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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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9 CDs

($46.75) $32.75

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Cheryl Barker (Katya), Jane Henschel (Kabanicha), Robert Brubaker (Boris Grigoryevich), Peter Hoare (Tichon Kabanov), Peter Wedd (Kudryash), Victoria Simmonds (Varvara), Kathleen Wilkinson (Glasha), Gwynne Howell (Dikoi); Welsh National Opera, Carlo Rizzi

…Rizzi illuminates… with almost Puccinian warmth, while keenly evoking the tightening tensions beneath. …Barker's… intense soprano, large for the role, makes Katya sound stronger than usual... More…

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2 CDs

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2 CDs

($12.50) $11.25

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Cheryl Barker (Emilia Marty - 'E.M.'), Robert Brubaker (Albert Gregor), John Graham-Hall (Vítek), Elena Xanthoudakis (Kristina), John Wegner (Baron Jaroslav Prus), Thomas Walker (Janek Prus), Neal Davies (Dr Kolenaty), Graeme Danby (Stage Hand), Graham Clark (Count Hauk-Šendorf)

English National...

Mackerras's reading, recorded in live performance, is slightly more expansive than his benchmark Vienna version… but the passionately lyrical urgency and sense of mystery drive it along just... More…

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2 CDs

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2 CDs

($10.50) $8.25

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Aga Mikolaj (soprano), Iris Vermillion (contralto), Stuart Neill (tenor), Arutjun Kotchinian (bass)

RundfunkSinfonieorchester & Chor Berlin, Marek Janowski

A lean, cleanly contoured Glagolitic, lacking the elemental charge and raw abandon of some versions. Taras Bulba is generally well played, if again short on real cutting edge and excitement. More…

SACD

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Louise Alder (Sharp-Ears, the Vixen), Jenny Carlstedt (Gold-Spur, the Fox), Simon Neal (The Forester), Joanna Krasuska Motulewicz (The Forester’s Wife / Owl), Beau Gibson (The Schoolmaster), Magnús Baldvinsson (The Priest), Sebastian Geyer (Haraschta)

Chor und Kinderchor der Oper Frankfurt,...

Debus leads a sprightly, well-integrated performance whose lightness makes an attractive and idiomatic contrast to those two older recordings [Mackerras and Rattle]…[His] interpretation is matched... More…

2 CDs

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Olaf Bär, Eric Stocklossa, Stefan Margita, Heinz Zednik & John Mark Ainsley

Arnold Schoenberg Chor & Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Pierre Boulez

Presently the only DVD version of Janácek's last opera, and it's a good one - even if it doesn't match the Scottish Opera/Welsh National staging many will remember. More…

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DVD Video

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Anja Silja (Emilia Marty), Kim Begley (Albert Gregor), Victor Braun (Baron Prus), Andrew Shore (Dr Kolenatý), Anthony Roden (Vítek), Manuela Kriscak (Kristina), Christopher Ventris (Janek), Robert Tear (Hauk-Šendorf), Susan Gorton (Chambermaid), Henry Waddington (Stage Hand), Menai Davies (Cleaner)...

The wide vibrato at Silja's top might worry some, but her genius as a singer-actress makes Nikolaus Lehnhoff's Gyndebourne Makropulos unforgettable. Riveting music; the production's half stark,... More…

Blu-ray

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