3 CD / EMI Classics / 2011-06-21Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Concerto for Violin in D major, Op. 61; Romance for Violin and Orchestra no 1 in G major, Op. 40; Romance for Violin and Orchestra no 2 in F major, Op. 50; Fritz Kreisler: Liebe...
Performers: Brown, Ian [Piano]; Papian, Vag; Vengerov, Maxim [Violin]
Conductors: Rostropovich, Mstislav; Pappano, Antonio;
Ensemble: ; Virtuosi
This 3-CD set celebrates Vengerov's thrilling career. On CD 1, we have the Beethoven Concerto and two Romances, as well as Kreisler's favorite encore 'Liebesleid'...continue...
Giacomo Puccini - The Operas / Bartoletti, Prêtre, Alagna, Bergonzi, Caballé, Callas, Corelli, Freni, et al
17 CD / EMI Classics / 2008-10-28Works: Giacomo Puccini: Manon Lescaut; La bohème; Tosca; Madama Butterfly; La Fanciulla del West; La Rondine; Morire?, song for voice & piano; Le Villi; Il tabarro (The Cloak), opera; Suor Angelica; ...
Performers: Adani, Mariella; Alagna, Roberto; Andreolli, Florindo; Bacelli, Monica; Badioli, Carlo; Banks, Barry; Bergonzi, Carlo; Bertona, Silvia [Soprano Vocal]; Biccire, Patrizia; Bjorling, Jussi [Tenor Vocal...
Conductors: Bartoletti, Bruno; Pappano, Antonio; Schippers, Thomas; Prêtre, Georges; Santini, Gabriele; Matacic, Lovro von; Molinari-Pradelli, France
Ensemble: ; London Symphony Orchestra; London Voices; Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra; Rome Opera House Orchestra
All of Puccini's popular operas are represented in this 17-CD boxed set, as well as the less frequently heard titles 'La Rondine', 'La Fanciulla del...continue...
1 CD / EMI Classics / 2007-05-08Works: Richard Strauss: Final Scene; Capriccio, Op 85; Four Last Songs, AV 150
Performers: Clews, Richard; Grodnikaite, Liora; Manning, Peter; Siegel, Gerhard; Stemme, Nina [Soprano Vocal]; White, Jeremy
Conductors: Pappano, Antonio
Ensemble: Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
"Nina Stemme belongs in this select company. With the extra dramatic over-drive she can switch on when needed and her superb portraits of Salome and...continue...