2 CD / Audite / 2009-06-26Works: Franz Lehár: Friederike; Bedrich Smetana: Bartered Bride, B 143/T 93; Johann Strauss II: Der Zigeunerbaron; Eine Nacht in Venedig; Umberto Giordano: Andrea Chénier; Giuseppe Verdi: La t...
Performers: Anders, Peter
Few other German tenors possessed Peter Anders' unique talent in lyrical as well as dramatic roles. This 2-CD set features rare Berlin radio recordings made...continue...
2 CD / Audite / 2008-05-14Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Requiem Mass
Performers: Christoff, Boris; Klose, Margarete; Rosvaenge, Helge; Zadek, Hilde
Conductors: Karajan, Herbert von
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Herbert von Karajan's first recording of the Verdi Requiem (Salzburg Festival, 1949) was made at a time when he was laboriously rebuilding his career. It...continue...
2 CD / Audite / 2007-11-01Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Rigoletto
Performers: Clam, Leopold; Hoppe, Fritz; Husch, Otto; Lang, Wilhelm; Menz, Silvia; Metternich, Josef; Peters, Ralf; Schock, Rudolf [Tenor Vocal]; Streich, Rita
Conductors: Fricsay, Ferenc
Ensemble: Berlin RIAS Symphony Orchestra
Audite's laudable series devoted to Ferenc Fricsay continues with the work which started his career as an opera conductor. He first led a performance in...continue...