Wagner: Tristan Und Isolde, Barenboim (2 DVD)
This psychologically probing, stunningly designed, superbly cast 1990s Bayreuth staging by leading German dramatist Heiner Muiller "opened new perspectives on Tristan's vast imaginative landscape... Waltraud Meier sang like a goddess we might have...
Fabio Luisi, Verdi: Macbeth (2 DVD)
«One of the greatest triumphs in recent Met history» (Wall Street Journal), Anna netrebko's Lady Macbeth «is causing a sensation» (New York Times), a performance «so exciting it propels both artist and audience figuratively to the brink of madness» (New York Observer). With Zeljko Lucic's «highly charged» Macbeth, Rene Pape's «gravely dignified» Banquo, Jo9seph Calleja's «ardent» Macduff and conductor Fabio Luisi «leading a distinguished and authoritative performance» of former Royal Shakespeare Company artistic director Adrian Noble's grimly powerful production» (New York Times)....
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...
Cecilia Bartoli, Javier Camarena. Rossini: Le Comte Ory
W. A. Mozart: Le Nozze Di Figaro Le nozze di Figaro / Glyndebourne Festival Opera
Stephen Medealf's superb production of The Marriage of Figaro opened on the 60th anniversary of the first performance at Glyndebourne, inaugurating the new opera house. Mozart's comedy presents a scenario where society overcomes its differences - social,...
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...
Glinka, Valery Gergiev: Ruslan And Lyudmila (2 DVD)
Lyudmila - Anna Netrebko
Ruslan - Vladimir Ognovenko
Ratmir - Larissa Diadkova
Farlaf - Gennady Bezzubenkov
Gorislava - Galina Gorchakova
Kirov Orchestra, Opera Chorus...
Jonas Kaufmann. Gounod: Faust (2 DVD)
Jonas Kallmann's "tender lyricism" and "fearless high notes" created a "vocally splendid Faust" in Tony Award winner Des McAnuff's "theatrically daring" 2011 production for the Met (The New York Times). Also including the "outstanding" Rene Pape (New...
George Michael: Up Close & Personal
Although George Michael has been out of the musical spotlight for some time now, his profile and legendary status as one of the UK s most talented and consistent male solo artists, performers and composers has never been shaken. And now, as George...
One Direction: We Love One Direction
Superstar group One Direction has taken pop music fans all over the world by storm. Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik and Niall Horan exploded onto the scene and captured the hearts of fans from their start on The X Factor. With documentary we take a close look into how the combination of 1D s good looks, charm, and fan interaction catapulted them into mega-stardom. You II see a playful side of the guys through exclusive interviews spanning from their start to where they are now. We give you the true inside look at the stories behind the fame....