Verdi, James Levine: La Traviata
"Stratas not only sings magnificently but also looks the role... She is a screen presence as riveting to watch as to listen to... Having cast the film very close to perfection, Zeffirelli has staged it in a way that serves both the film and the grandeur...
Rossini - La Cenerentola / Campanella, Bartoli, Dara, Houston Grand Opera
Cecilia Bartoli both thrills the senses and touches the heart in Rossini's sparkling comedy, her feisty Cinderella combining rebelliousness with pathos, vocal beauty with stunning virtuosity. She and a star cast of Italian principals captivate the...
Richard Strauss - Elektra (Karl Bohm) (2 DVD)
For this 1981 film of Richard Strauss's expressionist masterpiece, director G?tz Friedrich collaborated with the composer's disciple Karl B?hm, who recorded the soundtrack with the Vienna Philharmonic only month before his death -...
Verdi, Sir Georg Solti: Falstaff
Gotz Friedrich's Charming, Bawdy 1979 Studio Film Of Verdi's Comic Masterpiece Was Acclaimed By Critics For Its Shakespearean Vitality. The New York Daily News Declared That It "Marks That Rare Occasion When A Filmed Opera Actually Transcends The Stage...
Michele Mariotti. Gioacchino Rossini. Guillaume Tell (2 DVD)
For years the undisputed Rossini tenor par excellence, Juan Diego Florez at last makes his debut in the hugely demanding role of Arnold and "masters his part with seemingly effortless perfection" (Die Presse). "Grand, cinematic opera in widescreen and...
Selena Gomez: The Story Of A Teenage Superstar
Selena gomez has always been way ahead of her time. At the tender age of 12 she was discovered by the disney network. She eventually landed a recurring role on hannah montana. Her passion for acting and singing has catapulted her into a global teen idol and she continues to reinvent herself. This intimate film explores her astonishing evolution from a child star, into a young woman....
Great Pas De Deux
Great Pas de deux presents stunning performances of many of the great partnerships in recent times. Principal artists from the world's leading ballet companies express all the drama and passion, the poignancy and sheer exuberance of some of the most...
Inside Bob Dylan's Jesus Years: Busy Being Born… Again!
At first called "Dylan's God-Awful Gospel" by his most loyal fans. Bob Dylan's Jesus Years are today regarded as among the best of his career. How did a Jewish folk singer from the Midwest come to Jesus? Finally, here is an insider's view of Bob Dylan's...
Passion, Loyalty, Lust And Finally Tragedy Are Dramatically Highlighted In Robert Carsen's "Theatre-Within-Theatre" Staging Of Puccini's Great Opera. As The Beautiful Tosca, Emily Magee Plays Opposite The Charismatic Jonas Kaufmann (Cavaradossi) And...
The Beatles: Magical Mystery Tour Memories
A must have for all Beatles fans worldwide and an opportunity to look back fondly at the heady days of the swinging 60s!
The Beatles - Magical Mystery Tour Memories is an upbeat rockumentary film featuring the vivid memories of those who...