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The dissolute knight, Sir John Falstaff, unable to pay his bills at the Garter Inn, decides to exert his charms on Mistress Ford and Mistress Page, wives of wealthy merchants. The two women, aided by Mistress Quickly, devise a plot to outwit him. But…
Length
118 mins
Prog. No.
3807
Based on Hogarth's series of prints, "The Rake's Progress" combines the eighteenth century with the twentieth. The highly individualized set of this production, designed by David Hockney, reflects perfectly the "spikiness" of the music, combined with…
Length
140 mins
Prog. No.
3811
Mozart's 'Don Giovanni', "the opera of all operas", as E.T.A. Hoffman once called it, is a work with many meanings. Peter Hall and Bernard Haitink's interpretation of the Mozart cycle was enthusiastically received at the Glyndebourne festival.
Length
172 mins
Prog. No.
3804
Glyndebourne's 1978 production of Mozart's "Die Zauberflöte" received as much critical acclaim for the imaginative David Hockney sets as for the operatic performances. Hockney emphasised the magical and mystical qualities of one of Mozart's best…
Length
163 mins
Prog. No.
3803
Sir Peter Hall's outstanding Glyndebourne Festival Opera production of "Fidelio" remains remarkably faithful to the way Beethoven intended the opera to be. He managed to inject fresh excitement and suspense into "Fidelio", providing a perfect…
Length
120 mins
Prog. No.
3809
"Il Ballo delle Ingrate" is based on the Idea that the "Ingrate" (women who have been hard-hearted in love) should return to earth from hell to warn the ladies in the audience against a similar fate. The warning is not expressed in the form of…
Length
40 mins
Prog. No.
3451
Mozart's "Die Entführung aus dem Serail" is best loved for its memorable music and lively wit. The opera tells the story of the efforts of a Spanish nobleman to rescue his betrothed who is held captive against her will in a Turkish harem.
Length
136 mins
Prog. No.
3802
Recorded during the Munich Klaviersommer, Martha Argerich and Nicolas Economou play MOZART'S PIANO SONATA FOR FOUR HANDS KV 381.
Length
14 mins
Prog. No.
6224
Recorded at the Kongressaal, Munich, Martha Argerich plays the piano and Mischa Maisky the cello, in a performance of Robert Schumann's FANTASY PIECES NOS 1-3 OP.73.
Length
14 mins
Prog. No.
6226
Recorded live, this concert of piano music features solo performances of Debussy's ESTAMPES, Chopin's SCHERZO IN B FLAT MINOR and three NOUVELLES ETUDES by Nelson Freire. He is then joined by Martha Argerich and, together, they play Ravel's LA VALSE…
Length
61 mins
Prog. No.
6225