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The Royal Opera: Great Performances Collection

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Label: Opus Arte

Cat No: OACD9024D

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 32

Genre: Opera

Release Date: 1st September 2014

Contents

Artists

Agnes Baltsa
Amy Shuard
Ann Murray
Anna Tomowa-Sintow
Barbara Bonney
Boris Christoff
Cesare Siepi
Daniela Mazzucato
Donald McIntyre
Ettore Bastianini
Franco Corelli
Geraint Evans
Giangiacomo Guelfi
Gosta Winbergh
Gre Brouwenstijn
Janet Baker
Joan Carlyle
Joan Sutherland
John Lanigan
John Tomlinson
Jon Vickers
Kiri Te Kanawa
Kurt Moll
Leyla Gencer
Louis Hendrikx
Mirella Freni
Nancy Gustafson
Norman Bailey
Otakar Kraus
Ramon Vinay
Regina Resnik
Richard Lewis
Richard Van Allan
Robert Tear
Sena Jurinac
Stuart Burrows
Thomas Allen
Victoria de los Angeles
Zinka Milanov

Conductors

Charles Mackerras
Colin Davis
Andrew Davis
Bernard Haitink
Carlo Maria Giulini
Georg Solti
Tulio Serafin
Rudolf Kempe
Rafael Kubelik
Reginald Goodall
Alexander Gibson
Edward Downes

Works

Donizetti, Gaetano

Lucia di Lammermoor

Gluck, Christoph Willibald

Alceste

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Cosi fan tutte, K588
Don Giovanni, K527

Puccini, Giacomo

Madama Butterfly
Tosca

Strauss, Richard

Der Rosenkavalier, op.59

Verdi, Giuseppe

Don Carlo
Otello
Un ballo in maschera

Wagner, Richard

Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg
Parsifal

Artists

Agnes Baltsa
Amy Shuard
Ann Murray
Anna Tomowa-Sintow
Barbara Bonney
Boris Christoff
Cesare Siepi
Daniela Mazzucato
Donald McIntyre
Ettore Bastianini
Franco Corelli
Geraint Evans
Giangiacomo Guelfi
Gosta Winbergh
Gre Brouwenstijn
Janet Baker
Joan Carlyle
Joan Sutherland
John Lanigan
John Tomlinson
Jon Vickers
Kiri Te Kanawa
Kurt Moll
Leyla Gencer
Louis Hendrikx
Mirella Freni
Nancy Gustafson
Norman Bailey
Otakar Kraus
Ramon Vinay
Regina Resnik
Richard Lewis
Richard Van Allan
Robert Tear
Sena Jurinac
Stuart Burrows
Thomas Allen
Victoria de los Angeles
Zinka Milanov

Conductors

Charles Mackerras
Colin Davis
Andrew Davis
Bernard Haitink
Carlo Maria Giulini
Georg Solti
Tulio Serafin
Rudolf Kempe
Rafael Kubelik
Reginald Goodall
Alexander Gibson
Edward Downes

About

This budget-price box set brings together 12 classic live Royal Opera performances, spanning over forty years, from 1955 to 1997. It includes many of the world’s greatest performers from this period, including Joan Sutherland, Janet Baker, Victoria de los Angeles, Robert Tear, Boris Christoff, Tito Gobbi, Geraint Evans, Amy Schuard, Kiri Te Kanawa, Thomas Allen, Anna Tomowa-Sintow and Jon Vickers.

Contents:
Gluck: ALCESTE
(1981)
Janet Baker, Robert Tear
Conductor: Charles Mackerras

Mozart: COSÍ FAN TUTTE (1981)
Stuart Burrows, Richard Van Allan, Kiri Te Kanawa, Agnes Baltsa, Thomas Allen, Daniela Mazzucato
Conductor: Colin Davis

Strauss: DER ROSENKAVALIER (1995)
Anna Tomowa-Sintow, Kurt Moll, Barbara Bonney, Ann Murray
Conductor: Andrew Davis

Wagner: DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NURNBERG (1997)
Gösta Winbergh, Nancy Gustafson, John Tomlinson, Thomas Allen
Conductor: Bernard Haitink

Verdi: DON CARLO (1958)
Jon Vickers, Gré Brouwenstijn, Boris Christoff
Conductor: Carlo Maria Giulini

Mozart: DON GIOVANNI (1962)
Cesare Siepi, Geraint Evans, Richard Lewis, Sena Jurinac, Leyla Gencer, Mirella Freni
Conductor: Georg Solti

Donizetti: LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR (1959)
Joan Sutherland
Conductor: Tulio Serafin

Puccini: MADAMA BUTTERFLY (1957)
Victoria de los Angeles, John Lanigan, Geraint Evans
Conductor: Rudolf Kempe

Verdi: OTELLO (1955)
Gre Brouwenstijn, Ramon Vinay, Otakar Kraus
Conductor: Rafael Kubelik

Wagner: PARSIFAL (1971)
Jon Vickers, Norman Bailey, Amy Shuard, Donald McIntyre, Louis Hendrikx
Conductor: Reginald Goodall

Puccini: TOSCA (1957)
Zinka Milanov, Franco Corelli, Giangiacomo Guelfi
Conductor: Alexander Gibson

Verdi: UN BALLO IN MASCHERA (1962)
Shuard / Vickers / Bastianini / Resnik / Carlyle
Amy Shuard, Jon Vickers, Ettore Bastianini, Regina Resnik, Joan Carlyle
Conductor: Edward Downes

Running time : 39 hours and 44 minutes

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