James Levine: Celebrating 40 Years at the Met

James Levine: Celebrating 40 Years at the Met

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by James Levine
     
 
The Metropolitan Opera celebrates the 40th anniversary of James Levine's company debut with James Levine: Celebrating 40 Years at the Met, a special boxed set of 32 CDs featuring highlights from the longtime music director's record-breaking career with the company. These incredible boxed sets bring together mostly unreleased performances that have been

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The Metropolitan Opera celebrates the 40th anniversary of James Levine's company debut with James Levine: Celebrating 40 Years at the Met, a special boxed set of 32 CDs featuring highlights from the longtime music director's record-breaking career with the company. These incredible boxed sets bring together mostly unreleased performances that have been hand-picked by the maestro for their outstanding quality.

The 32-CD set includes:

  • Berg: Lulu (Christine Schaffer, Hanna Schwarz, David Kuebler, Clifton Forbis, James Courtney; April 21, 2001)
  • Berg: Wozzek (Jose van Dam, Anja Silja, Ragnar Ulfung, Richard Cassilly, Dieter Weller; March 8, 1980)
  • Berlioz: Benvenuto Cellini (Marcello Giordani, Isabel Bayrakdarian, Kristine Jepson, Peter Coleman-Wright, John Del Carlo, Robert Lloyd; December 27, 2003)
  • Berlioz: Les Troyens (Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, Deborah Voigt, Ben Heppner, Dwanye Croft, Robert Lloyd; February 22, 2003)
  • Debussy: Pelleas et Melisande (Jannette Pilou, Dale Duesing, Jocelyne Taillon, Jose van Dam, Jerome Hines; January 22, 1983)
  • Harbison: The Great Gatsby (Jerry Hadley, Dawn Upshaw, Dwayne Croft, Susan Graham, Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, Mark Baker; January 1, 2000)
  • Satie, Poulenc, Ravel Triple Bill (Ainhoa Artela, Danielle de Niese, Earl Patriarco, Ruth Ann Swenson, Wendy White; March 16, 2002)
  • Schoenberg: Moses und Aron (Philip Langridge, John Tomlinson: February 20, 1999)
  • Stravinsky: The Rake's Progress (Daw Upshaw, Paul Groves, Samuel Ramey, Stephanie Blythe; April 19, 2003)
  • Stravinsky Triple Bill (William Lewis, Florence Quivar, Franz Mazura, Gianna Rolandi, Philip Creech; February 25, 1984)
  • Wagner: Lohengrin (Ben Heppner, Deborah Voigt, Deborah Polaski, Hans-Joachim Ketelsen, Eric Halfvarson; March 21, 1998)

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Product Details

Release Date:
12/07/2010
Label:
Decca
UPC:
0811357013540
catalogNumber:
570135

Tracks

  1. Lohengrin, opera, WWV 75
  2. The Rake's Progress, opera in 3 acts
  3. Oedipus Rex, opera-oratorio in 2 acts
  4. Le Rossignol, opera (lyric tale) in 3 acts
  5. Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring), ballet in 2 parts for orchestra
  6. Moses und Aron, biblical drama in 3 acts (unfinished)
  7. L'enfant et les sortilèges, opera-ballet in 2 parts
  8. Les mamelles de Tirésias, opera, FP 125
  9. Parade, ballet in 1 scene for orchestra
  10. Pelléas et Mélisande, opera in 5 acts, L. 88
  11. Les Troyens, opera, H. 133a
  12. Benvenuto Cellini, opera, H. 76a, Op. 23
  13. Wozzeck, opera, Op. 7
  14. Lulu, opera

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