Massenet: Werther / Prêtre, Kraus, Obraztsova, Rinaldi, Zaccaria, Milan Teatro alla Scala Orchestra, et al
2 CD / Opera D'Oro / 2008-08-12Works: Jules Massenet: Werther
Performers: Gullino, Walter; Kraus, Alfredo [Tenor Vocals]; Lorni, Giorgio; Mazzucato, Daniela; Obraztsova, Yelena; Rinaldi, Alberto; Zaccaria, Nicola [Bass Vocal]
Conductors: Prêtre, Georges
A peerless performance of Massenet's masterpiece from the world's most famous opera house, live in 1976, starring tenor Alfredo Kraus in the title role. Especially...continue...
2 CD / Opera D'Oro / 2005-03-08Works: Gian Carlo Menotti: Goya, opera in 3 acts
Performers: Adams, Angela; Daner, Penelope; Guzmán, Suzanna; Hernández, César; Nickell, Karen; Senator, Boaz; 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...
3 CD / Opera D'Oro / 2002-10-01Works: Modest Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov
Performers: Khanaev, Nikhander; Kozlovsky, Ivan; Krasovsky, Sergei; Kruglikova, Yelena; Lubenzov, Vassily; Maksakova, Maria; Mikhailov, Maxim; Nelepp, Georgei; Pirogov, Alexander; Turtshina, Alexandra; Verbitska...
Conductors: Golovanov, Nikolai
Ensemble: Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra
One of the finest historical recordings of this greatest of Russian operas is now available for the first time in digitally remastered sound and at...continue...
3 CD / Opera D'Oro / 2002-01-08Works: Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Queen of Spades, Op. 68
Performers: Barssova, Valeriya; Baturin, Alexander; Bellinik, Piotr; Chubienko, Nadezhda; Derzhinskaya, Xenia; Khanaev, Nikhander; Maksakova, Maria; Manshavin, Ivan; Ostroumov, Sergei; Politkovsky, Vladimir; She...
Conductors: Samosud, Samuel
Ensemble: Bolshoi Theatre Chorus
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...