1 Super Audio CD / BIS (Sweden) / 2014-04-29Works: Sergey Rachmaninov: Ave Maria; O Mother of God vigilantly praying (Sacred concerto), motet for chorus, TN ii/61
Performers: Alders, Gert-Jan; Minter, Matthew
Conductors: Putnins, Kaspars
Ensemble: ; Netherlands Radio Choir
The rituals and traditions of the Orthodox Church formed an essential part of Sergei Rachmaninov's musical and cultural background. As a young boy in St...continue...
Recording information: Studio MCO5, Hilversum, The Netherlands (10/2012/11/2012)....continue...
1 CD / Delos / 2014-01-28Works: Sergey Rachmaninov: Aleko; Mikhail Glinka: Ruslan & Ludmila; A Life for the Tsar; Alexander Borodin: Prince Igor; Modest Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov; Anton Rubinstein: The Demon; Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikov...
Performers: Abdrazakov, Ildar
Conductors: Orbelian, Constantine
Ensemble: ; Kaunas State Choir
Recording information: Kaunas Philharmonic, Kaunas, Lithuania (05/09/2013-05/13/2013)....continue...
2 CD / Analekta / 2013-10-08Works: Alexander Borodin: Prince Igor; Mikhail Glinka: A Life for the Tsar; Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Sadko; Modest Mussorgsky: Khovanchtchina; Boris Godounov; Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Iolanta; Eugene Oneg...
Performers: Rouleau, Joseph
Ensemble: Orchestre de Radio Canada
By 1972, Rouleau, at the height of his glory, was singing at London's Covent Garden, his home base, as well as in Oxford, Liverpool, Cambridge,...continue...
1 DVD Video / Naxos (USA) / 2011-12-13Works: Georges Bizet: Carmen, opera; Giuseppe Verdi: Don Carlo; Simon Boccanegra; Nabucco; Attila; Gioachino Rossini: Barber of Seville (Il barbiere di Siviglia), opera; Charles Gounod: Faust; Arrigo Boito:...
Performers: Colombara, Carlo
Conductors: Ghiaurov, Vladimir; Milani, Fabrizio; Rath, Gyorgy G.
Ensemble: Bulgarian Symphony Orchestra; Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana; Prague Tchaikovsky Orchestra
Described as "the great Verdian bass" (Le Figaro) and a "Mefistofele who stood out over all the others" (Der Neue Merker), Carlo Colombara brings some...continue...
Run Time: 68 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM Stereo,
Subtitles: English, French, Italian, Russian
1 DVD Video / ICA Classics / 2011-09-27Works: Sergey Rachmaninov: The Bells, choral symphony for soprano, tenor, baritone, chorus & orchestra, Op. 35; Sergei Prokofiev: Lieutenant Kijé Suite, Op. 60; Leonard Bernstein: Candide
Performers: Armstrong, Sheila; Shirley-Quirk, John; Tear, Robert
Conductors: Previn, Andre
Ensemble: London Symphony Chorus; London Symphony Orchestra
André Previn is often hailed as one of the world's most versatile musicians. The recipient of ten Grammy awards for his recordings, Previn has conducted...continue...
Run Time: 62 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, 4:3, B&W
6 DVD Video / BBC Opus Arte / 2011-07-26Works: Giacomo Puccini: Gianni Schicchi, opera; Gaetano Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore, opera; Giuseppe Verdi: Falstaff; Georges Bizet: Carmen, opera; Sergei Rachmaninov: The miserly knight, Op 24
Performers: Auty, Peter; Battaglia, Paolo; Berkeley-Steele, Richard; Best, Jonathan; Bezduz, Bulent; Christoyannis, Tassis; Corbelli, Alessandro; Daza, Alfredo; Di Pasquale, Luciano; Elliott, Alasdair; Giordano,...
Conductors: Jurowski, Vladimir; Benini, Maurizio; Jordan, Philippe
Ensemble: Glyndebourne Chorus; London Philharmonic Orchestra
The Glyndebourne Festival is a quintessentially English summer event. The world's most acclaimed artists, conductors and directors excel in producing top-flight performances every year and...continue...
Run Time: 750 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM 2.0, DTS 5.1
1 DVD Video / Video Artists International / 2011-06-30Works: Sergei Rachmaninov: Aleko; Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Kashchey the Immortal (Kashchey bessmertnïy), opera ("autumnal parable") in 1 act
Performers: Nesterenko, Yevgeny; Pluzhnikov, Konstantin
Conductors: Kitayenko, Dmitri;
Ensemble: Dmitri Shostakovich Symphony Orchestra of Leningrad; Moscow State Symphony Orchestra
Run Time: 124 min.
Picture Format: NTSC, Color
Sound Format(s): LPCM Mono,
Subtitles: English, French, and Russian
1 CD / Naïve / 2010-11-16Works: Sergey Rachmaninov: Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, Op. 31; Vespers, Op. 37
Performers: Champion, Romain; Ericson-Berglund, Eva; Miller, Vladimir
Conductors: Equilbey, Laurence
BBC Music Magazine
A disc of singular beauty and spiritual warmth, which bears out that beyond all the sumptuousness of vocal tone Rachmaninov's music embodies a...continue...
Recording information: Église Notre-Dame du Liban, Paris (France) (05/2010)....continue...
1 CD / Gloriae Dei Cantores / 2010-02-16Works: Alexandr Dmitriyevich Kastalsky: Christ Is Risen; Svete tihiy (Radiant Light), for chorus no 1; Pavel Chesnokov: Bless the Lord, O My Soul (Blagoslovi, dushe moya, Ghospoda; Psalm 120), Op. 40/1; Pra...
Performers: Gloriae Dei cantores; Papkov, Andre
Conductors: Patterson, Elizabeth C.
Ensemble: Gloriae Dei Cantores
1 CD / Chandos Records / 2009-09-29Works: Sergey Rachmaninov: The miserly knight, Op. 24
Performers: Abdrazakov, Ildar; Bezzubenkov, Gennady; Bronder, Peter; Didyk, Misha; Murzaev, Sergey
Conductors: Noseda, Gianandrea
Ensemble: BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
"Ildar Abdrazakov's Baron is a nasty portrait, snarling, self-involved, perpetually sneering. Terrific, in fact... The BBC Philharmonic plays wonderfully and the recording is spotless, with...continue...
1 CD / Globe / 2009-09-01Works: Sergei Rachmaninov: Vespers, Op. 37
Performers: Nazarov, Alexander; Necheporenko, Yelena; Sevostyanov, Ruben; Zlobin, Alexander
Conductors: Shepel, Oleg
Ensemble: Voronezh State Institute of Arts Chamber Choir
1 CD / CD Baby Independants / 2009-01-01Works: Erwin Junger: Songs on Verses of Hungarian Poets, song cycle for voice & piano; Sergey Rachmaninov: The dream, song for voice & piano, Op. 8/5; He took all from me, song for voice & piano, Op. 26/2; ...
Performers: Chaiter, Yoram; Weizmann, Ina; Zelikson, Irena
1 CD / Gega New / 2008-08-12Works: Giovanni Pergolesi: La serva padrona; Giuseppe Verdi: Aida, opera; Lyubomir Pipkov: Yana's Nine Brothers; Alexander Borodin: Prince Igor; Sergei Rachmaninov: Aleko; Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Eugene O...
Performers: Bareva, Liliana; Gerdjikov, Pavel; Nikolova, Milkana
Conductors: Rispoli, Pasquale; ; Vladigerov, Alexander; Angelov, Michail; Stefanov, Vassil
Ensemble: Bulgarian Chamber Orchestra; Bulgarian National Radio Symphony Orchestra; Bulgarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Pavel Gerdjikov is a singer who has made a significant contribution to Bulgarian Opera over the past 40 years. Gerdjikov has a versatile voice, an...continue...
1 CD / Profil Edition Gunter Hanssler / 2007-09-25Works: Sergey Rachmaninov: The Bells, choral symphony for soprano, tenor, baritone, chorus & orchestra, Op. 35; Symphonic Dances, Op. 45
Performers: Akimov, Evgeny; Pavlovskaya, Tatiana; Vaneev, Vladimir
Conductors: Bychkov, Semyon
Ensemble: Cologne West German Radio Orchestra
1 CD / Preiser / 2007-03-01Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Fidelio, Op. 72; Heinrich August Marschner: Hans Heiling, opera, Op. 80; Richard Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg; Giuseppe Verdi: Nabucco; Don Carlos; Aida, opera; C...
Performers: Aldenhoff, Bernd; Altmuller, Christoph; Borkh, Inge; Konetzni, Hilde [Soprano Vocals]; Proebstl, Max; Schech, Marianne; Vogel, Adolf; Welitsch, Alexander
Conductors: Schmidt-Isserstedt, Hans; Schuchter, Wilhelm; Blech, Leo; Baltzer, Erwin; Müller-Kray, Hans; Albert, Rudolf
Alexander Welitsch was born in Macedonia as Alexander Asgaruh. He began his studies in his hometown, later moving to Hanover for further training. In 1936...continue...
1 Super Audio CD / Glossa / 2006-10-30Works: Sergey Rachmaninov: Liturgy of St John Chrysostom, Op. 31
Performers: Deroo, Lieven; Goossens, Ivan; Mol, Sarah Van
Conductors: Putnins, Kaspars
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1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2006-08-29Works: Sergey Rachmaninov: Aleko; The miserly knight, Op. 24; Francesca da Rimini
Performers: Beykov, Plamen; Isakov, Niko; Naydenov, Peter; Tekeliev, Alexander; Zvetanov, Boiko; Zvetkova, Mariana
Conductors: Todorov, Nayden
Ensemble: Sofia National Opera Chorus; Sofia National Opera Orchestra
"This is really beautiful-and a great introduction if you don't know Rachmaninoff's operas. There are 40 minutes from Aleko, which is generally considered the best...continue...
1 CD / PentaTone Classics / 2006-07-25Works: Mikhail Glinka: A Life for the Tsar; Alexander Sergeyevich Dargomizhsky: Rusalka, opera; Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Iolanta, Op. 69; Queen of Spades, Op. 68; Mazeppa; Sergey Rachmaninov: Aleko; Alexa...
Performers: Gilmanov, Valery; Grivnov, Vsevolod; Gubsky, Mikhail; Matorin, Vladimir; Naumenko, Alexander; Nechaev, Yuri; Shtonda, Taras; Zelenskaya, Yelena
Conductors: Vedernikov, Alexander
Ensemble: Bolshoi Theatre Chorus; Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra
This Pentatone release was recorded in DZZ Studio Moscow in November 2005 and February 2006. The chorus of Russias most prestigious opera house, The Bolshoi,...continue...
1 CD / Preiser / 2006-04-01Works: Vincenzo Bellini: La sonnambula, opera; Giacomo Meyerbeer: Robert le Diable; Die Hugenoten; Fromental Halévy: La juive; Giuseppe Verdi: Nabucco; Ernani; Simon Boccanegra; Don Carlos; Carlos Gome...
Performers: Conley, Eugene; Davidson, Lawrence; Siepi, Cesare; Tagliavini, Ferruccio [Tenor Vocals]
Conductors: Capuana, Franco; Erede, Alberto; Santini, Gabriele; Cleva, Fausto; Scherman, Thomas
Cesare Siepi is generally considered one of the finest operatic basses from the period after World War II. His voice was characterized by a deep,...continue...
3 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2004-06-15Works: Sergey Rachmaninov: Aleko; The miserly knight, Op. 24; Francesca da Rimini
Performers: Aalexashkin, Sergei; Caley, Ian; Chernov, Vladimir; Guleghina, Maria; Kotcherga, Anatoly; Larin, Sergei; Leiferkus, Sergei [Bass Vocals]; Levinsky, Ilya; von Otter, Anne Sofie
Conductors: Järvi, Neeme
This 3 for the price of 2 set features the acclaimed recordings of all three of Rachmaninov's operas....continue...
1 CD / Preiser / 2004-04-01Works: Mikhail Glinka: Ruslan and Ludmilla; Giuseppe Verdi: Nabucco; I lombardi; Alexander Sergeyevich Dargomizhsky: Rusalka, opera; Charles Gounod: Faust; Amilcare Ponchielli: La Gioconda; Léo Delibes...
Performers: Petrov, Ivan
Conductors: Kondrashin, Kirill; Ermler, Mark; Khaikin, Boris; Samosud, Samuel; Shukov, Michail; Nebolsin, Vasili; Golovanov, Nikolai; Fedoseyev, Vladimir
1 CD / Guild / 2003-02-01Works: Franz Schubert: Der Tod und das Mädchen, D 531/Op. 7 no 3; Der Wanderer, D 489 (493a)/Op. 4 no 1; An den Frühling, D 338; Hugo Wolf: Wohl denk ich oft, song for voice & piano (Michelangelo ...
Performers: Maynor, Kevin; Woitach, Richard
1 CD / Bongiovanni / 2003-01-01Works: Giuseppe Verdi: Don Carlos; Attila; I vespri siciliani; Macbeth; Ernani; Nabucco; Charles Gounod: Faust; Arrigo Boito: Mefistofele; Sergey Rachmaninov: Aleko
Performers: Colombara, Carlo; Escobar, Alejandro
Conductors: Ráth, György G.
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2001-09-01Works: Sergey Rachmaninov: The Rock, Op. 7; The Bells, choral symphony for soprano, tenor, baritone, chorus & orchestra, Op. 35
Performers: Choupenitch, Ivan; Field, Helen [Soprano Vocals]; Melnikov, Oleg
Conductors: Anissimov, Alexander
Ensemble: National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland
As as composer, Rachmaninov was the last of the great Russian masters of the late nineteenth century. In addition to his well-known concertos and symphonies,...continue...
2 CD / Delos / 2000-01-01Works: Sergey Rachmaninov: Aleko
Performers: Grivnov, Vsevolod; Guryakova, Olga; Kit, Mikhail; Manikhina, Elena
Conductors: Orbelian, Constantine
Ensemble: Yurlov Russian Choir
"...The dark-toned Vassily Gerello...captures most of the desperation of the outsider who joins a gypsy band...It is the Zemfira who makes this most worth hearing:...continue...
1 CD / Capriccio / 1997-01-01Works: Sergey Rachmaninov: Aleko
Performers: Chirstova, Tanya; Karnobatlova, Blagovesta; Kourchoumov, Pavel; Petkov, Dimiter; Vocals], Nicola Ghiuselev [Bass
Conductors: Raichev, Rouslan
1 CD / Preiser / 1996-10-15Works: Alexander Nikolayevich Serov: Judith, opera; Mikhail Glinka: A Life for the Tsar; Ruslan and Ludmilla; Modest Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov; Alexander Borodin: Prince Igor; Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Sadko...
Performers: Gmyrya, Boris
Conductors: Piradov, Vladimir; Melik-Pashaev, Alexander; Nebolsin, Vasili; Orlov, Alexander; Khaikin, Boris
1 CD / Preiser / 1995-02-07Works: Mikhail Glinka: A Life for the Tsar; Ruslan and Ludmilla; Alexander Sergeyevich Dargomizhsky: Rusalka, opera; Modest Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov; Khovanschina; Anton Rubinstein: The demon; Alexander Bo...
Performers: Ivanov, Andrei; Reizen, Mark
Conductors: Nebolsin, Vasili; Samosud, Samuel; Golovanov, Nikolai
Ensemble: ; Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra