2 CD / Newton Classics / 2013-08-27Conductors: Gergiev, Valery
Ensemble: San Francisco Opera Chorus; San Francisco Opera Orchestra
This recording of the 1994 San Francisco production of Herodiade was a significant milestone, not least for its stellar cast and Valery Gergiev's commanding and...continue...
1 CD / Newton Classics / 2011-11-15Works: Richard Wagner: Tristan und Isolde; Lohengrin; Parsifal; Die Walküre; Götterdämmerung
Performers: Dilworth, Gordon; Flagstad, Kirsten [Soprano Vocals]; Melchior, Lauritz [Tenor Vocals]
Conductors: McArthur, Edwin; Ormandy, Eugene; Lange, Hans
Ensemble: ; Philadelphia Orchestra; San Francisco Opera Orchestra; Victor Symphony Orchestra
These recordings were made when the great Norwegian soprano was in her vocal prime, between 1935 and 1940. Although her voice remained astonishingly well preserved...continue...