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Summer Opera Sale - up to 60% off
Until 24th August 2020, we're offering up to 60% off over 4,500 opera CDs, SACDs, DVDs and Blu-rays.
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Patricia Rozario (soprano), John Mark Ainsley (tenor) & Andrew Murgatroyd (tenor), Patricia Rozario (soprano) & Stephen Richardson (bass), Jeremy Birchall & Margaret Feaviour
BBC National Chorus of Wales, Britten Singers, Chester Festival Chorus & BBC National Orchestra of Wales,...
While there may be doubts over the music there can be no doubt as to the excellence and commitment of all three performances on this pair of discs. The recorded sound and booklet are up to the... — More…
2 CDs($14.75) $10.25
Clive Bayley (Calkas), James Thornton (Antenor), Arthur Davies (Troilus), Nigel Robson (Pandarus), Judith Howarth (Cressida), Yvonne Howard (Evadne), David Owen-Lewis (Horaste), Alan Opie (Diomede)
Opera North Chorus, English Northern Philharmonia, Richard Hickox
Troilus and Cressida is here powerfully presented as an opera for the central repertory, traditional in its red-blooded treatment of a big classical subject. Few operas since Puccini's have such... — More…
Peter Coleman-Wright (Owen Wingrave), Robin Leggate ( Sir Philip Wingrave/Narrator), Elizabeth Connell (Miss Wingrave), Janice Watson (Mrs. Coyle), Sarah Fox (Mrs. Julien), Alan Opie (Spencer Coyle), Pamela Helen Stephen (Kate) & James Gilchrist (Lechmere)
City of London Sinfonia, Richard...
Hickox's excellent cast boasts some supreme exponents. Hickox draws haunting colours and chordings from his City of London Sinfonia, and the recording is flawlessly presented. — More…
Gerald Finley (baritone), Peter Coleman-Wright (baritone), Jeremy White (bass), Richard Coxon (tenor), Roderick Williams (bass), Gidon Saks (bass), Francis Egerton (tenor), Rebecca Evans (soprano), Susan Gritton (soprano), Pamela Helen Stephen (mezzo-soprano), Anne-Marie Owens (mezzo-soprano), Mark...
John Noble was a fine Pilgrim on the old Boult recording, but Gerald Finley brings not only a voice that's as good and well suited but also a dramatic quality that is more colourful and intense.... — More…
2 CDs($28.75) $26.00
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…
Judith Howarth (soprano), Yvonne Howard (mezzo-soprano), Arthur Davies (tenor), Nigel Robson (tenor), Brian Cookson (tenor), Peter Bodenham (tenor), Keith Mills (tenor), Alan Opie (baritone) James Thornton (baritone), Clive Bayley (bass), Bruce Budd (bass), Stephen Dowson (bass) & David Owen-Lewis...
2 CDs($14.75) $10.25
Philip Langridge (Peter Grimes), Janice Watson (Ellen Orford), Alan Opie (Balstrode), Ameral Gunson (Auntie), John Graham-Hall (Bob Boles), John Connell (Swallow), Anne Collins (Mrs Sedley), Roderick Williams (Ned Keene);
London Symphony Chorus, City of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox
Any reading that so potently confirms the genius of this piece must have a distinguished place in the discography. In the first place there's Langridge's tense, sinewy, sensitive Grimes. Predictably... — More…
Janice Watson, James Gilchrist, Roderick Williams, John Graham-Hall, Richard Stuart, Mark Richardson, Gail Pearson, Helen Williams, Neal Davies, Anne Collins
Adrian Partington Singers, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Richard Hickox
James Gilchrist (Box), Neal Davies (Cox), Donald Maxwell (Bouncer), Rebecca Evans (Plaintiff), James Gilchrist (Defendant), Matthew Brook (Counsel for the Plaintiff), Donald Maxwell (Judge), Neal Davies (Usher), David Thaxton (Foreman); BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Richard Hickox