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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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2 CDs

($18.50) $14.75

Usually despatched in 2 - 3 working days

This release includes a digital booklet

Brigitte Fassbaender (Octavian), Claire Watson (Marschallin), Karl Ridderbusch (Ochs), Lucia Popp (Sophie), Benno Kusche (Faninal), Annelie Waas (Marianne), David Thaw (Valzacchi), Margarethe Bence (Annina) & Gerhard Unger (Italian singer)

Bavarian State Opera, Carlos Kleiber

This performance from 1973 is notable for its extraordinary textural clarity, in this densest of scores, and its rhythmic vitality. The vocal hero of the occasion is Brigitte Fassbaender as... More…

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3 SACDs

($37.00) $29.00

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No digital booklet included

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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DVD Video

($17.00) $13.50

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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…

2 CDs

($20.75) $16.50

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This release includes a digital booklet

Piotr Beczala (Riccardo), George Petean (Renato), Anja Harteros (Amelia), Okka von der Damerau, Sofia Fomina (Oscar)

Bayerisches Staatsorchester, Zubin Mehta

The foregrounding of Oscar’s character is fascinating. It’s a striking performance amid a clutch of stellar turns…The ensembles are expertly balanced by Zubin Mehta, and the orchestra plays with... More…

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Blu-ray

($33.00) $25.25

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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…

3 CDs

($31.25) $24.75

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No digital booklet included

Günther Treptow, Ferdinand Frantz, Helena Braun, Paul Schöffler, Albrecht Peter, Margarete Klose, Paul Kuen, Fritz Richard Bender

Bayerisches Staatsorchester, Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper, Hans Knappertsbusch

3 CDs

($31.25) $24.75

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No digital booklet included

Sena Jurinac (Leonore), Jan Peerce (Florestan), Gustav Neidlinger (Pizarro), Dezsö Ernster (Rocco), Maria Stader (Marzelline), Murray Dickie (Jaquino), Frederick Guthrie (Fernando)

Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper & Bayerisches Staatsorchester, Hans Knappertsbusch

this strikes me as one of the noblest recordings ever made. Knappertsbusch is deeply searching; the singers are very fine. More…

2 CDs

($12.25) $10.00

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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

(four-act French version, sung in Italian)

Ruggero Raimondi (Mosè), Eduardo Villa (Elisero), Bodo Brinkmann (Faraone), Francisco Araiza (Aménofi), Friedrich Lenz (Aufide), Cornelia Wuhlkopf (Maria), Carol Vaness (Anaìde), Doris Soffel (Sinaìde), Kurt Moll (Una voce misteriosa)

Bayerisches Staatsorchester, Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper,...

2 CDs

($20.75) $16.50

Usually despatched in 2 - 3 working days

No digital booklet included