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Mozart: Don Giovanni

'... the flames are formidable ...'
Mozart: Don Giovanni. © 2008, 2009 Opus Arte
Opus Arte   OA 1009 D
Reviewed 31/05/2009 by
Robert Anderson
 
L'Elisir d'amore

'... beguiling candour.'
Donizetti: L'Elisir d'amore. © 2008 Bel Air Classiques
BelAir classiques   BAC040
Reviewed 27/01/2009 by
Robert Anderson
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Die Walküre

'The cast is excellent.'
Richard Wagner: Die Walküre. © 2008 Bel Air Classiques
BelAir classiques   BAC034
Reviewed 19/01/2009 by
Maria Nockin
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The Sleeping Beauty

'... utterly enchanting ...'
The Sleeping Beauty. © 2008 Opus Arte
Opus Arte   OA 0995 D
Reviewed 01/01/2009 by
Howard Smith
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War Requiem - A Film by Derek Jarman

'... cutting room virtuosity.'
War Requiem - A film by Derek Jarman
Kino International   1132
Reviewed 09/11/2008 by
Howard Smith
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Peter Warlock - Some Little Joy

'... a triumphant success ...'
Peter Warlock - Some Little Joy. © 2008 Signum Records
Signum Vision   SIGDVD002
Reviewed 30/10/2008 by
Robert Anderson
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Falstaff

'Shame on him ...'
Falstaff. © 2008 Signum Records
Signum Vision   SIGDVD001
Reviewed 29/10/2008 by
Robert Anderson
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Mozart's Magic Flute Diaries

'... a "rag-bag" of special effects and Mozartian absurdities ...'
'The Magic Flute Diaries' by Kevin Sullivan. © 2008 Sullivan Entertainment Inc
Sullivan Entertainment   24222
Reviewed 03/09/2008 by
Howard Smith
 
Frederic Ashton's La fille mal gardée

'... Covent Garden at its best.'
Frederick Ashton's 'La fille mal gardée'. © 2008 Opus Arte
Opus Arte   OA 0992 D
Reviewed 29/07/2008 by
Robert Anderson
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Wolf-Ferrari: La vedova scaltra

'... a captivating performance.'
Wolf-Ferrari: La Vedova Scaltra. © 2008 Naxos Rights International Ltd
Naxos   2.110234-35
Reviewed 20/07/2008 by
Robert Anderson
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Mitridate, Re di Ponto

'... marvellous singing throughout ...'
Mozart: Mitridate. © 2008 Opus Arte
Opus Arte   OA R3105 D
Reviewed 13/07/2008 by
Robert Anderson
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Modest Musorgsky: Khovanshchina

'... the admirable Barcelona chorus and orchestra ...'
Musorgsky: Khovanshchina. © 2008 Opus Arte
Opus Arte   OA 0989 D
Reviewed 01/06/2008 by
Robert Anderson
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Rossini: La pietra del paragone

'The Madrid cast has proved itself exemplary ...'
Rossini: La pietra del paragone. © 2007 Opus Arte / Teatro Real
Opus Arte   OA 0987 D
Reviewed 21/05/2008 by
Robert Anderson
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Stravinsky/Debussy - Katia et Marielle Labèque

'Altogether an impressive production with excellent performances.'
Stravinsky / Debussy - Katia et Marielle Labèque. © 2007 KML Recordings
KML Recordings   KML1112/3
Reviewed 23/04/2008 by
Patric Standford
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Die Zauberflöte

'... this admirable DVD is a double first ...'
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte. © 2007 Opus Arte
Opus Arte   OA HD5002 D
Reviewed 10/04/2008 by
Robert Anderson
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Rossini: La Cambiale di matrimonio

'... seductively lyrical where the young Rossini demands.'
Rossini: La Cambiale di matrimonio. © 2008 Naxos Rights International Ltd
Naxos   2.110228
Reviewed 23/03/2008 by
Robert Anderson
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The Classical Hour at Steinway Hall - Nobilis Trio

'... musically pleasurable.'
The Classical Hour at Steinway Hall - Nobilis Trio. © 2005 Amadeus Press
Hal Leonard   HL00331682
Reviewed 16/01/2008 by
Howard Smith
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Andrés Segovia in portrait

'... a quiet, heaven-sent artistry ...'
Andrés Segovia in Portrait. © 2005 Opus Arte/Allegro Films
Opus Arte   OA CN0931 D
Reviewed 09/01/2008 by
Howard Smith
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Francis Poulenc: Dialogues des Carmélites

'... finely expressed ...'
Francis Poulenc: Dialogues des Carmelites. © 2007 TDK Marketing Europe GmbH
TDK   DVWW-OPDDC
Reviewed 02/01/2008 by
Robert Anderson
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Ganelin Trio Priority
Live at the Lithuanian National Philharmony Vilnius 2005


'Jazz in Lithuania has never looked back.'
Ganelin Trio Priority - live at the Lithuanian National Philharmony Vilnius 2005. Vyacheslav Ganelin, Petras Vysniauskas, Klaus Kugel. © 2006 Nemu Records
Nemu Records   NEMU 005
Reviewed 31/12/2007 by
Howard Smith
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La Cenerentola

'... irresistible throughout ...'
Gioachino Rossini: La Cenerentola. © 2007 TDK Marketing Europe GmbH
TDK   DVWW-OPLACEN
Reviewed 26/12/2007 by
Robert Anderson
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Mozart: Die Zauberflöte für Kinder

'... a very special production ...'
Die Zauberflöte fur Kinder. © 2007 TDK Music GmbH
TDK   DVWW-OPMFC
Reviewed 25/12/2007 by
Howard Smith
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Verdi: Oberto, Conte di San Bonifacio

'Vocally they are in full command ...'
Verdi: Oberto, Conte di San Bonifacio. © 2007 Opus Arte/ABAO
Opus Arte   OA 0982 D
Reviewed 28/11/2007 by
Robert Anderson
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Don Pasquale

'The cast is admirable ...'
Gaetano Donizetti: Don Pasquale. © 2007 TDK Marketing Europe GmbH
TDK   DVWW-OPDPSC
Reviewed 18/11/2007 by
Robert Anderson
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the thief of love

'... music of great beauty.'
The Thief of Love. © 2006 Hummingbird Films
Hummingbird Films   8 37101 17100 7
Reviewed 30/09/2007 by
Howard Smith
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