Fred Astaire: Second Chorus And Royal Wedding
"Second Chorus", the 1941 Hollywood musical comedy film starring Astaire, Burgess Meredith, Paulette Goddard, Artie Shaw and Charles Butterworth, with music by Artie Shaw, Bernie Hanighen, Hal Borne and lyrics by Johnny Mercer, sees Danny O'Neill...
Handel, Craig Smith: Giulio Cesare (2 DVD)
Opera In Three Acts Giulio Cesare - Jeffrey Gall Cleopatra - Susan Larson Cornelia - Mary Westbrook-Geha Sesto - Lorraine Hunt Achilla - James Maddalena Tolomeo...
Mozart, Sir Roger Norrington: Idomeneo (2 DVD)
Part Of The Epoch-Making Release Of Mozart's Complete Operas On DVD, Idomeneo Was The Twenty-Five-Year-Old Composer's First Mature Masterpiece. Based On O Tale In Homer's Odyssey, The Island Of Crete Is The Setting For A Drama Of Young Love Thwarted,...
Verdi, Michele Mariotti: Rigoletto
Acclaim for the MET's new Rigoletto, set in 1960 Las Vegas: "Wildly entertaining, inventive, strangely funny and yet also deeply sad... Captures both the emotional depth and surface glitter in an audacious staging" (Bloomberg News). "Beczala, looking...
Donizetti, Juan Diego Florez, Patrizia Ciofi: La Fille Du Regiment (2 DVD)
Today's top bel canto tenor, Juan Diego Florez, and acclaimed Italian soprano Patrizia Ciofi lead о superb ensemble cast in Donizetti's sparkling opera-comique from the Teatro Carlo Felice, Genoa. This acclaimed production sets the action in the...
Royal Danish Ballet: La Sylphide
When Lis Jeppesen - the Sylphide of our time - in diaphanous white costume and with shining wings, dances for the Scottish farmer James, whom she has entranced with her love and beauty, we are witnessing the first scene of the most famous and enduring...
Richard Strauss / Franz Welser-Most: Arabella
Acclaimed as the leading Strauss soprano of today, Renee Fleming stars in Gotz Friedrich's enchanting Zurich staging of Strauss's Viennese opera.The composer wrote some of his most meltingly memorable music for Arabella, who - against the wishes of her...
Tchaikovsky, Valery Gergiev: The Nutcracker
A dazzling new version of a much-loved classic performed by the Mariinsky (Kirov) Ballet. Acclaimed Russian artist Mihail Chemiakin returned to the original story by E.T. A. Hoffmann to create a darkly magical childhood world of dancing snowflakes,...
Led Zeppelin: Physical Graffiti - A Classic Album Under Review
By 1973, Led Zeppelin was the most popular rock band on the planet. Having already played to the largest audiences ever to attend a music event and achieved sales across their first five albums in figures previously unheard of in the music industry, the...
Bellini: La Sonnambula
Amina - Natalie Dessay
Elvino - Juan Diego Florez
Count Rodolfo - Michele Pertusi
Lisa - Jennifer Black
Teresa - Jane Bunnell
Alessio - Jeremy Galyon
Notary - ...