2 CD / Opera D'Oro / 2005-03-08Works: Gian Carlo Menotti: Goya
Performers: Adams, Angela; Daner, Penelope; Hernandez, Cesar; Nickell, Karen; Senator, Boaz; Vocals], Suzanna Guzman [Mezzo-Soprano; Wentzel, Andrew
Conductors: Mercurio, Steven
Ensemble: Spoleto Festival Orchestra
Premiered in Washington DC in 1986, and revised in 1991, 'Goya' is one of the last operas by America's best-known opera composer, Gian Carlo Menotti....continue...
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...