John D Fry

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Opera (Local Product UK) <a href="">Anna Netrebko</a><span class="byLinePipe"> | </span><span class="byLinePipe">Format:</span> MP3 Download
Opera (Local Product UK) Anna Netrebko MP3 Download
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Surprsing!, 19 Oct 2011
If you're looking at this CD because you want a nice collection of arias you don't need to look any further. Anna Netrebko has a such a glorious vocal tone that the days when a soprano meant grab the volume control are over. I have played this to many people who do not know opera and in every case they can listen to it long enough to like it. In short this is ideal for people who want to hear some lovely soprano arias that are well recorded and sung by someone incredibly special. It is quite possible she will change your life and suddenly 1 Opera Cd will become a collection. Anna is completely addictive BE WARNED.

I can see where this CD is a little 'manufactured', there are 4… Read more
La Boheme - The Film [2009] [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Anna Netrebko
La Boheme - The Film [2009] [DVD] DVD ~ Anna Netrebko
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
This is a film made into an Opera. As such it allows the singers the freedom to move around more and ignore the normal 'audience' position. The film approach also allows multiple takes, different angles and the great editing brings it all together really well; for once tt all made sense to me and now I can watch it over and over withoiut wanting to skip sections. I would strongly suggest you forget about comparing Netrebko or Villazon to anyone else, forget about the differences between film and stage and just enjoy what you see. In fact I would say buy this before or instead of the CD, the Opera will make way more sense when you see it performed.

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