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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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Ludwig Weber (Daland), Astrid Varnay (Senta), Wolfgang Windgassen (Erik), Elisabeth Schärtel (Mary), Josef Traxel (Der Steuermann) & Hermann Uhde (Der Holländer)

Chorus & Orchestra of the Bayreuth Festival, Hans Knappertsbusch

Maestro Knappertsbusch is on the concentrated form of his 1951 Munich Tristan. …all is steely strength, realised through dynamic sensitivity and spacious tempi… Any suspicion that Astrid Varnay…... More…

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2 CDs

($20.75) $16.50

Usually despatched in 2 - 3 working days

No digital booklet included

Luciano Pavarotti (Chenier), Montserrat Caballe (Maddalena), Leo Nucci (Gerard), Kathleen Kuhlmann (Bersi), Astrid Varnay (Contessa di Coigny), Christa Ludwig (Madelon), Hugues Cuenod (Fleville)

National Philharmonic Orchestra, Welsh National Opera Chorus, Riccardo Chailly

2 CDs

($27.50) $20.50

Usually despatched in 8 - 10 working days

No digital booklet included

DVD Video

($17.00) $13.50

Usually despatched in 2 - 3 working days

Wolfgang Windgassen (Lohengrin), Eleanor Steber (Elsa), Hermann Uhde (Telramund), Astrid Varnay (Ortrud), Josef Greindl (King Heinrich), Hans Braun (Herald)

Chorus and Orchestra of the Bayreuth Festival, Joseph Keilberth

[The cast includes] Hermann Uhde's cleanly sung Telramund, Astrid Varnay's autocratic, beautifully studied Ortrud, and the interesting outsider casting of Eleanor Steber opposite a dynamically... More…

3 CDs

($14.50) $11.00

Usually despatched in 2 - 3 working days

This release includes a digital booklet

Hans Hopf (Lohengrin), Ingrid Bjoner (Elsa von Brabant), Hans Günter Nöcker (Friedrich von Telramund), Astrid Varnay (Ortrud), Josef Metternich (Der Heerrufer des Königs), Gislinde Skroblin (Herzog Gottfried, Elsas Bruder)

Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper & Bayerisches Staatsorchester, Hans...

the basic sound of this preservation is poor - an unresonant and tubby brass timbre and relatively overloud timpani...There are rewards: the rare chance of hearing the Norwegian Ingrid Bjoner... More…

3 CDs

($31.25) $24.75

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

Sándor Konya (Lohengrin), Leonie Rysanek (Elsa), Astrid Varnay (Ortrud), Ernest Blanc (Telramund), Keith Engen (King Henry) & Eberhard Waechter (herald)

André Cluytens

3 CDs

($17.25) $13.00

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

Wolfgang Windgassen (Lohengrin), Birgit Nilsson (Elsa), Astrid Varnay (Ortrud), Hermann Uhde (Friedrich von Telramund), Theo Adam (König Heinrich), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Herald)

Bayreuth Festival Orchestra, Eugen Jochum

3 CDs

($16.50) $12.25

Usually despatched in 2 - 3 working days

No digital booklet included

Legendary Performances from The Metropolitan Opera

Rosa Ponselle (Violetta), Frederick Jagel (Alfredo), Lawrence Tibbett (Germont), Elda Vettori (Flora), Henriette Wakefield (Annina), Angelo Bada (Gastone), Paolo Ananian (Dottore Grenvil), Alfredo Gandolfi (Barone Douphol), Millo Picco (Marchese d'Obigny), Giovanni Martinelli (Otello), Elisabeth Rethberg...

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20 CDs

($66.75) $50.00

In stock

Usually despatched within 1 working day

Astrid Varnay (The Old Woman), Gertrude Ribla (The Spinster, Ariadne), Nicoletta Carruba (The Matron) & Mario Carlin (The Husband)

Academy Symphony Orchestra of Rome, Nicola Rescigno

1950s rarity (on a libretto by Tennessee Williams) provides a vehicle for sopranos Astrid Varnay and Gertude Ribla - who's also impressive in a pioneering recording of excerpts from Berg's Wozzeck. More…

CD

($6.75) $6.25

Usually despatched in 2 - 3 working days

This release includes a digital booklet

Lauritz Melchior (Siegmund), Astrid Varnay (Sieglinde), Helen Traubel (Brünnhilde), Friedrich Schorr (Wotan), Kerstin Thorborg (Fricka)

New York Metropolitan Opera and Chorus, Erich Leinsdorf

an electrifying performance, starrily cast, with radio sound giving clear focus to the voices...[Melchior] is in heroic voice...Varnay is a warm Sieglinde...Traubel sings with a rock-like firmness... More…

3 CDs

($14.50) $11.00

Usually despatched in 2 - 3 working days

No digital booklet included