- Leslie Fyson (Baritone)
- Joan Sutherland (Voice)
- Joseph Rouleau (Bass)
- Spiro Malas (Bass)
- Patricia Clark (Soprano)
- Michael Langdon (Bass)
- John Serge (Tenor)
- Marilyn Horne (Voice)
Notes & Reviews:
"To give Mr. Bonynge his due, he inspires a memorable account of the title role in "Semiramide" from Ms. Sutherland in this classic recording from 1965-66 of Rossini's greatest serious opera. But the big news at the time was the staggering singing of Ms. Horne in the trouser role of Arsace, a valiant warrior and the tormented son of Semiramide, the conniving queen of Babylon. Though there is a womanly allure in Ms. Horne's sound, the sheer virility of her signing, the fearless leaps and the flawless coloratura runs give the portrayal a heroic cast. It's good to have this re-engineered release available." -The New York Times
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Works DetailsRossini, Gioachino : Semiramide, opera
- Performers: Leslie Fyson (Baritone); Joan Sutherland (Voice); Joseph Rouleau (Bass); Spiro Malas (Bass); Patricia Clark (Soprano); Michael Langdon (Bass); John Serge (Tenor); Marilyn Horne (Voice)
- Conductor: Richard Bonynge
- Ensemble: Ambrosian Opera Chorus
- Notes: Composition written: 1823.
- Running Time: 157 min. 29 sec.
- Period Time: Romantic
- Form: Opera/Operetta
- Written: 1823