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Summer Opera Sale - up to 60% off

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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

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  • Kristine Opolais (Angelica), Lioba Braun (Princess), Nadezhda Serdyuk (Sister Monitor) & Mojca Erdmann (Sister Genovieffa)

    WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln, Andris Nelsons

    Nelsons evokes atmosphere with energy and clean-cut textures. All told, the effect is slightly cool, but many will prefer it to overheated Italianate performances, especially with such a credibly... More…

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  • Eberhard Waechter (Ritter Pasman), Josef Hopferweiser (Karl Robert von Anjou), Sona Ghazarian (Die Konign), Trudeliese Schmidt (Eva), Artur Kom (Rodomonte), Horst Witsche (Hofmarschall Omode), Axelle Gall (Gundy), Peter Drahosch (Mischu), ORF Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra, Heinz Wallberg

    Heinz Wallberg draws a terrifically zingy performance from his Viennese radio orchestra...In fact, the whole thing has the air of ease and style that comes from a team of performers who instinctively... More…

    2 CDs

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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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  • Piotr Beczala (Gustaf III), Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Renato Ankarstrom), Krassimira Stoyanova (Amelia), Nadia Krasteva (Ulrica), Hila Fahima (Oscar), Wiener Staatsoper, Jesús López Cobos

    2 CDs

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  • Margaret Price (Fiordiligi), Brigitte Fassbaender (Dorabella), Peter Schreier (Ferrando), Wolfgang Brendel (Guglielmo), Reri Grist (Despina), Theo Adam (Don Alfonso)

    Bayerisches Staatsorchester, Chor des Bayerischen Staatsoper, Wolfgang Sawallisch

    The cast is stellar. Margaret Price's studio Cosi, made seven years earlier, finds her in wonderful form but greatly handicapped by Klemperer's marmoreal tempos. Here, however, she sounds interpretatively... More…

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  • Dalibor Jenis (King Matyáš), Peter Mikuláš (Matěj), Michelle Breedt (Anna), Lívia Aghová (Liduška), Michal Lehotsky (Jenik), Markus Schäfer (Jindřich)

    Prague Chamber Choir, WDR Rundfunkchor Köln & WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln, Gerd Albrecht

    Dvorák's delightful The King and the CharcoalBurner was the second opera that he wrote and the first to be staged. In its first form it was abandoned during rehearsal as being too complex and... More…

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    2 CDs

    Original price ($32.25) Reduced price $27.75

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  • Gwyneth Jones (Leonore), James King (Florestan), Theo Adam (Pizarro), Gerd Nienstedt (Rocco), Rotraud Hansmann (Marzelline), Werner Hollweg (Jaquino), Eberhard Wächter (Don Fernando)

    Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra, Carl Melles

    The main attraction in this 1970 concert performance in Vienna of Beethoven’s Leonore is its distinguished cast, with Gwyneth Jones in the title role, James King as Florestan – especially affecting... More…

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  • Ramón Vargas (Don Carlos), Alastair Miles (Philippe II), Bo Skovhus (Rodrigue), Nadja Michael (La Princesse Eboli), Iano Tamar (Elisabeth de Valois), Simon Yang (Le Grand Inquisiteur), Cornelia Salje (Thibault), Dan Paul Dumitrescu (Un Moine), Benedikt Kobel (Le Compte de Lerme), Inna Los (Un Voix...

    This is an issue of major importance, which all lovers of Verdi should acquire, since it will enable them to hear about 45 minutes of his most mature music which is otherwise not available…... More…

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    4 CDs

    Original price ($48.25) Reduced price $38.50

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  • Jon Vickers (Parsifal), Hans Hotter (Gurnemanz), Thomas Stewart (Amfortas), Gustav Neidlinger (Klingsor), Barbro Ericson (Kundry), Heinz Hagenau (Titurel), Anja Silja, Dorothea Siebert, Liselotte Rebmann, Rita Bartos, Else-Margrete Gardelli, Sylvia Lindenstrand (flower maidens) & Ruth Hesse (voice...

    The (to date) 11 released recordings of Hans Knappertsbusch's Parsifal performances at Bayreuth between 1951 and 1964 constitute a unique record of one conductor's work on a favoured score in... More…

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    4 CDs

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