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Summer Opera Sale - up to 60% off

Until 24th August 2020, we're offering up to 60% off over 4,500 opera CDs, SACDs, DVDs and Blu-rays.

Browse: Summer Opera Sale - up to 60% off, Humperdinck (composer)

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2 CDs

($19.25) $15.50

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Ricarda Merbeth, Albert Dohmen, Christian Elsner, Katrin Wundsam, Alexandra Hutton, Annika Gerhards, Alexandra Steiner

Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin, Kinderchor Staatsoper Berlin, Marek Janowski

Janowski presents Humperdinck’s masterpiece with a light touch, very much as he did his complete Wagner series, but much more appropriately…The cast is one of light voices…Dohmen a warm Father... More…

2 SACDs

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Elisabeth Grümmer, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Josef Metternich, Maria von Ilosvay, Else Schürhoff, Anny Felbermayer

Loughton High School for Girls Choir, Bancroft’s School Choir, Philharmonia Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan

The EMI CD transfer has opened up the mono sound, putting air round the voices and instruments, giving presence. Where the earlier transfer of this set sounded disappointingly flat, this one... More…

2 CDs

($13.25) $10.50

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Elisabeth Grümmer (Hänsel), Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Gretel), Else Schürhoff (Witch), Maria von Ilosvay (Mother), Josef Metternich (Father), Anny Felbermayer (Sandman, Dew Fairy)

Philharmonia Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan

it's remarkably good for its age and the GROC remastering used here brings out more detail than earlier incarnations. The performance is adorable - above all from Karajan...there is so much charm... More…

2 CDs

($17.00) $10.25

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Ingeborg Springer (mezzo soprano), Renate Hoff (soprano), Theo Adam (bass), Gisela Schröter (contralto), Peter Schreier (tenor), Renate Krahmer (soprano)

Staatskapelle Dresden, Otmar Suitner

2 CDs

($10.75) $8.00

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Brigitte Fassbaender (Dämonia, die böse Fee), Christina Landshamer (Rosa, Königin der Feen), Kristiane Kaiser (Röschen), Tobias Haaks (Reinhold), Stephanie Hampl (Morphina), Anna Borchers (Quecksilber/Eine Winde), Miriam Clark (Die Sonne), Brigitte Bayer (Ein Vergissmeinnicht), Guibee Yang (Eine Rose),...

[Fassbaender's] part is purely a spoken one, done with immense sinister relish. There are some lovely orchestral interludes, and no lover of Hansel will want to miss this set. More…

2 CDs

($29.50) $23.50

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Thomas Moser (Der Königssohn), Dagmar Schellenberger (Die Gänsemagd), Dietrich Henschel (Der Spielmann), Marilyn Schmiege (Die Hexe), Andreas Kohn (Der Holzhacker), Heinrich Weber (Der Besenbinder), Gabriele Weinfurter-Zwink (Sein Töchterchen), Gerald Haussler (Der Ratsälteste), Dankwart Siegele (Der...

Fabio Luisi's conducting is sensitive to the opera's characterisation and rises to the score's glorious mix of pathos and heightened lyricism. More…

3 CDs

($30.25) $24.25

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Daniel Behle, Amanda Majeski, Nikolay Borchev, Julia Juon, Magnus Baldvinsson, Martin Mitterrutzner & Chiara Bauml

Frankfurt Opera and Museum Orchestra & Choir of the Frankfurt Opera, Sebastian Weigle

though none of the Frankfurt performers is a household name, they are obviously a team and Sebastian Weigle, steeped in Wagner, conducts superbly. More…

3 CDs

($41.50) $33.25

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Edita Gruberova (Gretel), Brigitte Fassbaender (Hänsel), Hermann Prey (Peter), Helga Dernesch (Gertrud), Sena Jurinac (Die Knusperhexe), Norma Burrowes (Sandmännchen), Elfriede Hobarth (Taumännchen)

Wiener Philharmoniker, Sir Georg Solti

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($17.75) $14.25

This item is currently out of stock at the UK distributor. You may order it now but please be aware that it may be six weeks or more before it can be despatched.

Alice Coote (Hänsel), Lydia Teuscher (Gretel), Irmgard Vilsmaier (Mother), William Dazeley (Father), Wolfgang Ablinger-Sperrhacke (Witch), Tara Erraught (Sandman) & Ida Falk Winland (Dew Fairy)

London Philharmonic Orchestra, Robin Ticciati

The list of major conductors who have recorded Hansel und Gretel is impressive, but I think this is the finest musical account of all. Ticciati conducts on a grand scale, but with extraordinary... More…

2 CDs

($25.00) $18.75

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