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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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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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Don Giovanni
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composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, 1756-1791 (1787); conducted by Ingo Metzmacher; designed by Barbara Ehnes, Anja Rabes, David Finn; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017 and Giovanni Valentini, 1582-1649; performed by Charlotte Margiono, 1955-, Mario Luperi, Pietro Spagnoli, Myrto Papatanasiu, Marcel Reijans, José Fardilha, Roberto Accurso and Cora Burggraaf, Netherlands Chamber Orchestra and Chorus of the Netherlands Opera (DNO, De Nederlandse Opera, Dutch Opera), in Da Ponte Operas: Così fan tutte, Le nozze di Figaro, Don Giovanni (Opus Arte, 2008), 3 hours
Wit and astute theatrical awareness are the hallmarks of this exceptional vision of Mozart's and Da Ponte's famous masterpieces, directed by the duo Jossi Wieler and Sergio Morabito. Set in a 1960s youth hostel, Così fan tutte is a charmingly original tableau of adolescent inexperience, while Le nozze di Figaro,...
composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, 1756-1791 (1787); conducted by Ingo Metzmacher; designed by Barbara Ehnes, Anja Rabes, David Finn; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017 and Giovanni Valentini, 1582-1649; performed by Charlotte Margiono, 1955-, Mario Luperi, Pietro Spagnoli, Myrto Papatanasiu, Marcel Reijans, José Fardilha, Roberto Accurso and Cora Burggraaf, Netherlands Chamber Orchestra and Chorus of the Netherlands Opera (DNO, De Nederlandse Opera, Dutch Opera), in Da Ponte Operas: Così fan tutte, Le nozze di Figaro, Don Giovanni (Opus Arte, 2008), 3 hours
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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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Stiffelio
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directed by Elijah Moshinsky, 1946-; composed by Giuseppe Verdi, 1813-1901 (1850); conducted by Edward Downes; choreographed by William Hobbs; designed by Michael Yeargan, 1946-, Peter J. Hall, 1926-2010, Paul Pyant, 1953-; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Gwynne Howell, 1938-, José Carreras, 1946-, Gregory Yurisich, Adele Paxton, Robin Leggate, Lynton Atkinson and Catherine Malfitano, 1948-, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, in Stiffelio (Opus Arte, 2008), 2 hours 3 mins
Once regarded as Verdi's lost opera because of early censorship and controversy, Stiffelio has now established its rightful place in Verdi's canon. In this 1993 recording from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Jose Carreras, as the Protestant minister whose faith is shattered when he discovers his wife's adult...
directed by Elijah Moshinsky, 1946-; composed by Giuseppe Verdi, 1813-1901 (1850); conducted by Edward Downes; choreographed by William Hobbs; designed by Michael Yeargan, 1946-, Peter J. Hall, 1926-2010, Paul Pyant, 1953-; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Gwynne Howell, 1938-, José Carreras, 1946-, Gregory Yurisich, Adele Paxton, Robin Leggate, Lynton Atkinson and Catherine Malfitano, 1948-, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, in Stiffelio (Opus Arte, 2008), 2 hours 3 mins
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Così fan tutte
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composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, 1756-1791 (1789); conducted by Ingo Metzmacher; designed by Barbara Ehnes, Anja Rabes, David Finn; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017 and Giovanni Valentini, 1582-1649; performed by Sally Matthews, Maite Beaumont, Luca Pisaroni, Norman Shankle, Danielle de Niese and Garry Magee, Netherlands Chamber Orchestra and Chorus of the Netherlands Opera (DNO, De Nederlandse Opera, Dutch Opera), in Da Ponte Operas: Così fan tutte, Le nozze di Figaro, Don Giovanni (Opus Arte, 2008), 3 hours 29 mins
Wit and astute theatrical awareness are the hallmarks of this exceptional vision of Mozart's and Da Ponte's famous masterpieces, directed by the duo Jossi Wieler and Sergio Morabito. Set in a 1960s youth hostel, Così fan tutte is a charmingly original tableau of adolescent inexperience, while Le nozze di Figaro,...
composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, 1756-1791 (1789); conducted by Ingo Metzmacher; designed by Barbara Ehnes, Anja Rabes, David Finn; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017 and Giovanni Valentini, 1582-1649; performed by Sally Matthews, Maite Beaumont, Luca Pisaroni, Norman Shankle, Danielle de Niese and Garry Magee, Netherlands Chamber Orchestra and Chorus of the Netherlands Opera (DNO, De Nederlandse Opera, Dutch Opera), in Da Ponte Operas: Così fan tutte, Le nozze di Figaro, Don Giovanni (Opus Arte, 2008), 3 hours 29 mins
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La Bohème
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composed by Ruggero Leoncavallo, 1857-1919; conducted by Jan Latham-Koenig; produced by Danilo Prefumo; performed by Lucia Mazzaria, 1966-, Jonathan Summers, Bruno Pratico, Mario Malagnini and Martha Senn, Orchestra del Teatro La Fenice di Venezia and Coro del Teatro La Fenice di Venezia (Nuova Era, 2008), 2 hours 13 mins
composed by Ruggero Leoncavallo, 1857-1919; conducted by Jan Latham-Koenig; produced by Danilo Prefumo; performed by Lucia Mazzaria, 1966-, Jonathan Summers, Bruno Pratico, Mario Malagnini and Martha Senn, Orchestra del Teatro La Fenice di Venezia and Coro del Teatro La Fenice di Venezia (Nuova Era, 2008), 2 hours 13 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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Oberto, Conte di San Bonifacio
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directed by Ignacio García; composed by Giuseppe Verdi, 1813-1901 (1839); conducted by Yves Abel; designed by Domenico Franchi, Domenico Franchi, Vinicio Cheli; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Ildar Abdrazakov, 1976-, Evelyn Herlitzius, Carlo Ventre, Marianne Cornetti and Nuria Lorenzo, Chorus of Ópera de Bilbao and Orquesta Sinfónico del Principado de Asturias, in Oberto, Conte di San Bonifacio (Opus Arte, 2007), 2 hours 32 mins
This is a performance of Oberto, Conte di San Bonifacio, performed by Chorus of Opera de Bilbao and Orquesta Sinfonico del Principado de Asturias, and conducted by Yves Abel.
directed by Ignacio García; composed by Giuseppe Verdi, 1813-1901 (1839); conducted by Yves Abel; designed by Domenico Franchi, Domenico Franchi, Vinicio Cheli; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Ildar Abdrazakov, 1976-, Evelyn Herlitzius, Carlo Ventre, Marianne Cornetti and Nuria Lorenzo, Chorus of Ópera de Bilbao and Orquesta Sinfónico del Principado de Asturias, in Oberto, Conte di San Bonifacio (Opus Arte, 2007), 2 hours 32 mins
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