Eloquence - up to 35% off
In celebration of their twentieth anniversary later this year, we're offering up to 35% off all Eloquence CDs until 25th March 2019 (please note that discounts do not apply to downloads).
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Lauris Elms (Griselda), Joan Sutherland (Ernesto), Monica Sinclair (Gualtiero), Margreta Elkins (Almirena) & Spiro Malas (Rambaldo)
The Ambrosian Singers & London Philharmonic Orchestra, Richard Bonynge
with Lauris Elms moving in the title-role, this highlights version registers impressively. — More…
Margreta Elkins (Rosina), Elizabeth Harwood (Phoebe), Monica Sinclair (William), Robert Tear (Mr. Belville), Kenneth MacDonald (Captain Belville)
The Ambrosian Singers & London Symphony Orchestra, Richard Bonynge
William Shield's 1782 comedy was a firm favourite in its day and retains its simple charm in this spirited performance, with an excellent cast putting its songs over with affection and point. — More…
Lauris Elms (Montezuma Emperor of Mexico), Dame Joan Sutherland (Eupaforice Queen of Tlascàla, his bride), Joseph Ward (Tezeuco Imperial officer), Rae Woodland (Pilpatoè Imperial general), Elizabeth Harwood (Erissena confidante to Eupaforice), Monica Sinclair (Fernando Cortez leader of the invaders)
Though its sense of period style wouldn't do now, this highlights edition of Carl Heinrich Graun's melodious 1755 opera about the Spanish conquest of Mexico is lovingly performed. — More…
Franco Corelli (Dr. Faust), Nicolai Ghiaurov (Méphistophélès), Joan Sutherland (Marguerite)l, Robert Massard (Valentin), Raymond Myers (Wagner), Monica Sinclair (Marthe) & Margreta Elkins (Siebel)
Ambrosian Opera Chorus & London Symphony Orchestra, Richard Bonynge
I like Richard Bonynge’s conducting very much. It is full-blooded and zestful […] the recording is unusually bold and bright, and of that “strong” kind which sounds at its best with a high volume... — More…