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Dido and Aeneas
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directed by Wayne McGregor, 1970-; composed by Henry Purcell, 1659-1695; conducted by Christopher Hogwood, 1941-2014; choreographed by Wayne McGregor, 1970-; designed by Hildegard Bechtler, 1951-, Fotini Dimou, Lucy Carter; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Sarah Connolly, 1963-, Lucas Meachem, Lucy Crowe, fl. 2002, Anita Watson, fl. 2005, Sara Fulgoni, fl. 1993, Eri Nakamura, fl. 2008, Pumeza Matshikiza, Iestyn Davies, 1979- and Ji-Min Park, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Royal Ballet, in Dido and Aeneas (Opus Arte, 2009), 1 hour
The Royal Ballet and The Royal Opera join forces for Wayne McGregor's acclaimed fusion of music and movement, whose richly layered designs perfectly complement Purcell's telling of a classical tale of love thwarted by evil powers. With Sarah Connolly and Lucas Meachem in the title roles, Christopher Hogwood conduc...
directed by Wayne McGregor, 1970-; composed by Henry Purcell, 1659-1695; conducted by Christopher Hogwood, 1941-2014; choreographed by Wayne McGregor, 1970-; designed by Hildegard Bechtler, 1951-, Fotini Dimou, Lucy Carter; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Sarah Connolly, 1963-, Lucas Meachem, Lucy Crowe, fl. 2002, Anita Watson, fl. 2005, Sara Fulgoni, fl. 1993, Eri Nakamura, fl. 2008, Pumeza Matshikiza, Iestyn Davies, 1979- and Ji-Min Park, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Royal Ballet, in Dido and Aeneas (Opus Arte, 2009), 1 hour
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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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L'Orfeo
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directed by Pierre Audi; composed by Claudio Monteverdi, 1567-1643 (1606); conducted by Stephen Stubbs, 1951-; designed by Michael Simon, Jorge Jara, Jean Kalman, fl. 1979; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by John Mark Ainsley, 1963-, Juanita Lascarro, Brigitte Balleys, Russell Smythe, David Cordier, Michael Chance, 1955-, Mario Luperi, Bernarda Fink, Dean Robinson and Suzie LeBlanc, Tragicomedia and Concerto Palatino, in L'Orfeo (Opus Arte, 2006), 2 hours 20 mins
Intense and refined performances by an inspired cast, led by a profound and commanding John Mark Ainsley as the legendary tragic musician, are sustained with fluent ease and obvious affection by the ensemble under Stephen Stubbs.
directed by Pierre Audi; composed by Claudio Monteverdi, 1567-1643 (1606); conducted by Stephen Stubbs, 1951-; designed by Michael Simon, Jorge Jara, Jean Kalman, fl. 1979; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by John Mark Ainsley, 1963-, Juanita Lascarro, Brigitte Balleys, Russell Smythe, David Cordier, Michael Chance, 1955-, Mario Luperi, Bernarda Fink, Dean Robinson and Suzie LeBlanc, Tragicomedia and Concerto Palatino, in L'Orfeo (Opus Arte, 2006), 2 hours 20 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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L'incoronazione di Poppea
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directed by Pierre Audi; composed by Claudio Monteverdi, 1567-1643 (1642); conducted by Christophe Rousset; designed by Michael Simon, Emi Wada, Jean Kalman, fl. 1979; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Cynthia Haymon, Brigitte Balleys, Ning Liang, Michael Chance, 1955-, Harry van der Kamp, 1947-, Heidi Grant Murphy, fl. 1989, Jean-Paul Fouchecourt, Dominique Visse, Claron McFadden, Elena Fink, Sandrine Piau, Wilke te Brummelstroete, fl. 1990, Nathan Berg, Mark Tucker, 1954-2000, Lynton Atkinson and Romain Bischoff, Les Talens Lyriques, in L'incoronazione di Poppea (Opus Arte, 2005), 3 hours 39 mins
Monteverdi's timeless masterpiece, which creates a modern, deep involvement in performers and audiences alike, is brilliantly captured in this High Definition live recording of Pierre Audi's moving and beautifully styled production from Het Muziektheater Amsterdam.
directed by Pierre Audi; composed by Claudio Monteverdi, 1567-1643 (1642); conducted by Christophe Rousset; designed by Michael Simon, Emi Wada, Jean Kalman, fl. 1979; produced by Hans Petri, fl. 1996-2017; performed by Cynthia Haymon, Brigitte Balleys, Ning Liang, Michael Chance, 1955-, Harry van der Kamp, 1947-, Heidi Grant Murphy, fl. 1989, Jean-Paul Fouchecourt, Dominique Visse, Claron McFadden, Elena Fink, Sandrine Piau, Wilke te Brummelstroete, fl. 1990, Nathan Berg, Mark Tucker, 1954-2000, Lynton Atkinson and Romain Bischoff, Les Talens Lyriques, in L'incoronazione di Poppea (Opus Arte, 2005), 3 hours 39 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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A Short History of Opera
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written by Donald Jay Grout and Hermine Weigel Williams (New York: Columbia University Press, 2003), 922 page(s)
written by Donald Jay Grout and Hermine Weigel Williams (New York: Columbia University Press, 2003), 922 page(s)
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L'Orfeo
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directed by Gilbert Deflo; composed by Claudio Monteverdi, 1567-1643 (1606); conducted by Jordi Savall; choreographed by Anna Casas; designed by William Orlandi, Albert Faura; produced by Dan Ruttley; performed by Montserrat Figueras, Furio Zanasi, Arianna Savall, Sara Mingardo, Cécile van de Sant, Antonio Abete, Adriana Fernández, Daniele Carnovich, Fulvio Bettini and Mercedes Hernández, La Capella Reial de Catalunya and Le Concert des Nations, in L'Orfeo (Opus Arte, 2002), 2 hours 19 mins
This is a performance of L'Orfeo, performed by Le Concert des Nations and La Capella Reial de Catalunya, and conducted by Jordi Savall.
directed by Gilbert Deflo; composed by Claudio Monteverdi, 1567-1643 (1606); conducted by Jordi Savall; choreographed by Anna Casas; designed by William Orlandi, Albert Faura; produced by Dan Ruttley; performed by Montserrat Figueras, Furio Zanasi, Arianna Savall, Sara Mingardo, Cécile van de Sant, Antonio Abete, Adriana Fernández, Daniele Carnovich, Fulvio Bettini and Mercedes Hernández, La Capella Reial de Catalunya and Le Concert des Nations, in L'Orfeo (Opus Arte, 2002), 2 hours 19 mins
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Adonis Tod
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composed by Adam Krieger, 1634-1666 (1656) (Harvard University Press, 1950), 2 page(s)
composed by Adam Krieger, 1634-1666 (1656) (Harvard University Press, 1950), 2 page(s)
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