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THE OPERA RARA AUCTION

Posted: 22/12/2016

THE OPERA RARA AUCTION

The Opera Rara Auction is now live and you can bid online through until 7 February. The auction includes some items from our collection that are not part of our main library, including:

 

• 23 LP boxed sets of Maria Callas complete operas

• Framed print of French mezzo soprano Pauline Viardot

• Rare unmounted original posters advertising performances of Massenet's Don Quichotte, Hérodiade and Esclarmond

• 26 LP boxed sets of Dame Joan Sutherland complete opera recordings - 6 signed by Dame Joan

• 22 Callas single LP’s and 26 Sutherland single LP’s of compilations of their work – 7 of the Sutherland LP’s are signed

• Framed Lithographs of sisters Giulia and Giuditta Grisi - celebrated Italian mezzo sopranos

• An Evening of conversation and fine dining with Tenor Michael Spyres

• Elgar’s Gerontius in Manchester

• Mitridate at the Royal Opera House including a backstage tour and an opportunity to meet Michael Spyres and Albina Shagimuratova