Bringing together all of the best Rossini opera overtures, the Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia and Antonio Pappano's recording has been described as " full of charm, grace and perky vitality" by the Telegraph.
Anna Nicole, a young single mother from Texas, is determined to become famous. But, as she learns, worldwide celebrity comes at a terrible cost.
Anna marries an octogenarian billionaire. After his death she and her lawyer Stern become embroiled in leng
Manon is on her way to a convent when she meets the young student Des Grieux. The pair fall in love and escape to Paris, but when the elderly Geronte offers Manon a life of wealth and luxury, her head is turned.
The LSO and London Symphony Chorus premiere the Tenth Symphony from iconic British composer (and Master of the Queen’s Music) Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, and legendary violinist Maxim Vengerov plays Britten’s supremely imaginative Violin Concerto.
A young man ignorant of everything, including his own name, arrives at the Kingdom of the Holy Grail. Is he the ‘pure fool, enlightened by compassion’, who, it has been prophesied, will purify the kingdom?
The French have occupied Sicily, and Hélène is held hostage by Montfort, the French governor, who has had her brother executed. She turns to the partisan Jean Procida and the rebellious patriot Henri in her bid for vengeance.
2013 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Verdi. Warner Classics marks this with a new recording by one of our most respected conductors, Antonio Pappano, and his orchestra in Rome, the Orchestra e Coro dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia.