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Royal Opera House CD’s and Heritage Label

  Friday, 22 August 2014
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Audio CD recordings are listed separately: OPERA CDs and BALLET CDs
Decca (UMO):  Massenet: Werther
Artists:  Villazon, Koch, Iversen, Nakamura, ROH Orchestra, Pappano
Werther
2-CD Set:  Deutsche Grammophon (0289 477 9340 3)
Release Date:  March 12, 2012 Gramophone Awards (2012 Finalist - Opera)
Average Rating:  “In May 2011, Rolando Villazon made his acclaimed return to Covent Garden”
List Price:  £14.76  more info
EMI Classics:  The Art of the Prima Donna [CD]
Artists:  Joan Sutherland, Royal Opera House Orchestra, Molinari-Pradelli
Joan Sutherland
2-CD Set:  Decca (UMO) (16 excerpts)
Release Date:  October 16, 2000
Average Rating: 4 stars
List Price:  £14.99  more info
EMI Classics:  Strauss - Four Last Songs; Salome: Final Scene; Capriccio;
Artists:  Nina Stemme, Royal Opera House Orchestra, Antonio Pappano
Nina Stemme
Audio CD:  EMI (CDC 3787972) (56 minutes)
Release Date:  April 02, 2007
Average Rating: 4 stars  Finalist: Gramophone Awards 2007
List Price:  £12.99  more info
Opera Rara:  Donizetti - Dom Sébastien, roi de Portugal
Artists:  Kasarova, Filianoti, Miles, Keenlyside, ROH Chorus & Orchestra, Elder
Sebastien
3-CD Box Set:  Opera Rara (ORC33 CD) (176 minutes)
Release Date:  May 8, 2007
Average Rating: 4 stars  Sung in French, the set includes a 220 page booklet
List Price:  £40.99  more info
Opera Rara:  Donizetti - Linda di Chamounix
Artists:  Gutiérrez, Tézier, Costello, Pizzolato, Corbelli, ROH Chorus & Orchestra, Elder
Linda di Chamounix
3-CD Box Set:  Opera Rara (ORC43 CD) ( minutes)
Release Date:  April 26, 2011 BBC Music Magazine (2012 Finalist)
Average Rating:  Linda di Chamounix was one of Donizetti’s biggest operatic successes
List Price:  £37.50  more info
EMI Classics:  Wagner: "Tristan und Isolde"
Artists:  Domingo, Stemme, Royal Opera House Chorus & Orchestra, Pappano
Tristan
4-CD Box Set:  EMI (CDC 5580062) (226 minutes)
Release Date:  September 13, 2005
Average Rating: 4 stars  Libretto in German, with English and French subtitles
List Price:  £40.99  more info
EMI Classics:  Wagner - Love Duets from Tristan und Isolde and Siegfried
Artists:  Placido Domingo, Deborah Voigt, Royal Opera House Orchestra, Pappano
Love Duets
Audio CD:  EMI (CDC 5570042) (57 minutes)
Release Date:  July 24, 2000
Average Rating: 4 stars  Love duets from Siegfried and Tristan und Isolde;
List Price:  £15.99  more info
EMI Classics:  Wagner: "Scenes from the Ring"
Artists:  Domingo, Dessay, Urmana, Cangelosi, ROH Orchestra, Pappano
Wagner
Audio CD:  EMI (CDC 5570042) (70 minutes)
Release Date:  April 4, 2002
Contents:  excerpts from Siegfried and Götterdämmerung
List Price:  £15.99  more info
Virgin Classics:  Amor (Richard Strauss Opera Scenes and Lieder)
Artists:  Natalie Dessay, Lott, Kirchschlager, Koch, ROH Orchestra, Pappano
Dessay
Audio CD:  Virgin (545 7052) (66 minutes)
Release Date:  October 4, 2004
Average Rating: 5 stars  Wonderful recording of R.Strauss opera scenes and Lieder.
List Price:  £15.99  more info
EMI Classics:  Puccini: "Tosca"
Artists:  Gheorghiu, Alagna, Raimondi, ROH Chorus & Orchestra, Pappano
Tosca
2-CD Box Set:  EMI (CDC 5571732) (126 minutes)
Release Date:  November 5, 2001
Average Rating: 5 stars  Superbly engineered and boasts a first-rate cast.
List Price:  £17.99  more info
EMI Classics:  "Duets & Arias"
Artists:  Angela Gheorghiu, Roberto Alagna, ROH Orchestra, Armstrong
Duets & Arias
Audio CD:  EMI (CDC 5561172) (61 minutes)
Release Date:  April 23, 1996
Average Rating: 5 stars  Collection of 14 duets and arias. (Classic FM Listner's choice)
List Price:  £15.99  more info
EMI Classics:  "Live from Covent Garden"
Artists:  Gheorghiu, Royal Opera House Orchestra, Marin
Gheorghiu: Live
Audio CD:  EMI (CDC 5572642) (51 minutes)
Release Date:  February 25, 2002
Average Rating: 5 stars  Live performances from Covent Garden (11 tracks)
List Price:  £15.99  more info
Decca:  Verdi: "La Traviata"
Artists:  Gheorghiu, Lopardo, Nucci, ROH Orchestra, Solti
Traviata
2-CD Box Set:  Decca (CDC 4481192) (127 minutes)
Release Date:  September 19, 1995
Average Rating: 5 stars  (Decca's recording is a Penguin Guide Rosette Winner)
List Price:  £21.99  more info
Sony Music:  The Mozart Experience - Opera Scenes & Arias [CD]
Artists:  Dam-Jensen, Dawson, Jones, Rolfe Johnson, Le Roux, ROH, McGegan
Mozart Experience
Audio CD:  Sony Masterworks (88697 532112)
Release Date:  June 8, 2009
List Price:  £4.99  more info
Chandos:  Vaughan Williams: The Pilgrim’s Progress
Artists:  Finley, Coleman-Wright, White etc, Royal Opera House, Hickox
Pilgrims
2-CD Box Set:  Chandos (127 minutes)
Release Date:  October 1, 1999
Average Rating: 5 stars
List Price:  £30.99  more info
Opera Series:  Britten - Peter Grimes
Artists:  Rolfe Johnson, Lott, Allen, Keenlyside, etc, ROH Orchestra, Haitink
Peter Grimes
2-CD Box Set:  EMI (Opera Series) (145 minutes)
Release Date:  January 14, 2008
Average Rating: 5 stars  (Original recording reissued)
List Price:  £17.99  more info
Teldec:  Rossini: La Cenerentola
Artists:  Larmore, Gimeñez, Quillco, Corbelli, Miles, ROH Orchestra & Chorus, Rizzi
La Cenerentola
2 CDs:  Teldec (#94553)
Release Date:  March 21, 2005
List Price:  £19.99  more info
ROH Heritage:  Wagner: "Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg"
Artists:  Winbergh, Gustafson, Tomlinson, Allen, etc, ROH Orchestra, Haitink
Meistersinger
4-CD Box Set:  ROH (ROHS008) (264 minutes)
Release Date:  March 31, 2008
Average Rating: 5 stars  (Live recording from Covent Garden, 1997)
List Price:  £38.99  more info
Sony Music:  Delibes: Coppelia [CD]
Artists:  The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Mark Ermler
Coppelia
Audio CD:  Sony Masterworks (88697 574732)
Release Date:  October 5, 2009
List Price:  £4.99  more info
Sony Music:  Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker (Op.71 Complete) [CD]
Artists:  The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Mark Ermler
The Nutcracker
2-CDs:  Sony Masterworks (88697 581242)
Release Date:  October 5, 2009
List Price:  £8.99  more info
Sony Music:  Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake (Op.20 Complete) [CD]
Artists:  The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Mark Ermler
Swan Lake
2-CDs:  Sony Masterworks (88697 575342) [5.0 stars]
Release Date:  October 5, 2009
List Price:  £13.99  more info
Sony Music:  Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty (Op.66 Complete) [CD]
Artists:  The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Mark Ermler
Sleeping Beauty
3-CDs:  Sony Masterworks (88697 575302)
Release Date:  October 5, 2009
Details:  Crowning glory of the late Mark Ermler's Royal Ballet recordings, (BBC)
List Price:  £13.99  more info
Sony Music:  A Classical Christmas: Festive Classical Favourites [CD]
Artists:  The Chorus & Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
A Classical Christmas
Audio CD:  Sony Masterworks (88697 581262)
Release Date:  October 5, 2009
Review:  Festive Classical Favourites including a rarity in Quilter’s A Children’s Ov.
List Price:  £4.99  more info