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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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Il barbiere di Siviglia
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composed by Gioachino Rossini, 1792-1868; conducted by Alceo Galliera; performed by Luigi Alva, Mario Carlin, Tito Gobbi, 1913-1984, Maria Callas, 1923-1977, Fritz Ollendorf, Nicola Zaccaria, Gabriella Carturan, Fritz Ollendorff and Alceo Galliera, Philharmonia Orchestra and Philharmonia Chorus (Warner Music, 2009), 2 hours 14 mins
composed by Gioachino Rossini, 1792-1868; conducted by Alceo Galliera; performed by Luigi Alva, Mario Carlin, Tito Gobbi, 1913-1984, Maria Callas, 1923-1977, Fritz Ollendorf, Nicola Zaccaria, Gabriella Carturan, Fritz Ollendorff and Alceo Galliera, Philharmonia Orchestra and Philharmonia Chorus (Warner Music, 2009), 2 hours 14 mins
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La Fille du Régiment
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directed by Laurent Pelly, 1962-; choreographed by Laura Scozzi; designed by Chantal Thomas, 1947-, Laurent Pelly, 1962-, Joël Adam; produced by Johannes Müller; performed by Natalie Dessay, Juan Diego Flórez, Felicity Palmer, 1944-, Alessandro Corbelli, Donald Maxwell, Bryan Secombe, Luke Price, Jean Pierre Blanchard, fl. 1976 and Dawn French, 1957-, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, in La Fille du Régiment (Opus Arte, 2008), 2 hours 11 mins
Marie, found abandoned as a baby on the battlefield, was adopted and raised by soldiers. She is the darling of the regiment. When a Marquise tells the Sergeant that Marie is actually her niece and she must leave the regiment, the troops are heartbroken. The Marquise plans to educate and marry Marie in a manner bef...
directed by Laurent Pelly, 1962-; choreographed by Laura Scozzi; designed by Chantal Thomas, 1947-, Laurent Pelly, 1962-, Joël Adam; produced by Johannes Müller; performed by Natalie Dessay, Juan Diego Flórez, Felicity Palmer, 1944-, Alessandro Corbelli, Donald Maxwell, Bryan Secombe, Luke Price, Jean Pierre Blanchard, fl. 1976 and Dawn French, 1957-, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, in La Fille du Régiment (Opus Arte, 2008), 2 hours 11 mins
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Otello
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directed by Elijah Moshinsky, 1946-; composed by Giuseppe Verdi, 1813-1901 (1887); conducted by Sir Georg Solti, 1912-1997; choreographed by Eleanor Fazan; designed by Timothy O'Brien, 1929-, Peter J. Hall, 1926-2010, Robert Bryan, 1934-; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Plácido Domingo, 1941-, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, 1944-, Sergei Leiferkus, 1946-, Robin Leggate, Ramon Remedios, Mark Beesley, Roderick Earle, 1952-, Christopher Lackner and Claire Powell, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, in Otello (Opus Arte, 2008), 2 hours 26 mins
In what many believe to be the finest production of Otello in modern times, Placido Domingo and Kiri Te Kanawa lead a world-class cast under the exquisite musical direction of Sir Georg Solti. An outstanding performance of the first of Verdi's two late Shakespearian operas, universally regarded as sublime masterpi...
directed by Elijah Moshinsky, 1946-; composed by Giuseppe Verdi, 1813-1901 (1887); conducted by Sir Georg Solti, 1912-1997; choreographed by Eleanor Fazan; designed by Timothy O'Brien, 1929-, Peter J. Hall, 1926-2010, Robert Bryan, 1934-; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Plácido Domingo, 1941-, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, 1944-, Sergei Leiferkus, 1946-, Robin Leggate, Ramon Remedios, Mark Beesley, Roderick Earle, 1952-, Christopher Lackner and Claire Powell, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, in Otello (Opus Arte, 2008), 2 hours 26 mins
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Il Trovatore
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directed by Robert Carsen, 1954-; composed by Giuseppe Verdi, 1813-1901 (1852); conducted by Thomas Rösner; choreographed by Philippe Giraudeau, 1955-; designed by Paul Steinberg, Miruna Boruzescu, Patrick Woodroffe; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Carl Tanner, Iano Tamar, Željko Lučić, Marianne Cornetti, Giovanni Battista Parodi, Deanne Meek and José Luis Ordonez, Vienna Symphony Orchestra, Moscow Chamber Choir and Chorus of the Bregenz Festival, in Il Trovatore (Opus Arte, 2007), 3 hours 46 mins
A gigantic blood-red monster, made of steel and flames, floating on the still waters of Lake Constance -- this is Robert Carsen's unconventional vision of the setting of Verdi's masterpiece Il Trovatore for the 60th anniversary of the Bregenz Festival.
directed by Robert Carsen, 1954-; composed by Giuseppe Verdi, 1813-1901 (1852); conducted by Thomas Rösner; choreographed by Philippe Giraudeau, 1955-; designed by Paul Steinberg, Miruna Boruzescu, Patrick Woodroffe; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Carl Tanner, Iano Tamar, Željko Lučić, Marianne Cornetti, Giovanni Battista Parodi, Deanne Meek and José Luis Ordonez, Vienna Symphony Orchestra, Moscow Chamber Choir and Chorus of the Bregenz Festival, in Il Trovatore (Opus Arte, 2007), 3 hours 46 mins
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Admeto, Rè di Tessaglia
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directed by Axel Köhler, 1959-; conducted by Howard Arman, 1954-; designed by Roland Aeschlimann, Marie-Thérèse Jossen, Matthias Hönig; produced by Axel Köhler, 1959-; performed by Matthias Rexroth, Romelia Lichtenstein, Mechthild Bach, Tim Mead, Raimund Nolte, Melanie Hirsch and Gerd Vogel, Handel Festival Orchestra and Chorus of Halle, in Admeto, Rè di Tessaglia (ArtHaus Musik, 2006), 3 hours 16 mins
George Frideric Handel's 'Admeto' is considered one of the most successful operas produced in the first half of the 18th century. Along with 'Radamisto', 'Giulio Cesare', 'Tamerlano', 'Rodelinda' and 'Alessandro', which were also written in this period, 'Admeto' belongs to Handel‘s so-called 'London operas' - wo...
directed by Axel Köhler, 1959-; conducted by Howard Arman, 1954-; designed by Roland Aeschlimann, Marie-Thérèse Jossen, Matthias Hönig; produced by Axel Köhler, 1959-; performed by Matthias Rexroth, Romelia Lichtenstein, Mechthild Bach, Tim Mead, Raimund Nolte, Melanie Hirsch and Gerd Vogel, Handel Festival Orchestra and Chorus of Halle, in Admeto, Rè di Tessaglia (ArtHaus Musik, 2006), 3 hours 16 mins
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Macbeth
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directed by Phyllida Lloyd; composed by Giuseppe Verdi, 1813-1901 (1847); conducted by Bruno Campanella; choreographed by Michael Keegan-Dolan, fl. 2002; designed by Anthony Ward, Anthony Ward, Paule Constable, fl. 2012; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Carlos Álvarez, 1966-, Roberto Scandiuzzi, Maria Guleghina, Begoña Alberdi, Marco Berti, Javier Palacios, Stefan Kocan, Josep Ferrer, Francisco Santiago, 1889-1947, Ivo Mischev and Ferran Ilari, Chorus of the Gran Teatre del Liceu, in Macbeth (Opus Arte, 2005), 3 hours 56 mins
This is a performance of Macbeth, performed by Chorus of the Gran Teatre del Liceu, and conducted by Bruno Campanella.
directed by Phyllida Lloyd; composed by Giuseppe Verdi, 1813-1901 (1847); conducted by Bruno Campanella; choreographed by Michael Keegan-Dolan, fl. 2002; designed by Anthony Ward, Anthony Ward, Paule Constable, fl. 2012; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Carlos Álvarez, 1966-, Roberto Scandiuzzi, Maria Guleghina, Begoña Alberdi, Marco Berti, Javier Palacios, Stefan Kocan, Josep Ferrer, Francisco Santiago, 1889-1947, Ivo Mischev and Ferran Ilari, Chorus of the Gran Teatre del Liceu, in Macbeth (Opus Arte, 2005), 3 hours 56 mins
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Il Ritorno d’Ulisse in patria
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directed by Pierre Audi; composed by Claudio Monteverdi, 1567-1643 (1639); conducted by Glen Wilson; designed by Michael Simon, Jorge Jara, Jean Kalman, fl. 1979; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Brian Asawa, Jaco Huijpen, Monica Bacelli, Machteld Baumans, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, 1940-2010, Graciela Araya, Toby Spence, Christopher Gillett, Mark Tucker, 1954-2000, Alexander Oliver, Adrian Thompson and Diana Montague, Baroque Orchestra of De Nederlandse Opera (DNO, De Nederlandse Opera, Dutch Opera), in Il Ritorno d'Ulisse in Patria (Opus Arte, 2005), 2 hours 52 mins
Gods and humans, comic and intensely serious characters plus spectacular scenic effects are brought together in a wonderfully rich and effective texture. Pierre Audi's highly stylised and timeless production is captured here in a live recording from Het Muziektheater Amsterdam.
directed by Pierre Audi; composed by Claudio Monteverdi, 1567-1643 (1639); conducted by Glen Wilson; designed by Michael Simon, Jorge Jara, Jean Kalman, fl. 1979; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Brian Asawa, Jaco Huijpen, Monica Bacelli, Machteld Baumans, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, 1940-2010, Graciela Araya, Toby Spence, Christopher Gillett, Mark Tucker, 1954-2000, Alexander Oliver, Adrian Thompson and Diana Montague, Baroque Orchestra of De Nederlandse Opera (DNO, De Nederlandse Opera, Dutch Opera), in Il Ritorno d'Ulisse in Patria (Opus Arte, 2005), 2 hours 52 mins
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Simon Boccanegra
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composed by Giuseppe Verdi, 1813-1901; conducted by Gabriele Santini; produced by Victor Olof; performed by Orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma and Coro del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma (Warner Music, 2005), 2 hours 19 mins
composed by Giuseppe Verdi, 1813-1901; conducted by Gabriele Santini; produced by Victor Olof; performed by Orchestra del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma and Coro del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma (Warner Music, 2005), 2 hours 19 mins
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I Capuleti e i Montecchi
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composed by Vincenzo Bellini, 1801-1835; conducted by Riccardo Muti; performed by Dano Raffanti, 1948-, Gwynne Howell, 1938-, John Tomlinson, 1946-, Agnes Baltsa, 1944-, Edita Gruberova, 1946-, Riccardo Muti and Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (Warner Music, 2005), 2 hours 10 mins
composed by Vincenzo Bellini, 1801-1835; conducted by Riccardo Muti; performed by Dano Raffanti, 1948-, Gwynne Howell, 1938-, John Tomlinson, 1946-, Agnes Baltsa, 1944-, Edita Gruberova, 1946-, Riccardo Muti and Covent Garden, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (Warner Music, 2005), 2 hours 10 mins
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