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Mark Padmore (Prologue/Quint), Lisa Milne (Governess), Catrin Wyn Davies (Miss Jessel), Diana Montague (Mrs Grose), Nicholas Kirby Johnson (Miles), Caroline Wise (Flora)

BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Richard Hickox

Katie Mitchell directs very much in the BBC classic manner… Bly's grand but bleak interiors and iron-grey woodlands splendidly atmospheric. Hickox and his exceptional cast capture beautifully... More…

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Jacques Imbrailo (Billy Budd), Toby Spence (Vere), Brindley Sherratt (Claggart), Thomas Oliemans (Redburn), David Soar (Flint), Torben Jürgens (Ratcliffe), Clive Bayley (Dansker), Duncan Rock (Donald); Ivor Bolton, Deborah Warner

Teatro Real Madrid, Ivor Bolton, Deborah Warner

The strength of the production is its universality…The acting works so well in close-up that it is possible to follow this performance almost like a film…[Imbrailo’s] warm, unforced singing is... More…

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John Daszak (Aschenbach), Anthony Roth Costanzo (Apollo), Leigh Melrose (Traveller), Duncan Rock (English Clerk/Guide), Tomasz Borczyk (Tadzio)

Teatro Real Chorus and Orchestra, Alejo Pérez, Willy Decker

After so many disappointing productions, it’s exciting to watch one which casts a lurid new light on this disturbing opera and, more importantly, gives scope for two very fine singing actors…Daszak,... More…

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While one might miss the pristine finesse of their previous set, this timbrally grainier recording offers an altogether grander, wilder conception, and an opportunity to watch the intense exchange... More…

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James Bowman (Oberon), Ileana Cotrubas (Tytania), Lieuwe Visser (Thesius), Claire Powell (Hippolyta), Ryland Davies (Lysander), Dale Duesing (Demetrius), Cynthia Buchan (Hermia), Felicity Lott (Helena), Curt Applegren (Bottom), Roger Bryson (Quince), Patrick Power (Flute), Damien Nash (Puck)

Bernard...

a magical production...The atmospheric sets of John Bury brilliantly exploit the limited space of the Glyndebourne stage...Peter Hall, as ever at Glyndebourne, is an inspired director...A fine... More…

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John Graham-Hall (Albert), Patricia Johnson (Lady Billows), Alan Opie (Sid), Jean Rigby (Nancy), Felicity Palmer (Florence Pike), Elizabeth Gale (Miss Wordsworth), Derek Hammond-Stroud (Mr Gedge), Alexander Oliver (Mr Upfold), Richard Van Allan (Superintendent Budd), Patricia Kern (Mum), Maria Bovino...

If all opera DVDs were as successful as this 1985 Glyndebourne production of Albert Herring, a DVD guide would hardly be necessary...John Gunter's sets are imaginatively, charmingly real, and... More…

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Sarah Connolly (Lucretia), Christopher Maltman (Tarquinius), Catherine Wyn-Rogers (Bianca), Mary Nelson (Lucia), Leigh Melrose (Junius), Clive Bayley (Collatinus), Orla Boylan (Female Chorus) & John Mark Ainsley (Male Chorus)

English National Opera, Paul Daniel (conductor) & David McVicar...

The main cast delivers a superlative response from start to finish, headed by baritone Christopher Maltman's bull-like Tarquinius and mezzo-soprano Sarah Connolly's harrowingly intense Lucretia...Top-flight... More…

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