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Rossini was 24 years old when he wrote his seventeenth opera and most renowned "buffa", The Barber of Seville, in barely three weeks. This recording is from the 1988 Schwetzinger Festspiele. The production by Michael Hampe is distinguished by a…
Total running time
158 mins
These early operas already contain all the elements with which Rossini later took the music world by storm. The witty and ironical realization of these musical comedies was met with enthusiastic approval and makes the recordings milestones in the…
Total running time
532 mins
Iolanta and Perséphone - A double bill consisting of two stage works that “represent an ideal of beauty, poetry and hope” forms this production in Madrid from the Teatro Real. In both works the progression from darkness to light acts as an initiation…
Total running time
200 mins
From the opening notes of the overture to the final curtain, Emilio Sagi’s classic, triumphant production brings to life all the elegant wit and theatricality of Mozart’s comic masterpiece Le nozze di Figaro. Leading baritone Ludovic Tézier shines as…
Total running time
205 mins
A ballet based on the fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen This beautiful ballet, based on the famous fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen, tells the heartbreaking story of a young mermaid who is willing to give up her life and identity out of love…
Total running time
100 mins
Four Spanish flamenco dance signature pieces choreographed by legendary Spanish flamenco dancer and choreographer Antonio Gades (1936 – 2004). DVD 1 CARMEN (112 mins) Based on the novella Carmen (1845) by Prosper Mérimée This matchless ballet…
Total running time
352 mins
Taking the tale of 'The Tower of Babel' as its starting point the dance performance explores language and its relationship with nationhood, identity and religion. Presented in the famous Cour d’Honneur du Palais des Papes choreaographers Sidi Larbi…
Total running time
120 mins
A comprehensive collection reflecting Daniel Barenboim’s manifold talents and incredibly broad scope of repertoire. Part two of the Daniel Barenboim collection – this time with orchestras, other soloists and featuring Daniel Barenboim not only as a…
Total running time
1363 mins
This limited Anniversary DVD edition about the life of pianist Daniel Barenboim includes legendary performances like the Liszt recital at La Scala in Milan, his interpretation of Brahms’ Piano Concertos under conductor Sergiu Celibidache, the…
Total running time
2859 mins
For the Easter Festival 2017 in Baden-Baden, Sir Simon Rattle and the Berliner Philharmoniker draw their inspiration from Tosca , the most brilliant of all the Puccini operas. And that is deservedly so, since Tosca is not merely a work of art, but…
Total running time
125 mins