2 CD / Decca / 2007-05-08Works: Johann Strauss II: Die Fledermaus; Franz Lehár: The Merry Widow; The Land of Smiles; Benedetto Ferrari: Domino; Frederick Loewe: My Fair Lady, musical; Vincenzo Valente: Passione for voice & orc...
Performers: Bastianini, Ettore; Berganza, Teresa [Mezzo Soprano Vocals]; Berry, Walter; Bjorling, Jussi; Corena, Fernando; Del Monaco, Mario; Gueden, Hilde [Soprano Vocals]; Kmentt, Waldemar; Koth, Erika; Nilsso...
Conductors: Karajan, Herbert von
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; Vienna State Opera Chorus
BBC Music Magazine
The most luxuriantly Viennese of all Fledermice, with Karajan and the Philharmonic at their most effervescent and a delectable Staatsoper cast, plus a...continue...
2 CD / Decca / 2006-10-10Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Requiem Mass; Sacred Pieces (4), for chorus & orchestra
Performers: Horne, Marilyn [Mezzo-Soprano Vocal]; Pavarotti, Luciano; Pickens, Jo Ann; Sutherland, Joan, Dame; Talvela, Martti
Conductors: Solti, Sir Georg
Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Chorus; Vienna State Opera Chorus
"There have been so many good recordings of Verdi's gripping Requiem over the years that I had almost forgotten about this one, recorded in Vienna...continue...