Barber: Vanessa, opera / Eleanor Steber, Nicolai Gedda, Rosalind Elias, Regina Resnik, Giorgio Tozzi. Mitropoulos, MET
2 CD / Sony / RCA / 2015-08-14Works: Samuel Barber: Vanessa, Op. 32
Performers: Elias, Rosalind [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]
Conductors: Mitropoulos, Dimitri
Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
There is the great pleasure of hearing young Nicolai Gedda, enchanting of voice, greatly musical, singing faultless English...[Steber is] strong in temperament, generous ...continue...
Recording information: Manhattan Center, New York City (02/1958/04/1958)....continue...
1 CD / / 2009-04-22Works: Samuel A. Ward: America the Beautiful; Gian Carlo Menotti: Amelia al ballo (Amelia Goes to the Ball), opera; Kurt Weill: Street Scene, opera; Knickerbocker Holiday, musical play; Virgil Thomson: The ...
Performers: Daniel Smith [Vocals]; Denise Woods; Fleming, Renée; Groves, Paul; Hadley, Jerry; Holvik, Karen; Horne, Marilyn [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Mattsey, Jeff; Maureen O'Flynn; Merrill, Robert [Baritone...
Conductors: Conlon, James
Ensemble: Collegiate Chorale; Metropolitan Opera Chorus; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
1 CD / Decca / 1998-09-15Works: Bernard Herrmann: Wuthering Heights, opera; Douglas S. Moore: The Ballad of Baby Doe, opera in 2 acts; Gian Carlo Menotti: The Medium, opera; George Gershwin: Porgy and Bess; Leonard Bernstein: Candi...
Performers: Fleming, Renée
Conductors: Levine, James
Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra; New York Voices
"Fleming's voice is sumptuous, her lower register especially sounds so warmly resonant that I found myself thinking of Leontyne Price in her glory days...[and she]...continue...