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This beautiful production by renowned opera director Michael Hampe was recorded at the exquisite Rococo Theatre in Schwetzingen Palace in May 1990. La scala di seta is one of the five one-act operas - farsa giocosa - in which the young Rossini first…
Total running time
100 mins
Il signor Bruschino is the last of the five one-act operas - farsa giocosa - in which the young Rossini first demonstrated his operatic genius. Among the ‘peculiarities’, which caused a sensation at its premiere 1813, was the daring experiment in…
Total running time
98 mins
Following Rheingold and Die Walküre, EuroArts releases the next volume in their series of “Ring” productions from Stuttgart. In this live recording of the third part of the tetralogy, Jon Fredric West’s Siegfried is joined by Lisa Gasteen as…
Total running time
251 mins
One of the greatest revolutions in the history of mankind happened around 3000 years ago: the transition from polytheism to monotheism through the prophet Moses. God revealed himself directly to Moses, instructing him in absolute truth. Moses was…
Total running time
106 mins
“The music says it all. Mozart is cool.” So said the self-confessed “opera ignoramus” Doris Dörrie before she grabbed hold of one of the sacred cows of the operatic repertoire and transformed it into a “hippie musical”. Mozart’s Così fan tutte (“Thus…
Total running time
179 mins
Hans Werner Henze (born 1926) is considered as one of the world's greatest living composers. He is particularly well known for his works for the stage. His Boulevard Solitude is the musical theatre version of Puccini’s opera Manon Lescaut with a…
Total running time
102 mins
Peter Konwitschny’s celebrated and innovative staging of Wagner’s Lohengrin was recorded at the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona in 2006, where it was revived as an unconventional and spectacular view on the piece. Originally staged in Hamburg in…
Total running time
223 mins
Rossini’s first staged opera already contains all the elements that would take the music world by storm in Il barbiere di Siviglia, L’italiana in Algeri and La Cenerentola in the years to come: melodic inventiveness, ingenious connections between…
Total running time
82 mins
This exciting open-air staging of Aida was one of the classical highlights in summer 2004. The vast production of the Verdi masterpiece at St. Margarethen took place amidst the intoxicating scenery of a rustically romantic Roman quarry, which…
Total running time
150 mins
Bizet’s passionate tale of the self-willed gypsy woman Carmen is certainly one of the most popular works in the history of opera. It shows how a cigar factory worker in Seville enchants and bewitches the men around her. Melodies like Carmen’s…
Total running time
165 mins