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Martinu: The Greek Passion

John Mitchinson, Helen Field, John Tomlinson & Catherine Savory

Prague Philharmonic Choir, Kühn Children´s Chorus & Brno Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Charles Mackerras

The vocal performances are without exception magnificent: John Mitchinson as Manolios and Helen Field as Katerina, respectively Christ and Mary Magdalen, deliver near definitive readings of their... More…

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$17.75

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Gounod: Roméo et Juliette

Roberto Alagna (Roméo), Leontina Vaduva (Juliette), Sarah Walker (Gertrude), Robert Lloyd (Frère Laurence), Peter Sidhom (Capulet), Paul Charles Clarke (Tybalt), David Wilson-Johnson (Le Prince), Jeremy White (Gregorio), François Le Roux (Mercutio), Anne Maria Panzarella (Stéphano), Richard Halton...

Leontina Vaduva is a touching Juliette… There's real passion in her Tomb aria… Roméo is the role that catapulted tenor Roberto Alagna into a celebrity. Best of all is Charles Mackerras conducting... More…

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Celebrating Verdi

Verdi’s Legendary Interpreters

Tito Gobbi (baritone)

NBC Symphony Orchestra, New Philharmonia Orchestra, New Philharmonia Orchestra and Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, Arturo Toscanini, Carlo Maria Giulini, Sir Charles Mackerras

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Mozart: Don Giovanni, K527

Simon Keenlyside (Don Giovanni), Kyle Ketelsen (Leporello), Eric Halfvarson (Commendatore), Marina Poplavskaya (Donna Anna), Joyce DiDonato (Donna Elvira), Ramón Vargas (Don Ottavio), Miah Persson (Zerlina), Robert Gleadow (Masetto)

The Orchestra and Chorus of the Royal Opera House, Charles...

…as flames rage over the opening cast credits, Sir Charles Mackerras conducts an incandescent Overture which kindles the brilliance, clarity and indefatigable energy of his music direction throughout.... More…

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Handel: Julius Caesar

Janet Baker (Giulio Cesare), Valerie Masterson (Cleopatra), Sarah Walker (Cornelia), Della Jones (Sesto), James Bowman (Tolomeo), John Tomlinson (Achilla)

Orchestra and Chorus of the English National Opera, Charles Mackerras, stage direction by John Copley

This is a 1984 studio re-creation, with the original cast, of John Copley's ENO production.
Mackerras's performing edition is by no means literally 'authentic'; arias are removed, including much... More…

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Lortzing: Zar und Zimmerman

Raymond Wolansky, Peter Haage, Hans Sotin, Lucia Popp, Herbert Fliether, Noël Mangin, Horst Wilhelm, Ursula Boese & Franz Grundheber

Ballet and Chorus of the Hamburg State Opera & The Philharmonic State Orchestra Hamburg, Charles Mackerras, directed for TV by Joachim Hess, artistic...

A real find: a starry cast, including the radiant Lucia Popp, under Mackerras, giving a vivid account, in 1969, of this little-known but tuneful and altogether enchanting opera by a composer... More…

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$29.25

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Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

Donald Mcintyre (Hans Sachs), Paul Frey (Walther von Stolzing), Helena Döse (Eva), John Pringle (Beckmesser), Christopher Doig (David), Rosemary Gunn (Magdalene), Donald Shanks (Pogner), Robert Allman (Kothner)

Australian Opera Chorus, The Elizabethan Philharmonic Orchestra, Charles Mackerras,...

this Australian Opera production brilliantly overcomes the limitations of a theatre and the electricity and vitality of Sir Charles Mackerras's conducting makes one readily forget any shortcomings...thanks... More…

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$35.00

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Janacek: The Cunning Little Vixen

Thomas Allen (The Forester), Eva Jenis (The Vixen), Hannah Minutillo (The Fox), Libuše Márová (The Forester’s Wife/The Owl) & Ivan Kusnjer (Harašta, the Poacher)

Orchestre de Paris & Choeur du Chatelet, Charles Mackerras (conductor) & Nicholas Hytner (stage director)

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$17.50

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Mozart in Turkey

A film by Elijah Moshinsky and Mick Csáky, of and about Mozart's opera.

Paul Groves (Belmonte), Yelda Kodalli (Konstanze), Désirée Rancatore (Blonde), Lynton Atkinson (Pedrillo), Peter Rose (Osmin), Oliver Tobias (Bassa Selim)

Scottish Chamber Orchestra & Choir, Sir Charles Mackerras

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$23.25

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Janacek: Glagolitic Mass and Taras Bulba

Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Charles Mackerras

What is in fact performed here is the rarely heard original version… at its most striking in the Credo: its dramatic portrayal of the earthquake and storm unleashed at Jesus's death is realised... More…

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$16.50

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