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OPERA HIGHLIGHTS, Vol. 2 (NTSC)


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OPERA HIGHLIGHTS, Vol. 2

The Finest Singers of our Day
Explaining and Performing their Favourite Arias

 

Picture format: NTSC 4:3 / 4:3 Letterbox
Sound format: PCM Stereo
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Menu Languages: English
Subtitle Languages: English, German, French, Spanish
Running time: 154 mins
No. of DVDs: 1 (DVD 9)

 

Programme:

YVONNE KENNY
'O weep for me' from Purcell's The Fairy Queen
(from David Pountney's English National Opera production, conducted by Nicholas Kok)

'Piangero la sorte mia' from Handel's Giulio Cesare
(from Francisco Negrin's production for Opera Australia, conducted by Richard Hickox)

THOMAS ALLEN
'Great Hymn to the Wonder of Nature' from Janácek's The Cunning Little Vixen
(from Nicolas Hytner's production for the Théâtre du Châtelet, conducted by Charles Mackerras)

'They' ll lash me in a hammock' from Britten's Billy Budd
(from Tim Albery's English National Opera production, conducted by David Atherton)

EVA JENIS and HANNA MINUTILLO
'Love duet', from the 2nd Act of Janácek's The Cunning Little Vixen
(from Nicolas Hytner's production for the Théâtre du Châtelet, conducted by Charles Mackerras)

GALINA GORCHAKOVA
'Renata's Confession' from Prokofiev's The Fiery Angel
(from David Freeman's Kirov Opera production, conducted by Valery Gergiev)

PHILIP LANGRIDGE
The 'sea wall' aria from Britten's Peter Grimes
(from Tim Albery's English National Opera production, conducted by David Atherton)

ANN MURRAY
'Take your pleasure' from Handel's Ariodante
(from David Alden's English National Opera production, conducted by Ivor Bolton)

'If you worship the man who has spurned you' from Handel's Xerxes
(from Nicholas Hytner's English National Opera production, conducted by Charles Mackerras)

ANNA NETREBKO
'Aria of Lyudmila' from the 4th Act from Glinka's Ruslan and Lyudmila
(from Lotfi Mansouri's production for the Kirov Opera, conducted by Valery Gergiev)

VLADIMIR OGNOVENKO
'Finns Ballad' from the 2nd Act from Glinka's Ruslan and Lyudmila
(from Lotfi Mansouri's production for the Kirov Opera, conducted by Valery Gergiev)

LARISSA DIADKOVA
as Ratmir in the 2nd Act from Glinka's Ruslan and Lyudmila
(from Lotfi Mansouri's production for the Kirov Opera, conducted by Valery Gergiev)

ORLA BOYLAN
'No, there could never be another' from Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin
(from Nikolaus Lehnhoff's European Union Opera staging at the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, conducted by Gennadi Rozhdestvensky)

VLADIMIR GLUSHCHAK
'You wrote to me' and 'Can this be the same Tatyana?' from Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin
(from Nikolaus Lehnhoff's European Union Opera staging at the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, conducted by Gennadi Rozhdestvensky)

MICHAEL KÖNIG
'Oh golden days of my youth, where have you gone?' and 'Enemies, enemies' (Duet with VLADIMIR GLUSHCHAK) from Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin
(from Nikolaus Lehnhoff's European Union Opera staging at the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, conducted by Gennadi Rozhdestvensky)







Composer(s):
Britten, Benjamin; Glinka, Mikhail Ivanovich; Handel, George Frideric; Janacek, Leos; Prokofiev, Sergey; Purcell, Henry; Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich

Lyricist(s):
Crozier, Eric; Forster, E.M.; Haym, Nicola; Janacek, Leos; Minato, Nicolo; Prokofiev, Sergey; Salvi, Antonio; Shakespeare, William; Shilovsky, Konstantin; Shirkov, V.F.; Slater, Montagu; Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich

Conductor(s):
Atherton, David; Bolton, Ivor; Gergiev, Valery; Hickox, Richard; Kok, Nicholas; Mackerras, Charles; Rozhdestvensky, Gennady

Orchestra(s):
Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra; English National Opera Orchestra; European Union Opera Orchestra; Kirov Opera Orchestra; Orchestre de Paris

Artist(s):
Allen, Thomas; Boylan, Orla; Dyadkova, Larissa; Glushchak, Vladimir; Gorchakova, Galina; Jenis, Eva; Kenny, Yvonne; Konig, Michael; Langridge, Philip; Minutillo, Hannah Esther; Murray, Ann; Netrebko, Anna; Ognovenko, Vladimir; Pluzhnikov, Konstantin

Label: Arthaus Musik

Genre: Opera

Period: 20th Century; Baroque; Classical; Romantic

Catalogue No: 102049

Barcode: 807280204995

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Physical Release: 05/2007

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