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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.
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Reinoud Van Mechelen (tenor)
Vox Luminis, A Nocte Temporis, Lionel Meunier
Van Mechelen is a seductive Orpheus – small wonder that his limpid, pliant, expressive voice and eloquent diction enchants both his nymph-bride Eurydice (brought to life here by the dewy-voiced... — More…
2 CDs($24.00) $19.25
Mathias Vidal, Hélène Guilmette, Katherine Watson, Tassis Christoyannis, Jean Teitgen, Chantal Santon-Jeffery, Marie Lenormand, Cyrille Dubois, Marie Kalinine, Thomas Dolié, Zachary Wilder
Le Concert Spirituel, Hervé Niquet
Hervé Niquet’s musical direction is admirably fluent. The orchestral playing and choral singing are magnificent throughout in a suitably resonant recording…Katherine Watson as Mérope stands out... — More…
2 CDs($32.50) $26.00
Bernard Richter, Gaëlle Arquez, João Fernandes, Benoit Arnould, Alain Buet, Sabine Devieilhe, Emmanuelle De Negri & Romain Champion
Ensemble Pygmalion, Raphaël Pichon
The singing is first class, with Bernard Richter outstanding as Dardanus, while Ensemble Pygmalion bring out all the hues of Rameau’s colourful score — More…
2 CDs($14.75) $10.25
An Imaginary Chamber Opera in Six Scenes. Works by Saint-Saëns, Godard, Caplet, Debussy & Roussel
Sandrine Piau (soprano), Hervé Lamy (tenor), Gilles de Talhouët (flute) & Arthur Schoonderwoerd (piano)
This is quite simply marvellous. …an exquisitely planned collection of French music from the turn of the 20th century, bringing together, on the one hand, settings by Saint-Saëns, Pierné, Godard... — More…
NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester, Krzysztof Urbański
Sandrine Piau (Alcina), Maite Beaumont (Ruggiero), Angelique Noldus (Bradamante), Sabina Puertolas (Morgana), Chloe Briot (Oberto), Daniel Behle (Oronte), Giovanni Furlanetto (Melisso), Edouard Higuet (Astolfo), Sophie Karthäuser (Asteria), Ann Hallenberg (Irene), Delphine Galou (Andronico), Christophe...
The Alcina cast is led by Sandrine Piau’s involving enchantress, who keeps Maite Beaumont’s outstanding Ruggiero in thrall…[Tamerlano is] beautifully sung by Christophe Dumaux…Karthäuser is spirited... — More…
2 CDs($25.00) $15.00
Simone Kermes (Dido), Dimitris Tiliakos (Aeneas), Deborah York (Belinda), Oleg Ryabets (Sorceress), Margarita Mezentseva, Sofia Fomina, Yana Mamonova, Elena Kondratova, Valeria Safonova & Alexandre Zverev
New Siberian Singers (chamber choir of the Novosibirsk State Academic Opera &...
Kurt Streit (Tito), Karina Gauvin (Vitellia), Julie Fuchs (Servilia), Julie Boulianne (Annio), Robert Gleadow (Publio) & Kate Lindsey (Sextus)
Le Cercle de l’Harmonie, Jérémie Rhorer
Kurt Streit brings lyricism and dignity to the title role; Karina Gauvin has the vocal range and dark timbre for Vitella…and Kate Lindsey is a fine Sesto who excels in the set-piece aria ‘Parto,... — More…
2 CDs($25.00) $20.00