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Verdi: Aida

Margaret Price (Aida), Luciano Pavarotti (Radamès), Stefania Toczyska (Amneris), Simon Estes (Amonasro), Kurt Rydl (Ramfis), Kevin Langan (Il Re di Egitto), Susan Quittmeyer (Sacerdotessa), Colenton Freeman (Messaggero)

Orchestra and Chorus of the San Francisco Opera, Luis Antonio García-Navarro

DVD Video

$18.25

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Gershwin: Porgy and Bess

Eric Owens (Porgy), Laquita Mitchell (Bess), Chauncey Packer (Sportin' Life), Lester Lynch (Crown), Angel Blue (Clara), Karen Slack (Serena), Alteouise deVaughn (Maria), Eric Greene (Jake), Michael Bragg (Mingo)

San Francisco Opera, John DeMain (conductor) & Francesca Zambello (director)

The orchestra crackles from the very first mote. Eric Owens's Porgy, too, immediately weighs in as a powerful presence...Provided you're comfortable with waves of vibrato, Laquita Mitchell's... More…

2 DVD Videos

$26.75

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Kern: Show Boat

Heidi Stober (Magnolia Hawks), Michael Todd Simpson (Gaylord Ravenal), Kirsten Wyatt (Ellie Mae Chipley), John Bolton (Frank Schultz), Patricia Racette (Julie La Verne), Patrick Cummings (Steve Baker), Bill Irwin (Cap’n Andy), Harriet Harris (Parthy Ann Hawks), Morris Robinson (Joe), Angela Renée...

Peter Davison's candyfloss-coloured sets dazzle the eye; so do most of Paul Tazewell's costumes, even if the chorus array themselves in 'Ol' Man River' as if at a fashion magazine shoot. As for... More…

2 DVD Videos

$26.75

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Donizetti: Lucrezia Borgia

Renée Fleming (Lucrezia), Michael Fabiano (Gennaro), Elizabeth DeShong (Orsini), Vitalij Kowaljow (Don Alfonso)

San Francisco Opera, Riccardo Frizza

Fleming seems fired by the theatricality of a reviled female character who commands every dramatic situation she encounters...The main reservation is her calculation...DeShong is a powerful vocal... More…

2 DVD Videos

$26.75

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Vivaldi: Orlando Furioso, RV728

Marilyn Horne (Orlando), Susan Patterson (Angelica), Kathleen Kuhlmann (Alcina), Sandra Walker (Bradamante), Jeffrey Gall (Ruggiero), William Matteuzzi, Kevin Langan

Orchestra and Chorus of the San Francisco Opera, Randall Behr (conductor) & Pier Luigi Pizzi (stage director)

DVD Video

$18.25

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American Operas: San Francisco Opera

Jay Hunter Morris (Captain Ahab), Stephen Costello (Greenhorn), Jonathan Lemalu (Queequeg), Morgan Smith (Starbuck), Talise Trevigne (Pip), Matthew O'Neill (Flask) and Robert Orth (Stubb), Heidi Stober (Magnolia Hawks), Michael Todd Simpson (Gaylord Ravenal), Kirsten Wyatt (Ellie Mae Chipley), John...

6 DVD Videos

$50.25

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Heggie: Moby-Dick

Jay Hunter Morris (Captain Ahab), Stephen Costello (Greenhorn), Jonathan Lemalu (Queequeg), Morgan Smith (Starbuck), Talise Trevigne (Pip), Matthew O'Neill (Flask) and Robert Orth (Stubb)

San Francisco Opera, Patrick Summers

[Hunter Morris] seizes all the dramatic opportunities as Captain Ahab...Lemalu brings musical depth to Queequeg, and Stephen Costello's Greenhorn and Morgan Smith's Starbuck are strong. Beautifully... More…

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2 DVD Videos

$21.00

Usually despatched in 3 - 4 working days

Previn: A Streetcar Named Desire

Renée Fleming (Blanche), Rodney Gilfrey (Stanley), Elizabeth Futral (Stella), Anthony Dean Griffey (Mitch)

San Francisco Opera Orchestra, André Previn

Perhaps the most convincing portrayal is that of Rodney Gilfrey as the rough worker Stanley, perpetually chewing, smoking or drinking, periodically exploding into violence, but with beefy baritone... More…

DVD Video

$30.50

Usually despatched in 2 - 3 working days

Vivaldi: Orlando Furioso, RV728

Marilyn Horne, Susan Patterson, Kathleen Kuhlmann, Sandra Walker, Jeffrey Gall, William Matteuzzi, Kevin Langan

Orchestra & Chorus of San Francisco Opera, Randall Behr, stage direction by Pier Luigi Pizzi

DVD Video

$30.50

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.

Meyerbeer: L'Africaine

Shirley Verrett, Plácido Domingo, Ruth Ann Swenson, Justino Diaz

Choir, Ballet & Orchestra of San Francisco Opera, Maurizio Arena, stage direction by Lotfi Mansouri

Handsomely staged and sumptuously costumed, this famous 1972 production makes good viewing; and the DVD sound is a distinct improvement on the original video. The singers benefit as much as the... More…

2 DVD Videos

$24.50

Usually despatched in 2 - 3 working days