Verdi: Un Ballo in Maschera / Luciano Pavarotti, Piero Cappuccilli, Gabriele Lechner, Ludmila Schemtschuk, Magda Nador, Georg Tichy, Franco De Grandis (live, Vienna State Opera, 1986)
2 CD / Orfeo / 2016-04-08Conductors: Abbado, Claudio
Ensemble: Vienna State Opera Orchestra; Vienna State Opera Orchestra Chous
Luciano Pavarotti's repertoire comprised only a few roles, but his performances and recordings of them wrote and rewrote history. This was the case in 1970...continue...
2 CD / Orfeo / 2016-03-11Works: Richard Wagner: Rienzi; Lohengrin; Tannhäuser; Götterdämmerung; Parsifal; Tristan und Isolde; Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Conductors: Thielemann, Christian
Ensemble: ; Orchestra of the Deutsche Oper Berlin
How time flies: it's already thirteen years since Christian Thielemann made his celebrated debut on the Green Hill of Bayreuth with The Mastersingers in the...continue...
Recording information: Musikverein Wien, Groáer Saal (11/28/2004)....continue...
Wagner: Lohengrin, opera / Kurt Bohme, bass; Hans Hopf, tenor; Ingrid Bjoner, soprano; Bavarian State Opera Chorus, Bavarian State Orch., Hans Knappertsbusch
3 CD / Orfeo / 2016-03-11Conductors: Knappertsbusch, Hans
Ensemble: Bavarian State Opera Chorus; Bavarian State Orchestra
This incredible three-disc release is a must have for collectors. Wagner's opera Lohengrin is presented in this live recording from the Bayreuth Festival of 1960....continue...
1 CD / Orfeo / 2016-03-11Works: Franz Schubert: Impromptus (4) for Piano, D 899/Op. 90; Impromptus (4) for Piano, D 935/Op. 142
Performers: Katz, Amir
When the pianist Amir Katz engages with what is probably the most popular group of piano works by Franz Schubert, he can draw on a...continue...
Recording information: Funkhaus Nalepasstrasse Saal 1 (02/27/2015-02/28/2015)....continue...
Concertos for Clarinet by Mozart, Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826) & Jörg Widmann (b.1973) / Jörg Widmann, clarinet; Deutsches SO Berlin, Peter Ruzicka
1 CD / Orfeo / 2016-03-11Works: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Concerto for Clarinet in A major, K 622; Jörg Widmann: Schattentänze (3), for clarinet; Carl Maria von Weber: Concerto for Clarinet no 1 in F minor, J 114/Op 73
Performers: Widmann, Jorg
Conductors: Ruzicka, Peter
Ensemble: ; Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
When the clarinettist Jörg Widmann releases his first -ever recording of Mozart's concerto, it is a special occasion in a different sense from what one...continue...
Recording information: Groáer Sendesaal, Funkhaus Berlin, Nalepastraáe, Berlin (03/09/2013); Philharmonie Berlin Konzertmitschnitt (03/09/2013); RBB Kleiner Sendesaal (03/09/2013); Gro&a...continue...
Beethovne: Fidelio / James King, Eva Marton, Aage Hauglund, Lilian Watson, Theo Adam, Kurt Rydl, Tom Krause. Vienna PO, Maazel
2 CD / Orfeo / 2015-11-13Conductors: Maazel, Lorin
Ensemble: Vienna Philharmonic
In this 1983 performance, Maazel conducts Beethoven's liberation opera full of energy and precision, partnered by a highly dramatic Leonore, a Florestan in heroic voice...continue...