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Violin Concerto/Interlude from 'The Crown of India'/Polonia
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composed by Sir Edward Elgar, 1857-1934; conducted by Sir Andrew Davis, 1944-; produced by Brian Pidgeon, fl. 1992; performed by Royal Scottish National Orchestra (Chandos, 2010), 1 hour 15 mins
composed by Sir Edward Elgar, 1857-1934; conducted by Sir Andrew Davis, 1944-; produced by Brian Pidgeon, fl. 1992; performed by Royal Scottish National Orchestra (Chandos, 2010), 1 hour 15 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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Hansel and Gretel
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composed by Engelbert Humperdinck, 1854-1921 (1892); conducted by Sir Colin Davis, 1927-2013; designed by Christian Fenouillat, Agostino Cavalca, Christophe Forey; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Angelika Kirchschlager, 1966-, Diana Damrau, 1971-, Elizabeth Connell, Sir Thomas Allen, 1944-, Anja Silja, 1940-, Pumeza Matshikiza and Anita Watson, fl. 2005, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Tiffin Boys' Choir and Tiffin Children's Chorus, in Hansel and Gretel (Opus Arte, 2009), 2 hours 19 mins
Diana Damrau and Angelika Kirchschlager star in the acclaimed 2008 production of Humperdincks famous fairytale opera, in the company of two of Britains most revered musical figures: Thomas Allen, playing the role of the Father, and the legendary conductor Colin Davis. Directors Patrice Caurier and Moshe Leiser com...
composed by Engelbert Humperdinck, 1854-1921 (1892); conducted by Sir Colin Davis, 1927-2013; designed by Christian Fenouillat, Agostino Cavalca, Christophe Forey; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Angelika Kirchschlager, 1966-, Diana Damrau, 1971-, Elizabeth Connell, Sir Thomas Allen, 1944-, Anja Silja, 1940-, Pumeza Matshikiza and Anita Watson, fl. 2005, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Tiffin Boys' Choir and Tiffin Children's Chorus, in Hansel and Gretel (Opus Arte, 2009), 2 hours 19 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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Doctor Atomic
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directed by Peter Sellars, 1957-; composed by John Coolidge Adams, 1947- (2005); conducted by Lawrence Renes; choreographed by Lucinda Childs; designed by Adrianne Lobel, 1955-, Dunya Ramicova, 1950-, James F. Ingalls, fl. 1980; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Gerald Finley, 1960-, Jessica Rivera, Eric Owens, 1970-, Richard Paul Fink, James Maddalena, Thomas Glenn, Jay Hunter Morris and Ellen Rabiner, Chorus of the Netherlands Opera (DNO, De Nederlandse Opera, Dutch Opera) and Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra, in Doctor Atomic (Opus Arte, 2008), 3 hours 51 mins
The longing to overcome human boundaries led the physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer to begin an experiment that formed a threat to the whole of humanity, and whose scientific results still do today. The question of the moral implications of the atomic bomb is raised in John Adams' opera, just as much as that of the i...
directed by Peter Sellars, 1957-; composed by John Coolidge Adams, 1947- (2005); conducted by Lawrence Renes; choreographed by Lucinda Childs; designed by Adrianne Lobel, 1955-, Dunya Ramicova, 1950-, James F. Ingalls, fl. 1980; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Gerald Finley, 1960-, Jessica Rivera, Eric Owens, 1970-, Richard Paul Fink, James Maddalena, Thomas Glenn, Jay Hunter Morris and Ellen Rabiner, Chorus of the Netherlands Opera (DNO, De Nederlandse Opera, Dutch Opera) and Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra, in Doctor Atomic (Opus Arte, 2008), 3 hours 51 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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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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Hänsel und Gretel
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directed by Brooks Riley, fl. 2002; composed by Engelbert Humperdinck, 1854-1921 (1892); conducted by Markus L. Frank; designed by Stefan Rieckhoff, Stefan Rieckhoff, Holger Schulze; produced by Torsten Bönnhoff, fl. 2012, Erwin Sturzer, fl. 2003 and Rainer Mockert, fl. 1991; performed by Cornelia Marschall, fl. 2000, Sabine Noack, 1974-, Alexandra Petersamer, Ludmil Kuntschew, fl. 1995 and Viktorija Kaminskaite, fl. 2000, Anhaltische Philharmonie Dessau and Children's Chorus of the Anhaltisches Theater Dessau, in Hänsel und Gretel (ArtHaus Musik, 2007), 1 hour 40 mins
Hänsel und Gretel is a fairy-tale opera (Märchenspiel) by Engelbert Humperdinck to a libretto by his sister Adelheid Wette. The idea for the opera was proposed to Humperdinck by his sister, who approached him about writing music for songs that she had written for her children for Christmas based on "Hänsel and...
directed by Brooks Riley, fl. 2002; composed by Engelbert Humperdinck, 1854-1921 (1892); conducted by Markus L. Frank; designed by Stefan Rieckhoff, Stefan Rieckhoff, Holger Schulze; produced by Torsten Bönnhoff, fl. 2012, Erwin Sturzer, fl. 2003 and Rainer Mockert, fl. 1991; performed by Cornelia Marschall, fl. 2000, Sabine Noack, 1974-, Alexandra Petersamer, Ludmil Kuntschew, fl. 1995 and Viktorija Kaminskaite, fl. 2000, Anhaltische Philharmonie Dessau and Children's Chorus of the Anhaltisches Theater Dessau, in Hänsel und Gretel (ArtHaus Musik, 2007), 1 hour 40 mins
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Flight of the Bumblebee, Op. 57
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composed by Nikolay Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov, 1844-1908 (1899) (Cimarron Music Press, 2007), 4 page(s)
composed by Nikolay Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov, 1844-1908 (1899) (Cimarron Music Press, 2007), 4 page(s)
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Götterdämmerung
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directed by Hans Hulscher, fl. 1984; composed by Richard Wagner, 1813-1883 (1874); conducted by Hartmut Haenchen, 1943- and Winfried Maczewski; designed by George Tsypin, Eiko Ishioka, 1938-2012, Wolfgang Göbbel; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Heinz Kruse, Wolfgang Schöne, 1940-, Henk Smit, Kurt Rydl, Jeannine Altmeyer, Eva-Maria Bundschuh, Anne Gjevang, Hebe Dijkstra, Irmgard Vilsmaier, Kirsi Tiihonen, Gabriele Fontana, Hanna Schaer and Catherine Keen, Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus of the Netherlands Opera (DNO, De Nederlandse Opera, Dutch Opera), in Götterdämmerung (London, England: Opus Arte, 2006), 4 hours 29 mins
This is a performance of Wagner's Gotterdammerung, performed by Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra and conducted by Hartmut Haenchen.
directed by Hans Hulscher, fl. 1984; composed by Richard Wagner, 1813-1883 (1874); conducted by Hartmut Haenchen, 1943- and Winfried Maczewski; designed by George Tsypin, Eiko Ishioka, 1938-2012, Wolfgang Göbbel; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Heinz Kruse, Wolfgang Schöne, 1940-, Henk Smit, Kurt Rydl, Jeannine Altmeyer, Eva-Maria Bundschuh, Anne Gjevang, Hebe Dijkstra, Irmgard Vilsmaier, Kirsi Tiihonen, Gabriele Fontana, Hanna Schaer and Catherine Keen, Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus of the Netherlands Opera (DNO, De Nederlandse Opera, Dutch Opera), in Götterdämmerung (London, England: Opus Arte, 2006), 4 hours 29 mins
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