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The Essential Opera Collection | Opus Arte OAMO6000D

The Essential Opera Collection

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Label: Opus Arte

Cat No: OAMO6000D

Barcode: 0809478060000

Format: DVD

Number of Discs: 19

Genre: Opera

Release Date: 2nd September 2013

Contents

Artists

Stefano Palatchi
Elisabetta Fiorillo
Daniela Dessi
Fabio Armiliato
Roberto Scandiuzzi
Anne Sofie von Otter
Marcus Haddock
Laurent Naouri
Lisa Milne
John Keyes
Nadine Secunde
John Brocheler
Jeannine Altmeyer
Kurt Rydl
Reinhild Runkel
Carlos Alvarez
Alfred Reiter
Jose Bros
Sonia Ganassi
Antonio Lopez
Jose Moreno
Jose Cura
Dmitri Hvorostovsky
Yvonne Naef
Veronica Villarroel
Peter Mattei
Lorenzo Regazzo
Christiane Oelze
Heidi Grant Murphy
Christine Schafer
Aquiles Machado
Milagros Poblador
Maria Bayo
Valentina Kutzarova
Konstantin Gorny
Katharine Goeldner
John Mark Ainsley
Brigitte Balleys
Michael Chance
David Cordier
Mario Luperi
Russell Smythe
Paolo Gavanelli
Marcelo Alvarez
Ruggero Raimondi
Orchestra & Chorus of the Gran Teatre del Liceu
Glyndebourne Chorus
London Philharmonic Orchestra
De Nederlandse Opera
Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra
Madrid Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Orchestra and Chorus of the Opera National de Paris
Chorus of Opera de Bilbao
Bilbao Orkestra Sinfonika
Tragicomedia
Concerto Palatino
Orchestra & Chorus of the Royal Opera House
Chorus & Orchestra of the Teatro Real

Conductors

Miguel Angel
Philippe Jordan
Hartmut Haenchen
Pablo Perez
Carlo Rizzi
Sylvain Cambreling
Alain Guingal
Stephen Stubbs
Edward Downes
Maurizio Benini

Works

Bizet, Georges

Carmen

Monteverdi, Claudio

L'Orfeo

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Don Giovanni, K527
Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), K492

Offenbach, Jacques

Les Contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)

Puccini, Giacomo

Tosca

Verdi, Giuseppe

Aida
Il trovatore
Rigoletto

Wagner, Richard

Die Walkure

Artists

Stefano Palatchi
Elisabetta Fiorillo
Daniela Dessi
Fabio Armiliato
Roberto Scandiuzzi
Anne Sofie von Otter
Marcus Haddock
Laurent Naouri
Lisa Milne
John Keyes
Nadine Secunde
John Brocheler
Jeannine Altmeyer
Kurt Rydl
Reinhild Runkel
Carlos Alvarez
Alfred Reiter
Jose Bros
Sonia Ganassi
Antonio Lopez
Jose Moreno
Jose Cura
Dmitri Hvorostovsky
Yvonne Naef
Veronica Villarroel
Peter Mattei
Lorenzo Regazzo
Christiane Oelze
Heidi Grant Murphy
Christine Schafer
Aquiles Machado
Milagros Poblador
Maria Bayo
Valentina Kutzarova
Konstantin Gorny
Katharine Goeldner
John Mark Ainsley
Brigitte Balleys
Michael Chance
David Cordier
Mario Luperi
Russell Smythe
Paolo Gavanelli
Marcelo Alvarez
Ruggero Raimondi
Orchestra & Chorus of the Gran Teatre del Liceu
Glyndebourne Chorus
London Philharmonic Orchestra
De Nederlandse Opera
Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra
Madrid Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Orchestra and Chorus of the Opera National de Paris
Chorus of Opera de Bilbao
Bilbao Orkestra Sinfonika
Tragicomedia
Concerto Palatino
Orchestra & Chorus of the Royal Opera House
Chorus & Orchestra of the Teatro Real

Conductors

Miguel Angel
Philippe Jordan
Hartmut Haenchen
Pablo Perez
Carlo Rizzi
Sylvain Cambreling
Alain Guingal
Stephen Stubbs
Edward Downes
Maurizio Benini

About

The 'Essential Opera Collection' is an exciting new mid-price series that brings together popular operas and classic productions in simple stylish packaging. The ten launch titles represent the leading opera houses of the world, including The Royal Opera House, Teatro Real, Paris Opera, Glyndebourne and The Netherlands Opera.

This 19 DVD box set contains the first batch of ten titles. Each title is also available separately.

Contents:
Verdi: Aida (Liceu)
Stefano Palatchi / Elisabetta Fiorillo / Daniela Dessì / Fabio Armiliato / Roberto Scandiuzzi
Orchestra & Chorus of the Gran Teatre del Liceu / Miguel Ángel
Director: Gómez Martínez
Running time: 186 minutes
Subtitles: EN/FR/DE/ES/IT/CA
Catalogue number: OAMO6009D

Bizet: Carmen (Glyndebourne)
Anne Sofie von Otter / Marcus Haddock / Laurent Naouri / Lisa Milne
Glyndebourne Chorus / London Philharmonic Orchestra / Philippe Jordan
Director: David McVicar
Running time: 230 minutes
Subtitles: EN/FR/DE/ES
"Under the shrewd direction of McVicar, Anne Sofie von Otter gave us a gypsy of mercurial temperament..." - The Daily Telegraph
Catalogue number: OAMO6011D

Wagner: Die Walküre (DNO)
John Keyes / Nadine Secunde / John Bröcheler / Jeannine Altmeyer / Kurt Rydl / Reinhild Runkel
De Nederlandse Opera / Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra / Hartmut Haenchen
Director: Pierre Audi
Running time: 260 minutes
Subtitles: EN/FR/DE/ES/IT/NL/JP
"Het Muziektheater had a premiere without any equal..." - Het Financieële Dagblad
Catalogue number: OAMO6008D

Mozart: Don Giovanni (Teatro Real)
Carlos Álvarez / Alfred Reiter / María Bayo / José Bros / Sonia Ganassi / Lorenzo Regazzo / Antonio López / José Moreno
Chorus and Orchestra of the Teatro Real / Madrid Symphony Orchestra and Chorus / Pablo Pérez
Director: Lluis Pasqual
Running time: 208 minutes
Subtitles: EN/FR/DE/ES/IT
"José Bros is a luxurious Don Ottavio, with an excellent high register, perfect diction and an exquisite vocal elegance." - La Razón
Catalogue number: OAMO6003D

Verdi: Il Trovatore (ROH)
Jose Cura / Dmitri Hvorostovsky / Yvonne Naef / Veronica Villarroel
The Orchestra & Chorus of the Royal Opera House / Carlo Rizzi
Director: Elijah Moshinsky
Running time: 155 minutes
Subtitles: EN/FR/DE/ES/IT
"Elijah Moshinsky’s production is surely as lively and moving as Verdi’s intricate masterpiece deserves. Jose Cura sizzles." - San Francisco Chronicle
Catalogue number: OAMO6010D

Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro (Paris Opera)
Peter Mattei / Lorenzo Regazzo / Christiane Oelze / Heidi Grant Murphy / Christine Schäfer
Orchestra and Chorus of The Opéra national de Paris / Sylvain Cambreling
Director Christoph Marthaler
Running time: 260 minutes
Subtitles: EN/FR/DE/ES/IT
Catalogue number: OAMO6004D

Offenbach: Les contes d'Hoffmann (Bilbao)
Aquiles Machado / Milagros Poblador/ María Bayo / Valentina Kutzarova / Konstantin Gorny / Katharine Goeldner
Chorus of Ópera de Bilbao / Bilbao Orkestra Sinfonikoa / Alain Guingal
Director: Giancarlo Del Monaco
Running time: 185 minutes
Subtitles: EN/FR/DE/ES/IT
"The greatest success of the season...superb Aquiles Machado…Bravísima Milagros Poblador…" - El Mundo
Catalogue number: OAMO6006D

Monteverdi: L'Orfeo (DNO)
John Mark Ainsley / Brigitte Balleys / Michael Chance / David Cordier, Mario Luperi / Russell Smythe
Tragicomedia and Concerto Palatino / Stephen Stubbs
Director: Pierre Audi
Running time: 140 minutes
Subtitles: EN/FR/DE/ES/IT/NL
"Simply the most compelling account of L'Orfeo yet produced...John Mark Ainsley is simply superb as Orfeo..." - BBC Music Magazine
Catalogue number: OAMO6007D

Verdi: Rigoletto (ROH)
Paolo Gavanelli / Marcelo Alvarez / Christine Schäefer
Orchestra & Chorus of the Royal Opera House / Edward Downes
Director: David McVicar
Running time: 169 minutes
Subtitles: EN/FR/DE/NL/E
"...a remarkable Rigoletto...a DVD that has to be in your collection." - International Record Review
Catalogue number: OAMO6005D

Puccini: Tosca (Teatro Real)
Daniela Dessì / Fabio Armiliato / Ruggero Raimondi
Chorus & Orchestra of the Teatro Real / Maurizio Benini
Director: Nuria Espert
Running time: 194 minutes
Subtitles: EN/FR/DE/ES
"This lavish production shows all the talent of Nuria Espert, reaching her highest pinnacle." - ABC Madrid
Catalogue number: OAMO6002D

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