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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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Kirsten Flagstad, Elisabeth Schwartzkopf, Thomas Hemsley, Arda Mandikian, David Lloyd, Eilidh McNab, Sheila Rex & Anna Pollak
The Mermaid Singers and Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, Geraint Jones, Wilhelm Furtwangler
George London (Wotan), Kirsten Flagstad (Fricka), Claire Watson (Freia), Set Svanholm (Loge), Waldemar Kmentt (Froh), Eberhard Wächter (Donner), Paul Kuen (Mime), Jean Madeira (Erda), Gustav Neidlinger (Alberich), Walter Kreppel (Fasolt), Kurt Böhme (Fafner),...
even Solti's detractors have to admit the awesome status of Gotterdammerung, in which performance and recording unite with seamless strength to evoke the power of cosmic, cathartic tragedy. It... — More…
17 CDs($58.00) $29.00
Kirsten Flagstad, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Eilidh McNab, Arda Mandikian, Sheila Rex, Anna Pollak, Thomas Hemsley & David Lloyd
The Mermaid Singers and Orchestra, Geraint Jones
[On the original release in January 1953] At last we have a really satisfactory recording of Dido. — More…
Kirsten Flagstad (Brünnhilde), Set Svanholm (Siegfried), Egil Nordsjo (Hagen), Per Gronnenberg (Alberich), Waldemar Johnsen (Gunther), Ingrid Bjoner (Gutrune), Eva Gustavson (Waltraute), Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, Olvin Fjeldstad
4 CDs($19.75) $15.75
Kirsten Flagstad, soprano / Lauritz Melchior, tenor
London Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Opera House Chorus, Covent Garden, Fritz Reiner
This is an improved remastering by Ward Marston of a VAI set which received a warm welcome for preserving the rewarding partnership of Flagstad and Melchior, some would say unsurpassed in their... — More…
3 CDs($15.25) $12.25
Ludwig Suthaus (Tristan), Kirsten Flagstad (Isolde), Blanche Thebom (Brangaene), Josef Greindl (Konig Marke), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Kurwenal), Edgar Evans (Melot), Rudolf Schock (Hirt), Rhoderick Davies (Steuermann), Rudolf Schock (Stimme eines jungen Seemanns)
Chorus of the Royal Opera...
There were no contemporary Isoldes to better Flagstad’s any more than there was a contemporary Hamlet to outshine Gielgud’s — More…
4 CDs($20.25) $16.25
Kirsten Flagstad (Dido), Thomas Hemsley (Aeneas), Maggie Teyte (Belinda), Edith Coates (Sorceress), Arda Mandikian (1st witch), Ilsa Steinora (2nd witch), Eilidh McNab (1st woman), Ann Dowdall (2nd woman), Murray Dickie (Spirit), Powell Llloyd (Sailor)
London Mermaid Theatre, Geraint Jones
Kirsten Flagstad (Alceste), Raoul Jobin (Admeto), Alexander Young (Evandro), Marion Lowe (Ismene), Thomas Hemsley (Sommo Pontifice/Apollo/Infernal Spirit), Joan Clark (Eumelo), Rosemary Thayer (Aspasia), James Atkins (Herald/Oracle)
The Geraint Jones Singers and Orchestra, Geraint Jones
It would not be idle to assert that Flagstad sounds like a young woman. Her top notes are strained and her intonation is often shaky. But she handles the words effectively enough to make you... — More…