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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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George London (Dutchman), Josef Greindl (Daland), Leonie Rysanek (Senta), Fritz Uhl (Erik), Res Fischer (Mary), Georg Paskuda (Steuermann)

Bayreuther Festspiele, Wolfgang Sawallisch

A blistering mono performance live from Bayreuth. Wolfgang Sawallisch takes no musical prisoners as Leonie Rysanek tears through Senta, all but incinerating George London’s Dutchman. More…

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($20.75) $16.50

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Donald McIntyre (Der Holländer), Catarina Ligendza (Senta), Bengt Rundgren (Daland), Hermann Winkler (Erik), Ruth Hesse (Mary), Harald Ek (Steuermann)

Bayerisches Staatsorchester, Wolfgang Sawallisch

Václav Kašlík goes whole-heartedly for the Romantic jugular - very creditably, too, with lost of dark water, two huge ships, and lashings of spooky effects. …the finest 'traditional' version... More…

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($17.00) $13.50

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($31.25) $24.75

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Birgit Nilsson (soprano), Grace Hoffmann (alto), Josef Traxel (tenor), Wolfgang Windgassen (tenor), Erik Sædén (baritone), Fritz Uhl (tenor), Josef Greindl (bass), Hermann Winkler (tenor), Egmont Koch (baritone)

Bayreuth Festival Chorus, Wolfgang Sawallisch

Nilsson is heard at a pre-Wieland staging of her Isolde – more flashily indulgent (the tope notes are presented as big events) but already loving and passionate in a unique way (try ‘Tod uns... More…

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René Kollo (Kaiser), Cheryl Studer (Kaiserin), Hanna Schwarz (Amme), Alfred Muff (Barak), Ute Vinzing (Farberin), Andreas Schmidt (Geisterbote), Paul Frey (Erscheinung eines Jünglings), Julie Kaufmann (Stimme des Falken), Marjana Lipovsek (Stimme von Oben), Jan-Hendrik Rootering (Einäugige), Kurt...

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Margaret Price (Fiordiligi), Brigitte Fassbaender (Dorabella), Peter Schreier (Ferrando), Wolfgang Brendel (Guglielmo), Reri Grist (Despina), Theo Adam (Don Alfonso)

Bayerisches Staatsorchester, Chor des Bayerischen Staatsoper, Wolfgang Sawallisch

The cast is stellar. Margaret Price's studio Cosi, made seven years earlier, finds her in wonderful form but greatly handicapped by Klemperer's marmoreal tempos. Here, however, she sounds interpretatively... More…

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Ruggero Raimondi (Don Giovanni), Margaret Price (Donna Anna), Julia Varady (Donna Elvira), Lucia Popp (Zerlina), Kurt Moll (Il Commendatore), Stafford Dean (Leporello), Hermann Winkler (Don Ottavio)

Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper & Bayerisches Staatsorchester, Wolfgang Sawallisch

Sawallisch's account of Anna's hysterical recitative before 'Or sai, che l'onore' is an object lesson in dramatic pacing...Raimondi is lively and witty, powerfully defiant at the end, but with... More…

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Bernd Weikl (Hans Sachs), Ben Heppner (Walther von Stolzing), Deon van der Walt (David), Kurt Moll (Veit Pogner), Cheryl Studer (Eva), Cornelia Kallisch (Magdalene), Michael Schade (Kunz Vogelgesang), Hans Wilbrink (Konrad Nachtigall), Siegfried Lorenz (Sixtus Beckmesser), Hans-Joachim Ketelsen (Fritz...

Studer is simply magnificently right as Eva...Heppner is also superb, one of the best on any recording...Heppner’s voice has plenty of light and shade; this is no simple Heldentenor going through... More…

4 CDs

($26.00) $18.25

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Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Countess), Eberhard Wächter (Count), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Olivier), Nicolai Gedda (Flamand), Hans Hotter (La Roche), Christa Ludwig (Clairon), Rudolf Christ (Taupe), Anna Moffo (Italian Soprano), Dermot Troy (Ein italienischer Tenor), Karl Schmitt-Walter (Haushofmeister)

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2 CDs

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Reri Grist, Lotte Schädle, Martha Mödl, Donald Grobe, Barry McDaniel, Kurt Böhme, Benno Kusche

Bayerisches Staatsorchester, Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper, Wolfgang Sawallisch

That ardent and devoted Straussian, William Mann, slated this production (in Opera) when he saw it at its première in Munich in 1971 because the score was 'cut to ribbons', declaring that it... More…

2 CDs

($20.75) $16.50

This item is currently out of stock at the UK distributor. You may order it now but please be aware that it may be six weeks or more before it can be despatched.

No digital booklet included