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...
Handel, Harry Bicket: Rodelinda (2 DVD)
Star soprano Renee Fleming and countertenor Andreas Schotl star in Stephen Wadsworth's production of this classical tale of a queen (Rodelinda) separated from, then finally reunited with, her adored husband (Bertarido).This acclaimed Metropolitan Opera...
Bellini: La Sonnambula
Amina - Natalie Dessay
Elvino - Juan Diego Florez
Count Rodolfo - Michele Pertusi
Lisa - Jennifer Black
Teresa - Jane Bunnell
Alessio - Jeremy Galyon
Notary - ...
Mozart, John Eliot Gardiner: Le Nozze Di Figaro
Opera In Four Acts Il Conte di Almaviva - Rodney Gilfry La Contessa di Almaviva - Hillevi Martinpelto Susanna - Alison Hagley Figaro - Bryn Terfel Cherubino - Pamela Helen...
Cecilia Bartoli, Javier Camarena. Rossini: Le Comte Ory (Blu-ray)
Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier. Fleming / Koch / Dambau Thielemann ( 2 DVD )
Renee Fleming appears in one of her greatest roles, - the beautiful Marschallin of Strauss's bittersweet comedy of love, Der Rosenkavalier. Her peerless performance is supported by "a galactic cast" (Christian Thielemann), which includes Sophie Koch as...
Playboy After Dark: The Legendary Television Show (3 DVD)
The Legendary Television Show Of Coll, Elegance And Entertainment. Disc 1:
featuring Lenny Bruce, Cy Coleman, Ella Fitzgerald and Nat King Cole. November 1960:
Elvis: The Memphis Flash
The facts are familiar. Memphis, Tennessee, July 18th 1953. A 19 year old kid wanders into The Memphis Recording Service at 706 Union Avenue. He wants to record a couple of recent hits as a present for his mother. Company secretary Marion Keisker - alone...
Tchaikovsky, Valery Gergiev: Mazeppa
Valery Gergiev directs the Kirov Opera and Ballet in this dramatic 1996 staging of Tchaikovsky's historical opera Mazeppa, based on Pushkin's verse tale of the legendary Cossack chieftain. Tchaikovsky's musical setting intertwines the political drama of...
Ian Dury: Rare And Unseen
The fifth title of this exclusive and all new DVD collection for fans, we take an inside look at the British rock-n-roll singer, lyricist, bandleader and actor Ian Dury the man who rose to fame during the late 1970s, during the punk and New Wave era of...