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Operas

This series presents legendary Decca opera recordings in new and fresh packaging, showcasing many of the greatest opera recordings ever made. Several of these recordings have been unavailable for many years, so see a welcome return to the catalogue.

Here you will find legendary recordings of Tosca (Freni & Pavarotti), Norma (Sutherland & Pavarotti), Aida (Chiara & Pavarotti) as well as several important rarer opera recordings such as Giordano’s Fedora, Krenek’s Jonny spielt auf, Massenet’s Esclarmonde, Mussorgsky’s Khovanshchina and Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh.

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Jessye Norman (Ariadne/Prima Donna), Edita Gruberova (Zerbinetta), Julia Varady (Komponist), Paul Frey (Bacchus/Tenor), Olaf Bär (Harlekin), Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Musiklehrer)

Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Kurt Masur

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Cristina Deutekom (Giselda), Placido Domingo (Oronte), Ruggero Raimondi (Pagano), Jerome Lo Monaco (Arvino), Desdemona Malvisi (Viclinda), Stafford Dean (Pirro), Clifford Grant (Acciano), Montserrat Aparici (Sofia), Keith Erwen (Priore della città di Milano)

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra &...

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Joan Sutherland (Norma), Luciano Pavarotti (Pollione), Montserrat Caballé (Adalgisa), Samuel Ramey (Oroveso)

Orchestra & Chorus of Welsh National Opera, Richard Bonynge

Though Dame Joan Sutherland was 58 when her second Norma recording was made, her singing is still impressive, but Pavarotti is in some ways the set's greatest strength, easily expressive as Pollione More…

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Samuel Ramey (Oberto), Maria Guleghina (Leonora), Sara Fulgoni (Imelda), Violeta Urmana (Cuniza), Stuart Neill (Riccardo)

Academy of st. Martin in the Fields & London Voices, Neville Marriner

Verdi's first opera is an uneven work but with some fine inventive passages within a Donizettian framework. This is a fine recording, though lacks theatrical atmosphere. More…

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Renee Fleming (Fiordiligi), Anne Sofie von Otter (Dorabella), Adelina Scarabelli (Despina), Frank Lopardo (Ferrando), Olaf Bar (Guglielmo), Michele Pertusi (Don Alfonso)

Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Georg Solti

von Otter knows how to extract the most in vivid characterization from her arias and capitulates to Guglielmo's advances with real feeling...Frank Lopardo is a paragon of a Ferrando, possibly... More…

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Sung in English

Steve Davislim (Oberon), Frances Bourne (Puck), Hillevi Martinpelto (Reiza), Jonas Kaufmann (Huon), William Dazely (Sherasmin), Marina Comparato (Fatima), Katharine Fuge (First mermaid), Charlotte Mobbs (Second mermaid)

Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique, Monteverdi Choir, Sir John Eliot...

It would be hard to overestimate the importance of this recording of Weber's final opera. More…

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Roberto Alagna (Rodolfo), Angela Gheorghiu (Mimi), Elisabetta Scano (Musetta), Simon Keenlyside (Marcello), Ildebrando d' Arcangelo (Colline), Roberto de Candia (Schaunard), Alfredo Mariotti (Benoit/Alcindoro)

Teatro alla Scala, Riccardo Chailly

Puccini's romance shines brightly, with plenty of detail and lively conducting from Riccardo Chailly, Gheorghiu, Alagna, Keenlyside and D'Arcangelo provide highlights. More…

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This release includes a digital booklet

This release includes a digital booklet

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