1 CD / Deutsche Grammophon Import / 2006-07-04Works: François Bazin: Maître Pathelin; Jules Massenet: Le Cid; Luigi Cherubini: Les abencérages; Charles Gounod: Mireille; André-Ernest-Modeste Grétry: L' Amant jaloux (Les Fausses...
Performers: Alagna, Roberto; Ellis, James; Foster, Lucy; Fyfe, Elizabeth
Conductors: De Billy, Bertrand
Ensemble: London Voices; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Gramophone wrote of this album of French Opera Arias: "A fine recital by Alagna which finds him in good voice and exploiting a sensitive feeling...continue...
This disc received the 2001 Gramophone magazine award for "Best Recital Recording."...continue...
2 CD / Ponto Recordings / 2005-06-04Works: Christoph Willibald Gluck: Alceste
Performers: Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo Soprano]; Best, Matthew; Curtis, Mark; Davies, Maldwyn; Gelling, Philip; Hall, Elaine Mary; Roe, Janice Hooper; Shirley-Quirk, John; Summers, Jonathan; Tear, Robert
Conductors: Mackerras, Charles, Sir
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
"...In this [performance], Dame Janet gave one of the great performances of her life: she is extraordinary as Gluck's Alceste, a part that in the...continue...
2 CD / Decca Import / 2004-05-11Works: Gioachino Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia; La Cenerentola; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), opera, K. 492; Così fan tutte, K 588; Ch'io mi scordi di te...No...
Performers: Berganza, Teresa [Mezzo Soprano Vocals]; Domingo, Placido; Hagger, Roger; Lauret, Benito; Lavilla, Felix; Parsons, Geoffrey
Conductors: Gibson, Alexander, Sir; Pritchard, John; Bonynge, Richard; Abbado, Claudio; Lauret, Benito; Gombau, Gerardo
Ensemble: Ambrosian Singers; London Symphony Orchestra; Orchestra; Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
Mezzo-soprano Teresa Berganza was one of the most sought-after artists for her interpretations of Rossini and Mozart for years from the late 1950s onwards. CD...continue...