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Gounod: Faust Ballet Music; Bizet: L'Arlésienne Suite No. 2; Delibes: Naila, Lakmé
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conducted by Jean-Claude Casadesus; performed by Orchestre National de Lille and Orchestre Symphonique de Radio-Télé-Luxembourg (Fioretti, 2009), 2 hours 36 mins
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Roméo et Juliette
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directed by Nicolas Joël; composed by Charles Gounod, 1818-1893 (1866); conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras, 1925-2010; designed by Carlo Tommasi, Carlo Tommasi, Bruno Boyer; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Roberto Alagna, 1963-, Leontina Vaduva, 1964-, Richard Halton, Paul Charles Clarke, fl. 1989, Peter Sidhom, Sarah Walker, 1943-, François Le Roux, Jeremy White, Anna Maria Panzarella, 1970-, Robert Lloyd, 1940- and David Wilson-Johnson, 1950-, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, in Roméo et Juliette (London, England: Opus Arte, 2008), 2 hours 55 mins
Sir Charles Mackerras teases the romantic beauty from Gounod's score, which has been much admired and performed since its first performance, at the Theatre Lyrique, Paris, in 1867. In this 1994 recording, the youthful Roberto Alagna as Romeo, and Leontina Vaduva as the unattainable Juliette, lead an excellent cast...
directed by Nicolas Joël; composed by Charles Gounod, 1818-1893 (1866); conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras, 1925-2010; designed by Carlo Tommasi, Carlo Tommasi, Bruno Boyer; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Roberto Alagna, 1963-, Leontina Vaduva, 1964-, Richard Halton, Paul Charles Clarke, fl. 1989, Peter Sidhom, Sarah Walker, 1943-, François Le Roux, Jeremy White, Anna Maria Panzarella, 1970-, Robert Lloyd, 1940- and David Wilson-Johnson, 1950-, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, in Roméo et Juliette (London, England: Opus Arte, 2008), 2 hours 55 mins
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Castor et Pollux
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directed by Pierre Audi; composed by Jean-Philippe Rameau, 1683-1764 (1737); conducted by Christophe Rousset; choreographed by Amir Hosseinpour; designed by Patrick Kinmonth, Patrick Kinmonth, Jean Kalman, fl. 1979; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Anna Maria Panzarella, 1970-, Véronique Gens, 1966-, Judith van Wanroij, Finnur Bjarnson, Henk Neven, Nicolas Teslé, Thomas Oliemans and Anders J. Dahlin, Chorus of the Netherlands Opera (DNO, De Nederlandse Opera, Dutch Opera) and Les Talens Lyriques, in Castor et Pollux (Opus Arte, 2008), 3 hours 53 mins
Castor et Pollux is arguably Rameau's finest creation in the tragedie lyrique style. Its libretto, based in mythology, focuses on an unusual theme: the self-sacrificing love between Castor, who is mortal, and his immortal brother, Pollux. When Castor is killed while defending his beloved Telaire from an attempted...
directed by Pierre Audi; composed by Jean-Philippe Rameau, 1683-1764 (1737); conducted by Christophe Rousset; choreographed by Amir Hosseinpour; designed by Patrick Kinmonth, Patrick Kinmonth, Jean Kalman, fl. 1979; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Anna Maria Panzarella, 1970-, Véronique Gens, 1966-, Judith van Wanroij, Finnur Bjarnson, Henk Neven, Nicolas Teslé, Thomas Oliemans and Anders J. Dahlin, Chorus of the Netherlands Opera (DNO, De Nederlandse Opera, Dutch Opera) and Les Talens Lyriques, in Castor et Pollux (Opus Arte, 2008), 3 hours 53 mins
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Zoroastre
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directed by Pierre Audi; composed by Jean-Philippe Rameau, 1683-1764 (1749); conducted by Christophe Rousset; choreographed by Amir Hosseinpour; designed by Patrick Kinmonth, Patrick Kinmonth, Peter van Praet; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Anders J. Dahlin, Evgueniy Alexiev, Sine Bundgaard, Anna Maria Panzarella, 1970-, Lars Arvidson, Markus Schwartz, Gérard Théruel and Ditte Andersen, Les Talens Lyriques and Drottningholm Court Theatre Chorus and Orchestra, in Zoroastre (Opus Arte, 2007), 2 hours 47 mins
Making full use of Drottningholm Theatre's unique 17th century Baroque theatre machinery, as well as his deep creative understanding of the profound drama of the work, stage director Pierre Audi creates a production of Zoroastre that completely accords with the spirit of Rameau.
directed by Pierre Audi; composed by Jean-Philippe Rameau, 1683-1764 (1749); conducted by Christophe Rousset; choreographed by Amir Hosseinpour; designed by Patrick Kinmonth, Patrick Kinmonth, Peter van Praet; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Anders J. Dahlin, Evgueniy Alexiev, Sine Bundgaard, Anna Maria Panzarella, 1970-, Lars Arvidson, Markus Schwartz, Gérard Théruel and Ditte Andersen, Les Talens Lyriques and Drottningholm Court Theatre Chorus and Orchestra, in Zoroastre (Opus Arte, 2007), 2 hours 47 mins
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Les Contes d'Hoffman
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directed by Giancarlo del Monaco; composed by Jacques Offenbach, 1819-1880 (1880); conducted by Alain Guingal; designed by Michael Scott, Michael Scott, Wolfgang von Zoubek; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Aquiles Machado, Konstantin Gorny, Katharine Goeldner, María Bayo, Valentina Kutzarova, Milagros Poblador, Christophe Fel, Christian Jean, Itxaro Mentxaka, José Ruiz, Marco Moncloa, Manuel de Diego, Itziar Fernández de Unda and David Aguayo Marqués, Chorus of Ópera de Bilbao and Bilbao Orkestra Sinfonikoa, in Les Contes d'Hoffman (Opus Arte, 2007), 3 hours 5 mins
Giancarlo Del Monaco's passionate and intelligent production of Jacques Offenbach's magnum opus creates a climactic kaleidoscope of deep and convincing emotions.
directed by Giancarlo del Monaco; composed by Jacques Offenbach, 1819-1880 (1880); conducted by Alain Guingal; designed by Michael Scott, Michael Scott, Wolfgang von Zoubek; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Aquiles Machado, Konstantin Gorny, Katharine Goeldner, María Bayo, Valentina Kutzarova, Milagros Poblador, Christophe Fel, Christian Jean, Itxaro Mentxaka, José Ruiz, Marco Moncloa, Manuel de Diego, Itziar Fernández de Unda and David Aguayo Marqués, Chorus of Ópera de Bilbao and Bilbao Orkestra Sinfonikoa, in Les Contes d'Hoffman (Opus Arte, 2007), 3 hours 5 mins
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Hector Berlioz: Benvenuto Cellini
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composed by Hector Berlioz, 1803-1869; conducted by Sir Roger Norrington, 1934-; performed by SWR Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra and MDR Radio Chorus (Mitteldeutscher Rundfunkchor), Leipzig (Südwestrundfunk (SWR), 2006), 2 hours 22 mins
composed by Hector Berlioz, 1803-1869; conducted by Sir Roger Norrington, 1934-; performed by SWR Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra and MDR Radio Chorus (Mitteldeutscher Rundfunkchor), Leipzig (Südwestrundfunk (SWR), 2006), 2 hours 22 mins
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Les Paladins
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directed by José Montalvo; composed by Jean-Philippe Rameau, 1683-1764 (1760); conducted by William Christie; choreographed by José Montalvo; designed by José Montalvo, Dominique Hervieu, Philippe Berthomé; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Topi Lehtipuu, Stéphanie d'Oustrac, Laurent Naouri, Sandrine Piau, René Schirrer, François Piolino and Emiliano Gonzalez Toro, Les Arts Florissants, in Les Paladins (Opus Arte, 2005), 2 hours 26 mins
Inspired by a fable by La Fontaine, Rameau produced perhaps his most brilliant music for his penultimate great work, blending reality and the surreal on several levels.
directed by José Montalvo; composed by Jean-Philippe Rameau, 1683-1764 (1760); conducted by William Christie; choreographed by José Montalvo; designed by José Montalvo, Dominique Hervieu, Philippe Berthomé; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Topi Lehtipuu, Stéphanie d'Oustrac, Laurent Naouri, Sandrine Piau, René Schirrer, François Piolino and Emiliano Gonzalez Toro, Les Arts Florissants, in Les Paladins (Opus Arte, 2005), 2 hours 26 mins
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Les Indes galantes
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directed by Andrei Șerban, 1943-; composed by Jean-Philippe Rameau, 1683-1764 (1735); conducted by William Christie; choreographed by Blanca Li; designed by Marina Draghici, Marina Draghici, Robert Wierzel; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Danielle de Niese, João Fernandes, Valérie Gabail, Nicolas Cavallier, Anna Maria Panzarella, 1970-, Paul Agnew, Nathan Berg, Jaël Azzaretti, François Piolino, Richard Croft, fl. 2004, Gaële Le Roi, Malin Hartelius, Nicolas Rivenq, Christoph Strehl, Christophe Fel and Patricia Petibon, Les Arts Florissants, in Les Indes galantes (Opus Arte, 2005), 4 hours 4 mins
William Christie and Les Arts Florissants propel this exuberant production of Jean-Philippe Rameau's second opera to great heights.
directed by Andrei Șerban, 1943-; composed by Jean-Philippe Rameau, 1683-1764 (1735); conducted by William Christie; choreographed by Blanca Li; designed by Marina Draghici, Marina Draghici, Robert Wierzel; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Danielle de Niese, João Fernandes, Valérie Gabail, Nicolas Cavallier, Anna Maria Panzarella, 1970-, Paul Agnew, Nathan Berg, Jaël Azzaretti, François Piolino, Richard Croft, fl. 2004, Gaële Le Roi, Malin Hartelius, Nicolas Rivenq, Christoph Strehl, Christophe Fel and Patricia Petibon, Les Arts Florissants, in Les Indes galantes (Opus Arte, 2005), 4 hours 4 mins
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Carmen
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directed by David McVicar; composed by Georges Bizet, 1838-1875 (1874); conducted by Philippe Jordan; choreographed by Andrew George; designed by Michael Vale, Sue Blane, Paule Constable, fl. 2012; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Hans Voschezang, Lisa Milne, Marcus Haddock, Jonathan Best, Anne Sofie von Otter, 1955-, Mary Hegarty, Christine Rice, Anthony Wise, Laurent Naouri, Quentin Hayes, Colin Judson and Franck Lopez, Glyndebourne Festival Chorus, London Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO) and Children's Chorus, Stoke Brunswick School, East Grinstead, in Carmen (Opus Arte, 2003), 3 hours 14 mins
An exhilarating new Carmen from Glyndebourne. Director David McVicar describes Carmen as "the first ever musical", and in his new production, with Anne Sofie von Otter in the title role, Carmen is restored to the original Opera Comique as Bizet wrote it, stripping away subsequent re-workings which turned it into a...
directed by David McVicar; composed by Georges Bizet, 1838-1875 (1874); conducted by Philippe Jordan; choreographed by Andrew George; designed by Michael Vale, Sue Blane, Paule Constable, fl. 2012; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Hans Voschezang, Lisa Milne, Marcus Haddock, Jonathan Best, Anne Sofie von Otter, 1955-, Mary Hegarty, Christine Rice, Anthony Wise, Laurent Naouri, Quentin Hayes, Colin Judson and Franck Lopez, Glyndebourne Festival Chorus, London Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO) and Children's Chorus, Stoke Brunswick School, East Grinstead, in Carmen (Opus Arte, 2003), 3 hours 14 mins
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Pikovaya Dama, Op. 68
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composed by Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky, 1840-1893 (1890) (Oxford University Press, 2003), 782 page(s)
composed by Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky, 1840-1893 (1890) (Oxford University Press, 2003), 782 page(s)
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