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 Offer Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream - incidental music, Op. 61 & Overture, Op. 21

Ceri-Lyn Cissone (narrator), Alexander Knox (narrator) & Frankie Wakefield (narrator)

London Symphony Orchestra & The Monteverdi Choir, Sir John Eliot Gardiner

…much to enjoy here…pinpoint precision of melody-carrying flutes and violins, the sure footed bass and above all a sense that the composer is being taken seriously. More…

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SACD + Blu-ray

($16.00)$12.00

This item is currently out of stock at the UK distributor. You may order it now but please be aware that it may be six weeks or more before it can be despatched.

This release includes a digital booklet

Berlioz: Les Troyens

Susan Graham (Didon), Anna Caterina Antonacci (Cassandre), Renata Pokupic (Anna), Gregory Kunde (Énée), Ludovic Tézier (Chorèbe), Nicolas Testé (Panthée), Laurent Naouri (Narbal), Mark Padmore (Iopas), René Schirrer (Priam/Mercure), Topi Lehtipuu (Hylas)

Monteverdi Choir, Choeur du Théâtre...

Les Troyens hasn't fared well on DVD, but this superb authentic-instrument performance of October 2003 from the Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris, equals Sir Colin Davis's pioneering original. Orchestrally... More…

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2 Blu-rays

$40.50

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New Year’s Concert

Live recording from the Teatro La Fenice, 1 January 2013

Desirée Rancatore (soprano) & Saimir Pirgu (tenor)

Orchestra and Chorus of the Teatro La Fenice & Members of the Ballet of Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Sir John Eliot Gardiner

Blu-ray

$34.75

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Monteverdi: Vespro della beata Vergine (1610)

filmed at the Chapelle Royale at Versailles

Monteverdi Choir & The English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner

Gardiner's 30-strong choir allows him to shape the psalm movements like richly upholstered madrigals, chiselling out contrasts between very loud and very quiet, varying the pace at will and really... More…

DVD Video + Blu-ray

$29.75

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 Offer Puccini: Manon Lescaut

Antonello Palombi (Edmondo), Patrick Denniston (Chevalier des Grieux), Paolo Montarsolo (Geronte Di Ravoir), Roberto De Candia (Lescaut), Adina Nitescu (Manon Lescaut), Richard Mosley-Evans (The Innkeeper), Sarah Connolly (A Musician), Christopher Lemmings (The Dancing Master), Kevin Sharp (A Sergeant...

Gardiner makes a surprising appearance conducting Puccini with a blend of analysis and passion, allowing a sense of delicacy to pervade where others might encourage bombast...Nitescu makes a... More…

Blu-ray

($16.25)$11.50

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Bach, J S: Christmas Oratorio, BWV248

Claron McFadden, Christoph Genz, Bernarda Fink, Dietrich Henschel, Katharine Fuge

Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner

Blu-ray

$34.75

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