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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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Alexander Tsymbalyuk (Boris), Maxim Paster (Shuisky), Mika Kares (Pimen), Sergei Skorokhodov (Grigory), Okka von der Damerau (The Innkeeper), Alexey Tikhomirov (Varlaam), Hanna Husáhr (Xenia), Johanna Rudström (Feodor)
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Kent Nagano
...this performance is excellent, beautifully sung and cogently paced. The cast is mostly Russophone, which ensures mostly accurate pronunciation...this version is in any case indispensable in... — More…
Anne-Catherine Gillet, Hélène Guilmette, Tyler Duncan, Étienne Dupuis, Marc Barrard, Philippe Sly, Julie Boulianne, Isaiah Bell, Pascal Charbonneau, Marie-Nicole Lemieux, Kimy McLaren
Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, Kent Nagano
Conducted with care and palpable affection by Kent Nagano, [this release] boasts a fine, mostly francophone ensemble cast, with not a weak link anywhere. At its centre…is Anne-Catherine Gillet’s... — More…
2 CDs($18.75) $15.00
Gerald Finley (Owen Wingrave), Peter Savidge (Spencer Coyle), Josephine Barstow (Miss Wingrave), Anne Dawson (Mrs Coyle), Elizabeth Gale (Mrs Julien), Charlotte Hellekant (Kate), Martyn Hill (Sir Philip Wingrave); Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Kent Nagano, Margaret Williams (dir.)
Finley and his top-drawer British actor/singer colleagues tread an impeccably drawn line beween emotion and excess. Nagano and his German players might have been a strange choice but they are... — More…
2 CDs($28.75) $21.50
Roberto Alagna (Hoffmann), José Van Dam (Lindorf / Coppélius / Dapertutto / Dr Miracle), Natalie Dessay (Olympia), Sumi Jo (Giulietta), Leontina Vaduva (Antonia), Juanita Lascarro (Stella), Catherine Dubosc (Nicklausse / La Muse)
Choeur et Orchestre de l’Opéra National de Lyon, Kent Nagano
3 CDs($19.00) $15.25
Ernst Theo Richter (Monsieur Jourdain), Veronica Cangemi (Singer), Doris Lamprecht (Shepherd/Dryad), Brigitte Fournier (Shepherdess/Naiad), Virginie Pochon (Echo), Margaret Price (Ariadne), Sumi Jo (Zerbinetta), Thomas Mohr (Harlequin), Markus Schafer (Brighella), Steven Cole (Scaramuccio), Alfred...
It is high time we had the chance to hear the artistic collaboration that Strauss and Hofmannsthal originally intended. For Strauss enthusiasts this excellent set is self-recommending. For those... — More…
2 CDs($17.00) $10.25
Jonas Kaufmann (Lohengrin), Anja Harteros (Elsa), Wolfgang Koch (Telramund), Michaela Schuster (Ortrud), Christof Fischesser (König Heinrich), Evgeny Nikitin (Herald)
Bavarian State Opera, Kent Nagano
Without question, the musical performance is very good, and in the case of the title role, sung by Jonas Kaufmann, I would say it is perfect, and easily the best account of this tricky role I... — More…
Alexander Tsymbalyuk (Boris), Yulia Sokolik (Fyodor), Eri Nakamura (Xenia), Heike Grötzinger (Nurse), Gerhard Siegel (Schuisky), Markus Eiche (Andrey), Anatoli Kotscherga (Pimen), Sergey Skorokhodov (Grigory), Vladimir Matorin (Varlaam) Bayerisches Staatsorchester, Kent Nagano, Calixto Bieito
the updating seems neither modish nor forced, and is carried out with economy and intelligence...There's no dip in commitment anywhere in the cast. Tsymbalyuk's Boris, sung in a pleasingly smooth,... — More…
Klaus Florian Vogt (Lohengrin), Solveig Kringelborn (Elsa), Waltraud Meier (Ortrud), Tom Fox (Telramund), Hans-Peter König (King Heinrich), Roman Trekel (Herald)
EuropaChorAkademie Mainz, Chorus of the Opéra national de Lyon & Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Kent Nagano (musical director)...
Nikolaus Lehnhoff's new Lohengrin is a calculated distillation of both the work's dramatic contents and its production history. The hand of his old master Wieland Wagner lies beneficially over... — More…
The Animated Film of Janacek's Opera
Christine Buffle (Vixen), Grant Doyle (Forester), Richard Coxon (Fox), Keel Watson (Harasta), Peter Van Hulle (Schoolmaster, Mosquito, Grasshopper), Andrew Foster-Williams (Badger), Katarina Giotas (Forester’s Wife, Owl), Richard Roberts (Cockerel), Michelle Sheridan (Chief Hen), Mark Wilde (Woodpecker),...