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Summer Opera Sale - up to 60% off

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Melanie Diener (soprano), Annette Markert (mezzo), James Taylor (tenor) & Matthias Goerne (baritone)

La Chapelle Royale, Collegium Vocale Gent & Orchestre des Champs-Élysées, Philippe Herreweghe

Goerne’s noble Paulus is the standout in Herreweghe’s scrupulously nuanced, broadly conceived, and warmly diversified account of an oratorio perennially overshadowed by its better known sibling... More…

2 CDs

($14.00) $10.50

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Sandrine Piau (soprano) & Delphine Collot (soprano)

La Chapelle Royale, Collegium Vocale Gent & Orchestre des Champs-Élysées, Philippe Herreweghe

Herreweghe draws some imaginative colours from Mendelssohn's brilliant score with an outstanding contribution from soprano Sandrine Piau. More…

CD

($9.75) $7.50

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No digital booklet included

Leslie Malton, Felix von Manteuffel, Martina Gedeck & Peter Lohmeyer

WDR Radio Choir & Orchestra Cologne, Helmuth Froschauer

2 CDs

($17.25) $14.75

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(sung in German)

Susan Gritton (soprano), Jean Rigby (mezzo-soprano), Barry Banks (tenor) & Peter Coleman-Wright (bass)

BBC National Chorus of Wales & BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Richard Hickox

Composed in the wake of (and influenced by) Mendelssohn's epoch-making performance of Bach's St Matthew Passion, Paulus is an impressive work whose punchy choruses bring out the best in Hickox. More…

2 CDs

($12.75) $10.75

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This release includes a digital booklet

Christian Gerhaher, Stefan Muller-Ruppert, Juliane Banse, Carsten Süss

SWR Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra, Helmuth Rilling

There is some attractive and witty music in Mendelssohn's score, especially in the scenes involving a fake night watchman (very well sung here by Christian Gerhaher) desperately trying to interrupt... More…

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($14.00) $11.25

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Anima Eterna, Der Junge Chor Aachen and Chor Modus Novus, Jos van Immerseel

2 CDs

($25.00) $19.75

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This release includes a digital booklet

Carsten Süss (Tenor), Lothar Odinius (Tenor), Kate Royal (Soprano), István Kovács (Bass), Bernd Valentin (Baritone), Andreas Daum (Bass)

Stuttgart Bach Collegium, Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart, Helmuth Rilling

Among the singers, Kate Royal stands out for the warmth of her characterisation in the central soprano role; but the entire cast seems to have thrown itself into the project with enthusiasm. More…

2 CDs

($27.00) $20.25

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No digital booklet included

Mendelssohn Anthology Vol. IV

Opernchor Thüringen

Philharmonisches Orchester Altenburg-Gera, Eric Solen

CD

($14.00) $11.50

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Joachim Kuntzsch, Julia Nachtmann, Michael Ransburg & Manfred Bittner

Kammerchor Stuttgart & Klassische Philharmonie Stuttgart, Freider Bernius

CD

($15.00) $12.50

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Angela Winkler (Antigone), Joachim Kuntzsch (Oedipus), Julia Nachtmann (Ismene), Michael Ransburg (Theseus/Creon/Polyneices), Manfred Bittner (bass)

Kammerchor Stuttgart & Klassische Philharmonie Stuttgart, Frieder Bernius

...the chorus lamenting the horrors of old age is spare and terrifying, while the final bars achieve an almost Wagnerian grandeur. All in all, the performance is superb, with a special wreath... More…

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($15.00) $12.50

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