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Lehár: The Land of Smiles

Album Summary

>Lehár, Franz : The Land of Smiles
Performers Conductor Ensembles Composer
Notes & Reviews:

This recording received a 1998 "Critic's Choice" award from Gramophone

magazine.

Hadley, Gutafson, Richard Bonynge/English Chamber Orchestra

Sung in English, this version of Lehar's operetta has special appeal in the United States, and the fact that it is fit onto a single CD is also an attractive feature. Jerry Hadley's performance as the Prince isn't as impressive as Gedda's, but Bonynge's conducting brings out the lush beauty of the score in full. ~ Bruce Eder



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Works Details

>Franz Lehár (1870 - 1948) : The Land of Smiles
  • Performers: Naomi Itami (Soprano); Nancy Gustafson (Soprano); Jerry Hadley (Tenor); Lynton Atkinson (Tenor); Jeffrey Carl (Baritone)
  • Conductor: Richard Bonynge
  • Ensemble: London Voices
  • Running Time: 8 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Language: English
  • Studio/Live: Studio