Massenet, Jules: Werther (DVD)

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Virgin Classics
Complete opera available as:
ASIN: B000EQHSDC
Release: July 2006
2 DVDs

JULES MASSENET (1842–1912)

Werther
Lyric drama in 4 acts
Libretto by Edouard Blau, Paul Milliet & Georges Hartmann after Goethe

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Concert performance recorded live at the Théâtre du Châtelet
Paris, April 2004
Directed by Jean-Pierre Brossmann
Directed for television by Olivier Sim

La Maîtrise de Paris
Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse
Michel Plasson, conductor More »

July 9th, 2006   |  Permalink  |  Filed under: Video/DVD

Verdi, Giuseppe: La Traviata (DVD)

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Deutsche Grammophon
Complete opera available as:
ASIN: B000F39MAQ
DVD-VIDEO NTSC 073 418-9
Release: June 2006
2 DVDs

Subtitles: Italian/German/English/French/Spanish/Chinese

A co-production of ORF/NHK/BR/UNITEL and Classica
in association with the Salzburger Festspielfonds
From the Salzburger Festspiele 2005

GIUSEPPE VERDI (1813–1901)

La Traviata
Opera in tre atti
in three acts • in drei Akten • en trois actes
Libretto/Livret: Francesco Maria Piave

Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor
Choreinstudierung/Chorus Master/direction: Rupert Huber
Wiener Philharmoniker
CARLO RIZZI

Staged by Willy Decker
Directed by Brian Large

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“La Traviata” is available in two versions:

Standard Version:
– the complete opera
– in DTS 5.1 Surround Sound and filmed in High Definition

Premium Edition:
– the complete opera
– “Behind the Scenes” – the making of La Traviata (44 min)
– “Netrebko – The Woman – The Voice”
– video clip with an introduction to the opera by Rolando Villazón
– picture gallery; discography
– in DTS 5.1 Surround Sound and filmed in High Definition

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Violetta Valery
ANNA NETREBKO

Alfredo Germont
ROLANDO VILLAZÓN

Giorgio Germont
THOMAS HAMPSON
suo padre • sein Vater • his father • son père
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Wagner, Richard: Parsifal (DVD)

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Opus Arte
Complete opera available as:
ASIN: B0007X9T70
Release: 2005
1 DVD (all regions)

RICHARD WAGNER (1813-1883)

Parsifal
Opera in three acts
Libretto/Livret: Richard Wagner

Conductor:
Kent Nagano

Director:
Nikolaus Lehnhoff

Deutsches Symphonie-Orchestra Berlin
Festspielchor – Baden-Baden

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Parsifal
Christopher Ventris

Kundry
Waltraud Meier

Gurnemanz
Matti Salminen

Amfortas
Thomas Hampson

Klingsor
Tom Fox

Titurel
Bjarni Thor Kristinsson

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Verdi, Giuseppe: La Traviata (DVD)

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ARTHAUS Music
Complete opera available as:
ASIN: B000CCU8SK
Release: 2006
1 DVD

GIUSEPPE VERDI (1813–1901)

La Traviata
Opera in tre atti
in three acts • in drei Akten • en trois actes
Libretto/Livret: Francesco Maria Piave

Chorus and Orchestra of the Zurich Opera House

Conductor:
Franz Welser-Möst

Director:
Jürgen Flimm

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Violetta Valery
Eva Mei

Alfredo Germont
Piotr Beczala

Giorgio Germont
Thomas Hampson

March 7th, 2006   |  Permalink  |  Filed under: Video/DVD

Leonard Bernstein: Wonderful Town (DVD)

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Euroarts
Release: 2003
1 DVD
80242 52299

Musical Comedy in Two Acts

with Kim Criswell, Audra McDonald, Thomas Hampson, Bretn Barrett, Karl Daymond, Timothy Robinson, and Michael Dore;

Berliner Philharmoniker
Sir Simon Rattle, conductor

recorded live at the Philharmonie, Berlin, 30-31 December 2002 More »

August 4th, 2003   |  Permalink  |  Filed under: Video/DVD

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