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Great Operas on DVD; in no particular order
Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro) -- Glyndebourne [DVD]  
"The most perfect production of the most perfect Opera."
Wagner: Der Ring des Nibelungen -- Metropolitan/Levine [DVD]  [NTSC]
"Wagner concepts can seem flawed at times, but his mastery of the musical development of the themes is pure genius. Great to watch too - take them one act at a time - each a self-contained episode"
Mozart: Cosi Fan Tutte --Gardiner [DVD] [NTSC] 
Mozart - Don Giovanni (Padmore/Delunsch/Berg/Mattei/Harding) [DVD]
"The best Don Giovanni for me - but some may find it a bit too sparse in staging. Musically it's right there at the top."
Puccini: La Fanciulla del West [DVD]  [NTSC] 
"Unexpected masterpiece of Puccini's - it's not one of the most famous, but for me one of the most "together" plotwise and musically"
Puccini: Madame Butterfly [DVD]  
"The most famous of Puccini's I think. The sound quality is excellent."
Mozart: Idomeneo [DVD] 
"An early masterpiece of Mozart's - very dramatic with beautiful arias & ensembles."
Strauss: Elektra [DVD] 
"This is a brutal piece - the music is very stark and atonal compared to a lot of other of Strauss' operas, but I think justified given the subject."
Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier -- Vienna/Kleiber [DVD] [NTSC] 
"Richard Strauss' most famous Opera and his answer to Mozart's Figaro!"
Mozart: Die Zauberflote (The Magic Flute) -- Royal Opera House/Davis [DVD]
"Feelgood Opera! According to Beethoven it's Mozart's best. For me it's 2nd to Figaro but it's also very different. Difficult to compare really. But who am I to disagree with Ludwig!"
Debussy - Pelleas et Melisande [DVD]  
"Mesmerising music. Like a series of dream tableaux."
Benjamin Britten - A Midsummer Night's Dream (Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona 2005) [DVD] 
"Good introduction to Britten's Operas. The music is very atmospheric and the libretto is very faithful to Shakespear's play."
Verdi: La Traviata -- Royal Opera House [DVD] [NTSC] 
"Verdi's most famous opera, delivered here with all round performances of the highest degree, with beautiful singing, sparkling acting and dazzling orchestral accompaniment. Very convincing staging."
Wagner - Tristan Und Isolde [Barenboim] [DVD] 
"This Opera is thought difficult often because of its "psycho-drama" based plot and therefore a sense of abstraction. However, the performance/staging recorded on this DVD set, brings the work to life"
Wagner: Lohengrin [Blu-ray]   [Region Free]
"Lohengrin has a clear plot so even though this set has somewhat abstract staging it is beautifully performed & has the advantage of HD picture & sound over the older, highly recommended, Domingo set"
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