||English Chamber Orch / Pears / Tchaikovsky|
Mstislav Rostropovich/Benjamin Britten: Tchaikovsky/Britten DVD (1970) Top Seller
This classical performance release brings together two separate concerts by the English Chamber Orchestra, mounted at Snape Maltings Concert Hall in Aldeburgh, England. First on the bill is a June 16, 1968 set featuring Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's ...
||Britten / Haitink / Hall / Johnson|
Albert Herring DVD (1985) Top Seller
This production of Benjamin Britten's farcical opera was recorded in 1985 at Glyndebourne under the direction of Peter Hall. John Graham-Hall stars as the newly coronated Village May King when no village girls have the qualification of virtue. ...
||Britten / Mozart / Pears|
Benjamin Britten/English Chamber Orchestra: Mozart/Britten/Mendelssohn DVD (1970)
This musical release by Benjamin Britten and the English Chamber Orchestra captures a live performance by the ensemble, recorded in Fairfield Halls, Croydon, December 20th, 1964, and features works by Amadeus Mozart.
These revelatory films ...
||Britten / Field / Radio Sym Orch Stuttgart|
Turn of the Screw DVD (1990) Top Seller
Henry James' chilling short story is brought to the stage in this production of the musical adaptation by composer Benjamin Britten. The Radio Symphony Orchestra of Stuttgart serves as the orchestra and chorus.
||Bailey / Britten / Davis / Harper / Vickers|
Peter Grimes - Britten DVD (2003) Top Seller
From the Royal Opera comes this vivid production of Benjamin Britten's opera PETER GRIMES. Jon Vickers, the Canadian tenor, won many acclaims for his performance in the lead role.
Benjamin Britten's magnificent opera features Jon Vickers Heather ...
||Britten / Flowers / Palmer / Richardson|
Britten: Let's make an opera DVD (1996)
The City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus and Symphony Youth Chorus, along with the Coull Quartet, conducted by Simon Halsey star in this Petr Weigl film of the Benjamin Britten work.
||Britten / Deutsches Sym-Orch / Richard Hickox|
Britten - Owen Wingrave DVD (2013)
This version of the opera entitled OWEN WINGRAVE was performed under the tutelage of director Margaret Williams. The story has been updated somewhat, and Williams chose to shoot on location, but none of the original production's power and poise ...
||Britten / Pears|
Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears - In Rehearsal & Performance DVD (1962)
A rehearsal and performance of Britten's "Nocturne for Tenor, 7 Obbligato Instruments & Strings, Op. 60" to texts by various English poets including Shelley, Tennyson, Coleridge, Middleton, Wordsworth, Owen, Keats, and Shakespeare. An April ...
||Beethoven / Britten / Handel / Mendelssohn|
Sir Neville Marriner/Academy of St. Martin in the Fields: Handel/Beethoven/Mendelssohn/Britten DVD (2012)
Sir Neville Marriner conducts the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields in works by Handel, Beethoven, Mendelssohn, and Britten.
||Bicket / Britten / Daniels / Gietz / Sala|
Britten: A Midsummer Night's Dream DVD (2006)
David Daniels plays Oberon in this production of the classic A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM. Filmed at the Teatro Del Liceu, this version of Britten's opera was performed during April 2005 and also stars Deanne Meek, Gordon Gietz, Ofelia Sala, and ...
||Cologne Music Triennale: Britten/Debussy/Ravel/Rihm DVD (2000) |
World renowned conductor Claudio Abbado waves his trusty baton to lead the Berlin Philharmonic in rousing, moving renditions of some gorgeous classical pieces. Performing at the 2000 Cologne Music Triennale, the assured orchestra play Maurice ...
||Britten - Peter Grimes DVD (2008) |
Anthony Dean Griffey, Patricia Racette, and Anthony Michaels-Moore star in this Metropolitan Opera production of the Britten opera conducted by Donald Runnicles.
||Britten / Hickox / Milne|
Britten - The Turn of the Screw DVD (2005)
Henry James' 1898 novel THE TURN OF THE SCREW is brought to spectacular life in this operatic adaptation by Benjamin Britten. Returning to the location that James's original work is set in--Fulbeck Hall in Lincolnshire--Mark Padmore, Lisa Milne, ...
||Amadeus Quartet / Schubert|
Amadeus Quartet - Schubert/Britten: String Quintet in C/String Quartet No. 3 DVD (1977)
Filmed in 1977, this concert by the Amadeus Quartet was captured at the Maltings festival, which paid tribute to Franz Schubert and Benjamin Britten. On this release they perform Schubert's "String Quartet in C" and Britten's "String Quartet ...
||B.S.O. / Britten / Curtin / Krause / Leinsdorf|
Britten - War Requiem DVD (1963)
Benjamin Britten used the work of poet Wilfrid Owen and texts from the Latin Mass for the Dead for his stirring WAR REQUIEM. This is a 1963 production of Britten's piece.
Performers include: Phyllis Curtin, Tom Krause, Nicholas Di Virgilio, ...
||Britten / Delunsch / Mclaughlin / Miller|
Britten - The Turn of the Screw - Harding, Delunsch DVD (2001)
Luc Bondy's creative interpretation of Benjamin Britten's serial opera, which was performed as part of the Aix-en-Provence festival, is captured here in all its inventive glory. Swapping out the towers and gardens for minimal set decoration, ...
||Britten / Schubert|
Amadeus Quartet - Schubert/Britten: Trout Quintet/String Quartet No. 2 DVD (1977)
Filmed in 1977, this concert by the Amadeus Quartet was captured at the Maltings festival, which paid tribute to Franz Schubert and Benjamin Britten. On this release they perform Schubert's "Trout Quintet" and Britten's "String Quartet No. 2."
||Britten / Pears / Schubert|
Sir Peter Pears/Benjamin Britten - Winterreisse/Britten: Folksongs DVD (2008)
Legendary British composer Benjamin Britten performs his own music in this presentation of FOLKSONGS, playing piano accompaniment for tenor Peter Pears. The collection also features Pears singing Schubert's WINTERREISSE.
Produced by legendary ...
||Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart|
Tears/Pears/Harper/Britten - Idomeneo DVDs (2007)
Composer Benjamin Britten conducts this English-language edition of Mozart's Italian opera IDEOMENEO. The lush presentation includes introductions to each act by respected music historian John Warrack.
Very likely the first film of Mozart's ...
||Peter Pears & Benjamin Britten|
Britten: The Historic BBC Films DVDs (2010)
This box set from the Decca label brings into a single collection six individual films of Benjamin Britten's stage productions, which originally aired on English television in the 1960s and early 1970s. Included are: a November 2, 1969 production ...
||Britten / City Of Birmingham Sym. Orch. / Wall|
Andris Nelsons/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra: Benjamin Britten - War Requiem Blu-ray (2012)
This musical release from the Birmingham Symphony Orchestra under the conduction of Andris Nelsons captures a live performance by the ensemble, recorded for the Coventry Cathedral's 50th anniversary on May 30th, 2012.
2012 is the 50th anniversary ...