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Jay Hunter Morris (Captain Ahab), Stephen Costello (Greenhorn), Jonathan Lemalu (Queequeg), Morgan Smith (Starbuck), Talise Trevigne (Pip), Matthew O'Neill (Flask) and Robert Orth (Stubb)

San Francisco Opera, Patrick Summers

[Hunter Morris] seizes all the dramatic opportunities as Captain Ahab...Lemalu brings musical depth to Queequeg, and Stephen Costello's Greenhorn and Morgan Smith's Starbuck are strong. Beautifully... More…

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2 DVD Videos

$19.75

Usually despatched in 3 - 4 working days

Margaret Price (Aida), Luciano Pavarotti (Radamès), Stefania Toczyska (Amneris), Simon Estes (Amonasro), Kurt Rydl (Ramfis), Kevin Langan (Il Re di Egitto), Susan Quittmeyer (Sacerdotessa), Colenton Freeman (Messaggero)

Orchestra and Chorus of the San Francisco Opera, Luis Antonio García-Navarro

DVD Video

$17.25

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Usually despatched within 1 working day

Eric Owens (Porgy), Laquita Mitchell (Bess), Chauncey Packer (Sportin' Life), Lester Lynch (Crown), Angel Blue (Clara), Karen Slack (Serena), Alteouise deVaughn (Maria), Eric Greene (Jake), Michael Bragg (Mingo)

San Francisco Opera, John DeMain (conductor) & Francesca Zambello (director)

The orchestra crackles from the very first mote. Eric Owens's Porgy, too, immediately weighs in as a powerful presence...Provided you're comfortable with waves of vibrato, Laquita Mitchell's... More…

2 DVD Videos

$25.25

In stock

Usually despatched within 1 working day

Renée Fleming (Lucrezia), Michael Fabiano (Gennaro), Elizabeth DeShong (Orsini), Vitalij Kowaljow (Don Alfonso)

San Francisco Opera, Riccardo Frizza

Fleming seems fired by the theatricality of a reviled female character who commands every dramatic situation she encounters...The main reservation is her calculation...DeShong is a powerful vocal... More…

2 DVD Videos

$25.25

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Joyce DiDonato (Romeo), Nicole Cabell (Giulietta), Saimir Pirgu (Tebaldo), Eric Owens (Capellio) & Ao Li (Lorenzo), Renée Fleming (Lucrezia), Michael Fabiano (Gennaro), Elizabeth DeShong (Orsini), Vitalij Kowaljow (Don Alfonso)

San Francisco Opera, Riccardo Frizza

when you listen and forget about the fashion runway, this is a fine performance of Bellini's score. Joyce DiDonato is everything you would want in a Romeo, ardent and angry and in superb voice...And... More…

4 DVD Videos

$30.25

In stock

Usually despatched within 1 working day

Éva Marton (Turandot), Michael Sylvester (Calaf), Lucia Mazzaria (Liù), Theodore Baerg (Ping), Dennis Peterson (Pang), Craig Estep (Pong), Kevin Langan (Timur), Joseph Frank (Altoum), Chester Patton (Un mandarino); San Francisco Opera, Donald Runnicles, David Hockney (director)

The orchestral and choral forces are very well harnessed by Donald Runnicles, who fires on all cylinders and visually the designs by David Hockney are vivid and bold...although there are more... More…

DVD Video

$28.50

Usually despatched in 2 - 3 working days

Heidi Stober (Magnolia Hawks), Michael Todd Simpson (Gaylord Ravenal), Kirsten Wyatt (Ellie Mae Chipley), Patricia Racette (Julie La Verne), Bill Irwin (Cap’n Andy), Harriet Harris (Parthy Ann Hawks)

San Francisco Opera Orchestra and Chorus, John DeMain, Francesca Zambello

Peter Davison's candyfloss-coloured sets dazzle the eye; so do most of Paul Tazewell's costumes, even if the chorus array themselves in 'Ol' Man River' as if at a fashion magazine shoot. As for... More…

2 DVD Videos

$25.25

Usually despatched in 3 - 4 working days

Yvonne Kenny (Anna Glawari), Bo Skovhus (Danilo), Angelika Kirchschlager (Valencienne), Gregory Turay (Camille)

San Francisco Opera Orchestra & Chorus, Erich Kunzel

Gregory Turay is a fluent, quite serious Camille, Bo Skovhus a superb Danilo and Angelika Kirchschlager an absolute dream of a Valencienne More…

DVD Video

$28.50

Usually despatched in 2 - 3 working days

Ildar Abdrazakov, Ramón Vargas, Patricia Racette, Erin Johnson, Chuanyue Wang

San Francisco Opera Orchestra, Chorus and Dance Corps, Nicola Luisotti

Carsen's cast is fine, centred on the outsize performance of Ildar Abdrazakov in the title role. He brings sex appeal to Satan, his authentic Russian bass sounding marvellous in the blatant vulgarity... More…

2 DVD Videos

$23.50

Usually despatched in 3 - 4 working days

Joyce DiDonato (Romeo), Nicole Cabell (Giulietta), Saimir Pirgu (Tebaldo), Eric Owens (Capellio) & Ao Li (Lorenzo)

San Francisco Opera Chorus and Orchestra, Riccardo Frizza (conductor) & Vincent Boussard (stage director)

when you listen and forget about the fashion runway, this is a fine performance of Bellini's score. Joyce DiDonato is everything you would want in a Romeo, ardent and angry and in superb voice...And... More…

DVD Video

$25.25

Usually despatched in 3 - 4 working days