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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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 Offer 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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 Offer Philippe Jaroussky: La voix des rêves

Greatest Moments on Concerts

Philippe Jaroussky (countertenor)

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Alfred Deller - Portrait of a Voice

Alfred Deller (countertenor)

…Deller… answers questions about his own life and career, the history of the countertenor, and how the voice is produced. Whilst beguiled by his clear, expressive voice, we can study his eloquent... More…

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Purcell: Dido and Aeneas

Vivica Genaux (Dido), Henk Neven (Æneas), Ana Quintans (Belinda) & Marc Mauillon (Sorceress, Marin)

Vincent Dumestre (conductor) & Stéphane Vérité (director)

Despite a largely Francophone cast, and Genaux's faint North American accent, the text is brilliantly clear. Ana Quintans's Belinda and Jenny Daviet's Second Woman are brightly characterised...Dumestre... More…

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Purcell: The Indian Queen, Z630

Julia Bullock (Teculihuatzin/Dona Luisa), Vince Yi (Hunahpu), Nadine Koutcher (Dona Isabel), Christophe Dumaux (Ixbalanque), Markus Brutscher (Don Pedrarias Davila), Noah Stewart (Don Pedro de Alvarado), Maritxell Carrero (Leonor)

MusicAeterna, Teodor Currentzis

the camerawork has incredible intimacy and musical sensitivity…the MusicAeterna Choir and Orchestra of Perm Opera hug every hairpin and cleave to the exotic timbres of the continuo…sopranos Julia... More…

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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z629

Yvonne Kenny (Titania), Thomas Randle (Oberon), Simon Rice (Puck) & Richard Van Allan (King Theseus)

Chorus and Orchestra of the English National Opera, Nicholas Kok (conductor) & David Pountney (director)

Pountney's 1995 ENO production cuts the spoken text of Purcell's semi-opera and plays the rest for laughs More…

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Purcell: The Fairy Queen, Z629

Yvonne Kenny, Thomas Randle, Simon Rice, Richard Van Allan

English National Opera, Nicholas Kok, stage direction by David Pountney

A fun entertainment, as unstuffy a presentation of Purcell's problematic masterpiece as could be, vividly filmed and recorded, but not really covering all the work's inherent production problems. More…

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