Music and Vision homepage

DVD Review Browser

Richard Strauss Concert

'... beautifully and confidently performed ...'
Richard Strauss Concert. Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra conducted by Kurt Masur. © 2009 Digital Classics
Digital Classics   1008DC
Reviewed 22/10/2009 by
Kelly Ferjutz
 
Madame Butterfly - The Trace of the Butterfly

'... riveting stuff ...'
Madame Butterfly - The Trace of the Butterfly. The Story of the Opera. © 2009 Digital Classics
Digital Classics   1011DC
Reviewed 30/09/2009 by
Gerald Fenech
 
Discovering Delius

'... a commendable breadth.'
Discovering Delius. © 2009 Digital Classics
Digital Classics   1009DC
Reviewed 01/09/2009 by
Paul Sarcich
 
Celibidache: You don't do anything - You let it evolve

'There are no compromises.'
Celibidache - You don't do anything - you let it evolve. A Jan Schmitt-Garre film. © 1992 PARS MEDIA, 2009 Arthaus Musik GmbH
Arthaus Musik   101 365
Reviewed 28/06/2009 by
Ioana Osoianu
 
Donizetti: Lucrezia Borgia

'Dimitra Theodossiou's Lucrezia rivals that of many of her illustrious predecessors ...'
Donizetti: Lucrezia Borgia. © 2009 Naxos Rights International Ltd
Naxos   2.110264
Reviewed 15/06/2009 by
Gerald Fenech
 
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
Buy 
 
Die Walküre

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

'... utterly enchanting ...'
The Sleeping Beauty. © 2008 Opus Arte
Opus Arte   OA 0995 D
Reviewed 01/01/2009 by
Howard Smith
Buy 
 
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
Buy 
 
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
Buy 
 
Falstaff

'Shame on him ...'
Falstaff. © 2008 Signum Records
Signum Vision   SIGDVD001
Reviewed 29/10/2008 by
Robert Anderson
Buy 
 
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
Buy 
 
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
Buy 
 
Mitridate, Re di Ponto

'... marvellous singing throughout ...'
Mozart: Mitridate. © 2008 Opus Arte
Opus Arte   OA R3105 D
Reviewed 13/07/2008 by
Robert Anderson
Buy 
 
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
Buy 
 
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
Buy 
 
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
Buy 
 
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
Buy 
 
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
Buy 
 
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
Listen1 2 Buy 
 
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
Listen Buy 
 
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
Listen1 2 Buy 
 
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
Listen1 2 3 Buy 
 

Next page of reviews >>

 

------

 

<< Music & Vision home          Full contents list >>