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ROYAL OPERA (The): Great Performances (Recorded Live 1955-1997)

GREAT PERFORMANCES – Royal Opera House, Convent Garden (1955–1997)
(32-CD Box Set)

 

CDs 1–2

Giuseppe Verdi
OTELLO

Ramon Vinay, tenor
Gré Brouwenstijn, soprano
Otakar Kraus, baritone
Rafael Kubelik, conductor

Recorded live Royal Opera House, Convent Garden, 1955

 

CDs 3–4

Giacomo Puccini
TOSCA

Zinka Milanov, soprano
Franco Corelli, tenor
Giangiacomo Guelfi,
baritone
Alexander Gibson, conductor

Recorded live Royal Opera House, Convent Garden, 1957

 

CDs 5–6

Giacomo Puccini
MADAMA BUTTERFLY

Victoria de los Ángeles, soprano
John Lanigan, tenor
Rudolf Kempe, conductor

Recorded live Royal Opera House, Convent Garden, 1957

 

CDs 7–9

Giuseppe Verdi
DON CARLOS

Jon Vickers, tenor
Tito Gobbi, tenor
Gré Brouwenstijn, soprano
Carlo Maria Giulini, conductor

Recorded live Royal Opera House, Convent Garden, 1958

 

CDs 10–11

Gaetano Donizetti
LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR

Joan Sutherland, soprano
João Gibin, tenor
Tulio Serafin, conductor

Recorded live Royal Opera House, Convent Garden, 1959

 

CDs 12–14

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
DON GIOVANNI

Cesare Siepi, bass
Sena Jurinac, soprano
Geraint Evans, baritone
Georg Solti, conductor

Recorded live Royal Opera House, Convent Garden, 1962

 

CD 15–16

Giuseppe Verdi
UN BALLO IN MASCHERA

Jon Vickers, tenor
Amy Shuard, soprano
Ettore Bastianini, bass-baritone
Edward Downes, conductor

Recorded live Royal Opera House, Convent Garden, 1962

 

CDs 17–20

Richard Wagner
PARSIFAL

Jon Vickers, tenor
Norman Bailey, bass-baritone
Amy Shuard, soprano
Reginald Goodall, conductor

Recorded live Royal Opera House, Convent Garden, 1971

 

CDs 21–23

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
COSÌ FAN TUTTE

Kiri Te Kanawa, soprano
Agnes Baltsa, mezzo-soprano
Stuart Burrows, tenor
Colin Davis, conductor

Recorded live Royal Opera House, Convent Garden, 1981

 

CDs 24–25

Christoph Willibald Gluck
ALCESTE

Janet Baker, mezzo-soprano
Robert Tear, tenor
John Shirley-Quirk, bass-baritone
Charles Mackerras, conductor

Recorded live Royal Opera House, Convent Garden, 1981

 

CDs 26–28

Richard Strauss
DER ROSENKAVALIER

Anna Tomowa-Sintow, soprano
Ann Murray, mezzo-soprano
Kurt Moll, bass
Andrew Davis, conductor

Recorded live Royal Opera House, Convent Garden, 1995

 

CDs 29–32

Richard Wagner
DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG

Gösta Winbergh, tenor
John Tomlinson, bass
Nancy Gustafson, soprano
Bernard Haitink, conductor

Recorded live Royal Opera House, Convent Garden, 1997

 

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Running time: 39 hrs 44 mins
No. of CDs: 32



Total Playing Time: 34:01:30






Composer(s):
Donizetti, Gaetano; Gluck, Christoph Willibald; Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus; Puccini, Giacomo; Strauss, Richard; Verdi, Giuseppe; Wagner, Richard

Lyricist(s):
Boito, Arrigo; Calzabigi, Ranieri; Cammarano, Salvadore; Da Ponte, Lorenzo; Du Locle, Camille; Giacosa, Giuseppe; Hofmannsthal, Hugo von; Illica, Luigi; Méry, François-Joseph; Schikaneder, Emanuel; Somma, Antonio; Wagner, Richard

Conductor(s):
Davis, Andrew; Davis, Colin; Downes, Edward; Gibson, Alexander; Giulini, Carlo Maria; Goodall, Reginald; Haitink, Bernard; Kempe, Rudolf; Kubelík, Rafael; Mackerras, Charles; Serafin, Tullio; Solti, Georg

Orchestra(s):
Covent Garden Opera Orchestra; Covent Garden Orchestra; Royal Opera House Orchestra, Covent Garden

Choir(s):
Covent Garden Opera Chorus; Royal Opera Chorus; Royal Opera House Chorus, Covent Garden; Royal School of Church Music Choir

Artist(s):
Allan, Richard van; Allen, David; Allen, Thomas; Allman, Robert; Angeles, Victoria de los; Bailey, Norman; Baker, Janet; Baltsa, Agnes; Barbieri, Fedora; Barker, George; Bastianini, Ettore; Beardsley, Roger; Berry, Noreen; Best, Matthew; Biggar, Marjorie; Bonney, Barbara; Bottone, Bonaventura; Bowman, Robert; Brouwenstijn, Gre; Burrows, Stuart; Carlyle, Joan; Christie, Nan; Christoff, Boris; Corelli, Franco; Crook, Paul; Curtis, Mark; Davies, Maldwyn; Davies, Rhydderch; Dickson, Grant; Dobson, John; Druiett, Michael; Elkins, Margreta; Elliott, Alasdair; Evans, Edgar; Evans, Geraint; Firmager, Ronald; Freni, Mirella; Gawler, Harry; Gelling, Philip; Gencer, Leyla; Gibin, Joao; Gobbi, Tito; Godfrey, Victor; Guelfi, Giangiacomo; Gustafson, Nancy; Hall, Elaine Mary; Harewood, Lord; Hargan, Alison; Hendrikx, Louis; Hooper-Roe, Janice; Howell, Gwynne; Howells, Anne; Howitt, Barbara; Jones, Leah Marian; June, Ava; Jurinac, Sena; Keetch, Maureen; Kelly, David; Kollmann, John; Kraus, Otakar; Langdon, Michael; Lanigan, John; Leggate, Robin; Lennox, David; Lewis, Richard; Lewis, Ronald; Lippert, Herbert; Livingstone, Joyce; Lloyd Morgan, Richard; MacDonald, Kenneth; Mayer, Christa; Mazzuccato, Daniela; McIntyre, Donald; Michaels-Moore, Anthony; Milanov, Zinka; Moll, Kurt; Moses, Geoffrey; Murray, Ann; Nilsson, Raymond; Nowakowski, Marian; Opie, Alan; Pashley, Anne; Resnik, Regina; Rhys-Davies, Jennifer; Robinson, Forbes; Rouleau, Joseph; Sandison, Gordon; Savoie, Robert; Shaw, John; Shirley-Quirk, John; Shuard, Amy; Siepi, Cesare; Sillem, Maurits; Sinclair, Jeannette; Summers, Jonathan; Sutherland, Joan; Te Kanawa, Kiri; Tear, Robert; Tomlinson, John; Tomowa-Sintow, Anna; Tree, David; Vickers, Jon; Vinay, Ramon; Wallis, Delia; Ward, David; Webster, David; Wicks, Dennis; Wilding, Simon; Winbergh, Gosta; Wyn-Rogers, Catherine

Label: Opus Arte

Genre: Opera; Spoken Commentary

Period: 20th Century; Classical; Romantic

Catalogue No: OACD9024D

Barcode: 809478090243

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Physical Release: 09/2014

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