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Die Jahreszeiten: Concert 1959
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composed by Joseph Haydn, 1732-1809; conducted by Hans Müller-Kray; performed by Agnes Giebel, Fritz Wunderlich, 1930-1966 and Kieth Engen, 1925-2004, SWR Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra, SWR Vocal Ensemble Stuttgart and HR Radio Chorus, Frankfurt (Südwestrundfunk (SWR), 2012), 2 hours 9 mins
composed by Joseph Haydn, 1732-1809; conducted by Hans Müller-Kray; performed by Agnes Giebel, Fritz Wunderlich, 1930-1966 and Kieth Engen, 1925-2004, SWR Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra, SWR Vocal Ensemble Stuttgart and HR Radio Chorus, Frankfurt (Südwestrundfunk (SWR), 2012), 2 hours 9 mins
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Verdi: Otello (CD 1)
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composed by Giuseppe Verdi, 1813-1901; conducted by Alain Lombard, fl. 1962-1989; produced by Ivan Pastor, fl. 1986; performed by Vincent Le Texier, Dino di Domenico, Alain Gabriel, Matteo Manuguerra, Giuseppe Giacomini, Dame Margaret Price, 1941-2011 and Martine Mahé, Choeurs de la Philharmonie Slovaque de Bratislava and Orchestre National Bordeaux Aquitaine (Forlane CI, 2010), 1 hour 4 mins
composed by Giuseppe Verdi, 1813-1901; conducted by Alain Lombard, fl. 1962-1989; produced by Ivan Pastor, fl. 1986; performed by Vincent Le Texier, Dino di Domenico, Alain Gabriel, Matteo Manuguerra, Giuseppe Giacomini, Dame Margaret Price, 1941-2011 and Martine Mahé, Choeurs de la Philharmonie Slovaque de Bratislava and Orchestre National Bordeaux Aquitaine (Forlane CI, 2010), 1 hour 4 mins
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Un Ballo in Maschera
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directed by Mario Martone; composed by Giuseppe Verdi, 1813-1901 (1859); conducted by Jesús López-Cobos, 1940-; choreographed by Duncan Macfarlane; designed by Sergio Tramonti, Bruno Schwengel, David Harvey; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Marcelo Álvarez, 1962-, Violeta Urmana, Carlos Álvarez, 1966-, Elena Zaremba, Alessandra Marianelli, Borja Quiza, 1982-, Miguel Sola, Scott Wilde, Orlando Niz and César San Martín, Madrid Teatro Real Chorus and Madrid Symphony Orchestra (Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid), in Un Ballo in Maschera (Opus Arte, 2010), 2 hours 24 mins
A Melodrama in three actsPassion, loyalty and political conspiracy are the three pillars of Un ballo in maschera (1859), the most operatic of all operas. Set in 19th-century Boston, Mario Martones atmospheric production for the Teatro Real brings out all the innate theatricality and drama of Verdi's work. World fa...
directed by Mario Martone; composed by Giuseppe Verdi, 1813-1901 (1859); conducted by Jesús López-Cobos, 1940-; choreographed by Duncan Macfarlane; designed by Sergio Tramonti, Bruno Schwengel, David Harvey; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Marcelo Álvarez, 1962-, Violeta Urmana, Carlos Álvarez, 1966-, Elena Zaremba, Alessandra Marianelli, Borja Quiza, 1982-, Miguel Sola, Scott Wilde, Orlando Niz and César San Martín, Madrid Teatro Real Chorus and Madrid Symphony Orchestra (Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid), in Un Ballo in Maschera (Opus Arte, 2010), 2 hours 24 mins
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La Bohème
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conducted by Andris Nelsons; designed by Julia Trevelyan Oman, Julia Trevelyan Oman, John Charlton; performed by Gabriele Viviani, Teodor Ilincăi, 1983-, Kostas Smoriginas, 1953-, Jacques Imbrailo, Hibla Gerzmava, 1970-, Alan Duffield, Inna Dukach, Donald Maxwell, Jonathan Coad and Jeremy White, Tiffin Children's Chorus, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, in La Bohème (Opus Arte, 2010), 1 hour 53 mins
John Copley's enduring production of one of the most famously melodious and popular of all operas is a classic of the Royal Opera repertory. With historically accurate designs by Julia Trevelyan Oman and an excellent cast headed by Hibla Gerzmava and Teodor Ilincai, this 2009 revival, in which conductor Andris Nel...
conducted by Andris Nelsons; designed by Julia Trevelyan Oman, Julia Trevelyan Oman, John Charlton; performed by Gabriele Viviani, Teodor Ilincăi, 1983-, Kostas Smoriginas, 1953-, Jacques Imbrailo, Hibla Gerzmava, 1970-, Alan Duffield, Inna Dukach, Donald Maxwell, Jonathan Coad and Jeremy White, Tiffin Children's Chorus, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, in La Bohème (Opus Arte, 2010), 1 hour 53 mins
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Choruses
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composed by Richard Wagner, 1813-1883; conducted by Wilhelm Pitz; performed by Chor der Bayreuther Festspiele (Bayreuth Festival Chorus) and Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele (Bayreuth Festival Orchestra) (Deutsche Grammophon, 2010), 53 mins
composed by Richard Wagner, 1813-1883; conducted by Wilhelm Pitz; performed by Chor der Bayreuther Festspiele (Bayreuth Festival Chorus) and Orchester der Bayreuther Festspiele (Bayreuth Festival Orchestra) (Deutsche Grammophon, 2010), 53 mins
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Acis and Galatea
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directed by Wayne McGregor, 1970-; conducted by Christopher Hogwood, 1941-2014; choreographed by Wayne McGregor, 1970-; designed by Hildegard Bechtler, 1951-, Hildegard Bechtler, 1951-, Lucy Carter; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Danielle de Niese, Charles Workman, Paul Agnew, Matthew Rose and Ji-Min Park, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Royal Ballet and Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, in Acis and Galatea (Opus Arte, 2010), 1 hour 49 mins
Recorded live at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, on 8th April 2009.Christopher Hogwood conducts the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and a distinguished cast including Danielle de Niese and Charles Workman in Wayne McGregor's new production of Handel's opera in which The Royal Opera and The Roya...
directed by Wayne McGregor, 1970-; conducted by Christopher Hogwood, 1941-2014; choreographed by Wayne McGregor, 1970-; designed by Hildegard Bechtler, 1951-, Hildegard Bechtler, 1951-, Lucy Carter; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Danielle de Niese, Charles Workman, Paul Agnew, Matthew Rose and Ji-Min Park, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Royal Ballet and Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, in Acis and Galatea (Opus Arte, 2010), 1 hour 49 mins
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La Gazzetta
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directed by Dario Fo, 1926-2016; composed by Gioachino Rossini, 1792-1868 (1816); conducted by Maurizio Barbacini; choreographed by Sebastiano Mario di Bella; designed by Dario Fo, 1926-2016, Dario Fo, 1926-2016, Franco Marri; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Cinzia Forte, Bruno Pratico, Pietro Spagnoli, Charles Workman, Agata Bienkowska, Marisa Martins, Simon Orfila, 1976- and Marc Canturri, Orchestra Academy of the Gran Teatre del Liceu and Intermezzo Choir, in La Gazzetta (Opus Arte, 2009), 2 hours 35 mins
Recorded in 2005 under the musical direction of Maurizio Barbacini, Dario Fo's production brings fresh vitality and colour to the story of Lisetta, and of her father's attempts to find a husband for her through an advertisement in the newspaper La Gazzetta.
directed by Dario Fo, 1926-2016; composed by Gioachino Rossini, 1792-1868 (1816); conducted by Maurizio Barbacini; choreographed by Sebastiano Mario di Bella; designed by Dario Fo, 1926-2016, Dario Fo, 1926-2016, Franco Marri; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Cinzia Forte, Bruno Pratico, Pietro Spagnoli, Charles Workman, Agata Bienkowska, Marisa Martins, Simon Orfila, 1976- and Marc Canturri, Orchestra Academy of the Gran Teatre del Liceu and Intermezzo Choir, in La Gazzetta (Opus Arte, 2009), 2 hours 35 mins
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Die Entführung aus dem Serail
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directed by Johan Simons; composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, 1756-1791 (1782); conducted by Constantinos Carydis; designed by Bert Neumann, Nina von Mechow, Lothar Baumgarte; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Laura Aikin, Edgaras Montvidas, Kurt Rydl, Mojca Erdmann, Michael Smallwood and Steven van Watermeulen, Chorus of the Netherlands Opera (DNO, De Nederlandse Opera, Dutch Opera) and Netherlands Chamber Orchestra, in Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Opus Arte, 2009), 2 hours 55 mins
Johan Simons feisty production of Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail is an intelligently innovative account of Mozart's 1782 comic tale of abduction, love, loyalty and forgiveness. Kurt Rydls Osmin is hilarious, with just the right edge of latent thuggery; Mojca Erdmanns smart and cheeky Blonde sports a red riding coat...
directed by Johan Simons; composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, 1756-1791 (1782); conducted by Constantinos Carydis; designed by Bert Neumann, Nina von Mechow, Lothar Baumgarte; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Laura Aikin, Edgaras Montvidas, Kurt Rydl, Mojca Erdmann, Michael Smallwood and Steven van Watermeulen, Chorus of the Netherlands Opera (DNO, De Nederlandse Opera, Dutch Opera) and Netherlands Chamber Orchestra, in Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Opus Arte, 2009), 2 hours 55 mins
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Saint François d'Assise
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directed by Pierre Audi; composed by Olivier Messiaen, 1908-1992 (1979); conducted by Ingo Metzmacher; designed by Jean Kalman, fl. 1979, Angelo Figus, Jean Kalman, fl. 1979; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Camilla Tilling, Rod Gilfry, Hubert Delamboye, Henk Neven, Tom Randle, Donald Kaasch, Armand Arapian, Jan Willem Baljet and André Morsch, The Hague Philharmonic and Chorus of the Netherlands Opera (DNO, De Nederlandse Opera, Dutch Opera), in Saint François d'Assise (Opus Arte, 2009), 4 hours 37 mins
Messiaen's breathtakingly intense opera on the life of St Francis of Assisi stars Rod Gilfry as the charismatic visionary, beguiled by the glory of creation, yet fearful of both its imperfections and its transience. Pierre Audi's thoroughly engaging production for The Netherlands Opera brings out the naive imagery...
directed by Pierre Audi; composed by Olivier Messiaen, 1908-1992 (1979); conducted by Ingo Metzmacher; designed by Jean Kalman, fl. 1979, Angelo Figus, Jean Kalman, fl. 1979; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Camilla Tilling, Rod Gilfry, Hubert Delamboye, Henk Neven, Tom Randle, Donald Kaasch, Armand Arapian, Jan Willem Baljet and André Morsch, The Hague Philharmonic and Chorus of the Netherlands Opera (DNO, De Nederlandse Opera, Dutch Opera), in Saint François d'Assise (Opus Arte, 2009), 4 hours 37 mins
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Don Giovanni
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directed by Francesca Zambello, 1956-; composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, 1756-1791 (1787); conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras, 1925-2010; choreographed by Stephen Mear; designed by Maria Björnson, Maria Björnson, Paul Pyant, 1953-; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Simon Keenlyside, 1959-, Kyle Ketelsen, Eric Halfvarson, Marina Poplavskaya, Joyce DiDonato, 1969-, Ramón Vargas, 1960-, Miah Persson, 1969- and Robert Gleadow, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, in Don Giovanni (Opus Arte, 2009), 3 hours 23 mins
Don Giovanni is one of the timeless classics of all opera. Mozart's music, and the words of his great collaborator Da Ponte, are brought to life in Francesca Zambello's engrossing production from 2002 with its rich and colourful designs by Maria Bjornson. The music is memorable, dramatic and enjoyable: from the se...
directed by Francesca Zambello, 1956-; composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, 1756-1791 (1787); conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras, 1925-2010; choreographed by Stephen Mear; designed by Maria Björnson, Maria Björnson, Paul Pyant, 1953-; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Simon Keenlyside, 1959-, Kyle Ketelsen, Eric Halfvarson, Marina Poplavskaya, Joyce DiDonato, 1969-, Ramón Vargas, 1960-, Miah Persson, 1969- and Robert Gleadow, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, in Don Giovanni (Opus Arte, 2009), 3 hours 23 mins
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