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Great Performances CD (Royal Opera)

Great Performances CD (Royal Opera)

This set features 12 classic operas from the Royal Opera House, including Joan Sutherland in Lucia di Lammermoor, Don Carlo with Jon Vickers and Don Giovanni conducted by Solti.

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This great 32 CD box set brings together 12 classic Royal Opera performances, spanning over forty years, from 1955 to 1997. It includes many of the world’s greatest performers from this period, including Joan Sutherland, Janet Baker, Victoria de los Angeles, Robert Tear, Boris Christoff, Tito Gobbi, Geraint Evans, Amy Schuard, Kiri Te Kanawa, Thomas Allen, Anna Tomowa-Sintow and Jon Vickers.


Gluck: Alceste (1981)

Janet Baker / Robert Tear / John Shirley-Quirk 

Conductor: Charles Mackerras


Mozart: Cosí fan Tutte (1981)

Kiri Te Kanawa / Agnes Baltsa / Stuart Burrows

Conductor: Colin Davis


Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier (1995)

Anna Tomowa-Sintow / Kurt Moll / Ann Murray 

Conductor: Andrew Davis


Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (1997)

Gösta Winbergh / Nancy Gustafson / John Tomlinson / Thomas Allen

Conductor: Bernard Haitink


Verdi: Don Carlo (1958)

Jon Vickers / Tito Gobbi / Gré Brouwenstijn / Boris Christoff

Conductor: Carlo Maria Giulini


Mozart: Don Giovanni (1962)

Cesare Siepi / Geraint Evans / Sena Jurinac /  Mirella Freni

Conductor: Georg Solti


Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor (1959)

Joan Sutherland / João Gibin

Conductor: Tulio Serafin


Puccini: Madama Butterfly (1957)

Victoria De los Angeles / John Lanigan / Geraint Evans

Conductor: Rudolf Kempe


Verdi: Otello (1955)

Ramón Vinay / Otakar Kraus / Gré Brouwenstijn

Conductor: Rafael Kubelik


Wagner: Parsifal (1971)

Jon Vickers / Norman Bailey / Amy Shuard 

Conductor: Reginald Goodall


Puccini: Tosca (1957)

Zinka Milanov / Franco Corelli / Giangiacomo Guelfi

Conductor: Alexander Gibson


Verdi: Un Ballo in Maschera (1962)

Amy Shuard / Jon Vickers / Ettore Bastianini 

Conductor: Edward Downes



Running time: 39 hours and 44 minutes

Recorded: 1955-1997 (Live)


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