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Glyndebourne - Comedy & Tragedy

Puccini / Donizetti / London Philharmonic Orch
Release Date: 07/26/2011 
Label:  Opus Arte   Catalog #: 1059  
Composer:  Giacomo PucciniGaetano DonizettiGiuseppe VerdiGeorges Bizet,   ... 
Performer:  Felicity PalmerMassimo GiordanoAlessandro CorbelliSally Matthews,   ... 
Conductor:  Vladimir JurowskiMaurizio BeniniPhilippe Jordan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic OrchestraGlyndebourne ChorusGlyndebourne Festival Chorus
Number of Discs: 6 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Giacomo Puccini GIANNI SCHICCHI
Gianni Schicchi – Alessandro Corbelli
Rinuccio – Massimo Giordano
Lauretta – Sally Matthews
Zita – Felicity Palmer
La Ciesca – Marie McLaughlin

London Philharmonic Orchestra
Vladimir Jurowski, conductor
Annabel Arden, stage director

Recorded live at Glyndebourne Opera House, East Sussex, United Kingdom, 11 July 2004.

Bonus:
- interviews with Alessandro Corbelli, Vladimir Jurowski, and Annabel Arden

Gaetano Donizetti
L’ELISIR D’AMORE

Adina – Ekaterina Siurina
Nemorino – Peter Auty
Sergeant Belcore – Alfredo Daza
Dr Dulcamara – Luciano di Pasquale
Giannetta – Eliana
Read more Pretorian

Glyndebourne Chorus
(chorusmaster: Thomas Blunt)
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Maurizio Benini, conductor
Annabel Arden, stage director

Recorded live at Glyndebourne Opera House, East Sussex, United Kingdom, August 2009.

Bonus:
- Illustrated synopsis
- Cast gallery

Giuseppe Verdi
FALSTAFF

Dr Caius – Peter Hall
Sir John Falstaff – Christopher Purves
Bardolph – Alasdair Elliott
Pistol – Paolo Battaglia
Mrs Page (Meg) – Jennifer Holloway
Mrs Ford (Alice) – Dina Kuznetsova
Mistress Quickly – Marie-Nicole Lemieux
Nannetta – Adriana Kucerova
Fenton – Bulent Bezduz
Ford – Tassis Christoyannis

Glyndebourne Chorus
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Vladimir Jurowski, conductor
Richard Jones, stage director

Recorded live at Glyndebourne Opera House, East Sussex, United Kingdom, June 2009.

Bonus:
- Illustrated synopsis
- Cast gallery

Georges Bizet
CARMEN

Moralès – Hans Voschezang
Micaëla – Lisa Milne
Don José – Marcus Haddock
Zuniga – Jonathan Best
Carmen – Anne Sofie von Otter
Frasquita – Mary Hegarty
Mercédès – Christine Rice
Lillas Pastia – Anthony Wise
Escamillo – Laurent Naouri
Le Dancaïre – Quentin Hayes
Le Remendado – Colin Judson
Le Guide – Franck Lopez

The Glyndebourne Chorus
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Philippe Jordan, conductor
David McVicar, stage director

Recorded live at Glyndebourne Opera House, East Sussex, United Kingdom, 17 August 2002.

Bonus:
- Illustrated synopsis and cast gallery
- Costume design
- Choreographing Carmen
- How to fight on stage
- The Gardens of Glyndebourne

Sergei Rachmaninov
THE MISERLY KNIGHT

Albert – Richard Berkeley-Steele
Servant – Maxim Mikhailov
Moneylender – Viacheslav Voynarovskiy
The Duke – Albert Schagidullin
The Baron – Sergey Leiferkus
Aerialist – Matlida Leyser

London Philharmonic Orchestra
Vladimir Jurowski, conductor
Annabel Arden, stage director
Recorded live at Glyndebourne Opera House, East Sussex, United Kingdom, 11 July 2004.

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Picture format: NTSC 16:9 Anamorphic
Sound format: LPCM 2.0 / DTS 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Menu language: English Running time: 12 hours 30 mins No. of DVDs: 6 Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Gianni Schicchi by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Felicity Palmer (Soprano), Massimo Giordano (Tenor), Alessandro Corbelli (Baritone),
Sally Matthews (Soprano), Marie McLaughlin (Soprano)
Conductor:  Vladimir Jurowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1918; Italy 
2. L'Elisir d'Amore by Gaetano Donizetti
Performer:  Ekaterina Siurina (Soprano), Alfredo Daza (Voice), Peter Auty (Tenor),
Eliana Pretorian (Voice), Luciano Di Pasquale (Bass)
Conductor:  Maurizio Benini
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  Glyndebourne Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1832; Italy 
Date of Recording: 08/2009 
Venue:  Glyndebourne Opera House 
3. Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Adriana Kucerová (Soprano), Marie-Nicole Lemieux (Alto), Dina Kuznetsova (Voice),
Jennifer Holloway (Soprano), Peter Hall (Tenor), Alasdair Elliott (Tenor),
Christopher Purves (Bass), Paolo Battaglia (Bass), Bulent Bezduz (Tenor),
Tassis Christoyiannopoulos (Voice)
Conductor:  Vladimir Jurowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  Glyndebourne Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Italy 
4. Carmen by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Anne Sofie von Otter (Mezzo Soprano), Lisa Milne (Soprano), Marcus Haddock (Tenor),
Laurent Naouri (Bass)
Conductor:  Philippe Jordan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra,  Glyndebourne Festival Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
5. The Miserly Knight, Op. 24 by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Viacheslav Voynarovskiy (Tenor), Richard Berkeley-Steele (Tenor), Sergei Leiferkus (Baritone),
Albert Schagidullin (Baritone), Maxim Mikhailov (Bass)
Conductor:  Vladimir Jurowski
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903-1905; Moscow 

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