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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z629

Lucy Crowe (Juno/Mystery), Claire Debono (Spring/First Fairy), Anna Devin (Second Fairy), Helen-Jane Howells (Eve), Carolyn Sampson (Night), Robert Burt (Mopsa), Sean Clayton (Summer), Ed Lyon (Secrecy/Adam), Adrian Ward (Autumn), Lukas Kargl (Phœbus), Desmond Barrit (Drunken Poet), Andrew Foster-Williams...

Jonathan Kent's joyous Glyndebourne production burst[s] with opulent stagecraft...Kent is abetted by William Christie in the pit, a man of the theatre down to his gainfully-employed fingertips...Altogether... More…

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2 DVD Videos

$36.75

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Handel: Giulio Cesare in Egitto

Sarah Connolly (Cesare), Danielle de Niese (Cleopatra), Angelika Kirchschlager (Sesto), Christophe Dumaux (Tolomeo), Patricia Bardon (Cornelia), Christopher Maltman (Achilla) & Rachid Ben Abdeslam (Nireno)

The Glyndebourne Chorus & Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, William Christie...

David McVicar's 2005 staging, revived the following summer, provoked a deal of contrasting views among the critical fraternity but was adored by the Glyndebourne public. Chief cause of their... More…

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3 DVD Videos

$43.00

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Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di Poppea

Philippe Jaroussky (Nerone), Danielle de Niese (Poppea), Anna Bonitatibus (Ottavia), Max Emanuel Cencic (Ottone)

Les Arts Florissants, William Christie

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2 DVD Videos

$23.00

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The Enchanted Island

Joyce DiDonato (Sycorax), David Daniels (Prospero), Danielle de Niese (Ariel), Placido Domingo (Neptune), Luca Pisaroni (Caliban), Lisette Oropesa (Miranda), Layla Claire (Helena), Elizabeth DeShong (Hermia), Anthony Roth Costanzo (Ferdinand), Paul Appleby (Demetrius), Elliot Madore (Lysander)

Orchestra...

an all-you-can-eat operatic buffet...Daniels's hauteur, Oropesa's sweetness and Pisaroni's loneliness lend this frothy fantasy some fibre, while DiDonato's transformation from dreadlocked hag... More…

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2 DVD Videos

$23.00

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Lully: Atys

Bernard Richter (Atys), Stéphanie d’Oustrac (Cybèle), Emmanuelle de Negri (Sangaride), Nicolas Rivenq (Célénus), Marc Mauillon (Idas), Sophie Daneman (Doris), Jaël Azzaretti (Mélisse), Paul Agnew (Le Sommeil) & Cyril Auvity (Morphée)

Danseurs Compagnie Fêtes galantes & Les Arts Florissants,...

this visually sumptuous production will satisfy the most diehard traditionalist. It's true that the sets and costumes are far removed from ancient Phrygia; but they do evoke the time of Louis... More…

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2 DVD Videos

$40.50

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Cavalli: La Didone

Anna Bonitatibus (Didone), Kresimir Spicer (Enea), Xavier Sabata (larba), Maria Streijffert (Ecuba) & Katherine Watson (Cassandra)

Les Arts Florissants, William Christie (conductor) & Clément Hervieu-Léger (director)

It's a fascinating piece. Cavalli treats Giovanni Busenello's libretto with dignity in a responsive setting...So, too, does Hervieu-Leger, capturing its complex narrative and emotional interaction... More…

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DVD Video

$30.75

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Landi, S: Il Sant'Alessio

Philippe Jaroussky, Max Emanuel Cencic, Alain Buet, Xavier Sabata, Damien Guillon, Pascal Bertin, José Lemos & Luigi de Donato, Stage Director: Benjamin Lazar

Orchestra and Chorus of Les Arts Florissants, William Christie (conductor, harpsichord and organ)

Christie's musical direction was as faultless as the saint himself, giving full range to Landi's wide, expressive variety and extraordinary spiritual eloquence. More…

2 DVD Videos

$18.50

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Charpentier, M-A: David et Jonathas

Pascal Charbonneau (David), Ana Quintans (Jonathas), Neal Davies (Saul), Frédéric Caton (Achis), Krešimir Špicer (Joabel), Dominique Visse (La Pythonisse) & Pierre Bessière (L’Ombre de Samuel)

Orchestra & Chorus of Les Arts Florissants, William Christie (conductor) & Andreas Homoki...

Christie directs a fine ensemble performance with near-flawless instrumental playing and magnificent solo singing. The lead soloists are entirely convincing with Pascal Charbonneau, as David,... More…

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Rameau: Hippolyte et Aricie

Ed Lyon (Hippolytus), Christiane Karg (Aricia), Sarah Connolly (Phaedre) & Stéphane Degout (Theseus)

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment & The Glyndebourne Chorus, William Christie (conductor) & Jonathan Kent (director)

actually the fridge is an appropriate 21st-century metaphor for the frigidity of the goddess...one of the many good things about this production is the way Jonathan Kent and choreographer Ashley... More…

2 DVD Videos

$30.75

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Handel: Rodelinda

Anna Caterina Antonacci (Rodelina), Andreas Scholl (Bertarido), Louise Winter (Eduige), Kurt Streit (Grimoaldo), Umberto Chiummo (Garibaldo), Tom Siese (Flavio)

Glyndebourne Festival Opera & Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, William Christie

DVD Video

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