2 CD / Opera D'Oro / 2002-04-02Works: George Frederick Handel: Alessandro; MEDLEY; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem Serail (The Abduction from the Seraglio), opera, K. 384; Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro),...
Performers: Amato, Pasquale; Bada, Angelo; Boninsegna, Celestina; Caruso, Enrico [Tenor Vocals]; Chaliapin, Feodor [Bass Vocal]; de Luca, Giuseppe; Fleta, Miguel; Galli-Curci, Amelita [Soprano vocals]; Gigli, Be...
2 CD / Opera D'Oro / 2001-10-30Works: George Frederick Handel: Rinaldo; Giacomo Meyerbeer: Le Prophète; Gioachino Rossini: L' italiana in Algeri (The Italian Girl in Algiers), opera; Guidò Marte i nostri passi, for tenor, cho...
Performers: de Palma, Piero [Tenor Vocal]; Gedda, Nicolai [Tenor Vocals]; Horne, Marilyn [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]
Conductors: Fisher, John; Lewis, Henry; Franci, Carlo; Schippers, Thomas
Ensemble: Italian Radio Symphony Orchestra Turin; Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra; Venice Teatro la Fenice Orchestra
These recordings of America's leading mezzo-soprano from the late 1960s and early 1970s show her in the prime of her early career performing some of...continue...
2 CD / Opera D'Oro / 2001-10-02Works: George Frederick Handel: MEDLEY
Performers: Alva, Luigi [Tenor Vocals]; Calabrese, Franco; Companez, Irene; Freni, Mirella [Soprano Vocals]; Monreale, Leonardo; Panerai, Rolando
Conductors: Bellugi, Piero
Ensemble: Milan Teatro alla Scala Chorus
For several generations Handel's opera Xerxes (or, in Italian, Serse) was remembered for a single unforgettable melody: the aria "Ombra mai fu," even better known...continue...
2 CD / Opera D'Oro / 2001-09-04Works: George Frederick Handel: Sosarme, HWV 30
Performers: Deller, Alfred [Counter Tenor Vocals]; Herbert, William; Kentish, John; Ritchie, Margaret; Wallace, Ian; Watts, Helen [Contralto Vocals]
Conductors: Lewis, Anthony
Ensemble: Santa Cecilia Chamber Orchestra
2 CD / Opera D'Oro / 1999-03-23Works: George Frederick Handel: Rodelinda
Performers: Baker, Janet, Dame [Mezzo-soprano Vocal]; Elkins, Margreta; Hallett, Alfred; Herincx, Raimund; Kern, Patricia; Sutherland, Joan, Dame [Soprano vocals]
Conductors: Farncombe, Charles
Ensemble: Chandos Singers
In 1959, on the bicentenary of Handel's death, the young Handel Opera Society, conducted by Charles Farncombe, presented Rodelinda in English with a magnificent cast...continue...
3 CD / Opera D'Oro / 1999-03-23Works: George Frederick Handel: Giulio Cesare
Performers: Berry, Walter; Ernst, Hans Bruno; Kohn, Karl Christian; Nocker, Hans Gunther; Popp, Lucia [Soprano Vocals]; Probstl, Max; Wunderlich, Fritz [Tenor Vocals]
Conductors: Leitner, Ferdinand
Ensemble: Bavarian Radio Chorus
This live recording of a German revival of 1965 features some of the greatest singers of that era. This predates the New York City Opera...continue...