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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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  • Sonya Yoncheva (Poppea), Kate Lindsay (Nerone), Stéphanie d'Oustrac (Ottavia), Les Arts Florissants, William Christie, Jan Lauwers (director)

    Cognitive dissonance reigns as gorgeous music engulfs a drama about moral implosion. More…

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    3 CDs + DVD Video

    Original price ($29.00) Reduced price $23.25

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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

    Original price ($34.75) Reduced price $27.75

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  • a tale in music

    Johan Linderoth (Orfeo), Ensemble Lundabarock, Höör Barock, Ensemble Altapunta, Fredrik Malmberg

    a stylish, pacy performance. As Orfeo, the tenor Johan Linderoth excels, his singing of Possente spirto, the lavishly ornamented set piece through which his character charms his way into Hades,... More…

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  • Marie-Claude Chappuis (Anima), Johannes Weisser (Corpo), Gyula Orendt (Tempo, Consiglio), Mark Milhofer (Inteletto, Piacere), Marcos Fink (Mondo, Secondo Compagno di Piacere, Anima dannata)

    Staatsopernchor, Concerto vocale, Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, René Jacobs

    this is an extravagant and embellished view of the original score, at times almost Romantic with its opulent orchestral palette and lush choral singing...Jacobs and his superb musicians produce... More…

    2 CDs

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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

    Original price ($17.50) Reduced price $14.00

    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.

  • Soloists Johannette Zomer (Anima) and Marco Beasley (Corpo) communicated the text's rhetoric and poetry with pliant, highly expressive delivery. They're supported by a dazzling miscellany of... More…

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  • Alessandro Carmignani (tenor), Rosita Frisani (soprano), Carlo Lepore (bass), Marinella Pennicchi (soprano), Giovanni Pentasuglia (tenor), Gastone Sarti (bass), Patrizia Vaccari (soprano)

    San Petronio Cappella Musicale Orchestra, Sergio Vartolo

    Carmignani has an expressive tenor voice...Pennicchi is lovely as Euridice. The singers are excellent and integrated into a carefully prepared ensemble...You will not do much better at triple... More…

    2 CDs

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  • Anthony Rolfe Johnson (Ulisse), Graciela Araya (Penelope), Toby Spence (Telemaco), Jaco Huijpen (Antinoo), Christopher Gillett (Pisandro), Diana Montague (Minerva), Brian Asawa (Anfinomo)

    Baroque Ensemble Orchestra, Glen Wilson, stage direction by Pierre Audi

    a masterpiece of controlled timing and patience More…

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  • Acoustic Recordings 1901-1924

    Camille Saint-Saëns (piano), Vincent D’Indy (piano), Cécile Chaminade (piano), Enrique Granados (piano), Edvard Hagerup Grieg (piano), Ilona Eibenschütz (piano), Alfred Grünfeld (piano), Marie Baumayer (piano), Natalia Janotha (piano), Aleksander Michalowski (piano), Armand Georg Raoul Von Koczalski...

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