Notes & Reviews:
Sir georg solti's vigorous interpretation of bizet's carmen is represented by a generous selection of highlights and includes some of the finest singers of our generation. Cast is as follows - carmen: tatiana troyanos, don jose: placido domingo, escamillo: jose van dam, micaela: kiri te kanawa, frasquita: norma burrowes, mercedes: jane berbie, dancaire: michel roux, remendado: michel senechal, zuniga: pierre thau, lillas pastia: jacques loreau.
MusicWeb International, 31st May 2013
The sessions captured Solti at the peak of his powers and popularity. His conducting, at its best, etches detail with marvelous rhythmic alertness......[Te Kanawa] sings Micadla gorgeously...Domingo, too, is captured at his most youthfully refulgent.