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To Our Valued Customers:
  • December Opera New Releases
    For December we are proud to release a pair of DVDs which showcase two of the greatest names in the world of Opera. Great Arias with Placido Domingo and Friends documents an all-star evening of Verdi & Puccini arias performed by Domingo and guests Simon Estes, Barbara Hendricks, Lorin Maazel and more.
    La Scala: A Documentary of Performances traces the turbulent history and musical magic of the world's most famous theatre and the countless historic opera performances presented there.
  • Other Recent Performing Arts Releases
    In August we released a pair of critically acclaimed DVDs showcasing two of the greatest ballet companies on Earth. Bolshoi Soloists: Classique and Paris Opera Ballet: Six Ballets capture the legendary Russian and French companies in dazzling performances featuring their most renowned dancers and choreographers.

November New Releases:

Great Arias with Placido Domingo and Friends

This evening of great arias is dedicated to the more than
16,000,000 refugees around the world. The United Nations
High Commission For Refugees presented this 1989 Classic Aid II Gala Concert, live from UNESCO in Paris. This star studded DVD captures the operatic highlights from this highly acclaimed event. Superstars Placido Domingo and Friends are at their peak, performing the most memorable arias of the great Italian composers, Puccini and Verdi.

"...the world’s great voices performing memorable arias
of Puccini and Verdi…No wasted time in this video:
just great music"
The Union Leader

DVD BONUS FEATURES
  • About Placido Domingo
  • Bonus Aria from the film "June Anderson: The Passion of Bel Canto"
  • Bonus Aria "Queen of the Night" from the DVD "Mozart's Magic Flute Story"
  • DVD Recommendations
  • Instant Access to Scenes & Arias
  • Digitally Re-Mastered Audio & Video
  • Dolby Stereo Audio

Approx. 1 Hour Including Bonus Features
VIEW DVD #2419 SRP:$19.98
UPC: 033909241991     ISBN 0-8030-2419-3

La Scala:
A Documentary of Performances

This historic DVD is a fascinating chronicle of great and precious performances shown as part of the history of what is considered to be the world’s most famous theatre. Now in its third century, La Scala has been host to the great successes of every major operatic composer. We witness the scenes from its most memorable productions including excerpts from a 1940s
Norma, rehearsals and opening nights, and rare footage of the theatre after the World War II bombing-and its rebuilding.

"History comes alive…It is impossible to capture in mere words the rich concept and mastery of this brilliantly conceived and executed video… A MUST HAVE FOR ALL OPERA LOVERS” – Ruby Mercer, Opera Canada

DVD BONUS FEATURES
  • About La Scala
  • Bonus Aria "Song of the Golden Calf" from the DVD "Nicolai Ghaiurov: Tribute to a Great Basso"
  • DVD Recommendations
  • Instant Access to Scenes & Arias
  • Digitally Re-Mastered Audio & Video
  • Dolby Stereo Audio

Approx. 1 Hour Including Bonus Features
VIEW DVD #2414  SRP:$19.98
UPC: 033909241496    ISBN 0-8030-2414-2

OTHER VIEW OPERA DVDs AVAILABLE:   Rigoletto          Gilbert & Sullivan: Their Greatest Hits
Making Opera: The Creation of Verdi's La Forza Del Destino
Mozart's Magic Flute Story: An Opera Fantasy
Verdi: The King of Melody   Hansel & Gretel: An Opera Fantasy

Other Recent Performing Arts Releases:

Bolshoi Soloists:
Classique

In a testament to the Bolshoi legacy, this newly discovered film features the grace, beauty, and perfect control of Nina Timofeyeva and Mikhail Lavrosky, son of the renowned choreographer Leonid Lavrosky, creating a special program of solos and Pas de Deuxs. Choreographed by Mikhail Fokine as well as the dancers, this production features the timeless and diverse music of Gershwin, Saint-Saens, Albinoni and Adam, and is full of timeless performances in the classic and elegant style of the Soviet ballet tradition.

"…balletomanes will relish the opportunity to
see these dancers… Recommended
" – The Washington Post

DVD BONUS FEATURES
  • Bonus Video: The White Swan from the DVD "Paris Opera Ballet: Seven Ballets"
  • Bonus Video: Diana and Actheon from the DVD "Kirov Ballet: Classic Ballet Night"
  • Dolby Stereo Audio
  • Digitally Re-Mastered Audio & Video
  • Instant Access to the Dances
  • DVD Recommendations

Approx. 1 Hour Including Bonus Features
VIEW DVD #2207  SRP:$19.98
UPC: 0339092207198     ISBN 0-8030-2207-7

The Paris Opera Ballet:
Six Ballets

Wonder Boy of the world dance scene, Patrick Dupond, Claude DeVulpian and Noëlla Pontois, the epitome of French ballerinas highlight this special program that features music by renowned composers such as Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich & Meyerbeer, and is sure to delight and impress Ballet fans everywhere. This stellar DVD features a selection of works choreographed by Nobert Schmucki especially for the stars of the Paris Opera Ballet, the Company known as “the Cradle of Classical Ballet.”

"A triumph… the energy and polish of the exceptionally gifted
generation of dancers is now on VIEW
.” – The New York Times

DVD BONUS FEATURES
  • Bonus Video: The White Swan from the DVD "Paris Opera Ballet: Seven Ballets"
  • Dolby Stereo Audio
  • Digitally Re-Mastered Audio & Video
  • Instant Access to the Dances
  • DVD Recommendations

Approx. 1 Hour Including Bonus Features
VIEW DVD #2204  SRP:$19.98
UPC: 033909220491     ISBN 0-8030-2204-2

OTHER VIEW DANCE DVDs AVAILABLE:   Making Ballet with The National Ballet of Canada       Tango Fatal
Kirov Ballet: Classic Ballet Night      Cinderella: A Dance Fantasy
Moiseyev Dance Company: A Gala Evening     ...and many more.
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