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The Blu-ray Experience 2 - Opera, Ballet & Theatre

V2: Blu Ray Experience: Opera Ballet / Various
Release Date: 10/26/2010 
Label:  Opus Arte   Catalog #: 7077  
Number of Discs: 1 
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THE BLU-RAY EXPERIENCE II – Opera, Ballet and Theatre Highlights

George Friedrich Handel: Giulio Cesare
Coro: Viva, via il nostro Alcide! / Aria: Presti omai l'Egizia terra

Giulio Cesare – Sarah Connolly
The Glyndebourne Chorus
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
William Christie, conductor

Recorded live at the Glyndebourne Opera House, East Sussex, on 14 and 17 August 2005.

Leo Delibes: Sylvia
Act III: Pizzicato

Sylvia – Darcey Bussell
Royal Ballet, Covent Garden
Royal Opera House
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Graham Bond, conductor

Recorded live at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, 1 and 5 December 2005.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Così fan tutte
Act I: Quintet: Di scrivermi ogni giorno

Ferrando - Topi Lehtipuu
Guglielmo - Luca Pisaroni
Don Alfonso - Nicolas Rivenq
Fiordiligi - Miah Persson
Dorabella - Anke Vondung
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Iván Fischer, Conductor

Recorded live at the Glyndebourne Festival Opera in June and July 2006

William Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet
If I profane with my unworthiest hand this holy shrine

Romeo – Adetomiwa Edun
Juliet – Ellie Kendrick

Recorded live at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, London, August 2009.

Henry Purcell: Dido and Aeneas, Z. 626
Chorus: To the Hills and the vales / The Triumphing Dance

The Royal Ballet
Royal Opera Extra Chorus

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Christopher Hogwood, conductor

Recorded live at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, on 3 and 8 April, 2009

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro
Signore! Cos'è quell stupor

Susanna – Miah Persson
Count Almaviva – Gerald Finley
Countess Almaviva – Dorothea Röschmann
Royal Opera House Orchestra
Antonio Pappano, conductor

Recorded live at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 10, 13 and 17 February 2006.

Ferdinand Hérold: La fille mal gardée
Fanny Elssler pas de deux

Colas – Carlos Acosta
Lise – Marianela Nuñez
Royal Opera House Orchestra
Anthony Twiner, conductor

Recorded live at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, 2 February 2005.

Giacomo Puccini: La Bohème
Act II: Questa è Mimì / Ch'io beva del tossico!

Rodolfo – Teodor Ilincai
Mimì – Hibla Gerzmava
Marcello – Gabriele Viviani
Colline – Kostas Smoriginas
Schaunard – Jacques Imbrailo
Royal Opera House Chorus and Orchestra
Andris Nelsons, conductor

Recorded live at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, December 2009.

Francesco Cavalli: Ercole Amante
Fifth entrance: Concert of guitars

Netherlands Opera Chorus
Concerto Köln
Ivor Bolton, conductor

Recorded live from the Het Muziektheater, 2009.

Henry Purcell: The Fairy Queen
Night: See, even Night herself is here

Night - Carolyn Sampson
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
William Christie, conductor

Recorded live at Glyndebourne Opera House, Lewes, East Sussex, 17 and 19 July 2009.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Don Giovanni
Act II: Aria: Metà di voi qua vadano

Don Giovanni – Simon Keenlyside
Royal Opera House Orchestra
Charles Mackerras, conductor

Recorded live at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, on 8 and 12 September 2008.

Hans Werner Henze: Ondine
Rocking Dance

Ondine – Miyako Yoshida
Royal Ballet
Royal Opera House Orchestra
Barry Wordsworth, conductor

Recorded live at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, June 2009.

Picture format: 1080i High Definition
Sound format: LPCM Stereo / DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Menu language: English
Running time: 54 mins
No. of Discs: 1 (BD 25)
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