Antonio Pappano

Rossini: Overtures - Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Antonio Pappano

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.

I Due Foscari - Royal Opera House

A despairing father is torn between love for his family and duty to a corrupt city in Verdi's searing early tragedy.

LSO/Pappano review digging deep into powerful emotions

Barbican, LondonPappano brings nobility to a celebration of Panufnik and brilliantly evokes Strausss pride, anger and beauty Continue reading...

Anna Nicole - The Royal Opera House

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

Ariadne auf Naxos - The Royal Opera House

A rich patron’s whims force a high-brow opera and a low-brow comedy to be staged at the same time – to the consternation of their casts and the opera’s idealistic composer.

Manon Lescaut - The Royal Opera House

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.

LSO: Sir Peter Maxwell Davies world premiere - Barbican

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.

Parsifal - Royal Opera House

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?

Les Vêpres Siciliennes - Royal Opera House

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.

Sacred Verdi - Orchestra e Coro dell'Accademia, Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Antonio Pappano

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.