3 CD / Marco Polo / 2009-04-28Works: Siegfried Wagner: Der Schmied von Marienburg, opera, Op. 13
Performers: Berowska, Dinah; Broberg, Rebecca; Deubner, Maacha; Fottinger, Johannes; Gann, Michael; Glaubitz, Therese; Godor, Antoine; Kalbus, Marek; Leiß-Huber, Anton; Ruyters, Patrick; Sauerbrey, Ralf; S...
Conductors: Strobel, Frank
Ensemble: PPP Music Theatre Chorus Munich
The operas of Siegfried Wagner, first son of Richard Wagner and grandson of Liszt, are gaining recognition as important works in their own right, as...continue...
3 CD / Marco Polo / 2007-05-29Works: Siegfried Wagner: Der Kobold, opera, Op. 3
Performers: Bappert, Marco; Borst, Martina; Broberg, Rebecca; Fotiou, Evdoxia; Fottinger, Johannes; Höchbauer, Joachim; Heinzmann, Susanne; Hoferichter, Philipp; Hoffmann, Achim; Horn, Volker; Isherwood, Ni...
Conductors: Strobel, Frank
Ensemble: Nuremberg Symphony Orchestra
Siegfried Wagner composed 17 opers in total, expertly written in a late romantic style derived from the influence of Humperdinck. His subjects are generally drawn...continue...
2 CD / Marco Polo / 2005-02-22Works: Jose Maria Usandizaga: Mendi Mendiyan, a Basque pastoral folk-opera in three acts
Performers: Ariño, Santos; Carril, José Antonio; Davidova, Tatiana; Echeverria, Alfonso; Lomba, Juan; Ubieta, Marta
Conductors: Mena, Juan José
Ensemble: Bilbao Symphony Orchestra
First performed in Bilbao in 1910, Jose Maria Usandizaga'a pastoral folk-opera 'Mendi Mendiyan' is one of the most important works to reflect Basque culture and...continue...
2 CD / Marco Polo / 2004-05-01Works: Peter Winter: Maometto, opera
Performers: Borsi, Maria Luigia; Gobbi, Antonio de; Montanari, Gloria; Na, Sebastian; Ruta, Cesare; Salsi, Luca; Seghedoni, Stefano
Conductors: Bellini, Gabriele
Ensemble: Czech Chamber Soloists Brno
1 CD / Marco Polo / 1995-10-31Works: Ottorino Respighi: La bella dormente nel bosco, opera in 3 acts, P. 176
Performers: Benacka, Stanislav; Bernath, Karol; Czakova, Ivana; Dominguez, Guillermo; Durco, Jan; Haan, Richard; Kohutkova, Adriana; Kurnava, Anton; Lednarova, Henrietta; Pasek, Igor; Peckova, Dagmar; Slepkovska...
Ensemble: Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Bratislava
"Throughout the work I found myself smiling....The qualities of charm, wit, inspiration, and genuine warmth do not inhabit so much music that we can afford...continue...
2 CD / Marco Polo / 1995-10-23Works: Anton Rubinstein: The demon
Performers: Andrew, Ludmilla; Browner, Alison; Lochak, Anatoly; Meshcheriakova, Marina; Robson, Richard [Bass Vocal]; Serkin, Valeri
Conductors: Anissimov, Alexander
Ensemble: National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland
"Marco Polo's Wexford performance is first-rate, thanks to idiomatic conducting by Alexander Anissimov and a committed, largely Russian cast. Baritone Anthony Lockhak seems quite a...continue...
2 CD / Marco Polo / 1995-05-10Works: Siegfried Wagner: Schwarzschwanenreich, opera, Op. 7
Performers: Beth Johanning; Hartmann, Roland; Jutta Maria Schmitz; Kerstin Quandt; Lucian Chioreanu; Lukic, Ksenja; Raffeiner, Walter; Wenhold, Andre
Conductors: Bach, Konrad
Ensemble: Thüringian Landestheater Chorus
"...The cast is quite good. I like Beth Johanning, a strong soprano with a wide range and an expressive voice, and Kerstin Quandt, a well-schooled,...continue...
2 CD / Marco Polo / 1994-07-11Works: Gerard Victory: Ultima Rerum, oratorio
Performers: Giacomo Leopardi; Greevy, Bernadette [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Kerr, Virginia; Opie, Alan [Baritone Vocal]; Thompson, Adrian [Tenor Vocal]
Conductors: Pearce, Colman
Ensemble: Dublin Radio Telefis Eireann Philharmonic Choir