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BERLIOZ'S BÉATRICE ET BÉNÉDICT GLYNDEBOURNE DVD

Through the eye of French director Laurent Pelly this expression of Berlioz’s undying admiration for the Bard — his adaptation of Much Ado about Nothing as an opéra comique — becomes ‘an elegant treatise on love and music designed in shades of grey with 50s-era costumes’ (Sunday Express ★★★★). Housed by designer Barbara de Limburg in a [...]

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Handel's Saul
Glyndebourne DVD

Glyndebourne’s Saul stole the summer and had critics raving. The Guardian (★★★★) applauded ‘virtuoso stagecraft’ from director Barrie Kosky in his debut production there, calling the show ‘a theatrical and musical feast of energetic choruses, surreal choreography and gorgeous singing’. For The Independent, which ranked it amongst five top classical and opera performances of 2015, [...]

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Nico Muhly’s Two Boys
Metropolitan Opera

Nonesuch releases Nico Muhly’s opera Two Boys, recorded live during the Metropolitan Opera’s 2013 production with conductor David Robertson and director Bartlett Sher, on September 30, 2014. Paul Appleby sings Brian, the 16-year-old boy at the center of her investigations. Buy on iTunes | Buy from Nonesuch Records

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MOORE | Dear Theo

Ben Moore is a particularly eloquent exponent of the art song, noted for the broad and eclectic variety of his thematic applications and poetic sources. Here, in his first album for Delos, he offers three diverse and richly expressive song cycles – hitherto unrecorded – that explore the theme of longing for freedom in diverse [...]

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The Enchanted Island
(The Metropolitan Opera HD Live 2011)

Buy DVD on Amazon | Buy on iTunes A contemporary take on the 17th-century genre of the pastiche, this delightful Baroque fantasy brings together some of the greatest arias and ensembles by Handel, Vivaldi, Rameau, Purcell, and other composers with a new English libretto by Jeremy Sams, inspired by Shakespeare’s The Tempest and A Midsummer [...]

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Mass in c minor
New York Philharmonic

Buy or Stream on NYPhil.org | Buy on Amazon | Buy on iTunesView Program BookletNew York Philharmonic New York Choral Artists Alan Gilbert, conductor Emanuel Ax, piano Jennifer Zetlan, soprano Jennifer Johnson Cano, mezzo-soprano Paul Appleby, tenor Joshua Hopkins, baritone

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The Juilliard Sessions: Paul Appleby

Works by Schubert and Britten Buy on iTunes Today marks the global release of The Juilliard Sessions, a partnership between EMI Classics and The Juilliard School that aims to present to the world some of classical music's most promising young stars in a series of digital EP albums. The three inaugural recordings are by recent Juilliard alumni Paul [...]

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Lucrezia & Bastianello
New York Festival of Song

Buy on Amazon | Buy on ArchivMusic | Buy on iTunes New York Festival of Song Michael Barrett and Steven Blier, co-directors/ piano Matt Boehler, bass Patrick Mason, baritone Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano Paul Appleby, tenor Lisa Vroman, soprano

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