. The Suisse Romande Orchestra take to this complex score, one with which they could hardly have been familiar,...