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Dinorah
ORC5 (3 disc set)
Dinorah

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The story of the hapless and demented young Dinorah roaming the hills with her goat, Bellah. More Info

Fantasio
ORC51 (2 CD set)
Fantasio

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Opera Rara's new release is the first complete studio recording of Fantasio, one of Offenbach's most beautiful and refined works. A heady cocktail of charm, gracefulness and gentle melancholy, of bad-tempered jokes and poetry, Fantasio, marks the crucial step in Offenbach's path towards The Tales of Hoffmann. More Info

Gabriella di Vergy
ORC3 (2 disc set)
Gabriella di Vergy

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Donizetti’s fascination with the story of Gabriella di Vergy began in 1826. The grisly appeal of the story of Gabriella lies in its powerful final scene in which Gabriella’s husband, Fayel, delivers to her a casket containing the still-warm heart of her lover, Raoul.

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Joyce El-Khoury: Écho
ORR252
Joyce El-Khoury: Écho

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Limited Exclusive Pre-Release The magnificent Lebanese-Canadian soprano Joyce El-Khoury's debut recital album. Écho features music associated with the great 19th century soprano Julie Dorus-Gras, including arias by Berlioz, Donizetti, Meyerbeer and Weber. She also duets with her co-star from Les Martyrs, Michael Spyres, whose own recital disc is also released internationally in September 2017. More Info

Otello
ORC18 (3 disc set)
Otello

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Opera Rara recorded the new critical edition by the Rossini Foundation of Otello. Hugely admired in its day, this highly innovative score contains some of Rossini’s most inspired music.

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Semiramide  PRE-ORDER
ORC57
Semiramide PRE-ORDER

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A complete studio recording of Rossini’s last and one of his greatest Italian operas, Opera Rara’s Semiramide, starring Albina Shagimuratova and Daniela Barcellona, conducted by Sir Mark Elder, includes all of the passages traditionally cut in modern revivals and makes this dramatic masterpiece speak in a new way to today’s opera audience.

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Vert-Vert
ORC41 (2 discs)
Vert-Vert

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Opera Rara presents a complete recording of the delectable comic opera in 3 acts, Vert-Vert, which was the follow-up to Robinson Crusoe at the Opéra Comique and one of five stage works Offenbach produced in 1869 alone.

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Il Pirata
ORC45 (3 disc set)
Il pirata

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Vincenzo Bellini’s third opera, Il pirata, marked an important step in his career. Not only was it the 27 year old’s first score for the brand leader of Italian opera houses, La Scala, Milan, it also represented his first collaboration with Felice Romani, the leading librettist of the day, who was to become his regular artistic partner.

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Michael Spyres: Espoir
ORR251
Michael Spyres: Espoir

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Limited Exclusive Pre-Release The debut solo recital album from acclaimed American tenor Michael Spyres. This album includes arias in French and Italian by Donizetti, Berlioz, Verdi and Rossini, as well as duets with Joyce El-Khoury, whose debut recital recording will be released alongside Michael's. More Info

Christopher Columbus
ORC2 (2 disc set)
Christopher Columbus

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A joyful and infectious pastiche that marries some of Offenbach’s best music with Don White’s witty and irreverent English version of the discovery of America. More Info

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