classical music: glyndebourne
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.
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 ...
Mozart - Cosi Fan Tutte / Dose, Lindenstrand, Allen, Austin, Petri, Pritchard, Glyndebourne Opera
Arthaus Musik, 2004
By the middle of the 20th century the opera hadn’t been performed often because of its salaciousness, whereas in Glyndebourne Così became repertoire very early. Mozart connoisseurs have praised this amusing production for its colorful set, fabulous costumes and strong cast led by Thomas Allen and Helena Doese.
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.
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.
Mozart: Cosi Fan Tutte
EMI Classics, 2008
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.
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.
Mozart - Idomeneo / Barstow, Goeke, Betley, Lewis, Oliver, Pritchard, Glyndebourne Opera
Arthaus Musik, 2004
During a ferocious storm Idomeneo, the King of Crete, makes a vow to Neptune, offering a sacrifice (the first human being Idomeneo sees) in return for the god’s help in bringing his ship safely to shore. As it turns out, this is his own son, Idamante. This dilemma can only be solved by the unselfish love of Ilia, who is willing to give her life in his stead. With the Glyndebourne Festival Opera in 1974 Richard Lewis once again confirms his ...
Verdi - Macbeth / Paskalis, Barstow, Morris, Erwen, Pritchard, Glyndebourne Opera
Kostas Paskalis, James Morris, and Josephine Barstow star in this Glyndebourne production of the Verdi opera with John Pritchard conducting the London Philharmonic.
Bellini: I Puritani (1960)
Vittorio Gui conducts the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Cast includes Joan Sutherland, Nicola Filacuridi, John Kentish and Giuseppe Modesti. 2CDs
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.
Tristan und Isolde
BBC / Opus Arte, 2010
Glyndebourne's celebrated production of Nikolaus Lehnhoff's Tristan und Isolde is gravely beautiful, haunting and meditative. Nina Stemme's Isolde and Robert Gambill's Tristan are matched by a superb performancce from Rene Pape.
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.
Rossini - Le Comte Ory / Massis · Laho · Montague · Shaulis · Tézier · Davis · Jérôme Savary · ...
Kultur Video, 2005
Glyndebourne's intimate opera house provides the perfect setting for Rossini's third French opera, a sparkling medieval comedy of lust and chastity.
Mozart - Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail / Masterson, Watson, Davies, Hoback, White, Kuhn, Glyndebourne Opera
Arthaus Musik, 2005
Ryland Davies, Valerie Masterson, Lillian Watson, Willard White, James Hoback, and Joachim Bissmeier star in this 1980 Glyndebourne production of the Mozart opera, with Gustav Kuhn conducting the London Philharmonic.
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 ...
Rossini - Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville) / Cambreling, Ewing, Rawnsley, Glyndebourne ...
Kultur Video, 2004
This Glyndebourne Festival Opera production of Rossini's classic opera boasts a torrent of sparkling music. Features Soprano Maria Ewing.
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 ...
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