In celebration of James Levine's forty years at the Met, the organization has introduced a 21-DVD set and a 32-CD set featuring historic performances from his record-breaking career.
The DVD set showcases eleven complete operas including John Corigliano's The Ghosts of Versailles in its star-studded 1992 production. The CD set spans from the 2000 world premiere of John Harbison's The Great Gatsby with Dawn Upshaw and Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, back to early 1980s innovations like the Parade triple-bill.
The sets are available now! For details, please see the links below or visit the Metropolitan Opera Shop.The DVD set includes Corigliano's The Ghosts of Versailles New Recordings featuring G. Schirmer/AMP composers
Edward Gregson: Concerto for Trombone, A Song for Chris, Music for Chamber Orchestra, Goddess, Stepping Out
Peter Moore, Trombone
Guy Johnston, Cello
BBC Concert Orchestra
Bramwell Tovey, Conductor
John Harbison: The Great Gatsby
"The Great Gatsby" Mark Baker, Vocals, Susan Graham, Mezzo Soprano, Dawn Upshaw, Soprano, Dwayne Croft, Baritone, Jerry Hadley, Tenor, Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, Mezzo Soprano
The Metropolitan Opera
James Levine Conductor
Philip Glass : Violin Concerto No.1; Alfred Schnittke: Concerto Grosso No. 5; Arnold Schoenberg: Concerto for Violin Op. 36.
"111- The Collectors Edition Vol. 2"
Gidon Kremer, Violin; Hilary Hahn, Violin.
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Christoph von Dohnanyi, Conductor; Esa-Pekka Salonen, Conductor
Deutsche Grammophon 4779142