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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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Jerome Hines (Bluebeard), Rosalind Elias (Judith)

Ormandy and the Philadelphia Orchestra on top form – fearful strings, anxious woods and a wall of sound at the fifth door. Singing in English, Jerome Hines is a world-weary Bluebeard and Rosalind... More…

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Sally Burgess (Judith), Sir John Tomlinson (Duke Bluebeard/Minstrel)

Opera North Orchestra, Richard Farnes

This new version… is splendidly recorded, and Farnes coaxes some superb playing from the orchestra. Sally Burgess makes a fine Judith, bringing out the firmness of her love for Bluebeard, as... More…

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Sir John Tomlinson (Bluebeard), Michelle DeYoung (Judith) & Juliet Stevenson (narrator)

Philharmonia Orchestra & Philharmonia Voices, Esa-Pekka Salonen

Salonen conducts a taut, luxuriant reading that captures the score’s majesty and mystery. John Tomlinson’s Bluebeard makes up in histrionic heft what he has lost in vocal poise, but is overshadowed... More…

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CD

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Gustáv Belácek (bass) & Andrea Meláth (mezzo-soprano)

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Marin Alsop

…the performance is greatly helped by fine playing from the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, and Alsop's sweepingly dramatic view of the score. The vocal contributions, however, are less distinguished. More…

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Barbara Hannigan (Elle), Ekaterina Gubanova (Judit), John Relyea (Bluebeard)

Paris Opera Orchestra, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Krzysztof Warlikowski

A solid, uncontroversial staging of Duke Bluebeard’s Castle which works well – with two outstanding performers – bonded to a perverse one of Poulenc’s monodrama which does not. More…

DVD Video

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Sylvia Sass (Judith), Kolos Kovats (Bluebeard)

London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti

Georg Solti's Grammy-winning recording is more idiomatic than some much praised rivals both in his intense, atmospheric conducting (he was briefly Bartók's pupil) and his native Hungarian singers.... More…

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Barbara Hannigan (Elle), Ekaterina Gubanova (Judit), John Relyea (Bluebeard)

Paris Opera Orchestra, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Krzysztof Warlikowski

A solid, uncontroversial staging of Duke Bluebeard’s Castle which works well – with two outstanding performers – bonded to a perverse one of Poulenc’s monodrama which does not. More…

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Christoph Eschenbach (piano), Itzhak Perlman (violin), Krystian Zimerman (piano), Wolfram Christ (viola), Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin), Simon Preston (organ), Trevor Pinnock (harpsichord), Gidon Kremer (violin), Yundi Li (piano)

San Francisco Symphony, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre National...

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50 CDs

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