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...
Jon Lord: With Pictures
This 120 minute documentary style presentation features Jon Lord in his most personal and revealing interview since the early days of Deep Purple.
Filmed and produced in Australia in early 2003, whilst Jon was on his first solo tour since leaving Deep Purple, this presentation details the reasons behind Jon's departure from the band, current work and his future plans. In addition, a 30 minute documentary from 2011 provides an up to date view of Jon Lord's musical achievements throughout his extensive career.
The DVD highlights Jon's multifaceted approach to music with numerous personal interviews, live performances with Deep Purple, blues band The Hoochie Coochie Men. The Queensland Orchestra and Australian band George under the guidance of conductor Paul Mann. It features archival vision of Deep Purple's famous Concerto porformance with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at the Royal Albert Hall in 1969, as well as many recent live appearances including an in concert performance in Cologne with ABBA's Frida from 2004. There is also an indepth radio interview on ABC Radio Australia, and up close and personal behind the scenes footage with Jon Lord, Paul Mann and Deep Purple. A treat for lovers of all styles of music....
Rimsky-Korsakov, Igor Stravinsky: Return Of The Firebird
Return Of the Firebird presents dramatic re-creations of the original Ballets russes productions of The Firebird, Petrushka and Scheherazade, first seen in Paris almost a century ago. Russian ballet superstar Andris Liepa heads an all-star cast and directs these magical films, shot in Russia's famous Mosfilm studios.
Постановка знаменитых спектаклей-балетов на сцене Большого театра. Руководитель Андрис Лиепа. Балетмейстер - Александр Прокофьев. Участники: Виктор Еременко, Андрис Лиепа, Екатерина Лиепа и многие другие....
Verdi - La Traviata / Anna Netrebko, Rolando Villazon, Thomas Hampson
01. Opening Credits
02. Preludio Atto Primo / Act One / Erster Act / Acte I Introduzione
03. "Dell'invito Trascorsa E Gia L'ora" Brindisi / Toast / Trinklied
04. "Liblamo Ne' Lieti Calici" Valzer E Duetto
05. "Che E Сiо?"
06. "Un Di Felice, Eterea"
07. "Ebben? Che Diavol Fate?" Stretta Dell' Introduzione
08. "Si Ridesta In Ciel L'aurora" Scena Ed Aria-Finale
09. "E Strano! - Ah, Fors'e Lui"
10. "Follie! Follie! Delirio Vano E Questo! - Sempre Libera" Scena Ed Aria
11. "Lunge Da Lei - De' Miei Bollenti Spiriti"
12. "Annina, Donde Vieni? - Oh Mio Rimofso!" Scena E Duetto
13. "Alfredo?" / "Per Parigi Or Or Partiva"
14. "Pura Siccome Un Angelo"
15. "Non Sapete Quale Affetto"
16. "Un Di, Quando Le Veneri"
17. "Ah! Dite Alla Giovine"
18. "Imponete" / "Non Amarlo Ditegli" Scena
19. "Dammi Tu Forza, O Cielo!"
20. "Che Fai?" / "Nulla" Scena Ed Aria
21. "Ah, Vive Sol Quel Core"
22. "Di Provenza Il Mar, Il Suol"
23. "Ne Rispondi D'un Padre All' Affetto? - No, Non Udrai Rimproveri" Quadro Seconbo / Scene 2 I Zweites Bild / Deuxieme Tableau Finale II
24. "Avrem Lieta Di Maschere La Notte"
25. "Noi Siamo Zingarelle"
26. "Di Madride Noi Siam Mattadori"
27. "Alfredo! Voi!"
28. "Invitato A Qui Seguirmi"
29. "Ogni Suo Aver Tal Femmina"
30. "Di Sprezzo Degno Se Stesso Rerde"
31. "Alfredo, Alfredo, Di Questo Core" Atto Terzo / Act Three / Dritter Akt / Acte Ill
32. Preludio Scena Ed Aria
33. "Annina?" / "Comandate?"
34. "Teneste La Promessa - Altendo, Attendo, Ne A Me Giungon Mai! - Addio Del Passato" Baccanale
35. "Largo Al Quadrupede" Scena E Duetto
36. "Signora..." / "Che T'accadde?"
"Parigi, O Cara, Noi Lasceremo"
37. "Ah, Non Piu! - Ah, Gran Dio! Morir Si Giovine" Finale Ultimo
38. "Ah, Violetta!" - "Voi, Signor?"
39. "Prendi, Quest'e L'immagine" ...
English File: Pre-intermediate Class Video
Practical English - with Rob, who's from London, and Jenny, who's from New York. Shot on location, each episode presents functional and everyday social language in clear contexts.
In the street - interviews with British and American people answering questions on topics from the Student's Book. Watch and listen to real people using real English.
Short films - documentaries on topics from the Student's Book. These accessible, culture-rich films give students enjoyable extra listening practice.
This video helps you use the Practical English and Revise and Check lessons in the Student's Book. Notes on how to use the video in class are in the Teacher's Book....
Strauss, Sir Georg Solti: Die Frau Ohne Schatten (2 DVD)
Die Frau ohne Sdutttn, arguably Strauss's finest collaboration witli the great Austrian writer Hofmaiimthal, is their "Magic Flute", charting the spiritual joumey of two contrasting couples. It is at once a hymn to marriage and its fulfilment by children, and a search for humanity, understanding and love. Sir Georg Solti conducts Gotz Friedrich's memorable production with elemental passion, tempered by sensitivity to the magical character of the opera. Der Kaiser - Thomas Moser Die Kaiserin - Cheryl Studer Die Amme - Marjana Lipovsek Barak - Robert Hale Seine Frau - Eva Marton Der Geisterbote - Bryn Terfel
Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor
Salzburger Chorknaben und -madchen
Sir Georg Solti
Verdi: Il trovatore
Анна Нетребко(«Donizetti, Evelino Pido: Anna Bolena»), Гастон Риверо, Плачидо Доминго («Christmas in Vienna V») в драме Филиппа Штельцль «Il trovatore».
Filmed live in Berlin, Anna Netrebko and Placido Domingo star in one of Verdi’s greatest operas, under the baton of Daniel Barenboim. Il Trovatore is without question one of Verdi’s most dramatic masterpieces – as well as one of his most melodic and including the irresistible ‘Anvil Chorus’ and the tenor showstopper ‘Di quella pira’.
Anna Netrebko makes her debut as Leonora, triumphing in a uniquely demanding role for a Verdi soprano and one she will sing again at the 2014 Salzburg Festival.
Adored for his legendary performances in the title role, Placido Domingo here sings the baritone role of the troubador’s arch-rival, the aristocratic Count di Luna. Celebrated film-maker Philipp Stolzl, well-known for his groundbreaking video collaborations with Rammstein and Madonna, directs his first Verdi opera, creating an extraordinarily powerful visual and visceral theatrical experience, unlike any other production of the opera.
The roles of the troubadour and the gypsy Azucena are taken by Uruguayan tenor Gaston Rivero and Russian mezzo-soprano Marina Prudenskaya....
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 and Ballet, St Petersburg
In association with San Francisco Opera
Valery Gergiev directs the Kirov Opera in this spectacular 1995 production of Russia's first operatic masterpiece. Described by Tchaikovsky as "the Tsar of operas", Glinka's Ruslan and Lyudmila adapts Pushkin's comic epic drama, a magical mix of sorcery, knight errantry and romance.
The Doors: From The Outside
This brand new documentary film tells the story of The Doors, not from the perspective of the surviving members - as has been told so many time before - but from the recollections, memories, stories and anecdotes of those who knew the group and its members best.
Our panel is headed by a woman who was as close to Jim Morrison as anyone ever was; his widow Patricia Kennealy-Morrison. Patricia has rarely spoken on film about her relationship with Jim, or about her own memories of The Doors. This is a once in a lifetime contribution from someone who knew just about everything that went on.
Next up is Billy James, the man who "discovered" Jim Morrison and an early incarnation of The Doors. Billy signed them to their first deal with Columbia Records, and gained the trust and respect of the entire group. Here he tells all about those very early days when The Doors were known only to a select few.
Richard Goldstein – ex-editor of Village Voice and close friend of the band is on hand too with his anecdote-heavy version of events, as is Mark Benno, the legendary blues musician whose searing guitar graced the L.A. Woman album.
The very finest Rock journalists and writers, and those who lived through and were affected by The Doors' music as it was being released also contribute to this most original documentary film. In this regard, we are joined by Robert Christgau, Johnny Rogan, Dave DiMartino, Ritchie Unterberger, Doug Sundling, and Jim Morrison’s biographer James Riordan.
The programme is further enhanced by the rarest footage of the band in existence, classic live and studio musical performances, seldom seen photographs, news clips, location shots and much more....
Mark Albrecht: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Die Zauberflote (Blu-ray)
Since its premiere in a tiny suburban theatre in Vienna, "Die Zauberflote" has delighted audiences young and old for over 200 years. Mozart's Singspiel seamlessly alternates seriousness and jollity, and combines philosophical ideas with a fairytale world of wondrous animals and magical musical instruments. Emanuel Schikaneder's original production was theatrically inventive, and this new interpretation from director Simon McBurney emulates that in fresh and current terms. Fusing music, technology and stagecraft, this exciting production gives Die Zauberflote a refreshing new treatment that is both thrilling and simple in its approach. Following an overwhelming success on stage. McBurney's unique production received five-star reviews in the Dutch press: "a feast for the eyes and the ears" (Het Parool) and "Delicious!" (Trouw). Filmed in High Definition and recorded in true Surround Sound....