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Opus Kura


Opus Kura is a new historical label founded in 2000.
This website contains our complete catalgoue.

Read about our Kura sound and listen to mp3 excerpts of our releases.
You can also access a list of our world wide distributors.

 

                        

 


Opus KURA Hino, Tokyo, JAPAN

World first CD release

・OPK7066/7 Tchaikovsky ‘Sleeping Beauty’ Dorati/ Minneapolis SO
・OPK7070 Tchaikovsky ‘The Nutcracker’ Dorati/ Minneapolis SO
                            (Complete, Mercury recordings)
・OPK2082 Saint-Saens ‘Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso’ <1939 BBC>
                    Thibaud (violin)

 

2011Critic’s Choice

・Fistoulari conducts French Music (OPK7060) was chosen one of the
    best historical CDs <US-Audiophile Audition>
・Johan Strauss Collection(OPK1006/13)was chosen one of the 2011
    Want CD by Boyd Pomeroy (The 2011 Want Lists, US-Fanfare Nov/Dec 2011 Issue)

 

2010 Best Reissue Award to Lipatti CD in Taiwan

Lipatti’s Last recital CD (OPK7056) was awarded the ‘Best Historical Reissue of the Year 2010’ by Taiwan’s ‘MUZIK’ magazine

The sound of the CD was used in the documentary film "Le Recital de Besancon" at this year's Besancon International Festival in Sepember.

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Lipatti CD (OPK2072) was awarded the ‘Best Reissue of the Year 2008’ by Taiwan’s ‘MUZIK’ magazine

Lipatti CD (OPK2072) was awarded the ‘Best Reissue of the Year 2008’ by Taiwan’s ‘MUZIK’ magazine, which is only CD magazine in Taiwan. (original page)

Grieg:Piano Concerto (Alceo Galliera Philharmonia Orchestra 1947)
Schumann: Piano Concerto (Herbert von Karajan Philharmonia Orchestra 1948)
Lipatti: Concertino (Hans von Benda Berlin Chamber orchestra 1943)

Toscanini CD was chosen as the ‘Reissue of the Month’

Toscanini’s Verdi Live Recordings (1943-44) was selected as a 'Reissue of the Month’ in the ‘Gramophone’ magazine.(detail)

Diapason d’Or Again!

3CDs of Strauss Family by Clemence Krauss and Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra obtained Diapason d’Or.

OPK7006/7 1954 New Year Concert (Live recording)
OPK7008 Strauss Family I (Decca recording)
OPK7011 Strauss Family II (Decca Recording)


Diapason d’Or

2CDs by Capet Quartet were awarded ‘Diapason d'Or ' by the French magazine ‘Diapason'

OPK2056 Franck Piano Quartet Beethoven String Quartet No.14, Op131
OPK2057 Ravel, Debussy String Quartet Schumann String Quartet No.1


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Yasuhara and Kura (Warehouse)

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