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The audiovisual releases from both Naxos and our affiliated labels have consolidated into a remarkable, burgeoning catalogue over the past year with new, monthly recordings of dance, documentaries, drama, orchestral concerts and opera. We present here a small selection of the productions that have been well received by both the public and press alike.

BARBER, S.: Vanessa [Opera] (Glyndebourne, 2018) (NTSC)
OA1289D [DVD]
Samuel BARBER (1910–1981)
Vanessa

Emma Bell • Virginie Verrez • Edgaras Montvidas
Rosalind Plowright • Donnie Ray Albert
The Glyndebourne Chorus
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Jakub Hrůša, Conductor • Keith Warner, Director
★★★★★
★★★★
★★★★

Also available in
Blu-ray Video (OABD7258D)

BENJAMIN, G.: Lessons in Love and Violence [Opera] (Royal Opera House, 2018) (NTSC)
OA1221D [DVD]
Lessons in Love and Violence
Music by George Benjamin
Text by Martin Crimp

Stéphanie Degout • Barbara Hannigan
Gyula Orendt • Peter Hoare • Samuel Boden
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
George Benjamin, Conductor • Katie Mitchell, Director
★★★★★
★★★★
★★★★

Also available in
Blu-ray Video (OABD7199D)

CHABRIER, E.: Étoile (L') [Operetta] (DNO, 2014) (NTSC)
2.110595 [DVD]
Emmanuel CHABRIER (1841–1894)
L’Étoile
Libretto by Eugène Leterrier
and Albert Vanloo

Hélène Guilmette • Stéphanie d’Oustrac
Christophe Mortagne • Jérôme Varnier
Chorus of Dutch National Opera
Residentie Orkest The Hague
Patrick Fournillier, Conductor
Laurent Pelly, Stage Director

Also available in
Blu-ray Video (NBD0091V)

KORNGOLD, E.W.: Wunder der Heliane (Das) [Opera] (Deutsche Oper Berlin, 2018) (NTSC)
2.110584-85 [DVD]
Erich Wolfgang KORNGOLD (1897–1957)
Das Wunder der Heliane
(The Miracle of Heliane)
Libretto by Hans Müller-Einigen
after Die Heilige by Hans Kaltneker

Sara Jakubiak • Brian Jagde • Josef Wagner
Chorus and Orchestra of the Deutsche Oper Berlin
Marc Albrecht, Conductor
Christof Loy, Stage Director
★★★★★
★★★★

Also available in
Blu-ray Video (NBD0083V)

WAGNER, R.: Fliegende Holländer (Der) [Opera] (Theater an der Wien, 2015) (NTSC)
2.110637 [DVD]
Richard WAGNER (1813–1883)
Der fliegende Holländer
(‘The Flying Dutchman’)

Ingela Brimberg • Ann-Beth Solvang
Bernard Richter • Samuel Youn • Lars Woldt
Arnold Schoenberg Chor • Les Musiciens du Louvre
Marc Minkowski, Conductor
Olivier Py, Stage Director

Also available in
Blu-ray Video (NBD0099V)

ROSSINI, G.: Barbiere di Siviglia (Il) [Opera] (Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, 2017) (NTSC)
2.110592 [DVD]
Gioachino ROSSINI (1792–1868)
Il Barbiere di Siviglia
Libretto by Cesare Sterbini
after Le Barbier de Séville by Pierre-Augustin
Caron de Beaumarchais

Catherine Trottmann • Annunziata Vestri
Michele Angelini • Florian Sempey
Peter Kálmán • Robert Gleadow
Unikanti • Le Cercle de l’Harmonie
Jérémie Rhorer, Conductor
Laurent Pelly, Stage Director
François Roussillon, Video Director

Also available in
Blu-ray Video (NBD0065V)

MACMILLAN, K.: Histoire de Manon (L') [Ballet] (Royal Ballet, 2018) (NTSC)
OA1285D [DVD]
The Royal Ballet
Kenneth MacMillan’s Manon

Sarah Lamb • Vadim Muntagirov
Jules Massenet, Music
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Martin Yates, Conductor
‘Sarah Lamb’s Manon and Vadim Muntagirov’s Des Grieux are perfectly cast and youthful enough to display Macmillan’s athletic and challenging choreography to best effect. Some of the moves are astonishing, and the expression and suppleness of their bodies more than matches the dance requirements. The Act I pas de deux, danced to Massenet’s 'Elegie’, is simply beautiful.

This exceptional 2018 performance is beautifully recorded in high definition and DTS sound.’
American Record Guide

Also available in
Blu-ray Video (OABD7255D)

FREDERICK ASHTON COLLECTION (THE), Vol. 2 (Royal Ballet, 2005-2007) (3-DVD Box Set) (NTSC)
OA1281BD [3 DVDs]
The Frederick Ashton Collection, Vol. 2

La Fille mal gardée
Victoria Hewitt • Ricardo Cervera
Jonathan Howells • Gemma Sykes
Gary Avis • Bennet Gartside
Laura Morera • Iohna Loots
Joshua Tuiua • Steven McRae
Royal Ballet Sinfonia
Paul Murphy, Conductor
Robert Gibbs, Leader


The Tales of Beatrix Potter
Marianela Nuñez • Carlos Acosta
William Tuckett • Jonathan Howells
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Anthony Twiner, Conductor
Sergey Levitin, Associate Concert Master


Sylvia
Darcey Bussell • Roberto Bolle
Thiago Soares • Martin Harvey
Mara Galeazzi • Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Graham Bond, Conductor
Melissa Forshaw, Assistant Concert Master
★★★★★

Also available in
Blu-ray Video (OABD7212BD)

RADAM, A.: Corsaire (Le) [Ballet] (Vienna State Ballet, 2016) (NTSC)
2.110594 [DVD]
Adolphe ADAM (1803–1856)
Le Corsaire
Ballet in three acts

Robert Gabdullin • Maria Yakovleva
Wiener Staatsballett
Manuel Legris, Ballet Director
Orchester der Wiener Staatsoper
Valery Ovsianikov, Conductor
‘Having watched this disc three times in relatively quick succession, I think it now takes its place as the best filmed version of Le corsaire that is currently available. …most notably its rationalisation of the storyline, Manuel Legris’s accomplished and visually attractive choreography and the Vienna company’s strength in depth… A good quality Blu-ray presentation, with finely delivered picture and sound, sets the seal on a very worthwhile and enjoyable release.’
MusicWeb International

Also available in
Blu-ray Video (NBD0090V)


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