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Gala Performances Box Set

Gala Performances Box Set


Parle-moi de ma mère (from Carmen)

Angela Gheorghiu, Roberto Alagna

Curtis, E:

Tu ca nun chiagne

Roberto Alagna


Quel guardo il cavaliere (from Don Pasquale)

Leontina Vaduva

Caro elisir, sei mio (from L'elisir d'amore)

Plácido Domingo, Leontina Vaduva


Faust - Prologue

Plácido Domingo, Robert Lloyd

Avant de quitter ces lieux (from Faust)

Dwayne Croft


Muzica (from Valurile Dunarii)

Angela Gheorghiu


Rachel, quand du Seigneur (from La Juive)

Roberto Alagna


Suzel, buon di 'Cherry Duet' (from L'amico Fritz)

Plácido Domingo, Verónica Villarroel


Ah! Tout est bien fini... O souverain (from Le Cid)

Plácido Domingo


La ci darem la mano (from Don Giovanni)

Plácido Domingo, Susan Graham


Vocalise, Op. 34 No. 14

Kiri Te Kanawa

Stephen Barlow

Rimsky Korsakov:

A skaly groznyje - Song of the Varangian Merchant

Paata Burchuladze, Dmitri Hvorostovsky

Edward Downes

Strauss, R:

Mir ist die Ehre widerfahren (from Der Rosenkavalier)

Susan Graham, Lillian Watson


The Snow Maiden, Op. 12: The Dance of the Clowns

Edward Downes

The Snow Maiden, Op. 12: Schneeflöckchen

Maria Deller-Takemura, Philip Mosley

Barry Wordsworth

None but the lonely heart, Op. 6 No. 6

Plácido Domingo

Edward Downes

Ya vas lyublyu 'Yeletsky’s aria' (from Pique Dame)

Dmitri Hvorostovsky

Stephen Barlow

Pas de deux

Darcey Bussell, Zoltán Solymosi

Barry Wordsworth

Gospod' moy, yesti greshen ya from Iolanta

Paata Burchuladze

Edward Downes

Akh, istomilas' ya gorem from The Queen of Spades

Anna Tomowa-Sintow

Stephen Barlow

The Nutcracker: Grand pas de deux

Leanne Benjamin, Tetsuya Kumakawa

Barry Wordsworth

1812 Overture, Op. 49

Elizabeth McGorian, Adam Cooper, Iohna Loots

Pas de deux (Anastasia)

Viviana Durante, Bruce Sansom

Two spectacular gala concerts from the stage of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, are brought together here in their unforgettable glory. In the 1993 Winter Gala, world-leading singers (including Plácido Domingo, Dmitri Hvorostovsky and Kiri Te Kanawa) and dancers (including Darcey Bussell, Lesley

Collier, and Irek Mukhamedov) celebrate the music of Tchaikovsky, in highlights from such opera and ballet favourites as The Queen of Spades and Eugene Onegin, The Nutcracker and The Sleeping Beauty. In the famously glittering 1996 gala concert, Domingo is joined by a cast of opera stars including Angela

Gheorghiu, Roberto Alagna and Susan Graham. Asher Fisch conducts this programme of great opera arias by composers including Bizet, Massenet, Gounod, Mozart and Donizetti.

These classic recordings are preserved in their original Standard Definition and 4:3 picture format, capturing The Royal Opera and The Royal Ballet at a memorable period in their long history.

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Up to 70% off Opus Arte

Opus Arte Royal Opera House Collection - OA1229BD

(DVD Video - 2 discs)

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Special: $18.00

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Strauss, J, II: Die Fledermaus

Strauss, J, II: Die Fledermaus

Gala Performance

Decca Opera Sets - 4210462

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The Royal Ballet - Gala Performances

The Royal Ballet - Gala Performances


Giselle (excerpts)


Les Sylphides: excerpts


Coppelia (highlights)


La Boutique fantasque (excerpts)


Excerpts from Carnaval


The Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a (excerpts)

Swan Lake, Op. 20 (excerpts)

Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66 (excerpts)

Royal Opera House Orchestra, Covent Garden, Ernest Ansermet

The creation of The Royal Ballet with its 130 dancers and its own school is one of the great romances of the theatre. Yet it started, in a most unlikely fashion in 1931, with six dancers attached to an opera house in an unfashionable and, to theatre goers, an unknown area of London. The rest as of course is history. This fine 2CD collection features recordings made by the Royal Opera House Orchestra, of some of the finest ballet music under the baton of maestro Ernest Ansermet. These recordings were made in 1957 at the legendary venue of Kingsway Hall.

Blue Moon - BMCD840

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Viva Verdi

Viva Verdi

A Celebration Gala at NCPA in Beijing

Gala Concert with highlights from:

Messa da Requiem



I vespri siciliani

Il trovatore

La forza del destino

La traviata

Don Carlo



Zhang Guoli (presenter)

China National Centre for the Performing Arts Orchestra and Chorus, Lu Jia

Unlike any other composer Giuseppe Verdi illuminates the great emotions and opulent melodies of the Italian opera. Created exclusively for the occasion of the celebrated composer’s 200th birthday, Beijing’s most important opera house, the National Centre for the Performing Arts, presents an exceptional gala: Viva Verdi. It features stars from the opera world such as Dilbèr or Roberto Scandiuzzi as they perform the best moments from Verdi’s operas and his Messa da Requiem in a visually stunning production by director Hugo de Ana. As the narrator of Viva Verdi, actor Zhang Guoli sheds more light on the composer behind the brilliant music. An international festival for opera fans, which once again gives emphasis to the reputation of the National Centre for the Performing Arts as “the most prestigious venue of its kind in China” (

Subtitles: E, F, D, ES, CH

Bonus feature: The Making of Viva Verdi

Picture Format: NTSC 16:9

Sound Formats: PCM Stereo,Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1

Region Code: 0 (worldwide)

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Summer Opera Sale

Accentus Music - ACC20302

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