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Summer Opera Sale - up to 60% off

Until 26th August 2019, we're offering up to 60% off over 5,000 opera CDs, SACDs, DVDs and Blu-rays.

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Irina Arkhipova (Countess), Natalia Datsko (Lisa), Vitaly Tarashchenko (Hermann), Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Yeletsky), Lidia Chernykh (Masha), Nina Romanova (Polina), Tatiana Kuzminova (Governess), Grigory Gritsyuk (Tomsky), Alexander Vedernikov (Surin), Oleg Klenov (Chekalinsky), Vladimir Grishko; Moscow...

Hvorostovsky was on imperious form, silky yet virile, phrases pouring like molten gold, although it’s interesting to note snatches of breath which became even more audible as his career progressed…[Arkhipova]... More…

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Chorus & Orchestra of the Moscow Chamber Musical Theatre & Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra, Gennady Rozhdestvensky

Here (The Nose) it’s the brilliantly idiomatic and conversational way that singers and orchestra negotiate the most complex ensembles that is so satisfying, and so powerful a confirmation of... More…

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Evgeny Kibkalo (Alexei), Glafira Deomidova (Olga), Georgy Shulpin (Grandpa Mikhailo), Vera Smirnova (Vasilisa), Margarita Miglau (Varya), Antonina Ivanova (Petrovna), Alexander Suzanov (Seryonka), Vladimir Kurguzov (Fedya), Georgy Pankov (Andrei), Vladimir Petrov (Senior Doctor), Maria Zvezdina (Zinochka),...

In Prokofiev's last opera, extensively cut in this sole commercial recording, Yevgeny Kibkalo is superb as the WWII Soviet pilot who learns to fly again after his legs are amputated. More…

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Soloists, choir and orchestra of the Bolshoi Theatre, Alexander Vedernikov

The cast is committed, beginning with the bass Pyotr Migunov’s firm-voiced Rosenthal and Kristina Mkhitaryan’s glowingly sung Tanya More…

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Galina Vishnevskaya (Marfa), Yevgeny Nesterenko (Vasily Stepanovich Sobakin), Irina Arkhipova (Lyubasha), Vladimir Atlantov (Ivan Sergeyevich Lykov)

Choir and Orchestra of the Bolshoi Theatre, Fuat Mansurow

A splendidly fiery version of Rimsky's tragedy, but some huge Bolshoi voices, notably Atlantov and Arkipova, overload their parts. The sound is rather bright. More…

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Yuti Mazurok (Eugene Onegin), Tamara Milashkina (Tatyana), Vladimir Atlantov (Lensky), Tamara Sinyavskaya (Olga), Tatyana Tugarinova (Larina), Larisa Avdeyeva (Filipyevna), Evgeny Nesterenko (Gremin)

Choir & Orchestra of the USSR Bolshoi Theatre, Mark Ermler

An idiomatic Bolshoi production robustly conducted by Mark Ermler but with a decidedly veteran cast. More…

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A. Korolyov (Tsar Dodon), Y. Yelnikov (Prince Gvidon), A. Polyakov (Price Afron), L. Ktitorov (General Polkan), A. Klescheva (Amelfa), G. Pishchayev (Astrologer), K. Kadinskaya (Queen of Shemakha), N. Polyakova (Golden Cockerel), The Grand Choir of All-Union Radio and Television (chorus), The Symphony...

The conducting, choral singing and playing here are all excellent; both conductors, like Rudel in New York, sustain momentum with more energy and attack than Manolov, who is rather leisurely... More…

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Oleg Klenov (Prince Nikita Kurlyatev), Lyudmila Simonova (Princess Yevpraksiya Romanovna), Lev Kuznetsov (Prince Yuri), Evgeni Vladimirov (Mamirov), Nina Derbina (Nenila), Boris Dobrin (Ivan Zhuran), Rimma Glushkova (Natasia)

Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, Gennady Provatorov

Simonova gives a fine performance...Her voice is firm, so Russian in timbre, able to cover the range of her music with no hint of strain. Her vibrant tone has an edge (not shrillness) that adds... More…

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The Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra, Valery Gergiev

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Nelya Lebedeva, Denis Korolev & Anatoly Valetny

The USSR Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra, Yuri Temirkanov

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