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CD / DVD Releases – Week of July 18
Two new releases will hit the marketplace this week, including a rarely performed Bel canto gem and Wagner comic masterpiece. Here is a look at what audiences can look forward to. Maria di Rudenz Donizetti's rarely performed work gets a new recording by Bongiovanni. The new release comes from the Bergamo Festival and stars Maria Billeri, Ivan Magri, and Dario Solari. Sebastiano Rolli conducts the work. Die Meistersinger von Nuremberg…
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Parma Recordings To Release ‘Two Cells in Sevilla, or: Don Quixote is Hungry’
Parma Recording is set to release a chamber opera "Two Cells in Sevilla, or: Don Quixote is Hungry." The album will feature the father-son duo Walter Steffens and Marec Béla Steffens, who have weaved the stories of an unlikely pair of authors locked in an exciting competition. The libretto, written by Marec Béla Steffens, merges the lives of Brother Gabriel Téllez and that of Miguel de Cervantes and looks at…
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CD / DVD Releases – Week of July 9
This week, four rarely performed works get new releases. Naxos, Dynamic, and Opus Arte are pulling the stops on showcasing some of the greatest works in the repertoire that need more visibility. Here is a look. Le Comte Ory Naxos will release a new production of Rossini’s final comedy. The production from the Malmo Opera stars Leonardo Ferrando in the title role, Erika Miklosa, and Daniela Pini. Tobias Ringborg conducts…
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CD / DVD Releases – Week of July 2: Marina Rebeka, Rolando Villazón & A World Premiere Headline
Two important recordings will be released this week, including one world premiere and another continuing an acclaimed Mozart opera. Here is a look! The Cradle Will Rock Bridge Records will release the world premiere recording of Marc Blitzstein's opera. The new recording features the composer's original 1937 orchestrations and was recorded live at Opera Saratoga in July 2017. The recording features such stars as Ginger Costa-Jackson, Keith Jameson, Christopher Burchett,…
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CD / DVD Releases – Week of June 25: Anna Netrebko & Gregory Kunde Lead New Releases
This week we see the release of two full operas and a compilation by Anna Netrebko. Here is a look at what this week will offer. Il Trovatore  The Royal Opera and Opus Arte will release a production of Verdi's 'Il Trovatore" starring Gregory Kunde, Anita Rachvelshvili, Lianna Haroutounian, and Vitaly Bilyy. Richard Farnes conducts the production, which was directed by David Bosch. Dr. Atomic Nonesuch will release John Adams'…
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Nadine Sierra Announces Her First Solo Album
Nadine Sierra and Deutsche Grammophon have announced the soprano's first solo album entitled "There's a Place for Us." The new album, scheduled for August 24, 2018, marks the soprano's first solo effort and also marks her first in a long-term contract with DG and Decca Gold. The album is set to include works by Bernstein, Villa-Lobos, Golijov, Stravinsky, Gordon, and Foster and is set to pay tribute to the diverse backgrounds…
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CD / DVD Releases – Week of June 18: Steve Jobs & Mozart Headline New Releases
Two new CDs and DVDs will be released this week. The first is a world premiere recording from one of last year's biggest hits and another of an acclaimed new production of one of Mozart's masterpieces. Here is a look! The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs  Mason Bates and Mark Campbell's "The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs" gets its world premiere recording from the Santa Fe Opera where it made its world…
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CD / DVD Releases – Week of June 11: Anna Netrebko, Barbara Hannigan & Leonard Bernstein Highlight New Releases
This week, Anna Netrebko, Barbara Hannigan, Leonard Bernstein and George Gagnidze release new DVDs and CDs. It will be a chance to see some of your favorite singers and conductors in signature roles as well as rarely performed works. Take a look! "Giovanna d'Arco" Anna Netrebko's celebrated interpretation of Verdi's early work comes to DVD. The production, which opened the Teatro Alla Scala's 2015-16 season will be released by Decca…
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Renée Fleming Announces New Broadway Album
Renée Fleming, who is currently wowing audiences in "Carousel," has  announced her new album "Broadway." The new album by Decca Classics is set to be released on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018 and will include songs for the stage by composers such as Stephen Sondheim, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Pasek & Paul, and Rogers & Hammerstein. It will also include a duet with award-winning Broadway and film star Leslie Odom, Jr. The album will…
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CD/DVD– Week of May. 21: Harmonia Mundi Releases Three CDs
Harmonia Mundi dominates this week's releases with three rarely performed pieces and all-star casts. Here is a look. Schubert Mass Harmonia Mundi will release Schubert's Mass in A Flat featuring Anke Vondung, Anna Korondi, Andreas Karasiak, and Kay Stiefermann. The recording features the Orchestre des Champs-Elysse and conductor Herreweghe. Dido and Aeneas Purcell's "Dido and Aeneas" stars Lynne Dawson, Rosemary Joshua, and Gerald Finley. Rene Jacobs conducts the Orchestra of…