classical music: glyndebourne
George Frideric Handel: Giulio Cesare (Glyndebourne Festival Opera 2005) [Blu-ray]
Opus Arte, 2009
Sarah Connolly, Angelika Kirschschlager, Danielle De Niese, Patricia Bardon, Christopher Maltman, and Christophe Dumaux star in this Glyndebourne productio of the Handel opera conducted by William Christie on 2 discs.
Strauss: Die Fledermaus [Blu-ray]
BBC / Opus Arte, 2008
Glyndebourne's pulsating new production of the Waltz King, Johann Strauss II's much-loved comic operetta includes outstanding performances from a cast led by Pamela Armstrong, Thomas Allen, Ragnar Ulfung and H++'kan Hageg++'rd with The Glyndebourne Chorus and London Philharmonic Orchestra under Vladimir Jurowski.
Gluck - Orfeo ed Euridice / Baker, Speiser, Gale, Leppard, Glyndebourne Opera
Kultur Video, 1082
In this story, a grieving musician from Greek mythology follows his beloved wife to the depths of Hades in an attempt to bring her back from dead. Glyndebourne Festival Opera.
George Gershwin - Porgy & Bess / Trevor Nunn · Sir Simon Rattle · W. White · C. Haymon · Glyndebourne ...
Warner Classics, 2001
The Gershwins' musical masterpiece Porgy and Bess is one of America's greatest works. This production was adapted for the screen by Trevor Nunn and Yves Baigneres. It was directed by Trevor Nunn and is based on the highly successful staging of the original Glyndebourne Festival Opera production in 1986-87, which was remounted at Covent Garden in the autumn of 1992 with most of the original cast. Immediately after that performance the ...
George Gershwin: Porgy and Bess (COMPLETE Recording on 3 CD's from 1988 Glyndebourne Festival Production) ...
Sir Simon Rattle
EMI Classics, 1989
On EMI Classics 49568; 3 CD's; Many people consider this 1988 recording from England's Glyndebourne Festival starring Willard White, Cynthia Haymon, Harolyn Blackwell, Cynthia Clarey, Damon Evans, Bruce Hubbard, and Gregg Baker to be the best one ever made. And, even with minor differences in critical opinion here and there, this is definitely recognized as being among the best!! Audra McDonald is starring on Broadway in "Porgy and Bess," and ...
Mozart - Cosi fan Tutte
BBC / Opus Arte, 2007
Topi Lehtipuu, Luca Pisaroni, Nicolas Rivenq, Miah Persson, Anke Vondung, and Ainhoa Garmendia star in this Glyndebourne production of the Mozart opera conducted by Ivan Fischer.
Puccini - Gianni Schicchi / Corbelli, Palmer, Giordano, Matthews, McLaughlin, Jurowski, Glyndebourne Opera
BBC / Opus Arte, 2005
Alessandro Corbelli, Massimo Giordano, Sally Matthews, Felicity Palmer, and Marie McLaughlin star in Annabel Arden's new Glyndebourne production of the Puccini opera with Vladimir Jurowski conducting the London Philharmonic.
Britten - A Midsummer Night's Dream / Bowman, Cotrubas, Lott, Buchanan, Davies, Duesing, Haitink, ...
Kultur Video, 2004
Brilliantly adapted from Shakespeare's play, this opera follows the adventures of four lovers and a group of native rustics.
Mozart - Le Nozze di Figaro / Te Kanawa, Cotrubas, von Stade, Luxon, Skram, Fryatt; Pritchard, Glyndebourne ...
Kiri te Kanawa
Le Nozze di Figaro, Mozart’s timeless opera buffa, is one of the greatest of all operatic masterpieces. It is based on Beaumarchais’ comedy Le Marriage de Figaro and tells the tale of the servant Figaro, who is about to marry the maid Susanna. Count Almaviva, keeping an eye on Susanna himself, tries to prevent this marriage with the help of Bortolo, the doctor, but is continually thwarted. This exquisite production by Peter Hall, Director ...
Mozart - Le nozze di Figaro
Kultur Video, 2003
Mozart's comedy presents a scenario whose society overcomes its differences - social, sexual, generational - through the exercise of the humane values of mutual understanding, respect and forgiveness.
Claudio Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di Poppea
Danielle de Niese
The major debut on Decca DVD of Danielle de Niese. Returning to the opera house where she sang her sensational Cleopatra in Handel's Giulio Cesare, Danielle performs the title role in Monteverdi's great opera of lust and power, in Robert Carsen's new, modern-dress staging. De Niese is perfectly cast as the beautiful and seductive Poppea who ruthlessly grabs power as Nero's lover but, in this production, is doomed from the moment of her ...
Richard Strauss - Intermezzo / Felicity Lott, Glyndebourne Festival Opera
KULTUR VIDEO, 2008
Richard Strauss' Intermezzo is an autobiographical piece; a domestic comedy of marital strife. Set in the 1920s, John Cox's stylish production stars Felicity Lott as the volatile Christine Storch (alias Pauline Strauss), who has an innocent fling with a penniless young baron (Ian Caley) and then comes to suspect her husband Robert (John Pringle) of carrying on an illicit affair...with ensuing complications. Andrew Porter's brilliant English ...
Mozart - La Clemenza di Tito / Nicholas Hytner · Andrew Davis · Philip Langridge · Glyndebourne Opera
Image Entertainment, 2001
Mozart's La Clemenza Di Tito was originally commissioned to celebrate the coronation of the Emperor Leopold II as King of Bohemia in 1791. This rarely seen masterpiece was Mozart's last opera. Nicholas Hytner's elegant staging for the Glyndebourne Festival Opera sheds new light on the compelling story of passion that overrides loyalty and integrity that is tested to the extreme. Starring Ashley Putnam, Diana Montague, Elzbieta Szmytka, Martine ...
Ravel: L'Enfant Et Les Sortileges & L'Heure Espagnole / Maurice Sendak, Glyndebourne Festival Opera
KULTUR VIDEO, 2009
L'Enfant et les Sortileges Glyndebourne Festival Opera Music By Maurice Ravel Designs By Maurice Sendak Directed By Frank Corsaro Choreographer: Jenny Weston The Child: Cynthia Buchan His Mother: Fiona Kimm The Tom Cat: Malcolm Walker The Armchair: François Loup The Louis XV Chair: Hyacinth Nicholls The Grandfather Clock: Malcolm Walker The Tea Pot: Thierry Dran The Chinese Cup: Louise Winter The Fire: Nan Christie A Shepherd: Jady Pearl A ...
Marie-Nicole Lemieux: My Vivaldi Portrait
EMI Classics, 2000
Handel - Theodora / Peter Sellars · William Christie · Upshaw, Hunt, Daniels, Croft · Glyndebourne Opera
Kultur Video, 2004
Handel's penultimate English oratorio tells a tale of self-sacrificial love between a Christian virgin and a Roman imperial bodyguard in fourth-century.
Janacek - The Makropulos Case / Davis, Silja, Begley, Glyndebourne Festival Opera
Kultur Video, 2003
Part comedy, part tragedy, this opera examines the eternal mystery of human existence with uniquely life-enhancing vision.
Johann Strauss II - Die Fledermaus / Armstrong, Allen, Petrova, Ernman, Hagegard, Jurowski (Glyndebourne ...
George Frideric Handel
Here for the first time on CD is Glyndebourne's acclaimed 1996 production of Handel's oratorio Theodora. Although Theodora is a story of a virtuous woman and sexual persecution, this has not proved to be an obstacle to its enduring success, the subject a deeply touching one, resonating from the age of antiquity to the present day. The recording is the debut on the Glyndebourne label for the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, one of ...
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