Shostakovich: Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk / Galina Vishnevskaya, Nicolai Gedda, Dimiter Petkov, Birgit Finnila, Serner Krenn. London PO, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, Rostropovich
1 CD / Warner Classics / 2016-05-20Conductors: Rostropovich, Mstislav
Ensemble: Ambrosian Opera Chorus; London Philharmonic Orchestra
Two years after its triumphant 1934 premiere, Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk was condemned by Joseph Stalin. Nearly four decades later, Mstislav Rostropovich – Shostakovich's student...continue...
Decca Sound: 55 Great Vocal Recitals including Danco, Ferrier, Siepi, Del Monaco, Flagstad, Souzay, Bergonzi, Sutherland, Resnik, Krause, Pears, Nilsson, Horne, Tebalsi, Hotter & many more [55 CDs]
55 CD / Decca / 2016-05-20Conductors: Ansermet, Ernest; Böhm, Karl; Walter, Bruno;
Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra; Orchestre de la Suisse Romande; Tonhalle Orchester; Vienna Philharmonic; Zurich Philharmonic
Vocal recordings lie at the heart of The Decca Sound. Throughout the years the label and its producers discovered, signed and nurtured the defining voices...continue...