my favourite operas on DVD

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Giulio Cesare: Sachsische Staatskapelle Dresden [DVD] [2006]
1.  Giulio Cesare: Sachsische Staatskapelle Dresden [DVD] [2006] DVD ~ Handel
The list author says:
  "Peter Sellars' querky but compelling version of this Handel masterpiece"
£22.30   Used & New from: £8.35
2.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

La Cenerentola: Teatro Alla Scala (Abbado) [DVD] [2005]
2.  La Cenerentola: Teatro Alla Scala (Abbado) [DVD] [2005] DVD ~ Frederica von Stade
The list author says:
  "endless invention and full of fun!"
£10.94   Used & New from: £5.70
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

Khovanschina [DVD] [1989] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
3.  Khovanschina [DVD] [1989] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Nicolai Ghiaurov
The list author says:
  "Don't miss Anatoly Kotcherga as Shaklovity"
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Monteverdi: L'Incoronazione di Poppea [DVD] [2000]
4.  Monteverdi: L'Incoronazione di Poppea [DVD] [2000] DVD ~ Patricia Schuman
The list author says:
  "ravishing and sensual performance of an early classic. Jacobs and co. come up with an especially luscious orchestral sound"
£24.99   Used & New from: £8.90
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

L'elisir D'amore: Metropolitan Opera (Levine) [DVD] [2005]
5.  L'elisir D'amore: Metropolitan Opera (Levine) [DVD] [2005] DVD ~ Kathleen Battle
The list author says:
  "strangely endearing performance, despite Pavarotti's girth"
£15.39   Used & New from: £6.74
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Verdi:Don Carlo [DVD] [2004]
6.  Verdi:Don Carlo [DVD] [2004] DVD ~ Samuel Ramey
The list author says:
  "a great La Scala Zeffirelli preoduction. Pavarotti, Ramey et al in fine voice"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Handel : Theodora [DVD] [2001] [NTSC]
7.  Handel : Theodora [DVD] [2001] [NTSC] DVD ~ William Christie
The list author says:
  "another Peter Sellars 'update' of Handel"
£14.32   Used & New from: £5.72
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

Cosi Fan Tutte: Wiener Symphoniker [DVD] [2005]
8.  Cosi Fan Tutte: Wiener Symphoniker [DVD] [2005] DVD ~ Susan Larson
The list author says:
  "the best of Sellars' Da Ponte Mozart operas. Lots of fun and you almost don't notice what a silly story it is"
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Donizetti - Don Pasquale (Erede, Tajo, Bruscantini) [DVD] [1955]
9.  Donizetti - Don Pasquale (Erede, Tajo, Bruscantini) [DVD] [1955] DVD ~ Donizetti
The list author says:
  "black and white, and cut, but some great singing and acting, especially Tajo"
£5.99
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