Recordings

DVD  |  Sep 2015

Dvořák: Rusalka (Metropolitan Opera)

Renée Fleming returns to one of her signature roles, singing the enchanting “Song to the Moon” in Dvořák’s soulful fairy-tale opera.

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DVD  |  May 2015

Verdi: Otello (Metropolitan Opera)

Verdi's Shakespearean masterpiece returns to the Met with Johan Botha in the title role and Renée Fleming playing Desdemona. Semyon Bychkov conducts. The opera was originally filmed as part of the Met Opera Live series, which saw operas beamed live from New York to cinema screens around the world.

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DVD  |  Sep 2014

A Recital with Renée Fleming

Vienna at the Turn of the Century

This concert is Renée Fleming's very personal homage to Fin de Siècle Vienna. At the turn of the last century, the capital of the Austrian Empire was also one of the cultural centers for the fine arts and, in particular, for music. With this selection, Renée Fleming presents the full variety of this unique era.

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DVD  |  Sep 2014

Strauss: Arabella

This production of Arabella, from the most recent Salzburg Easter Festival is, after Capriccio, the second of three Richard Strauss operas C Major is releasing in honor of the composers birth, life and work. The star-laden cast includes soprano Renèe Fleming, baritone Thomas Hampson, Albert Dohmen (Covent Garden, Wiener Staatsoper, MET) and Gabriela Beaková (Wiener Staatsoper, Covent Garden). With Christian Thielemann and the Staatskapelle Dresden, the music of Richard Strauss is in the best of hands.

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DVD  |  Feb 2014

TONIGHT: Welthits von Berlin bis Broadway

Recorded live in 2013, this New Year's Eve Concert with the Staatskapelle Dresden and Christian Thielemann conducting features Renée Fleming and Klaus Florian Vogt as the soloists.

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DVD  |  Oct 2013

Donizetti: Lucrezia Borgia

Renée Fleming plays a femme fatale renowned for her ruthless pursuit of power that reveals poignant vulnerability when she comes face to face with her long-lost son.

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DVD  |  Jun 2013

Strauss: Ariadne Auf Naxos

Filmed live in Baden-Baden by the veteran director Brian Large, Renée Fleming makes her debut in the role of Ariadne together with fellow key Strauss interpreters Sophie Koch and Christian Thielemann, following on from their Rosenkavalier triumph. Fleming stars opposite Kochs Composer and Robert Dean Smith's Bacchus. Philippe Arlaud is the producer and set designer.

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DVD  |  Oct 2012

Handel: Rodelinda

Renée Fleming and Andreas Scholl lead a superb cast in Stephen Wadsworth's celebrated production of Handel's Rodelinda from the Metropolitan Opera, based on the Live in HD transmission to cinemas worldwide.

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DVD  |  Jun 2012

Renee Fleming Live in Concert: Richard Strauss – Lieder, Eine Alpensinfonie

Gloriously affirming the Salzburg Festival's long-standing reputation as a supreme musical event, this concert honours one of its founding fathers, Richard Strauss. Renée Fleming, Christian Thielemann and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra unite for a programme of song, opera and tone poem, genres central to the composer's extraordinarily fruitful career.

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DVD  |  Nov 2011

Strauss: Capriccio

Strauss's final opera, first seen at the Met in 1998 in this John Cox production, was revived in 2010 for Renée Fleming. One of the world's greatest Strauss interpreters, she brought a "plush and alluring" voice and "noble phrasing" to her portrayal of the Countess, " a role that suits her ideally" (The New York Times). Fleming is joined in this Live in HD production by an extraordinary cast under the musical direction of Andrew Davis.

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DVD  |  Feb 2011

Rossini: Armida

Renée Fleming and Lawrence Brownlee star in this Metropolitan Opera production of Rossini's 'Armida'.

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DVD  |  May 2011

Verdi: La Traviata

Verdi's best-loved work, is performed here by a star cast in a revival of Richard Eyre's highly acclaimed 1994 production. Music Director Antonio Pappano conducts La Traviata for the first time at Covent Garden. American soprano Renée Fleming returns to Covent Garden to sing Violetta for the first time with The Royal Opera.

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DVD  |  Feb 2011

New Year’s Eve Concert 2010

This is the premiere of a series of New Year's Eve Concerts from the famous Semperoper in Dresden. Christian Thielemann, no stranger to Deutsche Grammophon, and designated Principal Conductor of Staatskapelle Dresden, pours his expertise into Lehár's evergreen The Merry Widow, with the operatic megastar Renée Fleming in the title role. Adding to the magnetic presence of Renée Fleming is the baritone and charm of Christopher Maltman, both singers making their Staatskapelle bows. Short encores from Lehár's The Land of Smiles and, on this occasion, obligatory, waltzes of Johann Strauss II, round the musical event off. Fleming also performs a few encores including "I Could Have Danced All Night" from My Fair Lady.

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DVD  |  Oct 2010

An Evening With Renée Fleming

Waldbuhne, 2010

Relive one of the high points in the history of the Berliner Philharmoniker's summer Waldbühne concerts: the 2010 appearance of the marvelous Renée Fleming for a Night of Love, featuring works by Dvořák, Strauss, Puccini, Elgar, Mussorgsky, and many others...

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DVD  |  Sep 2010

Renée Fleming & Dmitri Hvorostovsky

A Musical Odyssey in St. Petersburg

Reneé Fleming and one of her favorite singing partners, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, explore the origins of 19th-century European opera performance in the courtly theatres of St. Petersburg, presenting a three-part program of Verdi duets, songs by Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov and Medtner, and Tchaikovsky opera, performed, by special permission, in the opulent theatres of the legendary Winter Palace, the Palace of the Yusopov family and the magnificent Peterhof. The 90 minute film is fronted by Reneé Fleming herself, as she takes the viewer on a journey through the musical locations and history of "The Venice of the North". The DVD will also include 23 minutes of extra performance footage, including Reneé Fleming singing Bellini's "Casta Diva" from Norma.

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DVD  |  Jan 2010

Massenet: Thaïs

Soprano Renée Fleming and baritone Thomas Hampson lead the cast in this production of Massenet's opera, conducted by Jesús López-Cobos, and performed by New York's Metropolitan Opera.

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DVD  |  Oct 2009

Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier (Baden-Baden)

American soprano Renée Fleming stars as the Marschallin in this production of Richard Strauss's romantic comedy 'Der Rosenkavalier' for the 2009 Baden-Baden Festival. Christian Thielemann conducts the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra.

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DVD  |  Jul 2008

Strauss: Arabella

The first DVD of Renée Fleming in one of her greatest roles. Production by the venerable opera director Götz Friedrich.

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DVD  |  Dec 2007

Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin

This staging by Robert Carsen of Tchaikovsky's popular romantic opera was broadcast live to cinemas worldwide from the Metropolitan Opera to great critical acclaim in February 2007. Renée Fleming and Dmitri Hvorostovsky star in Pushkin's tragic tale of unrequited love and their onstage chemistry made for some rave reviews.

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DVD  |  Oct 2007

Verdi: La Traviata

A lavish production of Verdi's tragic masterpiece directed by Marta Domingo with James Conlon conducting the Los Angeles Opera Orchestra and Chorus. Features the performances of two of opera's biggest stars, Renée Fleming and Rolando Villazón.

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DVD  |  Dec 2006

In Search Of Mozart

To mark the 250th anniversary of Mozart's birth in January 2006, In search of Mozart is the first-ever major feature-length documentary on Mozart's life.

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DVD  |  Aug 2006

60 Minutes: The Diva Next Door

American soprano Renée Fleming is an operatic rarity: a truly nice person with a sense of humor about opera and herself. Fleming is also a working mother stretched to the limit, trying to balance family life and stardom, not to mention a chronic case of stage fright. Morley Safer visits the diva at home.

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DVD  |  Apr 2006

Renée Fleming: Sacred Songs

Fleming performs a concert from Mainz Cathedral November 2005 with the Mainz Cathedral Choir and Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, conducted by Trevor Pinnock, in Christmas and other works by Handel, Hammerschmidt, Franck, Mozart, Praetorious, Wade, Faure, Reger, Humperdinck, Schubert, Berlioz, Bach, Adam, Bernstein, and Gruber.

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DVD  |  Nov 2005

Metropolitan Opera Gala – James Levine’s 25th Anniversary

This Gala of Galas was held on 27 April 1996 to celebrate James Levine’s 25th Anniversary with the Metropolitan Opera.

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DVD  |  Oct 2005

Strauss: Capriccio

This production was first presented in June, 2004, at the Paris Opera, and this recording of it was made the following month. The sets by Michael Levine and costumes by Anthony Powell are lavish and colorful, imaginative and brilliantly atmospheric. Robert Carsen directed the production and he must be afforded high praise for so vividly bringing the operatic stage in all its glories to your screen and speakers.

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DVD  |  Apr 2004

Verdi: Otello

This Metropolitan Opera 1995 production features Plácido Domingo, Renée Fleming, James Morris, Richard Croft and Charles Anthony.

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DVD  |  Feb 2004

Dvořák: Rusalka

Rusalka, a water nymph, longs to become human so she can find love. Despite the consequences her aunt gives here a potion that grants her wish and she promptly falls for a handsome prince. Alas, she has a rival for the prince's affections. Spurned by the prince she returns to the lake and becomes a spirit of death until the prince once again wanders by.

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DVD  |  Oct 2003

Massenet: Manon

This DVD introduces a production by Gilbert Deflo, which had its first performance at the Bastille opera in Paris in June 1997, conducted by Jesús López-Cobos.

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DVD  |  Jul 2003

Renée & Bryn: Under the Stars

In this collaboration between Renée Fleming and Bryn Terfel, the program features a great variety of love songs, and includes an antiwar protest (from Beautiful Game), a celebration of the American dream (from Ragtime), and a rousing fun piece (from The Music Man).

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DVD  |  Nov 1999

Previn: A Streetcar Named Desire

Recorded live with the San Francisco Opera, the world premiere production of Andre Previn's A Streetcar Named Desire. Collaborating with librettist Philip Littell, Previn has captured all the claustrophobic tension, volatile emotion and sexual undertow of Williams' original in his own Streetcar. The cast includes Renée Fleming as Blanche DuBois, Rodney Gilfry as Stanley Kowalski, Elizabeth Futral as Stella Kowalski, and Anthony Dean Griffey as Mitch. Nominated for a 1999 Emmy Award.

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