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Summer Opera Sale - up to 60% off

Until 23rd August 2021, we're offering up to 60% off over 4,000 opera CDs, SACDs, DVDs and Blu-rays.

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    Original price ($24.25) Reduced price $18.25

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  • 2 SACDs

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  • Emily Magee (Salome), Wolfgang Koch (Jochanaan), Michaela Schuster (Herodias), Peter Bronder (Herodes), Benjamin Bruns (Narraboth)

    Frankfurt Radio Symphony, Andres Orozco-Estrada

    What we gain here in exemplary clarity of Strauss’s sonic spider-web we lose in momentum for, say, the climactic welter which ends in Jokanaan’s curse…Magee as the spoiled princess propels the... More…

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    2 SACDs

    Original price ($28.00) Reduced price $22.50

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  • Brigitte Fassbaender (Octavian), Claire Watson (Marschallin), Karl Ridderbusch (Ochs), Lucia Popp (Sophie), Benno Kusche (Faninal), Annelie Waas (Marianne), David Thaw (Valzacchi), Margarethe Bence (Annina) & Gerhard Unger (Italian singer)

    Bavarian State Opera, Carlos Kleiber

    This performance from 1973 is notable for its extraordinary textural clarity, in this densest of scores, and its rhythmic vitality. The vocal hero of the occasion is Brigitte Fassbaender as... More…

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    3 SACDs

    Original price ($42.50) Reduced price $34.00

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  • Stephen Gould (Der Kaiser), Camilla Nylund (Die Kaiserin), Wolfgang Koch (Barak, der Farber), Nina Stemme (Die Farberin), Evelyn Herlitzius (Die Amme), Sebastian Holecek (Geisterbote)

    Wiener Staatsoper, Christian Thielemann

    Stemme is focussed and expressive, and if Koch sometimes seems underpowered, that is only through comparison to her. Herlitzius is similarly impressive, and she and Stemme are sufficiently distinct... More…

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    3 CDs

    Original price ($36.00) Reduced price $28.75

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  • DVD Video

    Original price ($32.25) Reduced price $25.75

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  • Blu-ray

    Original price ($38.75) Reduced price $31.00

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  • Jess Thomas (Kaiser), Ingrid Bjoner (Kaiserin), Martha Mödl (Amme), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Barak), Inge Borkh (Färberin), Hans Hotter (Geisterbote), Gerda Sommerschuh (Stimme des Falken), Herta Töpper (Stimme von Oben)

    Bayerisches Staatsorchester, Joseph Keilberth

    Keilberth has many good moments, particularly in the lyrical and the quieter parts of the work. […] fine, well-toned singing [from Jess Thomas] ... Ingrid Bjoner gives a lovely performance of... More…

    3 CDs

    Original price ($22.00) Reduced price $18.75

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  • 2 CDs

    Original price ($21.00) Reduced price $17.00

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  • Regina Resnik (Klytämnestra), Birgit Nilsson (Elektra), Leonie Rysanek (Chrysothemis), Wolfgang Windgassen (Aegisth), Eberhard Waechter (Orest), Fredrick Guthrie (Der Pfleger der Orest), Margareta Sjöstedt (Vertraute), Margarita Lilova (Schleppträgerin), Gerhard Unger (Junger Diener), Herbert Lackner...

    [Nilsson] is achingly tender in the recognition scene with Orestes, vividly obsequious as she lures Aegisthus to his death and tireless in her final, fatal dance...like Nilsson, [Resnik] really... More…

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    2 CDs

    Original price ($24.00) Reduced price $19.25

    Usually despatched in 3 - 4 working days

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