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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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Furio Zanasi (Ulisse), Lucile Richardot (Penelope), Krystian Adam (Telemaco), Hana Blažíková (Minerva / Fortuna), Gianluca Buratto (Tempo / Nettuno / Antinoo)

Monteverdi Choir & English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Faced with lots of recitative and practically no arias, singers and players abandon themselves to intense arioso, jazzy cross-rhythms between poetry and continuo, and take-no-prisoners dissonances.... More…

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3 CDs

($29.75) $24.00

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Les Arts Florissants, Paul Agnew

Echoing performance from Monteverdi’s day, instrumentalists are integrated into the action…Their direct interaction with the singers produces an intimate, chamber-like performance, more madrigalian... More…

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Blu-ray + DVD Video

($15.00) $11.25

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2 CDs

($18.00) $13.50

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($20.50) $14.25

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Live from the Komische Oper Berlin, 2013

Brigitte Geller (Poppea), Roger Smeets (Nero), Helene Schneiderman (Ottavia), Theresa Kronthaler (Otho), Julia Giebel (Drusilla), Jens Larsen (Seneca), Tansel Akzeybek (Valletto), Ariana Strahl (Damigella / Das Schicksal), Thomas Michael Allen (Arnalta), Tom Erik Lie (Amme), Peter Renz (Amor), Annelie...

3 Blu-rays

($71.00) $28.25

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Maria Ewing, Dennis Bailey, Cynthia Clarey

Glyndebourne Chorus, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Raymond Leppard

Raymond Leppard's edition of Poppea, first staged at Glyndebourne in 1962, opened many people's eyes and ears to Monteverdi for the first time. By 1984, though, when Glyndebourne mounted this... More…

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($16.50) $11.50

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($27.50) $21.00

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Danielle Borst (Poppea), Guillemette Laurens (Nerone), Axel Köhler (Ottone), Jennifer Larmore (Ottavia), Michael Schopper (Seneca), Lena Lootens (Drusilla), Dominique Visse (Nutrice), Christoph Homberger (Arnalta), Maria-Cristina Kiehr (Damigella/Virtù)

Concerto Vocale, René Jacobs

3 CDs

($22.00) $16.50

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Sonya Yoncheva (Poppée), Max Emanuel Cencic (Néron), Ann Hallenberg (Octavie), Tim Mead (Othon), Paul Whelan (Sénèque) & Amel Brahim-Djelloul (Drusilla)

Le Concert d'Astrée, Emmanuelle Haïm (conductor) & Jean-François Sivadier (stage director)

[Haim leads with] a fine sensitivity towards the urgent, tensile springiness of the melodic lines; and a superb handling of the instrumental forces...The title role here is taken by the suitably... More…

2 DVD Videos

($20.50) $14.25

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William Matteuzzi (Orfeo), Sylva Pozzer (La Musica/Euridice), Sara Mingardo (La Messaggiera/Proserpina), Angela Bucci (La Speranza), Paolo Dal Dosso (Caronte), Loris Bertolo (Plutone), Gian Paolo Fagotto (Apollo)

Ensemble Instrumental, Sergio Vartolo

Ably delivered by Itailan singers and players, but mannered effects - self-conscious musical direction, slow tempos - too often devalue idiomatic virtues. More…

2 CDs

($10.25) $8.00

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No digital booklet included