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Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique, The Monteverdi Choir, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
Gardiner is a former Davis disciple whose own period-instrument recordings are often revelatory, at their best rendering crystal-clear the lurid colours and brilliant imagination of Berlioz’s... — More…
8 CDs + 1 DVD Video($39.50) $19.75
Nick Dear's award-winning period drama, starring Ian Hart as Beethoven, brings to life the first performance of the Eroica Symphony, an event that prompted Haydn to remark 'everything is different from today'.
Ian Hart, Tim Pigott-Smith, Claire Skinner, Jack Davenport, Frank Finlay, Fenella Woolgar, Lucy Akhurst, Leo Bill, Peter Hanson, Robert Glenister, Anton Lesser
Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
'June 1804' says the legend at the film's opening.
Denis Matthews (in his Master Musicians volume) thought it was six months later that the Eroica was given a first run-through in the palace... — More…
filmed at the Chapelle Royale at Versailles
Monteverdi Choir & The English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
Gardiner's 30-strong choir allows him to shape the psalm movements like richly upholstered madrigals, chiselling out contrasts between very loud and very quiet, varying the pace at will and really... — More…
DVD Video + Blu-ray($29.25) $17.50
Bryn Terfel (Figaro), Alison Hagley (Susanna), Rodney Gilfry (Count Almaviva), Hillevi Martinpelto (Countess Almaviva), Pamela Helen Stephen (Cherubino)
Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner
the set is well worth acquiring...for a cast with no weak links and an inspiring conductor — More…
Adina Nitescu (Manon Lescaut), Patrick Denniston (Des Grieux), Roberto De Candia (Lescaut), Paolo Montarsolo (Geronte), Antonello Palombi (Edmondo), Sarah Connolly (Una voce sola), Richard Mosley-Evans (L'oste/Un comandante di Marina), Christopher Lemmings (Il maestro di ballo), Kevin Sharp (Un sergente...