1 Aldo Finzi: Shylock - Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra, Gian Paolu Sanzogno, Un Coro Per Milano, Nadia Engheben, Enrico Paro, Gian Luca Zoccatelli, Yiannis Vassilakis & Frederico Sacchi Aldo Finzi: Shylock
Moscow Radio Symphony Orchestra, Gian Paolu Sanzogno, Un Coro Per Milano, Nadia Engheben, Enrico Paro, Gian Luca Zoccatelli, Yiannis Vassilakis & Frederico Sacchi
2 The Essential Pavarotti - Luciano Pavarotti The Essential Pavarotti
Luciano Pavarotti
3 Great Opera Duets - Dame Joan Sutherland, Jane Berbié & Luciano Pavarotti Great Opera Duets
Dame Joan Sutherland, Jane Berbié & Luciano Pavarotti
4 The Pirates of Penzance (Original Cast Recording) - Gilbert & Sullivan The Pirates of Penzance (Original Cast Recording)
Gilbert & Sullivan
5 The Mikado (Original Cast) (English National Opera) - Gilbert & Sullivan The Mikado (Original Cast) (English National Opera)
Gilbert & Sullivan
6 Mozart: Don Giovanni - Highlights - Berlin Philharmonic & Herbert von Karajan Mozart: Don Giovanni - Highlights
Berlin Philharmonic & Herbert von Karajan
7 Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana & Leoncavallo: Pagliacci - Gianandrea Gavazzeni, Giuseppe Patanè, Luciano Pavarotti & National Philharmonic Orchestra Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana & Leoncavallo: Pagliacci
Gianandrea Gavazzeni, Giuseppe Patanè, Luciano Pavarotti & National Philharmonic Orchestra
8 Renée Fleming: The Beautiful Voice - English Chamber Orchestra & Renée Fleming Renée Fleming: The Beautiful Voice
English Chamber Orchestra & Renée Fleming
9 Great Opera Duets - Dame Joan Sutherland, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Lucia Popp & Luciano Pavarotti Great Opera Duets
Dame Joan Sutherland, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Lucia Popp & Luciano Pavarotti
10 The Mikado - The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company The Mikado
The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company
11 HMS Pinafore (Original Cast Recording) [New Sadler's Wells Opera] - Gilbert & Sullivan HMS Pinafore (Original Cast Recording) [New Sadler's Wells Opera]
Gilbert & Sullivan
12 Verdi: Il Trovatore - Dame Joan Sutherland, Ingvar Wixell, Luciano Pavarotti, Nicolai Ghiaurov, National Philharmonic Orchestra of London & Richard Bonynge Verdi: Il Trovatore
Dame Joan Sutherland, Ingvar Wixell, Luciano Pavarotti, Nicolai Ghiaurov, National Philharmonic Orchestra of London & Richard Bonynge
13 H.M.S. Pinafore - The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company H.M.S. Pinafore
The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company
14 Verdi: Il Trovatore - Andrea Bocelli, Carlo Guelfi, Catania Orchestra of the Teatro Massimo Verdi: Il Trovatore
Andrea Bocelli, Carlo Guelfi, Catania Orchestra of the Teatro Massimo "Bellini", Steven Mercurio & Veronica Villarroel
15 The Ultimate Wedding Album - Academy of St. Martin in the Fields & Dame Kiri Te Kanawa The Ultimate Wedding Album
Academy of St. Martin in the Fields & Dame Kiri Te Kanawa
16 Philip Glass - Monsters of Grace - Philip Glass Ensemble Philip Glass - Monsters of Grace
Philip Glass Ensemble
17 The Merry Widow (Original Cast) (The New Sadler's Wells Opera) - Franz Lehár The Merry Widow (Original Cast) (The New Sadler's Wells Opera)
Franz Lehár
18 The Very Best of Jussi Björling - Pearl Fisher's Duet - Jussi Björling The Very Best of Jussi Björling - Pearl Fisher's Duet
Jussi Björling
19 The World of Opera Favourites - Various Artists The World of Opera Favourites
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20 Bellini: Norma - Dame Joan Sutherland, Luciano Pavarotti, Montserrat Caballé, Samuel Ramey, Richard Bonynge & Welsh National Opera Orchestra Bellini: Norma
Dame Joan Sutherland, Luciano Pavarotti, Montserrat Caballé, Samuel Ramey, Richard Bonynge & Welsh National Opera Orchestra
21 The Very Best of Gilbert & Sullivan - The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company The Very Best of Gilbert & Sullivan
The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company
22 The Very Best of Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro - Philharmonia Orchestra, Philharmonia Chorus, Carlo Maria Giulini, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Giuseppe Taddei & Fiorenza Cossotto The Very Best of Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro
Philharmonia Orchestra, Philharmonia Chorus, Carlo Maria Giulini, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Giuseppe Taddei & Fiorenza Cossotto
23 Joan Sutherland: The Greatest Hits - Dame Joan Sutherland Joan Sutherland: The Greatest Hits
Dame Joan Sutherland
24 The World's Best Loved Tenor Arias - Luciano Pavarotti The World's Best Loved Tenor Arias
Luciano Pavarotti
25 Ti Adoro - Luciano Pavarotti Ti Adoro
Luciano Pavarotti
26 La Bohème - Jussi Björling, Victoria De Los Angeles, The RCA Victor Orchestra & Sir Thomas Beecham La Bohème
Jussi Björling, Victoria De Los Angeles, The RCA Victor Orchestra & Sir Thomas Beecham
27 50 Best Soprano Arias - Various Artists 50 Best Soprano Arias
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28 Essential Wagner: His Very Best Opera & Orchestral Music, Including Ride of the Valkyries, Wedding March, the Tristan Prelude, Die Meistersinger & Excerpts from the Ring Cycle - Various Artists Essential Wagner: His Very Best Opera & Orchestral Music, Including Ride of the Valkyries, Wedding March, the Tristan Prelude, Die Meistersinger & Excerpts from the Ring Cycle
Various Artists
29 Wagner: Parsifal - Highlights - Bayreuth Festival Orchestra Wagner: Parsifal - Highlights
Bayreuth Festival Orchestra
30 Shostakovich: Symphony No. 13 Shostakovich: Symphony No. 13 "Babi Yar"
Bernard Haitink, Marius Rintzler & Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
31 The World of Puccini - Various Artists The World of Puccini
Various Artists
32 Mozart: Le Nozze Di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro) - José Van Dam, Teresa Berganza, Hermann Prey, Mirella Freni, Daniela Mazzuccato, Stefania Malagu, Mirto Picchi, Paolo Montarsolo, Maria Borgato, Leonardo Monreale, Franco Ricciardi, Orchestra of Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Chorus of Teatro alla Scala, Milan & Claudio Abbado Mozart: Le Nozze Di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)
José Van Dam, Teresa Berganza, Hermann Prey, Mirella Freni, Daniela Mazzuccato, Stefania Malagu, Mirto Picchi, Paolo Montarsolo, Maria Borgato, Leonardo Monreale, Franco Ricciardi, Orchestra of Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Chorus of Teatro alla Scala, Milan & Claudio Abbado
33 La Bohème - Francesco Molinari Pradelli La Bohème
Francesco Molinari Pradelli
34 Iolanthe - The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company Iolanthe
The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company
35 Verdi: Ernani (2 CDs) - Dame Joan Sutherland, Leo Nucci, Luciano Pavarotti, Paata Burchuladze & Welsh National Opera Orchestra Verdi: Ernani (2 CDs)
Dame Joan Sutherland, Leo Nucci, Luciano Pavarotti, Paata Burchuladze & Welsh National Opera Orchestra
36 Peter & The Wolf - Jimmy Smith Peter & The Wolf
Jimmy Smith
37 The Pavarotti Edition, Vol. 5: Puccini - Luciano Pavarotti The Pavarotti Edition, Vol. 5: Puccini
Luciano Pavarotti
38 Trial By Jury - The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company Trial By Jury
The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company
39 40 Essential Soprano Opera Arias, Songs & Duets: Repertoire for High Voice with Quando me'n vo, O mio babbino, Vissi d'arte, Voi che sapete from Mozart, Puccini, Bizet, Verdi, Donizetti, Wagner & More - Various Artists 40 Essential Soprano Opera Arias, Songs & Duets: Repertoire for High Voice with Quando me'n vo, O mio babbino, Vissi d'arte, Voi che sapete from Mozart, Puccini, Bizet, Verdi, Donizetti, Wagner & More
Various Artists
40 Mozart Gala: Famous Arias - Hermann Prey, Marilyn Horne & Samuel Ramey Mozart Gala: Famous Arias
Hermann Prey, Marilyn Horne & Samuel Ramey
41 Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin - Bernd Weikl, Sir Georg Solti, Stuart Burrows & Teresa Kubiak Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin
Bernd Weikl, Sir Georg Solti, Stuart Burrows & Teresa Kubiak
42 The Gondoliers - The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company The Gondoliers
The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company
43 Gilbert & Sullivan's H.M.S. Pinafore - The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company Gilbert & Sullivan's H.M.S. Pinafore
The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company
44 Rossini: Gugliemo Tell (4 CDs) - Luciano Pavarotti, Mirella Freni, National Philharmonic Orchestra, Nicolai Ghiaurov, Riccardo Chailly & Sherrill Milnes Rossini: Gugliemo Tell (4 CDs)
Luciano Pavarotti, Mirella Freni, National Philharmonic Orchestra, Nicolai Ghiaurov, Riccardo Chailly & Sherrill Milnes
45 Voices of Opera: Sopranos - Angela Gheorghiu, Anna Netrebko, Birgit Nilsson, Carol Vaness, Dame Janet Baker, Dame Joan Sutherland, Elin Manahan Thomas, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Kirsten Flagstad, Leontyne Price, Marilyn Horne, Mirella Freni, Montserrat Caballé, Olga Borodina, Pilar Lorengar, Regina Resnik, Renata Scotto, Renata Tebaldi, Roberta Peters & Teresa Berganza Voices of Opera: Sopranos
Angela Gheorghiu, Anna Netrebko, Birgit Nilsson, Carol Vaness, Dame Janet Baker, Dame Joan Sutherland, Elin Manahan Thomas, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Kirsten Flagstad, Leontyne Price, Marilyn Horne, Mirella Freni, Montserrat Caballé, Olga Borodina, Pilar Lorengar, Regina Resnik, Renata Scotto, Renata Tebaldi, Roberta Peters & Teresa Berganza
46 Samuel Ramey: A Date With the Devil - Julius Rudel, Münchner Rundfunkorchester & Samuel Ramey Samuel Ramey: A Date With the Devil
Julius Rudel, Münchner Rundfunkorchester & Samuel Ramey
47 Grandi Voci: Renata Tebaldi - Renata Tebaldi Grandi Voci: Renata Tebaldi
Renata Tebaldi
48 Bellini: Norma - Maria Callas, Orchestra and Chorus of The Royal Opera House Covent Garden & Vittorio Gui Bellini: Norma
Maria Callas, Orchestra and Chorus of The Royal Opera House Covent Garden & Vittorio Gui
49 The Most Famous Opera Arias Vol. 1 - Various Artists The Most Famous Opera Arias Vol. 1
Various Artists
50 The Pavarotti Edition, Vol. 1: Donizetti - Luciano Pavarotti The Pavarotti Edition, Vol. 1: Donizetti
Luciano Pavarotti
51 Reader's Digest Music: Anna Moffo Sings Operetta - Anna Moffo Reader's Digest Music: Anna Moffo Sings Operetta
Anna Moffo
52 Die Walküre - The Bayreuth Festival Orchestra & Clemens Krauss Die Walküre
The Bayreuth Festival Orchestra & Clemens Krauss
53 Gilbert and Sullivan: The Gondoliers (Original Cast Recording) [Complete Score Recording of The New D'Oyly Carte Opera Production] - New D'Oyly Carte Opera Gilbert and Sullivan: The Gondoliers (Original Cast Recording) [Complete Score Recording of The New D'Oyly Carte Opera Production]
New D'Oyly Carte Opera
54 Mascagni: Cavaleria Rusticana - Milanov, Gismondo, Rayson - Cellini - Mascagni: Cavaleria Rusticana - Milanov, Gismondo, Rayson - Cellini Mascagni: Cavaleria Rusticana - Milanov, Gismondo, Rayson - Cellini
Mascagni: Cavaleria Rusticana - Milanov, Gismondo, Rayson - Cellini
55 Offenbach: Tales of Hoffman - Orchestra of Teatro Colon, Chorus of Teatro Colon, Peter Maag, Sándor Kónya, Gabriel Bacquier, Heather Harper, Mady Mesple, Radmila Bakocevic, Noemi Souza & Guy Gallardo Offenbach: Tales of Hoffman
Orchestra of Teatro Colon, Chorus of Teatro Colon, Peter Maag, Sándor Kónya, Gabriel Bacquier, Heather Harper, Mady Mesple, Radmila Bakocevic, Noemi Souza & Guy Gallardo
56 Die Zauberflöte - The Philharmonia Orchestra & Chorus & Otto Klemperer Die Zauberflöte
The Philharmonia Orchestra & Chorus & Otto Klemperer
57 Verdi: Luisa Miller - Luciano Pavarotti, Montserrat Caballé, National Philharmonic Orchestra, Peter Maag & Sherrill Milnes Verdi: Luisa Miller
Luciano Pavarotti, Montserrat Caballé, National Philharmonic Orchestra, Peter Maag & Sherrill Milnes
58 Susannah (Opera In Two Acts) - Phyllis Curtin & Norman Treigle Susannah (Opera In Two Acts)
Phyllis Curtin & Norman Treigle
59 Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, Op. 24 (Recorded Live at The Met - February 14, 2009) - The Metropolitan Opera, Thomas Hampson, Karita Mattila, Piotr Beczala & Jiří Bělohlávek Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, Op. 24 (Recorded Live at The Met - February 14, 2009)
The Metropolitan Opera, Thomas Hampson, Karita Mattila, Piotr Beczala & Jiří Bělohlávek
60 The Voyage: An Opera In Three Acts - Landestheater Linz & Philip Glass The Voyage: An Opera In Three Acts
Landestheater Linz & Philip Glass
61 Opera Classics: Rossini's Opera Classics: Rossini's "Tancredi"
Alberto Zedda, Capella Brugensis, Collegium Instrumentale Brugense, Ewa Podleś, Stanford Olsen & Sumi Jo
62 Wagner's The Ring Cycle - Historic Recordings 1936-1958 - Various Artists Wagner's The Ring Cycle - Historic Recordings 1936-1958
Various Artists
63 Verdi Gala: Famous Arias - Leontyne Price, Luciano Pavarotti & Marilyn Horne Verdi Gala: Famous Arias
Leontyne Price, Luciano Pavarotti & Marilyn Horne
64 Offenbach: the Tales of Hoffman - The Sadler's Wells Chorus, Sir Thomas Beecham & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Offenbach: the Tales of Hoffman
The Sadler's Wells Chorus, Sir Thomas Beecham & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
65 Footprints - EP - Pat Martino Footprints - EP
Pat Martino
66 Reader's Digest Classical Collection: Puccini: Suor Angelica - Miriam Gauci, Alexander Rahbari, Brtn Philharmonic Orchestra, Brussels & Jaak Gregoor Chorus Reader's Digest Classical Collection: Puccini: Suor Angelica
Miriam Gauci, Alexander Rahbari, Brtn Philharmonic Orchestra, Brussels & Jaak Gregoor Chorus
67 The Girl With Orange Lips - Dawn Upshaw The Girl With Orange Lips
Dawn Upshaw
68 L'Elisir D'Amore (Live) - Carlo Bergonzi, Carlo Cava, Gaetoano Donizetti, Gianandrea Gavazzeni, Giuseppe Taddei, Renata Scotto & Renza Jotti L'Elisir D'Amore (Live)
Carlo Bergonzi, Carlo Cava, Gaetoano Donizetti, Gianandrea Gavazzeni, Giuseppe Taddei, Renata Scotto & Renza Jotti
69 The Pavarotti Edition, Vol. 7: Arias - Luciano Pavarotti The Pavarotti Edition, Vol. 7: Arias
Luciano Pavarotti
70 Philip Glass: Orphée (The Complete Opera Recording) - Portland Opera, Anne Manson, Philip Cutlip, Lisa Saffer, Ryan MacPherson & Georgia Jarman Philip Glass: Orphée (The Complete Opera Recording)
Portland Opera, Anne Manson, Philip Cutlip, Lisa Saffer, Ryan MacPherson & Georgia Jarman
71 Wagner: Highlights from The Ring Cycle, WWV 86 - Bayreuth Festival Orchestra & Hans Knappertsbusch Wagner: Highlights from The Ring Cycle, WWV 86
Bayreuth Festival Orchestra & Hans Knappertsbusch
72 Greatest Irish Tenors - John McCormack and Frank Patterson Greatest Irish Tenors
John McCormack and Frank Patterson
73 The Juniper Tree - Philip Glass & Robert Moran The Juniper Tree
Philip Glass & Robert Moran
74 Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492 (Recorded Live at The Met - December 14, 1985) - The Metropolitan Opera, Carol Vaness, Kathleen Battle, Frederica von Stade, Thomas Allen, Ruggero Raimondi & James Levine Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492 (Recorded Live at The Met - December 14, 1985)
The Metropolitan Opera, Carol Vaness, Kathleen Battle, Frederica von Stade, Thomas Allen, Ruggero Raimondi & James Levine
75 In Concert (Live At Sibelius Hall) - Tarja & Harus In Concert (Live At Sibelius Hall)
Tarja & Harus
76 Dawn Upshaw Sings Vernon Duke - Dawn Upshaw Dawn Upshaw Sings Vernon Duke
Dawn Upshaw
77 Timeless Songs from WWI Years 1914-1918 Volume 2 - Various Artists Timeless Songs from WWI Years 1914-1918 Volume 2
Various Artists
78 Opera Without Words: 50 Instrumental Versions of Arias & Overtures with Mozart, Puccini, Verdi & More - Various Artists Opera Without Words: 50 Instrumental Versions of Arias & Overtures with Mozart, Puccini, Verdi & More
Various Artists
79 The Pavarotti Edition, Vol. 9: Italian Songs - Luciano Pavarotti The Pavarotti Edition, Vol. 9: Italian Songs
Luciano Pavarotti
80 Nostalgias...Lo Mejor de Mi - Plácido Domingo Nostalgias...Lo Mejor de Mi
Plácido Domingo
81 Opera's Legendary Performances - Various Artists Opera's Legendary Performances
Various Artists
82 Rossini: L'italiana In Algeri - Marilyn Horne, Luigi Alva, Paolo Montarsolo, Enzo Dara, Margherita Guglielmi, Laura Zannini, Alberto Rinaldi, La Scala Chorus, La Scala Orchestra & Claudio Abbado Rossini: L'italiana In Algeri
Marilyn Horne, Luigi Alva, Paolo Montarsolo, Enzo Dara, Margherita Guglielmi, Laura Zannini, Alberto Rinaldi, La Scala Chorus, La Scala Orchestra & Claudio Abbado
83 Rise And Fall Of The City Of Mahagonny - Lotte Lenya, Max Thurn, NDR Hamburg Radio Symphony Orchestra & Chorus & Wilhelm Brückner-Rüggeberg Rise And Fall Of The City Of Mahagonny
Lotte Lenya, Max Thurn, NDR Hamburg Radio Symphony Orchestra & Chorus & Wilhelm Brückner-Rüggeberg
84 Opera Classics - Mario del Monaco Opera Classics
Mario del Monaco
85 The World So Wide - Dawn Upshaw The World So Wide
Dawn Upshaw
86 Mozart: Die Zauberflöte - Highlights - Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra Mozart: Die Zauberflöte - Highlights
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
87 Ruddigore - The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company Ruddigore
The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company
88 Die Fledermaus - Hilde Gueden, Waldemar Kmentt, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra & Herbert von Karajan Die Fledermaus
Hilde Gueden, Waldemar Kmentt, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra & Herbert von Karajan
89 Luciano Pavarotti: Donizetti Arias - Luciano Pavarotti Luciano Pavarotti: Donizetti Arias
Luciano Pavarotti
90 Worlds Greatest Opera - The only Opera album you'll ever need - Vienna Operatic Orchestra Worlds Greatest Opera - The only Opera album you'll ever need
Vienna Operatic Orchestra
91 Haydn: Orfeo Ed Eurydice - Academy of Ancient Music, Cecilia Bartoli, Christopher Hogwood & Uwe Heilmann Haydn: Orfeo Ed Eurydice
Academy of Ancient Music, Cecilia Bartoli, Christopher Hogwood & Uwe Heilmann
92 The Glories of Handel Opera - Dame Joan Sutherland, Emma Kirkby, James Bowman, Luciano Pavarotti, Marilyn Horne, Renata Tebaldi & Teresa Berganza The Glories of Handel Opera
Dame Joan Sutherland, Emma Kirkby, James Bowman, Luciano Pavarotti, Marilyn Horne, Renata Tebaldi & Teresa Berganza
93 La Bohème - Rome Opera House Orchestra & Chorus & Erich Leinsdorf La Bohème
Rome Opera House Orchestra & Chorus & Erich Leinsdorf
94 BIZET: Carmen (Complete) - Victoria De Los Angeles, Nicolai Gedda & Sir Thomas Beecham BIZET: Carmen (Complete)
Victoria De Los Angeles, Nicolai Gedda & Sir Thomas Beecham
95 Rossini: the Barber of Seville - Robert Merrill, Roberta Peters, Cesare Valletti, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Metropolitan Opera Chorus & Erich Leinsdorf Rossini: the Barber of Seville
Robert Merrill, Roberta Peters, Cesare Valletti, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Metropolitan Opera Chorus & Erich Leinsdorf
96 Mozart: Così fan tutte, K. 588 (Recorded Live at The Met - December 7, 1991) - The Metropolitan Opera, Carol Vaness, Delores Ziegler, Dawn Upshaw, Frank Lopardo, Richard Cowan, Carlos Feller & Leopold Hager Mozart: Così fan tutte, K. 588 (Recorded Live at The Met - December 7, 1991)
The Metropolitan Opera, Carol Vaness, Delores Ziegler, Dawn Upshaw, Frank Lopardo, Richard Cowan, Carlos Feller & Leopold Hager
97 Pavarotti & Freni: Arias & Duets - Luciano Pavarotti & Mirella Freni Pavarotti & Freni: Arias & Duets
Luciano Pavarotti & Mirella Freni
98 Gian-Carlo Menotti's the Medium (Complete Soundtrack of the Acclaimed 1950 Film) - Marie Powers & Anna Marie Alberghetti Gian-Carlo Menotti's the Medium (Complete Soundtrack of the Acclaimed 1950 Film)
Marie Powers & Anna Marie Alberghetti
99 Timeless Songs from WWI Years 1914-1918 Volume 1 - Various Artists Timeless Songs from WWI Years 1914-1918 Volume 1
Various Artists
100 Wagner: Tannhäuser - Bernard Haitink Wagner: Tannhäuser
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