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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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María José Siri (Butterfly), Bryan Hymel (Pinkerton), Carlos Álvarez (Sharpless), Annalisa Stroppa (Suzuki)

Coro e Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala, Riccardo Chailly

There are undoubtedly passages of juvenile stylistic autopilot here that Puccini was right to cut…But it’s genuinely fascinating to hear what the first-night audience would have heard…The superb... More…

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2 DVD Videos

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María José Siri (Butterfly), Bryan Hymel (Pinkerton), Carlos Álvarez (Sharpless), Annalisa Stroppa (Suzuki)

Coro e Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala, Riccardo Chailly

There are undoubtedly passages of juvenile stylistic autopilot here that Puccini was right to cut…But it’s genuinely fascinating to hear what the first-night audience would have heard…The superb... More…

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Anna Netrebko (Giovanna), Francesco Meli (Carlo VII), Carlos Álvarez (Giacomo), Michele Mauro (Delil) & Dmitry Beloselskiy (Talbot)

Coro e Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala, Riccardo Chailly

The interpretation makes sense, but rather diminishes the grand scale of the drama…Musically, though, this is breathtaking. Chailly’s attention to detail scrubs up an iffy opera into something... More…

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José Cura (Otello), Dorothea Röschmann (Desdemona), Carlos Álvarez (Iago), Benjamin Bernheim (Cassio), Christa Mayer (Emilia), Georg Zeppenfeld (Lodovico), Csaba Szegedi (Montano), Gordon Bintner (Herald)

Staatskapelle Dresden, Christian Thielemann

Cura’s Otello is in pretty good shape – he’s been singing the role for nearly two decades now – and his tenor can still deliver plenty of thrills…[Röschmann’s] is a moving, unusually feisty account... More…

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Anna Netrebko (Giovanna), Francesco Meli (Carlo VII), Carlos Álvarez (Giacomo), Michele Mauro (Delil) & Dmitry Beloselskiy (Talbot)

Coro e Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala, Riccardo Chailly

Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier’s production was the 2015-16 season-opener at La Scala…It’s as camp as a row of tents, but visually striking all the same…Netrebko is in magnificent voice, especially... More…

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Blu-ray

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Carlos Álvarez, Diana Damrau, Golda Schultz, Markus Werba, Marianne Crébassa, Anna Maria Chiuri

Teatro alla Scala, Franz Welser-Möst

At first the orchestra sounds a little stiff, but as the night goes on Welser-Möst unbends and the combination of his Austrian grace and the Italian orchestra’s warmth is appealing…Crebassa’s... More…

2 DVD Videos

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Marcelo Álvarez (Il Duca), Carlos Álvarez (Rigoletto), Inva Mula (Gilda), Julian Konstantinov (Sparafucile), Nino Surguladze (Maddalena), Mercé Obiol (Giovanna), Stanislav Shvets (Monterone), Joan Martin-Royo (Marullo), on Plazaola (Borsa)

Gran Teatre del Liceu, Jesus-Lopez Cobos (conductor)...

Blu-ray

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Neil Shicoff (Ernani), Michèle Crider (Elvira), Carlos Alvarez (Don Carlo), Roberto Scandiuzzi (Don Ruy Gomez de Silva), Dana Liliana Ciuca (Giovanna), Benedikt Kobel (Don Riccardo) & Ayk Martirossian (Jago)

Orchestra & Chorus of the Vienna State Opera, Seiji Ozawa

chief among [the advantages] are the classy playing of the Vienna orchestra and conducting from Seiji Ozawa...that, despite feeling a little stately and indulgent towards the singers early on,... More…

2 CDs

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