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Somm - up to 20% off

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In celebration of their 25th anniversary this year, we're offering up to 20% off all recordings on the Somm label including downloads until 4th May 2020 (please note that the download prices shown are already discounted).

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world premiere recording

David Horton, Julien Van Mellaerts, Kate Valentine

New Sussex Opera Orchestra and Chorus, Toby Purser

The principals are all first-rate, especially Julien Van Mellaerts as the companion and Kate Valentine as the conflicted princess. As the wizard (and first ruffian from the opening scene) Ian... More…

2 CDs

($29.75) $24.50

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Usually despatched within 1 working day

This release includes a digital booklet

René Soames (tenor), Vera Terry (soprano), Gordon Clinton (baritone), Olga Haley (soprano), Roy Henderson (baritone)

BBC Theatre Chorus, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, London Select Choir, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Thomas Beecham

2 CDs

($19.75) $15.25

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No digital booklet included

Marisa Ferrer (Cassandre/Didon), Jean Giraudeau (Enée), Charles Cambon (Chorèbe/Le Spectre de Chorèbe), Yvonne Corke (Hécube), Irene Joachim (Ascagne), Scott Joyant (Priam), Franz Vroons (Iopas), Colin Cunningham (Hylas)

BBC Theatre Chorus & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Thomas Beecham

3 CDs

($23.00) $18.75

Usually despatched in 3 - 4 working days

No digital booklet included

April Fredrick (Jane Eyre), David Stout (Rochester), Mark Milhofer (St John Rivers/Mr Mason), Gwion Thomas (Mr Brocklehurst), Clare McCaldin (Mrs. Fairfax/Hannah), Lesley-Jane Rogers (Diana Rivers), Lorraine Payne (Mary Rivers/Leah), Charles Humphreys (Rector’s Clerk), Alan Fairs (The Rev. Wood),...

April Fredrick’s passion and clarity rings out from every register, and David Stout’s searing cries during Act II are hard to forget. Kenneth Woods and his orchestra revel in the opera’s melodic... More…

2 CDs

($24.00) $19.75

Usually despatched in 3 - 4 working days

This release includes a digital booklet

James Bowman (Silla), Simon Baker (Claudio), Joanne Lunn (Lepido), Rachel Nicholls (Metella), Natasha Marsh (Flavia), Elizabeth Cragg (Celia), Christopher Dixon (Il Dio)

The London Handel Orchestra, Denys Darlow

Denys Darlow conducts a fresh stylish performance with his London Handel Festival forces, recorded live at the Royal College of Music. Textures are clean and rhythms light and resilient, with... More…

2 CDs

($19.75) $15.25

Usually despatched in 3 - 4 working days

No digital booklet included

Hilde Konetzni (soprano), Richard Tauber (tenor), Fritz Krenn (bass), Heinrich Tessmer (tenor), Mary Jarred (mezzo-soprano)

Chorus of The Royal Opera House Covent Garden, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Thomas Beecham

2 CDs

($19.75) $15.25

Usually despatched in 3 - 4 working days

No digital booklet included

Victoria de los Angeles, Pablo Civil, Rosario Gomez, Emilio Paya & Josefina Puigsech

Orquesta Sinfonica de la Opera de Barcelona & Capilla Clasica Polifonica, Ernesto Halffter

De los Angeles's 1965 stereo remake under Frühbeck de Burgos outclasses this 1954 version in depth of characterisation and finely tuned nuance… Yet there's still a great deal to make this earlier... More…

CD

($13.00) $10.25

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No digital booklet included

Robert Rounseville (tenor), Dorothy Bond (soprano), Margherita Grandi (soprano), Monica Sinclair (mezzo-soprano)

Sadler's Wells Chorus, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Thomas Beecham

2 CDs

($19.75) $15.25

Usually despatched in 3 - 4 working days

No digital booklet included

Michel Hamel, Michel Senechal, Bernard Lefort & Huguette Boulangeot

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Sir Thomas Beecham

This is a most delightful release, and an instructive one...[Beecham's] understanding of—and sympathy with—the genre shines through in this enchanting performance...One of the delights of the... More…

2 CDs

($19.75) $15.25

Usually despatched in 3 - 4 working days