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...
The Beatles: Rare And Unseen
This is the unofficial account of the biggest band in the world. Rare and Unseen: The Beatles brings you rare and previously unseen home movies, personal photographs, recently rediscovered film and true stories told first hand by the people who were...
Borodin, Valery Gergiev: Prince Igor (2 DVD)
Prince Igor - Nikolai Putilin
Yaroslavna - Calina Corchakova
Vladimir - Yevgeny Akimov
Galitsky - Sergei Aleksashkin
Konchak - Vladimir Vaneev
Konchakovna - Olga Borodina...
Strauss, Carlos Kleiber: Der Rosenkavalier (2 DVD)
Tchaikovsky, Valery Gergiev: Eugene Onegin (2 DVD)
Renee Fleming and Dmitri Hvorostovsky triumph in Tchaikovsky's operatic masterpiece, filmed live at the Metropolitan Opera, New York. Robert Carsen's beautifully evocative staging highlights the personal drama at the heart of Pushkin's tragedy of...
Mozart, Nicolaus Harnoncourt: Le Nozze Di Figaro (2 DVD)
This new, excitingly original production of Mozart's most popular opera was the sensation of the 2006 Salzburg Festival. "What young director Claus Guth has made of Figaro - with Harnoncourt's active collaboration - is genius ... The stellar cast...
Massenet - Cendrillon (2 DVD)
Recent Grammy award-winner Joyce DiDonato stars as Cinderella in the debut Covent Garden production of Massenet's Centrillon. DiDonato captures all hearts- not just Prince Charming's- in this enchanting, sophisticated retelling of the classical fairy...
Dances and Waves: Schoenbrunn 2012 Summer Night Concert
Grammy and Gramophone award-winner Gustavo Dudamel conducts the Vienna Philharmonic in the classical summer event of 2012: Vienna's "Summer Night Concert", live from the magnificent Baroque gardens of Schonbrunn Palace. Seen and heard by nearly a million...
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...
Bartok, Sir Georg Solti: Bluebeard's Castle
The great Georg Solti conducts a spectacular studio production of this masterpiece of 20th-century opera. Two internationally celebrated Hungarian opera stars perform Bartok's darkly psychological parable with searing dramatic intensity. ...