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Summer Opera Sale - up to 60% off

Until 26th August 2019, we're offering up to 60% off over 5,000 opera CDs, SACDs, DVDs and Blu-rays.

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Peter Pears (Albert), Sylvia Fisher (Lady Billows), Sheila Rex (Mum), John Noble (Mr Gedge), Catherine Wilson (Nancy), Joseph Ward (Sid), Johanna Peters (Florence Pike), Edgar Evans (Mr Upfold), April Cantelo (Miss Wordsworth), Owen Brannigan (Budd), Sheila Amit (Emmie), Anne Pashley (Cis), Stephen...

An indispensable set, an obvious basis for any collection, large or small, offering the composer's definitive performances More…

8 CDs

($45.50) $29.75

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No digital booklet included

Peter Pears (Albert), Joan Cross (Lady Billows), Gladys Parr (Florence Pike), Margaret Ritchie (Miss Wordsworth), Otakar Kraus (Mr Gedge), Roy Ashton (Mr Upfold), Norman Lumsden (Spt. Budd), Denis Dowling (Sid), Nancy Evans (Nancy), Catherine Lawson (Mum), Anne Sharp (Emmie), Elisabeth Parry (Cis),...

Pears was not at his best, but in Britten's hands it is clear that, without losing any pathos, Albert Herring was first and foremost a superior piece of theatrical fun. More…

3 CDs

($20.75) $15.50

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Elizabeth Harwood (Tytania), Alfred Deller (Oberon), Peter Pears (Lysander), Thomas Hemsley (Demetrius), Heather Harper (Helena), Josephine Veasey (Hermia), John Shirley-Quirk (Theseus), Helen Watts (Hippolyta), Owen Brannigan (Bottom), Norman Lumsden (Quince), Dame Janet Baker (Lucretia), Peter Pears...

the set remains an essential bargain investment for collectors drawn to this repertoire More…

10 CDs

($57.75) $37.50

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Alfreda Hodgson, Jennifer Vyvyan, James Bowman, Peter Pears, Ian Partridge, John Shirley-Quirk, English Chamber Orchestra, Anthony Lewis

Vyvyan’s admirers will doubtless have already gone for the earlier ‘pure’ version of The Fairy Queen, yet there is just so much here to enjoy from both Vyvyan and a splendid roster of British... More…

2 CDs

($12.25) $9.75

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Elizabeth Harwood (Tytania), Alfred Deller (Oberon), Peter Pears (Lysander), Thomas Hemsley (Demetrius), Heather Harper (Helena), Josephine Veasey (Hermia), John Shirley-Quirk (Theseus), Helen Watts (Hippolyta), Owen Brannigan (Bottom), Norman Lumsden (Quince)

London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin...

It hardly needs saying that Britten's direction of his piece is superlative...In this Dream, Britten combines the sense of atmosphere and beauty of tone...And it is an enthralling experience. More…

2 CDs

($27.25) $20.25

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No digital booklet included

Theodor Uppman (Billy), Peter Pears (Captain Vere), Frederick Dalberg (Claggart), Hervey Alan (Mr Redburn), Geraint Evans (Mr Flint), Michael Langdon (Mr Ratcliffe), Anthony Marlowe (Red Whiskers), Bryan Drake (Donald), Inia Te Wiata (Dansker), William McAlpine (Novice), David Tree (Squeak), Ronald...

3 CDs

($30.75) $23.00

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Owen Brannigan (Noye), Sheila Rex (Mrs Noye), Trevor Anthony (The Voice of God), David Pinto (Sem), Darien Angadi (Ham), Stephen Alexander (Jaffett), Caroline Clack (Mrs Sem), Marie Thérèse Pinto (Mrs Ham), Eileen O'Donovan (Mrs Jaffett), Benjamin Britten (piano), Peter Pears (Madwoman), John Shirley-Quirk...

12 CDs

($59.00) $44.25

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Peter Pears (Peter Grimes), Heather Harper (Ellen Orford), Bryan Drake (Balstrode), Elizabeth Bainbridge (Auntie), Gregory Dempsey (Bob Boles), Owen Brannigan (Swallow), Ann Robson (Mrs Sedley), David Bowman (Ned Keene), Robert Tear (Horace Adams), Michael Rippon (Hobson), Jill Gomez (First Niece),...

7 DVD Videos

($59.75) $47.75

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20 CDs

($78.50) $58.75

Usually despatched in 8 - 10 working days