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Plácido Domingo (Otello), Renée Fleming (Desdemona), James Morris (Iago), Richard Croft (Cassio), Charles Anthony (Rodrigo), Alexander Anisimov (Lodovico), Jane Bunnell (Emilia), Christopher Schaldenbrand (Un Araldo), Ted Lambrinos (Monatano)
The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus, James...
It is good to have so telling a reminder on DVD of Placido Domingo's masterly assumption of the role of Otello...[Fleming was] then at her freshest and purest, yet also with power, looking and... — More…
Patricia Schuman (Poppea), Richard Croft (Nerone), Kathleen Kuhlmann (Ottavia), Harry Peeters (Seneca), Darla Brooks (Drusilla), Dominique Visse (Nutrice), Curtis Rayam (Arnalta), Jeffrey Gall (Ottone); Concerto Köln, René Jacobs, Michael Hampe (dir.)
Power is the focus of Hampe's glamorous staging...Kuhlmann's Ottavia is thrilling but sexual chemistry is absent. — More…
Also contains the film 'Wagner's Dream' - a documentary about the making of the Metropolitan Operas new Ring cycle.
Lisette Oropesa (Woglinde), Jennifer Johnson Cano (Wellgunde), Tamara Mumford (Flosshilde), Eric Owens (Alberich), Stephanie Blythe (Fricka), Bryn Terfel (Wotan), Richard Croft (Loge), Franz-Josef Selig (Fasolt), Hans-Peter König (Fafner), Wendy Bryn Harmer (Freia),...
Kaufmann and Westbroek project the right kind of sexual and emotional intensity to carry the drama in the very bare setting that they're in, a tension matched elsewhere only by Waltraud Meier's... — More…
Richard Croft (Tito), Anna Stéphany (Sesto), Alice Coote (Vitellia), Michèle Losier (Annio), Joélle Harvey (Servilia), Clive Bayley (Publio); Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, The Glyndebourne Chorus, Robin Ticciati, Claus Guth
Croft’s mature acting and ardent singing vividly bring to life Tito’s torn emotions…The cruel manipulation by Alice Coote’s psychotic Vitellia of Anna Stéphany’s puppyish Sextus is painful to... — More…
From Drottningholm Court Theatre 1988
Ann Christine Biel, Annika Skolund, Richard Croft, Stuart Kale, Britt-Marie Aruhn, Eva Pilat, Petteri Salomaa
The Drottningholm Court Theatre Chorus and Orchestra, Arnold Östman, stage direction by Göran Järvefelt
Early Mozart comedy contemporary with the theatre where it's staged, with period style extending to the players' costumes. Likeable piece, likeably performed. — More…
Susan Gritton (soprano), Cornelia Horak (soprano), Bejun Mehta (countertenor), Richard Croft (tenor), Florian Boesch (baritone)
Ensemble Matheus & Arnold Schoenberg Choir, Jean-Christophe Spinosi
there are some penetrating ideas lurking behind the underlying premise, which in essence orbits around the moral, theological and familial fallout surrounding a suicide...the singing blazes with... — More…
Elena Tsallagova (soprano), Wiebke Lehmkuhl (mezzo-soprano), Richard Croft (tenor), José Coca Loza (bass), Alexis Fousekis, Philharmonia Chor Wien, Les Musiciens Du Louvre, Mark Minkowski, Robert Wilson
On the plus side, Wilson shows a definite response to the music.Yet there’s always a tendency for whatever work he stages to become an accompaniment to a fussy and (in terms of significance)... — More…