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...
1 CD / Audite / 2007-10-24Works: Georges Bizet: Carmen, opera
Performers: Coursave, Pia; Klose, Margarete; Reith, Maria; Schock, Rudolf; Trotschel, Elfriede
Conductors: Fricsay, Ferenc
Ensemble: Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra; Berlin RIAS Chamber Chorus
One may not automatically associate the great Hungarian conductor Ferenc Fricsay (1914-1963) with this kind of repertoire, but Carmen was not a new work to...continue...