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 Offer Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia

de Grandis, Ganassi, Romero, Servile, Vargas

Hungarian Radio Choir; Failoni Chamber Orchestra, Budapest, Willi Humburg

Not everyone will approve, but there are ways in which this super-budget set of Il barbiere diSiviglia puts to shame just about every other version of the opera there has been. Those it may not... More…

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3 CDs

($24.25)$19.40

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 Offer Adams, J: I was looking at the ceiling and then I saw the sky

Jeannette Friedrich, Lilith Gardell, Darius De Haas, Jonas Holst, Martina Muhlpointner, Markus Alexander Neisser & Kimako Xavier Trotman

The Band of the Holst-Sinfonietta, Klaus Simon

John Adams's stylistic range is vast, yet even in such a diverse output, I Was Looking at the Ceilingand Then I Saw the Sky (1995) stands apart. Conceived, in the composer's words, as 'a Broadwaystyle... More…

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2 CDs

($17.25)$13.80

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 Offer Rossini: La Cenerentola

Joyce DiDonato (Cenerentola), Jose Manuel Zapata (Don Ramiro), Paolo Bordogna (Dandini), Bruno Pratico (Don Magnifico), Patrizia Cigna (Clorinda), Martina Borst (Tisbe), Luca Pisaroni (Alidoro)

Prague Chamber Choir & SWR Radio Orchestra Kaiserslautern, Alberto Zedda

Alberto Zedda leads with plenty of sparkle and rhythmic verve. More…

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2 CDs

($17.25)$13.80

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 Offer Barber: Vanessa

Ellen Chickering, Andrea Matthews, Ray Bauwens, Marian Dry, Richard Conrad, Philip Lima

National Symphony Chorus & Orchestra of Ukraine, Gil Rose

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2 CDs

($17.25)$13.80

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 Offer Balada: Cristóbal Colón (Christopher Columbus)

José Carreras, Montserrat Caballé, Carlos Chausson, Luis Álvarez, Stefano Palatchi & Victoria Vergara

Orchestra and Chorus of the Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona, Theo Alcántara

Carreras and Caballé…both impress with their strongly flavoured lyricism, while Carlos Chausson is bold and abrasive as Columbus's financial partner, Pinzón More…

2 CDs

($17.25)$6.90

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 Offer Vivaldi: Griselda, RV718

Giles Tomkins, Marion Newmann, Carla Huhtanen, Lynne McMurtry, Jason Nedecky & Colin Ainsworth

Opera in Concert & Aradia Ensemble, Kevin Mallon

Mallon directs with an assured stylistic sense. Marion Newman in the title role and Colin Ainsworth's Ottone, rejected lover of Griselda, who steal the show. More…

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3 CDs

($15.50)$12.40

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 Offer Rossini: Il Signor Bruschino

Alessandro Codeluppi, Maurizio Leoni, Elena Rossi, Dario Giorgelè, Antonio Marani, Clara Giangaspero, Massimiliano Barbolini, Vito Martino

I Virtuosi Italiani, Claudio Desderi

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($8.75)$7.35

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 Offer Kalman: Die Csárdásfürstin

Yvonne Kenny, Michael Roider, Mojca Erdmann, Karl Michael Ebner, Marko Kathol, Heinz Holecek, Hellmuth Klumpp, Yvonne Kálmán

Slovak Philharmonic Choir and Radio Symphony Orchestra, Richard Bonynge

The English title of Kálmán's most celebrated operetta is a misnomer. The heroine is a princess not of gypsies but (as the German title, DieCsárdásfürstin, indicates) of the csárdás; she's a... More…

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2 CDs

($13.50)$10.80

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 Offer Rossini: La Gazzetta

Marco Cristarella Orestano (Don Pomponio Storion), Judith Gauthier (Lisetta), Giulio Mastrototaro (Filippo), Vincenzo Bruzzaniti (Don Anselmo), Rossella Bevacqua (Doralice), Michael Spyres (Alberto), Maria Soulis (Madama La Rose), Filippo Polinelli (Monsù Traversen) & Ugo Mahieux (harpsichord...

Rossini's fizzing two-act comedy La Gazzetta ("The Newspaper") may be well-made Prosecco rather than vintage Krug but its 2001 revival in a new critical edition gave much pleasure at the Garsington... More…

2 CDs

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 Offer Rossini: Torvaldo e Dorliska

Torvaldo - Huw Rhys-Evans; Dorliska, his wife - Paola Cigna Giorgio, castle custodian - Mauro Utzeri; Duca d'Ordow - Michele Bianchini; Ormondo - Giovanni Bellavia; Carlotta - Anna-Rita Gemmabel

Czech Chamber Soloists Brno & ARS Brunensis Chamber Choir, Alessandro de Marchi (conductor and...

2 CDs

($17.25)$13.80

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