Operas from 1991

Operas from 1991

Watch Operas from 1991, where you will find Orfeo ed Euridice, Carmen, Idomeneo and much more.

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Operas from 1991
  • Orfeo ed Euridice (1991)

    "Harry Kupfer's version of Gluck's Orfeo ed Euridice, originally conceived for the Berlin Komische Oper and now in the repertory of The Royal Opera, won the Olivier Award for ""Most Outstanding Achievement in Opera"".

    According to legend, Orpheus' magical power as a musician enabled him to reg...

  • Carmen (1991)

    The libretto, by Henri Meilac and Ludovic Halévy, is based on a novella by Prosper Mérimée. The first performance of Carmen on 3 March 1875, produced such a hostile reaction that Bizet left Paris physically and psychologically ill, and died only three months later on 3 June 1875, following two se...

  • Idomeneo

    Luciano Pavarotti and Mirella Freni's incomparable partnership as Rodolfo and Mimi, the tragic lovers in Puccini's much-loved bittersweet opera, is captured for posterity in this live recording from the San Francisco Opera. Francesca Zambello's production boasts a superlative cast with Gino Quili...

  • Bach's St. Matthew Passion - Alpirsbach - 1991

    Johann Sebastian Bach’s Passion oratorios are pinnacles of achievement in a long history of musical portrayals of Jesus of Nazareth’s crucifixion. In these works the composer combines all the means at his disposal, drawing on cantata, oratorio and opera. Yet the active history of this Passion mus...