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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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Mirella Freni (Mimi), Luciano Pavarotti (Rodolfo), Nicolai Ghiaurov (Colline), Elizabeth Harwood (Musetta), Rolando Panerai (Marcello), Gianni Maffeo (Schaunard), Michel Sénéchal (Alcindoro/Benoit), Gernot Pietsch (Parpignol)
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan
Pavarotti's Rodolfo is perhaps the best thing he has ever done: not only the finest recorded account of the role since Björling's on the Beecham set, but adding the honeyed Italianate warmth... — More…
2 CDs($22.75) $19.25
Piero Cappuccilli (Boccanegra), Mirella Freni (Amelia/Maria), José van Dam (Paolo), Nicolai Ghiaurov (Jacopo Fiesco), José Carreras (Gabriele)
La Scala Chorus & Orchestra, Claudio Abbado
This famous recording has become a classic, a studio performance following a series of performances at La Scala in the Strehler staging. The close, slightly claustrophobic recording exactly mirrors... — More…
2 CDs($19.25) $15.50
Katia Ricciarelli (Elisabeth), Lucia Valentini Terrani (Eboli), Plácido Domingo (Carlos), Leo Nucci (Rodrigue), Ruggero Raimondi (Philippe II), Nicolai Ghiaurov (Le Grand Inquisiteur), Nikita Storojew (Un Moine), Ann Murray (Thibault), Tibère Raffalli (Le Compte de Lerme), Antonio Savastano (Un Hérault...
3 CDs($19.25) $15.50
Joan Sutherland (Lucia), Luciano Pavarotti (Edgardo), Sherrill Milnes (Enrico), Nicolai Ghiaurov (Raimondo), Ryland Davies (Arturo), Huguette Tourangeau (Alisa), Pier Francesco Poli (Normanno)
Chorus and Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Richard Bonynge
Though some of the girlish freshness of voice which marked the 1961 recording had disappeared by the 1971 set, Sutherland's detailed understanding was intensified. Power is there as well as delicacy,... — More…
2 CDs($13.25) $10.50
Mirella Freni (Mimi), Luciano Pavarotti (Rodolfo), Gino Quilico (Marcello), Nicolai Ghiaurov (Colline), Sandra Pacetti (Musetta), Stephen Dickson (Schaunard), Italo Tajo (Alcindoro/Benoit), Daniel Harper (Parpignol)
Chorus and Orchestra of the San Francisco Opera, Tiziano Severini
Joan Sutherland (Lucia), Luciano Pavarotti (Edgardo), Sherrill Milnes (Enrico), Nicolai Ghiaurov (Raimondo)
Chorus & Orchestra of Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Richard Bonynge
As Callas's star waned so Joan Sutherland's rose. Her Lucia is different, moving the heart through beauty of tone. Sutherland recorded the role four times - the first two have vocal freshness... — More…
3 CDs($45.75) $32.00
Nicolai Ghiaurov (Enrico VIII), Elena Souliotis (Anna Bolena), Marilyn Horne (Giovanna Seymour), John Alexander (Lord Riccardo Percy), Janet Coster (Smeton), Stafford Dean (Rochefort), Piero de Palma (Harvey)
Wiener Staatsopernchor, Wiener Opernorchester, Silvio Varviso
3 CDs($19.50) $15.75
Joan Sutherland (Elvira), Luciano Pavarotti (Arturo Talbot), Piero Cappuccilli (Riccardo Forth), Nicolai Ghiaurov (Giorgio Walton), Anita Caminada (Enrichetta de France), Gian Carlo Luccardi (Gualtiero Walton), Renato Cazzaniga (Bruno Robertson)
Chorus of Royal Opera House Covent Garden, London...
Sutherland's singing here is brighter and fresher than her earlier recording, with the lovely aria 'Qui la voce' no longer a wordless melisma...The recording is vivid and atmospheric and one... — More…
3 CDs($45.75) $32.00
Piero Cappuccilli (Macbeth), Shirley Verrett (Lady Macbeth), Nicolai Ghiaurov (Banco), Plácido Domingo (Macduff), Stefania Malagú (Lady in Waiting), Antonio Savastano (Malcolm), Carlo Zardo (Medico)
Teatro alla Scala, Claudio Abbado
Abbado's tempi are unconventional, but with slow speeds he springs the rhythm so infectiously that the results are most compelling...[Verrett] makes a highly individual Lady Macbeth. Cappuccilli... — More…
2 CDs($19.25) $15.50
Montserrat Caballé (Aida), Plácido Domingo (Radamès), Fiorenza Cossotto (Amneris), Nicolai Ghiaurov (Ramfis), Piero Cappuccilli (Amonasro), Luigi Roni (The King of Egypt), Nicola Marinucci (Messenger) & Esther Casas (Priestess)
Royal Opera Chorus & New Philharmonia Orchestra, Riccardo...