This San Francisco Opera revival of one of the all-time musical blockbusters is a smashing success with great performances and superior production values.
Rethought version of Dvorak classic worth watching for Myrto Papatanasiu’s riveting portrayal of the title character.
A new version of Stravinksy’s modern classic, The Firebird, aided by nifty special effects and terrific dancing.
Piano virtuoso Martha Argerich shares her life and career with Georges Gachot in a series of intimate and probing interviews, interspersed with live performance excerpts.
The revival of Robert Carsen’s 1989 San Francisco Opera production succeeds with a stellar cast and rises to the top of the Blu-ray list for this rarely performed opera.
Merchant of Venice would have benefited from the revisions that Tchaikowsky would have made had he lived long enough to make them.
A modernist interpretation of Monteverdi’s opera Poppea that is danced rather than sung with terrific dancers.
Director Herheim’s reinvention of Wagner’s Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg sheds new light with this production, well conducted and well sung.
EuroArts gives us some memorable archival performances of several of Strauss’ greatest vocal proponents caught in their prime
Relatively short fare for the money, this is primarily a rehearsal document with a brief main course in the form of Strauss’ tone poem