Dvd

Handel: Handel's Water Music - Recreating a Royal Spectacular

Handel: Handel's Water Music - Recreating a Royal Spectacular

"...a fine combination of documentary with top-class music-making." (BBC Music Magazine)

Haydn: Cecilia Bartoli Sings Haydn

Haydn: Cecilia Bartoli Sings Haydn

Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo);

"...her interpretation [is] fervent, committed, but intensely natural...some melting mezza voce...production values are superb, with excellent surround sound and Brian Large’s atmospheric visuals...once again, even the booklet notes are good." (Gramophone)

Holst: The Planets

Holst: The Planets

"With the BBC NOW musicians playing as if these were their own lives on the line, the passion and commitment was total...it could hardly have been more alive and compelling." (The Guardian)

Mozart: Cecilia Bartoli Sings Mozart

Mozart: Cecilia Bartoli Sings Mozart

Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo);

"Superb - a masterclass in the vocal arts, how to conduct Mozart and how to direct a film of the occasion...director Brian Large captures a great singer at the height of her powers guided by the inspirational Harnoncourt. Bartoli sings five arias in her inimitable way followed by Harnoncourt's illuminating performance of the 'Prague' Symphony. Add to this two neat features on how the concert was recorded and prepared, plus a superb booklet by Misha Donat, and you have a very classy package indeed." (Classic fM)

Mozart: Cecilia Bartoli Sings Mozart

Mozart: Cecilia Bartoli Sings Mozart

Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo);

"Superb - a masterclass in the vocal arts, how to conduct Mozart and how to direct a film of the occasion...director Brian Large captures a great singer at the height of her powers guided by the inspirational Harnoncourt. Bartoli sings five arias in her inimitable way followed by Harnoncourt's illuminating performance of the 'Prague' Symphony. Add to this two neat features on how the concert was recorded and prepared, plus a superb booklet by Misha Donat, and you have a very classy package indeed." (Classic fM)

Mozart: Celibidache conducts Mozart Symphony No. 39 & Schubert No. 2

Mozart: Celibidache conducts Mozart Symphony No. 39 & Schubert No. 2

"His intense, finely balanced and deeply felt interpretations made him one of the greatest names in twentieth century orchestral conducting. Above all, he was a superb technician." (All Music Guide)