La Dolce Vita is a landmark film with a terrific cast led by the iconic filmmaker Federico Fellini that exposes the seamier side of Roman society in the 1960s.
In spite of a gripping performance of the title role from Ermanela Jaho, the rest of this production of La Traviata is somewhat of a disappointment in staging and supporting cast.
An upbeat and updated production of a classic comic opera, this Rossini Festival production of L’Italiana in Algeri on Blu-ray offers many smiles, outright guffaws, and nonstop shtick.
A bargain box of three of Gluck’s operas gives us decent performances in standard definition video with lossy audio.
The Odeonsplatz Concert is a nicely done outdoor concert with a star tenor and baritone and superb musical direction and videography.
A delightfully frothy and intimate Glyndebourne production of Donizetti’s Don Pasquale is given a superb realization by all involved
This fifth Blu-ray version of Verdi’s Aida, second from Arena di Verona, benefits from a mostly strong cast
In the finale of his trilogy, Michelangelo Antonioni further explores the intimacy of human relationships with L’eclisse.
A rarely heard Rossini specialty, we get four good tenors contributing to terrific performance of Rossini’s retelling of the Shakespeare legend.
A visually powerful yet coldly distant look at post–war corruption in Rome from Francesco Rosi